International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Container Shipping Rates May be Cheaper if You Buy the Container

Posted by Sean Chartier on Mon, Aug 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Container shipping rates have more to them than you may think!

A client recently shipped a 40 foot shipper owned container to Madagascar.  She was moving overseas and wanted to keep the container.

Okay, now I know this may seem ridiculous to some, because who wants a shipping container anyway, and how could it possibly be cost effective? How much does a shipping container cost, anyway?

Good questions - I'm glad you asked.

First off, it doesn't matter whether a shipping customer simply wants to rent a shipping line’s container for the duration of the shipping of their cargo, or whether they want to purchase and keep the actual shipping container, either method is proven possible and make sense in their own respective ways.

Here are 5 reasons why buying your shipping container may be the answer for you, even if you're not a manufacturer or international distributor.

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Tags: Container Shipping, overseas container shipping

Overseas Container Shipping & unclaimed Cargo

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Mon, Aug 26, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

SHIPPING OVERSEAS TO YOUR NEW CUSTOMER ON AN OPEN ACCOUNT CAN BE AN EXPENSIVE MISTAKE.

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South Korea to Change Asia-Europe Overseas Container Shipping Trade

Posted by Annette Leahy on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Geoje Island, South Korea, is an area known for its beautiful rolling hills and spring blossoms; a favorite getaway for tourists and hikers from around the world.

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Tags: overseas container shipping