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    How To Choose The Best Freight Forwarder Around Us?

    Bali Intercont Cargo ready to export your goods to overseas destination.

    Whatever you might be looking to ship, it’s important to go beyond simply searching ‘freight forwarders Bali’ and actually thinking through what each company can offer you at what costs. Finding the best forwarder will ensure you the best fit for your requirements, but where do you start when it comes to searching?

    Work out what you need.

    Working out what you need from a company before you go searching will make your search a lot easier. Try and determine to the best of your ability what type of transport you will need, which service or delivery type you might need, and just how much you plan to ship. Working this all out, or forming the questions you need to ask before you contact a forwarder can save time and keep the whole process far more efficient – and often get you better deals!

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    Choosing a Freight Forwarder – Information and Advice

    Packing serviceA freight forwarder is an agent that arranges logistics and organises the transport operations for the shipments of consignments globally for companies or individuals. A freight forwarder is often not directly responsible for the cargo itself, but instead uses their specialist knowledge to arrange several haulage or transport companies and global shipping lines to transport the freight from A to B. Typical modes of transport a freight forwarder may use include ship, plane, truck or train transport. When planning to use a freight forwarder, there are several factors you should take into consideration before making your choice.

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    How To Ship a Container Overseas?

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    There are several options in regards to shipping a container of cargo overseas. It’s not as easy as calling Fed-Ex to come and pick it up. In order to ship a container overseas it is best to have a freight forwarder or customs broker handle the shipment. They can make sure that an empty container arrives at the place of origin for easy loading.

    In order to obtain international shipping rates you will need to know the dimensions of the cargo that you are shipping, quantity and weight. Once you have that information you can start getting quotes on sea freight. If shipping a full container, there are a few sizes to choose from.

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    Using Sea Freight is an Economical Option

    Armada transportationsIf you have a company that needs to move goods or products internationally, there may be times that you have to get a shipment there fast. If you don’t have items that are perishable or time sensitive then you may consider other options that will cost less. Using sea freight is not the fastest way to get product from one place to another but in many cases it will be the least expensive.

    Sea freight is particularly useful when it comes to shipping items that are very heavy or bulky. Obviously, a ship can handle much more volume than any other kind of transportation and weight is not much of an issue. If you have large skids of product that you need to move from one country to another than using sea freight is probably the best option.

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    Air Freight Forwarder Vs Ocean Cargo Shipping – 3 Keys to Choosing Your Delivery Method

    Whether you are shipping goods or starting an exciting life adventure as an expat, the decision between air and ocean freighting is crucial. Here are three keys to choosing your delivery method when deciding what’s best: an air freight forwarder vs. ocean cargo shipping.

    1. Cost

    More likely than not, cost is going to be your deciding factor and determining resource no matter what you read in this article. As an individual moving internationally, you very likely will have a budget you need to stick to, even if your employer is paying for your move. As a business, anything that eats into your profit must be remedied. So naturally, the method you want to choose, all other factors being equal, is cost.

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    Sea Freight Forwarders – Finding Reliable Sea Freight Forwarders for Exporting Products

    It is typically more affordable for companies that have to ship their products internationally to choose sea transportation. Furthermore, you can ship very large loads to considerable distances. For successful shipping, you need to use the services of reliable sea freight forwarders.

    Check whether the sea freight forwarders offer door to door delivery. This service is more comprehensive and more cost efficient compared to arranging the transportation to and from the port yourself. It is best to learn how the door to door delivery service will work precisely and what kind of transportation will be arranged to and from the port. Railroad transportation is the most commonly used option primarily because it is more cost efficient but in some cases road transportation may be required.

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    International Shipping Container

    Shipping containers are most vital in the transporting of goods from place to place especially for fragile and delicate products. International shipping containers are vital in the international shipment of these goods. The traditional methods of shipments are no longer used by international shippers because of higher percentages of damages resulting from exposure and no protection of cargoes. International shipment of delicate items are done with less damage expected because the items are placed inside the containers and covered with cardboard or polystyrene shields for protection. For fresh products or food items shipped internationally, placing these in cartons and polystyrene packaging materials will protect these from damage, likewise with electronic products packed in polystyrene shields or airbags.

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    Facts About Full Container Shipping

    Full container shipping is a smart container shipping activity which is offered by the international shipping and freight movers to import and export companies as well as individual customers who are looking forward to move from one country to another. As compared to open shipping; container shipping is safe especially when considering on moving the fragile household items, or exporting and importing goods that are otherwise quite fragile in nature. It is estimated that every year many thousands of containers are lost in the sea for some reason or the other, and which therefore calls for greater concern to secure the goods during the international movement. International shipping companies’ take care of the containers and also insure them so as to prevent the customers to suffer from any losses, in case of any eventuality. The prices of full or less container shipping charged by international shipping company also includes the insurance costs.

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    Sea Freight Services

    Sea freight, also known as ocean freight, is one of the longest established forms of transporting goods internationally. It’s also one of the most economical. While air freight is favoured for time-sensitive shipments, sea freight is still the first choice for many businesses and individuals looking for a cost-effective solution.

    Small businesses and individual customers may not typically consider sea freight as a viable option, as it tends to be associated with larger companies exporting high volumes of commercial cargo. But sea freight services can also be a great option for transporting personal effects.

    With our LCL (part container load) service, you don’t need to have enough cargo to fill a whole container in order to get a beneficial shipping rate. But if you do, we also offer FCL (full container load) shipments.

    Why not find out how much you could save by filling in the quote form above? Getting a quote is free, with no obligation to register or book.

    Sea freight specialists since 1989

    Bali Cargo (trade mark of Bali Intercont Cargo) has been trading for over 28 years. We’ve established a reputation for freight forwarding expertise, great value-for-money services, and exceptional customer care.

    We offer:

    • Port-to-port LCL and FCL sea freight services to over 500 international ports.
    • Free price comparison for a variety of routes and vessels.
    • An easy-to-use booking system – with prices inclusive of all associated charges up to the destination point.
    • An optional collection service from an address of your choice.
    • Support with shipping documentation. Our customer care team will assist you for the duration of your shipment and beyond.

    Your low-cost shipping solution

    Sea freight is the most economical way of sending large volumes of goods internationally. If your delivery is not particularly time-sensitive, then we would recommend sea freight as a viable alternative to air freight or door-to-door courier services.

    To get the most out of sea freight services:

    • Plan ahead: Sea freight times are much longer than air freight times, so it’s a good idea to make a booking well in advance of your desired delivery date. Our specialist freight team will be able to give you estimated transit times depending on the vessel and routing. Call +62 815 5804 8969 or email Marketing@BaliIntercontCargo.com
    • Think big: As a rule of thumb, greater volumes almost always mean cheaper delivery prices when shipping goods internationally. This is especially true for sea freight.
    • Protect your goods in transit: It’s important to package your goods correctly to minimise the risk of damage during transit.

    New Makassar Port Makes 28.18 Percent

    Makassar – PT Pelabuhan Indonesia IV (Persero) has realized the construction of the mega project of Makassar New Port (MNP) to 28.18 percent as of July 31, 2017.

    “The realization exceeds the planned 27.69 percent at the end of July 2017 or there is a deviation of +0.49 percent,” said Head of MNP Project Management Unit, Arwin in Makassar, Monday (7/8/2017)

    He said Pelindo IV was trying to speed up the construction of the MNP project.

    According to him, the realization is the total of the construction of MNP phase I package A, B and C, each of which has reached 36.46 percent, 25.72 percent and 27.46 percent.

    Activities that are currently being done, Arwin continued, on package A secant pile iron production and reclamation or replacement of soft soil (soil replace).

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