askBasic Trade Terms Alibaba Incoterms 【Incoterms Explained】
Always be sure to tell your supplier or freight forwarder what incoterm you want when getting a shipping quote like FOB Shanghai Otherwise you may end up paying way more than you expected. Some other commonly used incoterms are FOB, EXW, CIF, DDP and we have another video explaining all different incoterms in detail
askHow is ocean freight calculated?
Ocean freight can be broken down into a base charge and multiple add-on charges. The base can vary depending on the nature of the shipment. In FCL the base charge would be a flat fee on the type of container in transit like 20 feet container, 40 feet container, etc. In case of LCL the cost is decided based on the whichever is greater between the weight of the cargo per 1000kgs or it’s volume per 1 cubic meter, known as weight or measure(w/m).
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