International Cargo Shipping in Washington DC

International Cargo Shipping


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International Cargo Shipping

Have you ever wondered how do items like cars and heavy machinery get produced in one country and then get sent to different parts of the world in a flawless manner? All of this is made possible by international shipping companies. The competition in the industry is very tough which is why every company offers some unique and value added service in order to outrank their competitors. International cargo shipping is easier said than done. You may think that the process includes packing and loading up from one place and unloading on the other. There is so much more to shipping than just the moving aspect of it. You have to carefully examine the situation and rules and regulations before you start shipping your items to another country.

What Type Of Cargo Can You Ship Internationally

In order to understand the nature of products that can be internationally shipped, you have to first understand what constitutes cargo. Anything that is carried from one place to another through an airplane, a ship or any other motor vehicle can be considered as cargo. No matter the size of the items, they would still be considered as cargo. If you are someone who is thinking about international cargo shipping then you should realize that there is a lot of paperwork involved and it can sometimes get hectic and very time taking. It is very important to know if the product you want to ship can actually be shipped to that country. Every country has a certain prohibited list. You have to go through it for the destination country as well as the origin or shipping country. If the product is on the prohibited list of any of the said countries then it will be held at customs and you might get into a little bit of trouble depending on the nature of the item. In general terms, you can ship artwork, vehicles, machinery, different types of equipment and many other items. Your cargo does not always have to be a large item. It can also be a large set of clothes of other smaller items. This is why businesses prefer to use shipping companies like 1 Stop Pack n Ship to export their products to other countries and to complete their deliveries in and outside the country.

Cost Of International Cargo Shipping

The cost of international cargo shipping depends on the value and weight of the cargo. The size and weight of the product being shipped is the most important determinant in the cost of shipping. The type of service you choose also affect the total cost of shipping. Expedited shipping costs more than normal shipping.

Size Of The Cargo

One benefit you get from hiring shipping companies is that you don’t have to worry about loading and packing of the items. You might be able to put sine small boxes in the truck but when it comes to big items like or a piano or a sofa, you might need some professional help. 1 Stop Pack n Ship can help you ship products of all sizes to several different countries. We offer both Full Container Load and Less Than Container Load for our clients so you don’t have to worry about shipping over sized items to other countries because we have got you covered there as well.

1 Stop Pack n Ship As A Customs Broker

1 Stop Pack n Ship can act as a customs broker for you when your product touches the port at the destination. This is another major benefit of hiring a professional company to carry out the shipping process. We cam benefit of hiring a cargo get cleared from custom authorities who has been in the shipping business for almost forty years. We know hot to deal with customs authorities. Our experience with custom authorities helps to provide our clients with a smooth and easy shipping service.


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1Stop Pack N Ship, previously Metro Postal is Montgomery County’s premier packaging and shipping center, serving the Washington DC. Metropolitan Since 1984



Nature of International Shipping

When it comes to international shipping, 1 Stop Pack n Ship offers both commercial and residential delivery services. Whether you want to ship one item or many, 1 Stop Pack n Ship can help you send it without a hassle. Individuals can send items to family and friends in other countries. You can use us to send many different things including gifts on special occasions. In addition, business can send items to customers all over the world. We ship through different types of transportation services including air and ocean. Most larger items go via ocean freight.

Full Truck Load vs Less Than Truck Load

Moving and shipping companies that do not offer both full truck and less than truck load services to their clients are not as effective. 1 Stop Pack n Ship offers both of these services so you don’t have to worry about shipping large items. You can get discounts and save a lot of money by shipping through less than truck load. In less than truck load, your shipment is combined with other items from other people, lowering the cost for all.

Expedited Deliveries

If there is anything that adds value to the moving and shipping service, it’s expedited delivery. For a small extra charge, 1 Stop Pack n Ship provides expedited delivery to its clients. The increase in cost will depend on the number of times and value. Please tell our representative if you want expedited shipping.

Multiple International Locations

Whether you are looking to ship to South America, Asia, Africa, Europe or the Middle East, we have you covered. We can help you send something as small as a piece of art to as large as a sofa. We take pride in our employees who are skilled and knowledgeable. Our experienced and well trained staff will make sure your item is shipped to the right address and arrives on time. Our staff is customer friendly so if you have an questions, you can always contact us by phone or through our website.

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Let us handle your overseas move. We’ll pick-up, package everything, load the container, strap it on the vessel for safe transport, complete all export documentation, and clear it through customs if needed. Europe, the Middle East, Israel, India, Africa, South America, Asia, and Australia. 1 Stop Pack n Ship is proud to be your local packing and shipping company on a world-wide basis.

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Safe Transport

We safely and securely deliver packages internationally.

Full Tracking

We offer full tracking so can keep track of your packages.

Guaranteed on-time

We guarantee that your packages will arrive on time.

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