Pack n Send Blog

International Freight & Container Shipping - Advice from Houston Co.

Posted on Fri, Mar 02, 2012

shipping containers at clyde

 When loading and shipping containers, there are a few items to look for:

 Does the company you are considering using ship from any US port to any free world port?  Do they offer full service to the Middle East, Africa,  Asia, Latin America including Mexico andthe Caribbean, Europe and Australia and New Zealand?

 Does the company you are consider using have experience loading both commercial and residential items into a container?

For the individuals on a shopping spree, can the company you choose accumulate your items as you shop?  Will the company then professionally prepare your purchases for shipping?

 Can they professionally wrap, pack and strap your household items?  Will the company you choose prepare the inventory list for customs, and make sure that no hazardous goods are loaded into your container.

Make sure that the company you choose will provide you with you bill of lading and contact numbers when your shipment is delivered to your destination port.

Request that the company you choose quote packing, loading and ocean freight charges before they pick up your shipment.

 Can the company you choose ship your belongings as well as your automobile? Some of the various reasons to ship a car are as follows:

  • Corporate relocation
  • Private or dealer auto sales
  • Death of a family member 
  • An  international move

 For more advice on international freight, and container shipping, feel free to contact pack n send at 713 266 1450.


Tags: International Freight, Container Shipping Houston, Container Shipping