Concept of door to door delivery to USA
Door to door delivery to USA originally refers to the door-to-door pick-up by the transportation department, and it can be delivered to the door without turning over to pick up the goods. Now it often refers to the transportation of goods from the consignor’s warehouse (delivery point) directly to the consignee’s warehouse (receiving point).
Regardless of the distance of the shipment, or the whole process has to go through several transportation links, the entire transportation process of shipping from China to USA is borne by the transportation department from the time when the goods are received at the shipper’s warehouse to when the goods are delivered to the consignee’s warehouse.
Door to door delivery to USA operation process
1. Door to door delivery to USA quotation : Provide detailed information of the product, such as product photos, outer box specifications (length, width and height), total volume and weight of the product, and whether there is a brand.
2. Confirm the quotation and place an order in the system: After quoting according to the product information, the customer will place an order in the logistics system after agreeing to the quotation. And print the warehouse receipt. Orders placed before the deadline are valid for the week, and the goods catch up with the shipment progress of the week.
3. The goods are packed and sent to the warehouse: packed in strong kraft carton, the carton is sealed with scotch tape and properly labelled. There are two ways for warehousing: customer pick-up and and freight forwarder company pick-up. Before the goods are put into storage, the size and weight of the outer box of the goods will be measured again. After confirming the volume and weight with the customer, it is officially put into storage.
4. Warehouse collection: After the deadline, the trailer company will go to the terminal to pick up the empty container and then come back to build.
5. Operation before the port: The trailer company also reloads the container to the terminal, and the shipping company declares the customs. After customs clearance, you can board the ship.
6. Sea / air freight from China to USA: set sail and arrive at the destination port
7. Post-port operation: Before the ship arrives at the destination port, the customs clearance operation can be carried out in advance, and the customs clearance work is basically completed when the ship arrives at the destination port. After unloading, wait for the notification from the shipping company, and the trailer will pick up the goods to the overseas warehouse. Dismantling and sorting of overseas warehouses.
8. Door-to-door delivery: The sorted goods are concentrated in the express stacking area, waiting for UPS/Fedex to pick up the goods. If the goods are delivered by truck, then the goods to different locations are delivered by truck to the door. Sign and complete.
Advantages of of door to door delivery to USA
1. Ensure the safety of cargo transportation
Door to door delivery to USA reduces the frequency of human resources loading, unloading and transportation in traditional transportation methods, prevents damage, wet damage, loss and other cargo logistics safety accidents caused by human and natural factors, and reduces property losses.
2. Save the raw materials of goods packaging
The door to door delivery to USA can simplify or even eliminate packaging, save packaging materials and costs, and reduce costs.
3. Simplify the procedures for freight logistics work
The goods are transported by door-to-door container, and the box is used as the transport module of the goods, which reduces the complicated work stage and simplifies the handover procedures of the freight logistics work.
4. Reduce operating costs and transportation costs
Quality damage and cargo difference are greatly reduced, and cargo insurance costs are also reduced; by door to door delivery to USA, the construction cost of a lot of supporting warehouses can be saved.
Ways of door to door delivery to USA
1. International express
3. U.S. ocean shipping special line
4. U.S. ocean shipping special line,. Basically, local logistics companies or courier companies in the United States complete the end-to-door delivery service.
1. International express
Usually ,small goods choose DHL 3-5 working days to complete the delivery and sign, if the goods are more than 100KG, UPS is recommended, and Fedex is recommended for 21-99KG.
EMS has strong customs clearance ability, but it is forbidden to send liquid, powder, electrified, magnetic and other items. It can receive most sensitive goods, and food is the first choice. Door to door delivery to USA by EMS takes about 7-15 working days to complete the delivery and sign.
3. US shipping general cargo line
If the volume of goods is large, the shipping general cargo line is recommended, door to door delivery to USA by general cargo line takes 25-30 working days, but liquid, powdered food, meat, eggs, dairy products and fresh fruits are not surprising. The United States has restrictions on meat food, and it is recommended not to delivery meat products have a high probability of being confiscated.
4. U.S. special shipping line
The first choice for sensitive goods, except inflammable, explosive, liquid powder, can be sent (of course, illegal and contraband goods are not allowed), door to door delivery to USA by special shipping line generally takes 25-30 working days, and the price is a little more expensive than the shipping general cargo line.