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How to Ship Freight to Offshore Markets


Offshore how to basics delivered to you by R+ L Carriers Offshore shipping process applies to all of these locations to understand Offshore shipping first you must understand the five steps to ship offshore Step 1 get a rate quote R+L carriers has a rate quote request form right on our website Step 2 package your freight If you need information about how to package Freight properly refer to our guide available on the how to ship offshore section of our website Step 3 prepare your document depending on destination you may need Bill of Lading with product descriptions and dimensions consignee tax bond or tax ID number commercial invoice with USD value SDS sheet and IMO form are required for shipments containing hazardous materials If value exceeds $2,500 SED shippers export declaration is required via the AES automotive export system Step 4 check the sailing schedule you can view and print the sailing schedule in the offshore shipping section of our website step 5 schedule your pickup online or by calling your local terminal or 888-575-2632 we offer various modes of transportation for offshore shipping ocean steamship barge and air freight when referring to shipments the terms FCL and LCL are used frequently FCL or full container load is a single shipment large enough to fill a standard container 20 to 40 feet LCL or less than container load is a single shipment not large enough to fill a standard container to learn more visit rlc.com/offshore and call 888-575-2632 to speak to an offshore shipping specialis

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