The basic ocean import process. 2021-05-12 16:32 Basic, of, shipping, import, process,. ,Import,International,Ocean, The process of importing international ocean freight is actually roughly the same as international air freight, but there are differences in some details. The basic process is as follows. No. 1 Inquiry ① The following goods need to be provided: transaction conditions, delivery address, destination, name, number of pieces/weight/feet (must be length, width and height) b Full container of goods is required: commodity transaction conditions, delivery address, purpose Land, product name, container type (20'/40') weight. Description: LCL goods share the cabinet with other goods, so they cannot be 100% guaranteed not to be stacked. Therefore, only the full package of goods can be told whether they can be stacked is a valid reference material. 02 Insuring (1) Report the loss in advance; After confirming that the goods have been shipped out, if insured is required, the insurance will be arranged at the first time. The required information is as follows: Shipper, destination, transportation method, shipper, consignee , Order number/invoice number, insurance amount, etc. B Formal insurance; After understanding the details of the sea waybill number, you can apply for a formal insurance policy from the insurance company. 3. Preliminary confirmation If the operation is through a freight forwarder, the following information needs to be provided to the freight forwarder: :: Shipper details (contact and contact information) ::Receive information. :: Order number, invoice number or any other information that allows the shipper to quickly determine the source of the goods. Then, the freight forwarder will directly communicate with the shipper and give feedback to the consignee. After confirmation, the specific delivery date and booking arrangement can be negotiated according to the communication results. Delivery in 2004 ② LCL at the time of receipt. Usually after loading, the truck will pick it up from the shipper to the warehouse designated by the LCL agent to wait for packing. B FCL cargo handling. Scenario 1: The shipper can pack the container by himself, and the freight forwarder takes the empty container to the shipper’s factory to pick up the goods. After the shipper completes the packing and sealing work by himself, the shipper sends the heavy container directly to the dock yard for loading; Scenario 2 : If the consignor cannot complete the packing work, he needs to arrange the truck to return the bulk cargo to the warehouse designated by the agent. At the same time, the agent also needs to go to the shipyard yard to transport the empty containers to the same warehouse, and arrange the packing and sealing, Transport the heavy boxes to the dock yard for shipment. In the second case, the price is higher, which is a non-mainstream approach. Note: As long as the goods are transported by truck, the freight must be calculated by piece/weight/foot. Document confirmation in 2005. After the shipment is completed, the shipper will hand over the packing list, invoice and other documents provided by the shipper to the consignee for confirmation, and then proceed to the next step after the confirmation is correct. 6. Confirm the ocean bill of lading. Generally speaking, after the cargo arrives at the port, the freight forwarder will check the information on the bill of lading with the consignee, and wait for the ship to sail after confirming that it is correct. 07 The bill of lading was officially issued. Theoretically speaking, the official bill of lading can be received within 1-2 working days after the ship sails, but there are also delays in actual operation, and generally it can be received in about a week. Then wait for the goods to arrive at the port, arrange import customs clearance and other matters.