🚢 What is ocean freight?
Ocean freight is a way of transporting goods by ocean using shipping containers.
Ocean freight is the most common method used by exporters and importers to ship their goods.
Is it always cheaper to ship by ocean?
Freight rates for both air and ocean depend on the weight and volume of the shipments.
So, how are ocean freight charges calculated?
Sadly, it is quite complicated.
The ocean freight fee alone includes a container fee, origin & destination port charges, a lot of miscellaneous charges (documents filing, use of equipment), and more.
😵 Here's an example (so many miscellaneous charges!)
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When is it best to ship by ocean?
It depends on your shipment value and type of goods.
Rajitha Reniguntla is a supply chain enthusiast from Hong Kong. With a curious mind, she's an avid learner carrying a knack for exploring and breaking down complex ideas. She loves to learn about new things and always aims to enhance the customer experience. Outside of work, she enjoys cycling, doodling and listening to podcasts!