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International Shippers for moving from the US to Singapore

Post by rajushah » Sun, 04 Jan 2009 2:56 pm

We are moving from Dallas to Singapore next month. Any ideas on cost of shipping 1 container, and recommendations on shippers? - Thanks

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Post by Capex101 » Sun, 04 Jan 2009 5:31 pm

I paid $4800 USD to ship a 20' container, door to port. Loaded it myself so no cost there, then am paying S$1700 to have it cleared, delivered and unloaded. A 40' container was about $7000 USD.

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Post by moonberrry » Fri, 03 Jul 2009 10:08 am

Soonest Express Inc
148 Doughty Blvd., Suite 225
Inwood NY 11096
Tel: 866-520-0979 / 516-821-0500 ext. 156
Email: [email protected]

Sample Door-Door quote (based on 14 Med-sized boxes):

Ocean Freight: $85 w/m
BAF: $10 w/m
Export Doc: $65 per shipment
AES Fee: $35 per shipment
Trucking: $165 Minimum (Subject to change per actual weight)
Pallet Fee: $50 per Pallet
Insurance: 1.50% of Cargo value* ($65 minimum)
*Person effect insurance subject to Exclusions
Collect Charges at Singapore, our Singapore office will bill you.

LCL Charges $25.25 per M3/ton
Wharfage Charges $ 1.75 per M3/ton
THC $10.00 per M3/ton
Delivery Order $60.00 per D/O
Agency Fee $35.00 per Shipment
Transportation $8.50 per M3/ton or Min. $65.00
Transportation c/w tailgate (If require) $50.00 per job
Documentation $30.00 per BL
Labour if require $50.00 / blk of 50CTNS (1st 50CTNS Free)
Warehouse Surcharge At Cost (if require from warehouse)
Cargo Tracing Fee At Cost (est $10.00 - $15.00 / DO)
Forklift Charges At Cost (est $45.00 - $65.00 / blk 4m3)
Import Processing Fee At Cost (est. $28.00 - $38.00 / DO)
Import GST 7% strictly under C.O.D term, payment to be made upon delivery

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