ABOUT LCL EXPORT FROM INDIA TO NIGERIA
LESS THAN CONTAINER LOAD (LCL):
If your freight shipment weighs over 500kg but is less than 15 cubic meters in volume, LCL shipping can often be your best option. If you choose LCL, expect a slightly longer delivery time for your shipment, because your container won’t dispatch until it’s filled with other cargo in a process called consolidation. On arrival in the Nigeria, the shipment will have to pass customs and be de-consolidated before release.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SHIP CARGO:
To provide you with a freight quote for importing from India to the Nigeria, 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 Nigeria takes more than 45 days. There are vast swathes of ocean to cover on the journey. Any door-to-door shipments will take longer when you add-on the overland journey times.
CUSTOMS CLEARANCE IN INDIA AND NIGERIA:
For every business exporting commercial goods from India to the NIGERIA, 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 NIGERIA, 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.