Container Shipping to Hong Kong from USA
Our targeted focus is to help you ship your product using our containers, no matter how small or large, from the US to Hong Kong. We ship goods that include foods, feeds and beverages, consumer and capital goods, industrial supplies and materials, and automotive cars and parts. We help companies move product from the US via container shipping.
Here's how it works:
Upon placing an order and gaining authorization from your credit card that the funds are available, we should receive detailed information from you regarding the type of goods you’re planning to ship, which size container you need, and where our truck driver can pick up the goods. We can give you a price quote at this time so you are aware of how much the container shipment to Hong Kong from the USA will cost. Upon dispatching our truck driver to your location along with an empty container, this will set the shipping process in motion. Our truck driver will wait while the goods are loaded into the container, then drive the container to the assigned port for departure to Hong Kong. What you can do to help beforehand is provide our office with an original Bill of Sale that has been notarized so we can run a clearance check for Customs. One copy of this, plus a dock receipt that we will provide, goes to the truck driver upon pickup. Payment can then be accepted any number of ways, including credit card, check, or bank transfer.
With limited worries on your end in regards to logistics, you can sit back and relax knowing we have taken care of the details, such as securing all documents that meet all export compliance standards. With more time to devote to your business operations, you allow us to help streamline your business, especially in regards to container shipping to Hong Kong. We can easily provide you with a quick, accurate shipping quote when you trust us to handle all your container shipping needs, plus we offer up helpful tracking information if requested.
Information For USA Based Companies -
Companies that send a container to Hong Kong must first verify if a license is required or not for certain exported goods. You may or may not know if a license is required especially if you haven't been through the process before. Whether this is your 1st time shipping a container to Hong Kong, we will check this out for you and let you know once you submit your quote. One thing to keep in mind regarding import duties: the importer (receiver) is in charge of paying these at the destination port.
Commodity licensing requirements are typically directed to the agency in charge, which is usually the United States Department of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency responsible for enforcing laws and regulations for all goods exiting the USA. But this authority sometimes falls on an agency other than the CBP where certain commodities or goods are concerned, such as in the case of prescription medication. A pharmaceutical company in the US looking to ship a container of such drugs to Hong Kong must secure the proper license beforehand.
Detailed agency information, phone numbers, and basic commodities that may require the procurement of an export license can be found at the following websites: U.S. Department of Commerce (the most common); Bureau of Industry and Security; Department of State; Directorate of Defense Trade Controls; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Drug Enforcement Administration; Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Office of Foreign Assets Control; or the Bureau of the Census. Here, you’ll also find information about export control responsibilities and which government agencies possess them. Companies facing their first time with international trade importing/exporting containers may find this source valuable: US Customs & Border Protection - Basic Importing and Exporting. If for any reason a USA based company need to get duty rates for the customer, contact the Chinese Customs Department.
Shipping to Hong Kong? Click the green "Get Rates" button to get going and we’ll offer you a price quote plus advise on permit or licensing information.
Information for Hong Kong Based Companies -
Hong Kong-based businesses importing goods may need a license in regards to certain controlled goods or substances, or face a possible criminal charge. It’s a violation of law to import goods without the right license, but fear not, we can help with this. Also, if you need to find out import duties rates, contact the Chinese Customs Departments here. In addition, the receiving company in Hong Kong should be properly prepared in the realm of import duties and/or permits, to avert possible barriers to entry. At the time of container pickup, the receiver is the one who pays the import duties in Hong Kong.
Shipping Container Measurements - 20ft, 40ft, 40ft HC
We have three shipping container sizes for your convenience: 20ft, 40ft, and 40ft HC (High Container). If you’re unsure as to which size is appropriate for your needs, consult our container dimensions here to further illustrate the sizes. In addition, take a look to the right for the height difference between the 40ft container and the 40ft HC. While the most common container sizes are the 20ft container and the 40ft HC, every company’s needs are different and you need to specify required size on the quote form. Price depends on the size you choose.Marine Insurance - Protecting Your Product
Insuring your goods allows you, and your receiver, to rest easy for the shipment overseas. According to COGSA (Carriage of Goods by Sea Act), the person or company on the Bill of Lading can legally receive $500 if the shipment is lost or damaged in any way. Therefore, it’s reasonable to say you may want to opt for the marine insurance to protect yourself in the event a large loss. A $500 entitlement is not what you want to be paying especially if your product is worth $50,000 USD. It’s rare, but keep in mind that damages do occur from time to time. We’ll let you know how much the optional insurance is once we know the value of your goods. We also recommend that you have the product safely packed, especially items like electronics that can break, as the ship rocks and rolls on its voyage.
Protecting your container shipments with marine insurance, even though it’s optional, is a wise investment you won’t regret.
Why choose us over the competition?
We have a solid track record and are an Accredited Company registered with the Better Business Bureau. Click the BBB image to the left to validate our A+ Accreditation. When shipping a container to Hong Kong, both the sender and receiver should only work with a BBB Accredited business.
We are registered with the FMC (Federal Maritime Commission). Click the image to the left and Select "Organization Name" and type in "Ship Overseas". Here is proof of our FMC Certification (also known as a NVOCC License). Never use an international car shipping company who cannot prove they are certified with the Federal Government.
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