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Ocean Transportation Peru-Guatemala
A large percentage of Peru´s commercial operations are done by Sea in view of its geographical location as well as their large export volumes. Their primary ports are Puerto Callao, Puerto Matarani and Puerto Paita.
Ocean Transportation Brasil – Guatemala
UNIFORCE offers all the necessary services for your Ocean Freight from Brazil. You will easily be able to deliver or bring your merchandise with UNIFORCE.
Ocean Transportation Asia (China) – Guatemala
China is one of the largest consumer markets of the world. Not only they manufacture over 50% of the world´s overall production but they are also growing as an important importer. Although China has many ports on its East Coast due to their large volumes, these are some of the most important ones: Ningbo, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Xiamen and Chiwan.
Ocean Transportation Colombia - Guatemala
Actually over 90% of Colombia´s imports and exports are moved by sea.
The transit time between Colombia and Guatemala is very interesting in view of the 4 to 10 days it takes depending upon the port region.
These are the main ports covering the trade lane with Guatemala: Cartagena, Barranquilla and Santa Marta in the Atlantic and Buenaventura in the Pacific Ocean.
What is Sea Freight?
The international shipping of goods defines ocean freight for both container and bulk cargo in all its modalities and types of movements. From Roll On Roll Off (RORO) systems for equipment that roll to and from the motor vessel in its loading and unloading process to Lift on Lift Off (LOLO) systems for goods and equipment, which are loaded and unloaded to and from the vessel by a crane.
What are the benefits of shipping with Uniforce?
What is Ocean Freight?
It’s the cost associated to the maritime transportation of merchandise from one port to the other by sea in any type of vessel regardless of transporting containerized or bulk cargo.
Which are the costos of the Ocean Freight?
The ocean freight rates vary according with time and are subject to market´s supply and demand on a determined date.
Ocean Freight Calculation
It’s recommended to have an estimate of money that will be spent in this process considering that many additional costs may be involved. These are some for those surcharges.
Charges Prior to Sailing
The logistics cost estimates need to consider the application of some additional charges depending upon the case. These are some of the most common
Customs Brokerage: The cost of all the legal processes to allow the entrance or departure of merchandise.
THC (Terminal Handling Charge): It’s the handling charge to cover the moves of the container inside the port in order to ship or unload it from the vessel.
Wharfage: The vessel´s usage of the pier at the port. Its charged by container according to the administration of the steamship line or the ports terminal.
SEC: Port security charge
Drop Off: Generated by unloading the container from transportation unit to the container yard at the port.
Due to lead time changes, security seals, container cleaning, etc.
They might also result from fluctuations in fuel price (it may even generate a compensation favoring the customer), a currency exchange rate variation, charges related to the merchandise like for over dimensioned or hazardous cargo.
Demurrage/Detention: Generated by exceeding the free time established to load or unload the container.
Security Seal: As result of applying a seal which registers a determined code to the container.
Cleaning Fee: Either mandatory or not, it applies to the cost of cleaning the container.
Other charges may arise due to fuel price fluctuations or the currency rate exchange.