Whether a full-container load (FCL), or less-than-container load (LCL), AC offers flexible shipping options for ocean, air, or express freight transportation, including Door to Port, Door to Customs Terminal Warehouse, or Door to Door services. Shipping costs may be much lower if clients have a shipping plan, enabling us to book the container in advance.
US Customs Duty
AC is associated with a licensed customs brokerage, which is the direct link to customs database to ensure correct documentation and accurate classification every time. They will be able to perform the following tasks:
AC's 4000 sq. ft. warehouse in Shanghai may be of immense value if your product comes from many different manufacturers in China. Our warehousing service will consolidate and temporarily store your products until it becomes one big shipment.
An associated packaging factory will appropriately pack finished products to prevent damage that might result from shipping. AC will also package in compliance with international shipping regulations as well as custom regulations. The AC China team will tailor packaging requests to fit each of our client's shipping needs.
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2828 W. Parker Road, Suite 101C
Plano TX, 75075
Tel. (972) 354-4787
Fax. (972) 943-7770
World Trade Center
2050 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75207
No 35, Long 1075, W. Jin Sha Jiang Road, Suite 503 1st Office Building,
The P. R. of China
Tel. +86 21 3363-7925
Fax.+86 21 6070-6423
It will take about 40 days for a product from a factory in China to reach the door step of our US client.
Packaging for shipping
Sample Duty in China
According to China Customs Regulations, duty will be collected if the value of the goods is over USD$50. However, customs taxes are not solely determined by the value of the goods. Shipping fees and weight of the goods is taken into account in the final value of the goods subject to taxation.
Weight Shipping Notes
Weight is taken into account in shipping. As the maximum loads in both the 20' container and 40' containers are similar, heavy materials such as construction goods are usually loaded into the smaller container. Furthermore, it is difficult to gain price benefits for the shipment of heavy materials, so it is advised that arrangements for shipping are made in advance.
Rates usually fluctuate with the seasons, and traffic is crowded before Christmas and other holidays. Arranging shipments in advance and avoid the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) will allow for benefits in price.
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