Choosing a Chinese Freight Forwarder
Selecting a China-based freight forwarder is often the most effective way to send cargo to China and other Asian countries. They have local knowledge and can negotiate with Chinese vendors on your behalf. They also have a variety of customers and ship in bulk, which will lower your shipping costs.
They have an office in China and are licensed to operate a freight business
Several factors should be taken into consideration when choosing a freight forwarder. These include licenses to operate a shipping business, if the company has a physical location in China, and whether or not they have pre-booked space agreements with top Asia-based air carriers such as Air China, Cathay Pacific, Eva Air, and Korean Air.
They have a reputation for quality and reliability
A China-based freight forwarder should be able to offer reliable shipping services. They should be familiar with shipping to and from Asia, including the intricacies of navigating the customs process in each country.
They have experience with a variety of products
A Chinese-based freight forwarder should have experience with a variety of products, including automobiles, electronics, pharmaceuticals, high-end fashion apparel, and specialty foods and beverages. They should also be able to provide advice on how to best pack your goods for transport, ensuring that they arrive in their original condition.
They should be able to recommend packaging materials that are appropriate for your cargo, such as boxes and cartons that can withstand the impact of air transport. Lastly, they should have the ability to provide advice on the most suitable container size and dimensions for your shipment.