Whether you are new or experienced in exporting, there always can be areas of exporting that may seems to be confusing or not be completely clear to you.
We understand the complexity of export shipping and the documentation to go with it. Let us to take care of the all necessary documentation and transport organisation, ensuring your goods will be cleared with ease and delivered to your customer on time.
We also employ a broad network of agents to assist with customs clearance procedures and any documentation requirements at the country of destination.
Whilst most freight forwarders offer similar transit times, we ensure that your requirements are upheld and maintained from collection to delivery.
Internationally agreed rules setting out delivery terms for goods traded across borders. Buyer and seller agree details on the terms of sale to prevent misunderstandings or disputes. Incoterms set out responsibility for the cost of transporting goods, insurance, taxes or duties, pick up points, destinations, and responsibility for the goods at each stage.
Documentation is at the very heart of exporting, without it there is no contract, no transport and no payment. The requirements vary from country to country. We can complete the paperwork on your behalf in part or in full depending on your requirements.
A written quotation must set out the details of your product including the size and packaging formats, as well as any potential additional cost for providing export labelling and packaging which you may be charging on to the customer. Setting out the price and delivery terms (incoterms), the estimated date of shipment on arrival and payment terms and conditions is vital to avoid any disputes further down the line. Late, or non-payment of bills is a risk and insurance could be a consideration. Any new customers requesting a form of trade credit need a credit check. An irrevocable letter of credit could be advised which will secure payments according to the terms of the credit and at an agreed rate. Make sure you are insured for your goods during transportation.