International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Shipping Motorcycle Parts Overseas Is Easy With An International Freight Forwarder

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, May 31, 2018 @ 04:24 PM

As an international freight forwarder located in Los Angeles, California, ETC Intl. Freight System is often tasked to import and export goods to and from East Asian countries like China and Japan.

ETC International operates out of any US port or airport, and we can schedule a pick-up from any inland points within the US. Recently, we've worked with a number of shippers that deal in parts - for vehicles and machinery namely. 

When designating their international freight forwarding company, shippers must make sure of their aptitude and experience, particularly when shipping oversized/overweight cargo like vehicles, machinery, and parts. 

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Tags: Ocean Freight Shipping, Vehicle shipping

Shipping a Vehicle or Boat Overseas- Yes, it Can Be Done (Easily...)!

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Wed, May 09, 2018 @ 12:15 PM

It's not often that we are tasked with shipping a vehicle overseas but it does happen. Most of the time when we are asked to ship a vehicle, it is part of a residential move and is shipped alongside household goods.

No matter the reason you're looking to ship a car, motorcycle, or boat, partnering with a licensed, insured, and bonded International Freight Forwarder can help you save time, money, and stress related to your shipment.

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Tags: Vehicle shipping

Tips for Shipping a Car Internationally Via Air Freight

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, Jun 02, 2017 @ 06:16 AM

If you are moving overseas, one of the challenges you may face is how you will relocate your personal belongings both large and small. One item in particular you may be inclined to bring with you is your car.

There are two ways to ship a vehicle overseas: ocean freight or air freight. Most people will elect to ship via ocean freight because the cost of air freight for a large object often exceeds of 5 times or more than the ocean freighting. However the downside to ocean freight is it can take more than a month for your car to arrive at the intended destination. If time is of the essence, air freight might be the right choice for you. 

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Tags: Auto Shipping, Household Moving Overseas, Overseas Auto Transport, Vehicle shipping