In ocean freight shipping, goods are packed in shipping containers, the freight forwarder books the space or container with the ship agent, cargo is trucked to the shipping vessel at the port of origin and shipped overseas to the importer at the port of destination. The itinerary may be done from port-to-port, door-to-port, port-to-door or door-to-door, and can include truck pick up and or delivery.
FCL shipping is a type of ocean freight and the term FCL refers to full container load. Shipping FCL does not mean you need to have enough cargo to fill an entire container you may ship a partially filled container as FCL.
When shipping LCL, cargo is consolidated with other shippers' goods to fill a container. The price of your shipment is determined based on volume and weight.
Our ocean freight rates cover all the basic necessities of shippers. Here’s what they include:
You may consult more ocean freight rates for your container shipment to the following continents:
You may book ocean freight services easily with iContainers. Our platform offers you instant quotes, full price transparency and round-the-clock shipment tracking. By using iContainers, you can:
To better cater to your needs, iContainers has offices in the USA, Spain, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, and Mexico. Our presence in these countries helps to establish good local connections for your shipment and more importantly, allows us to offer you door-to-door ocean freight shipping services.
We provide door-to-door ocean freight services to and from any country in which we’re physically present. Door-to-door shipments begin and end at the postal codes indicated by the shipper. By shipping door-to-door, you skip the intermediaries and experience a more streamlined ocean freight solution. Together with the above-mentioned countries, here are the areas where we have door-to-door services: