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calculation of container cost vs air frieght cost

Postby Mr Tan » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 8:03 pm

can anyone give a rough est cost of these 2 ways ?

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Postby kuzyone. » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:30 pm

^^^ Do you just wake up one day thinking of a business idea and post questions on it? Bubble tea, importing export furniture, loan business, and now arbitrage on air vs sea shipping cost?

Why don't you try typing your questions into Google?

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:34 pm

Thank you kuzyone! :mrgreen:

I've been wanting to type that for a couple of weeks now! :cool:

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Postby kuzyone. » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:48 pm

SMS I was interested in his Ho Chi Minh business idea as I was there visiting my clients new branch. They just kept telling me nightmares they had setting up shop in Vietnam.

Then I read all his other ideas and lost interest in attempting to think about helping.

Going for beer now. I don't know why I am still at the office on this bloody board.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 11:03 pm

kuzyone. wrote:Going for beer now. I don't know why I am still at the office on this bloody board.


Because this board's addictive? I've been here going on 7 years now! :o :???:

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Postby Mr Tan » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:49 pm

well i do get where u are coming from and i under much stress brothers.
i cant find the answers else where thats why i turned to here.

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Postby Mr Tan » Sat, 25 Jun 2011 10:55 pm

well i just post a rough estimate of what i have learnt, its good to ask question , i am not as knowledgeable as most of u guys are.

Container
$10 / 1 CBM est 1000kg
DOB 70
AGENCY 45
LCL 35/ENTRY
THC 15
PSA 2
PERMIT 30
TRUCKING 60
WAREHOUSE 50
TRACKING FEE 15
FORKLIFT 85
DO 35
7% GST

ANYWAY I WOULD LIKE TO INVITE BROTHERS HERE FOR A TREAT FOR REALLY GUIDING ME AND SHOWING PATIENCE WITH ME. THANK YOU.

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Postby solubytes » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 6:32 pm

Hi,

First you should specify port of departure & port of destination.

And what is the incoterm? is it CIF, DDU, Ex-works.. etc.

Because up to door or up to port have a big gap in pricing.

For airfreight, it is counted based on per kg, and cost can be calculated with DHL or SingPost website :)

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 9:07 pm

solubytes wrote:For airfreight, it is counted based on per kg, and cost can be calculated with DHL or SingPost website :)


Air freight is a lot more than DHL or Fedex. If one is talking about regular shipments of any size, airlines will want you as a freight customer. Those website are small piece oriented costs... can do much better than that.

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Postby solubytes » Wed, 06 Jul 2011 9:26 pm

Hello,

FYI, DHL already goes into oil & gas industries, not only small parcel like ebay item.

They have been handling our ship spares regularly too which weight more than 1 ton per packing.

Not sure about SingPost though, never used them for big shipment.

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Postby oceanmist » Tue, 02 Aug 2011 2:07 pm

solubytes wrote:Hello,

FYI, DHL already goes into oil & gas industries, not only small parcel like ebay item.

They have been handling our ship spares regularly too which weight more than 1 ton per packing.

Not sure about SingPost though, never used them for big shipment.


FYI, DHL has been in old & gas for years, not only recently.
But it's DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Supply Chain that's involved.

The small parcel delivery is by DHL Express.

Although under the same group, these companies run seperately and work very differently.

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Postby poodlek » Mon, 02 Apr 2012 10:13 pm

Preliminary planning question here: upon leaving Singapore we'll be bringing a moderate amount of stuff with us. Not so much as to require a container (I don't think...no furniture or anything) but too much for excess baggage on an airline. The extent of it will be two bicycles plus maybe 50-70kg of books, computer and music equipment and other small junk. What options are there for a one time shipment from Singapore to Toronto?


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