Your FCL shipment in seconds

FCL shipments can be easy and quick. Book and manage your FCL container online and with the help of a team of experts.

  • Have the entire container to yourself: Have more flexibility and control over your FCL cargo.
  • Ship safely: Be responsible for loading and unloading and avoid possible rough handling that comes with LCL shipping that risk damaging your cargo.
  • Be competitive: FCL may be the more economical option even if you don’t occupy the entire container.

What is FCL?

FCL: Full Container Load

An FCL shipment is the transportation of a shipment with an entire shipping container. The merchandise being imported or exported has exclusive use of the container space and doesn’t have to share with other importers or exporters, unlike LCL.

Here’s when you should book FCL

  1. When you send more than 10 standard pallets or 14m3 worth of merchandise: Goods above this volume may be shipped at a lower rate via FCL than LCL. → Optimize costs with an FCL shipment.
  2. When you need your cargo to be secure: With FCL shipping, goods are not in contact with those of other shippers and have a lower risk of being damaged. → Protect your cargo with FCL shipping.
  3. When your shipment is urgent: Transit times for FCL shipments are shorter because they don’t go through as many hubs as LCL shipments do. → Fast-track your shipment with FCL shipping.

Book your FCL shipment with iContainers

  • Access the latest FCL prices from carriers. More than 250.000 rates in a matter of seconds.
  • Manage your FCL shipments online. From documentation to container tracking, manage everything from a 360º platform.

Select the FCL container that best suits your needs.

Sending an FCL shipment in non-standard containers? Contact our experts for help with personalizing your FCL cargo.

→ If you’re unsure about which container you need for your FCL shipment, consult our guide on shipping container dimensions.

Services included with your FCL shipment

Door-to-port FCL shipments

If you’re an exporter, door-to-port FCL shipments usually offer the most competitive prices.

  • Pick up
  • Customs clearance
  • Terminal charges at origin
  • Ocean freight

Port-to-door FCL shipments

This is the most recommended option for importers looking to optimize FCL shipping costs.

  • Ocean freight
  • Terminal charges at destination
  • Customs clearance
  • Delivery

Door-to-door FCL shipments

Manage your FCL cargo from start to end when shipping to or from multiple countries.

  • Pick up
  • Customs clearance at origin
  • Terminal charges at origin
  • Ocean freight
  • Terminal charges at destination
  • Customs clearance at destination
  • Delivery

→ Book your door-to-door FCL shipment.

Need additional services? From cargo insurance to palletizing, consolidation and deconsolidation services, our team of experts can help you with additional services for the most all-rounded shipping experience.

The best Incoterm for FCL shipments

The Incoterm selected for your FCL cargo determines how competitive your shipment is. The most popular FCL Incoterms are:

  • EXW
  • CPT
  • FCA
  • CIP
  • DAP

→ If you need assistance with selecting the best Incoterm for your FCL container, contact our team of experts.