SHIPPING OUTSIDE THE USA...Freight Handlers/Forwarding
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you have large, long, heavy or unusual shapped shipments, consigning
those to a freight forwarding/handling company is about the only
There are an incredible amount of factors that have
to be considered...and that takes experts who know all the ins and
We have worked with several such companies in the
past, and because central North Carolina (where we are located)
is a national shipping hub, we have excellent resources. But be
aware of the following:
- It is an expensive proposition.
If you really need something,
there may be little alternative. But there are no "bargains"
when shipping is conducted in this way.
- Your shipment may not be able to be
delivered to your door.
More than likely, your shipment will come to an airport
or other freight hub in your country. Door-to-door delivery is
- Getting quotes for this type of shipping
don't happen fast...and they're not always accurate.
It will typically take a week or more to get pricing. And it is
really a ROUGH ESTIMATE, not a binding quote.