ABOUT FCL, LCL & AIR FREIGHT EXPORT FROM INDIA TO UGANDA
FCL, LCL or AIR FREIGHT:
If you have 6 to 12 pallets to ship in a container from INDIA to the UGANDA , a full container load (FCL) is probably ideal for you. FCL ocean shipping involves renting a container exclusively for your goods and paying for its shipment to the UGANDA else less than that you can proceed with Less container Load (LCL) booking where you will share your CARGO with other SHIPPER and can pay according to total CBM or WEIGHT value, also for AIR FREIGHT it alll depends on you.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SHIP CARGO:
To provide you with a freight quote for importing from INDIA to the UGANDA, your chosen freight forwarder will need to take into account the following factors:
1)The nature of the cargo
2)The size, weight, and volume of the shipment
3)The preferred ports of origin and destination
4)The type of delivery service requested (such as Port-to-Port or Door-to-Door)
HOW LONG DOEST IT TAKE TO SHIP CARGO:
Ocean shipping from INDIA to the UGANDA is more of a marathon than a sprint. There are vast swathes of ocean to cover on the journey. It takes almost 20 - 25 days for port-to-port transit times for routes from selected INDIAN shipping gateways to their counterparts in the UGANDA and for AIR FREIGHT it takes almost 5 - 6 days. Any door-to-door shipments will take longer when you add-on the overland journey times.
CUSTOMS CLEARANCE IN INDIA AND UGANDA:
For every business exporting commercial goods from INDIA to the UGANDA, customs formalities are mandatory. It’s a complicated process that many companies prefer to let a freight forwarder handle. A forwarder’s experience minimizes the risk of avoidable delays and assures your consignment is compliant with international shipping rules and regulations.
When ocean and air shipping from INDIA to the UGANDA, your forwarder will require you to provide the details necessary to complete specific documents that must accompany your consignment. These include:
3)Certificate of Origin
4)Letter of Credit or other payment terms (depends on the contract between the parties involved)
5)Bill of Lading for ocean cargo or an Airway Bill for air freight (your carrier or freight forwarder will provide this document)
Please note that your goods may require additional documents for customs clearance, such as a license, permit, or certificate. Much depends on the nature of the freight you are shipping.