What is cheap LCL service


Cheap LCL service means that after the carrier (or agent) accepts the small-ticket freight consigned by the consignor whose quantity is less than the whole container, it is classified according to the nature of the goods and the destination. Consolidate the goods to the same destination into a certain number and pack them into boxes. In one box, goods from different owners will be assembled together, so it is called LCL. It is used when the consignor's consignment quantity is insufficient to fill the whole box.

Cheap LCL service
Cheap LCL service can be divided into direct or transfer. Direct consignment means that the goods in the LCL container are loaded and unloaded at the same port, and the container is not unpacked before arriving at the destination port, that is, the goods are in the same port of discharge. This type of cheap LCL service has a short delivery period, is convenient and fast, and generally a powerful cheap LCL service company will provide only this type of service; Consolidation refers to the goods in the container that are not at the same destination port, which need to be unpacked or transshipped in the middle. Due to factors such as different destination ports and long waiting time for such goods, the shipping period is longer, and the freight is even higher.