Ocean freight transportation to the Dominican Republic will give you access to the ninth largest Latin American economy. Despite its small size, the citizens of this developing country enjoy a medium-high income level, according to data from the World Bank.
The services sector has acquired great importance, due to the booming of tourism and industry. Mining and agricultural products generate annualy more than 5,000 million USD in exports. Moreover, the United States, Mexico, Japan, Venezuela and its neighboor Panama, receive the majority of their imports, which are valued at almost 4,000 million.
Ocean freight to the Dominican Republic is therefore a very interesting alternative for your foreign trade operations.
If you want to ship goods with an equivalent volume of 10 and 21 standard pallets or its multiples (the size of each standard American pallet is 39.37 inches wide and 47.24 inches long), booking a full container will be the most profitable option. There are available containers of 20 feet and 40 feet, with enough space for 10 and 21 standard pallets respectively.
However, if your goods aren’t big enough and you don’t want to share your container with anybody’s shipment, you may still transport your goods through the FCL option.
Moreover, if your cargo is relatively small (less than 6 standard pallets) your best alternative is sharing a container. The LCL mode is less expensive, as you will share the container with one or more traders.
Check our prices in the iContainers web to find the option that best suits your needs for shipping a container to the Dominican Republic.
The Dominican Republic has 3 fully functional ports with a considerable volume of foreign trade traffic transiting through the country: Caucedo and Rio Haina Santo Domingo. You can access the website of the APORDOM (Dominican Port Authority) for more information.
If your shipping is urgent or you have a very tight schedule, we suggest you quote an air freight shipment << take into consideration the limitations on air freight shipments with respect to volume and weight>>by using the calculator provided by iContainers.