5 things you must know about international auto shipping 1. What paperwork am I going to need? You will need a copy of the original car title of ownership and possibly a letter from the lien/loan holder. You may also need a bill of sale. The name on the Bill of Lading must match the names of the people picking up the vehicle. Your shipping coordinator will walk you through the process and give you a checklist of each piece of paperwork that’s needed.
2. what are the different international auto shipping options available to me? you can choose to have your vehicle driven on to the ship and off the ship. This is referred to as Roll On, Roll Off or RORO. You can choose to have your vehicle placed in a container. If you choose the container you can choose to have your very own container or to share it with someone else. Your shipping coordinator can give you the pricing breakdown and advantages and disadvantages of each option.
3. which way is the cheapest? roll on, roll off (roro) tends to be the cheapest, then shared container. Having your own container is the most expensive option of all. 4. Will I have to go through customs? Your international auto shipping coordinator will notify you as to what you will have to do to make it through customs 5. What do I need to do to prepare my car for shipment? Make sure the vehicle does not have more than a quarter tank of fuel. You will also need to wash and clean the outside.
A Basic Guide to Exporting Selecting a Freight Forwarder
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And it’s part of the basic guide to exporting webinar series on how to select a freight forwarder, an integral piece to successful international transactions. You can have all the purchase orders you could dream off. But unless you can get your products from here to there, clear customs and get paid, then it’s doesn’t.
Appeals are of no value. So, this is a very important piece of doing business internationally. We’re glad you’re here with us. I do want to point out that this Basic Guide to Exporting Webinar Series offered by the US Department.
Of commerce with trade information center is one of the small ways that we’re working towards supporting the president’s national export initiative, starting in base of 2011, looking to double exports by 2015. It takes a lot of work and it’s going to require the small and mediumsized businesses of America.
To do more internationally to meet those targets and to help our US economy. So we’re glad you’re with us. I appreciate your interest and hope to shed some light on the process as well. I mentioned the operator introduced me, Kelly Holloway.
With the us department of commerce, International Trade Specialist. But most important, our speaker today is Butch Connor, director of Ocean Operations with J.S. Connor. And Butch ranged from the East Coasts where J.S. Connor is headquartered in Maryland.
He has over 20 years of experience in international transportation and logistics with responsibilities covering the gamete from export compliance, project cargo, supply chain management, and more. Extensive experience on projects with Department of Defense,.