A reliable quotation shows the in-, as well as the excluded services. Make sure you carefully compare the various services and costs, such as e.g. port costs in country of destination.Read more
Transpack quotations always show the period of validity. Generally this is a period of 1 month, due to variations in sea freight rates.Read more
I have received a quote with a rate per cubic meter, based on an estimated volume. What happens if the actual volume appears to be more or less?
In case you received a quotation per m3 (or per 100 lbs.), the final volume should never be off more than 10% from the estimated quantity. Should the final volume (after loading) show a larger deviation, the mover will make a comparison between estimation and packing lists.Read more
SOLAS (Safety of Life a Sea) and this is regards the weighing obligation of empty and full containers to establish a VGM (Verified Gross Mass). Without a VGM a shipping company will not have permission to loading the container.Read more
LCL is a type of Groupage but it is already taken into consideration when a container is ready for departure.
Groupage means that the shipping of the container does not occur until the container is completely full.