Forwarding Services



Schedule of Rates - Documentation and Handling Charges
 Schedule D - Basic Service - LCL Less than Container Loads - for export

 PERSONAL PROPERTY - INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS



    Booking Fee: $ 875 - inclusive of
    Documentation and Handling Charges

    PORT TO PORT / CFS TERMINAL TO TERMINAL OCEAN SHIPMENTS

    PERSONAL PROPERTY

    LCL Less than Container Loads via Nvo Consolidation Carrier - for export

    Applicable for New Bookings for Unknown Shippers / Private Individuals (Non Business-to-Business)
    No prior booking, non-repetitive/non-routine shipments.
    One-time (non-commercial, personally owned cargo).

    Basic Freight Forwarding Service 

    Standard Export Documents:
    $  50.00  flat fee    -   OFAC security check / Denied Parties List check
    $ 125.00  flat fee    -   D/R dock receipt / Nvo-carrier booking confirmation
    $ 200.00  flat fee    -   EEI electronic export information (1-non-haz. commodity; document submitted to US Customs)    
    $ 200.00  flat fee    -   B/L proof - Bill of Lading draft and submission to ocean carrier/nvo
    $ 300.00  min*        -   Handling - combined support staff handling up to 2-hr. (normal handling)
                                      $ 300 min, plus docs = $ 875 Booking Fee including standard Export Docs, preparation/handling.

                subtotal of the above:
                = $ 875  minimum
                plus ocean freight fees and surcharges
                as may be applicable at time of shipment.

                (a) Sefco Export-Import Rating Service: This covers the initial examination of the subject cargo specifications and requirements, cargo weight/measurement analysis, our routing recommendation, checking multiple competitive carriers for service on one (1) port-port route, obtain formal confirmation by known carrier(s) in that trade lane for a confirmed rate (all quotes valid up to 30 days only), freight rating/measurement and surcharge calculation, and preparation/forwarding of shipping/handling cost via email. We will follow up on the resulting analysis and rating to help answer any questions.

    Our Export Import Rating Service
    is subject to a minimum $250 initial retainer

    READ MORE INFO, HERE:
    www.sefco-export.com/account/shipperprofile.htm
    www.sefco-export.com/account/becomeknown.htm
    www.sefco-export.com/retainourservice.htm

    There is no obligation to actually ship the subject cargo with Sefco.
    We have over three decades experience and expertise in Export-Import Shipping.
    Take advantage of our knowledge, experience, contacts and worldwide network of agents.

    We can provide analysis of 3rd party bids and service offers from 3rd party outside vendors and carriers. If you need to find the best rate, and have multiple bids that require expert examination and advice, send us the details. We can examine bids for transport that require expert analysis, double checking and provide advice. Email copies of all details and information at the time of your initial request. If you have a serious need for your project to to proceed smoothly, then hire our expertise. Payment of our retainer/fee for the rating service is require in advance of any research/analysis/verifications. Upon receipt of your payment at the outset, we can dedicate serious time and attention to the project. Our rating service fee/retainer is NON-REFUNDABLE.

                (b) Booking Fee includes shipment processing:
    B/R booking request submission to carrier, B/C booking confirmation details from carrier,
    details forwarded to shipper with any updated sailing information.

      Optional Services: origin services (local services, 3rd party packaging/loading/pickup, inland transport), marine insurance, courier, DDC-destination door delivery, other Additional Services  (where applicable)


      Non-US exports ("imports" and 3rd country-3rd country shipments) subject to $ 975 minimum lumpsum booking/handling fee per 40-FT FCL/FEU container. The min. booking/handling charge for LCL port/port bookings applies to both Import and Export consignments (plus export/import clearance fees, local charges at origin, shipping/handling, DDC destination clearance and delivery).

      Imports to US: Please read this first [Informal Customs Advice]  
      Any local charges at origin: OA-origin agent charges (pack, load, storage/detention), export-import clearances, local customs formalities, any other local service is in addition to basic freight/transport costs and remains for the account and responsibility of the cargo owner. If local charges are handled through Sefco, banking and other handling fees will apply. Any US customs ISF docs for pre-export clearance must be signed and returned to Sefco or the designated customs broker prior to export and ships departure. For info on customs procedures please refer to the following link:  
      Any destination charges - US customs clearances (optional) pier pickup/door delivery (optional) are to be prepaid prior cargo release. Customs brokers/agents must be selected and pre-alerted to their involvement. Any customs requirements remain the obligation of the cargo owner/shipper/consignee; TRC/terminal fees, Vacis X-ray fees, P/E physical examination labor (if ordered by customs), weighing of cargo where required, remain for property owners account. Should Sefco refer our US Customs broker to handle ISF/importer security filings/US customs entry, their name will be shown on the B/L as an "also notify party". If importer is self-clearing customs/designating their own US Customs broker to handle, please confirm their name, address, phone number, so that can be shown on the BL draft.

      FREE ADVICE and rough estimates can be obtained by searching through our extensive web site.
      Our service is fee-based. Serious time and attention will be provided to paying customers.


    Important:
    CARRIER FREIGHT RATES ARE VALID FOR UP TO 30 DAYS ONLY.
    PORT TO PORT OCEAN FREIGHT FEES, SURCHARGES AND INLAND CARRIER COSTS CAN CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
    AND MUST BE CONFIRMED AT THE TIME OF BOOKING WITH THE CARRIER
    CARRIER CHARGES ARE BILLED AS PER THE RATED OCEAN B/L BILL OF LADING AT TIME OF SAILING.
    SEFCO EXPORT'S NORMAL TERMS AN CONDITIONS FOR SERVICE APPLY TO ALL ORDERS.

                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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