Category Archives: Ocean Freight – LCL

Articles about ocean freight transportation and logistics – LCL – low then a container load

Ocean shipping container dimensions

How much goods can I stuff in a container? We very often hear this question while discussing opportunities for shipping goods via ocean freight worldwide. Depending on the type of the commodity to be moved and how it is packed for transportation, there are different types of containers: standard dry vans, reefers, flat racks, open tops, tank containers. Below you can find the dimensions and … Continue reading Ocean shipping container dimensions »

LCL Ocean transportation from Port of Shanghai to Port of Varna

Shanghai, the worlds busiest port is origin for the majority of goods imported into Bulgaria as ocean freight. In order to respond to this traffic demand the Bulgarian freight forwarder and logistics provider KG CARGO  offers to its customers scheduled LCL consolidation container service from Shanghai to Varna. The service is suitable for shipments up to 15-20 cubic meters, packed in carton boxes or pallets … Continue reading LCL Ocean transportation from Port of Shanghai to Port of Varna »

LCL ocean service from Bulgaria to Taiwan

The Bulgarian freight forwarder and logistics provider KG CARGO LTD offers LCL (Less-Than-Container-Load) from Bulgaria to Taiwan. Depending on the customer’s requirements for tranzit time and cost we can provide services via CFS in Sofia and via CFS Varna. The Sofia CFS option is faster but a bit more expensive. Routing is on a regular truck from Sofia to Antwerp port from where it gets … Continue reading LCL ocean service from Bulgaria to Taiwan »

LCL transportation from Bulgaria to New Zealand

New Zealand or almost the end of the world is interesting country providing interesting opportunities. The Bulgarian forwarding company KG CARGO Ltd offers LCL ocean transportation from Bulgaria to New Zealand with consol box from Varna. The consolidation container from Varna departs on every two weeks. Due the increased interest though, the departures become more often recently which lead to squeezing overall lead times. The … Continue reading LCL transportation from Bulgaria to New Zealand »

LCL Transportation from Bulgaria to Australia

If you need to send a small commercial shipment economically to Australia, LCL ocean transportation is the solution and Bulgarian freight forwarder KG SID will deliver it for you. We offer regular fortnightly departures from a consolidation warehouse in Varna via port of Singapore to depots based in main Australian ports of Melbourne, Sydney, Fremantle, Brisbane and Adelaide. Container closes the day before the scheduled … Continue reading LCL Transportation from Bulgaria to Australia »

Transportation services between Philippines and Bulgaria

The Republic of the Philippines, more commonly referred to as the Philippines is located in Southeast Asia, at 1,210 km from the coast of mainland Asia. The country consist of 7,107 islands, of which only about 10% are inhabited. Philippine  population is nearly 90 million. The capital is Manila, with a population over 11 million people which makes it one of the 20 largest metropolitan … Continue reading Transportation services between Philippines and Bulgaria »

LCL from Bulgaria to South Africa

For your LCL ocean loads from Bulgaria to South Africa we offer weekly departures from Sofia CFS via Antwerp to South Africa and forthnightly service from Varna CFS via Singapore. Ports served: Capetown, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg. Service from Sofia CFS: Weekly departures from Sofia CFS. Closing Thursday end of the day. Departure of the truck on Friday. Arrival of the consolidation truck at Antwerp … Continue reading LCL from Bulgaria to South Africa »

Beware prepaid freight and shipments from China

Recently, I have joined an interesting discussion in LinkedIn concerning the “Chinese system of prepaid LCL Shipments” I am sure the majority of you have experience with this system which cannot be called Chinese at all because it is also applied in India and all over the world where there is no transparency of cost. Regrettably none of the participants of the discussion has spoken … Continue reading Beware prepaid freight and shipments from China »

Comment on Terms of Carriage on BOL

Below I am posting the comment made from Mr. John M. Daley in the discussion Did you ever read the backside ( risks, obligations, jurisdictions ) of you Bills of Lading which  has been opened at the  Freight and Logistics Professionals group of Linkedin. Comment on Terms of Carriage on the backside of the BOL by John Daley Since I frequently write the terms and … Continue reading Comment on Terms of Carriage on BOL »

Risks, obligations, jurisdictions of the Bill of Lading

Recently I have followed an interesting discussion in Freight and Logistics Professionals group of Linkedin. The discussion has been opened by Mr. René Woestenburg and the topic is: Did you ever read the backside ( risks, obligations, jurisdictions ) of you Bills of Lading. The discussion attracted many interesting comments from various participants in the ocean transportation – freight forwarders, insurers, lawyers, shipowners, bankers etc. … Continue reading Risks, obligations, jurisdictions of the Bill of Lading »