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Shipping to Port of Charleston


United States

Looking to ship from China to the Port of Charleston in USA? China-based freight forwarder CNXtrans can help you consolidate and ship your goods from China to the Port of Charleston by sea freight. Air freight is also available to an airport in or close to Charleston. Alternatively, instead of just shipping to the Port of Charleston, CNXtrans also offers full door to door shipping all the way to your address in Charleston or anywhere in USA.

About Shipping to Port of Charleston

How best to ship by sea freight from China to the Port of Charleston?

One way which CNXtrans can help you ship by sea freight from China to the Port of Charleston is on a FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less Container Load) basis. If we ship this way, you will need to hire your own customs broker in Charleston to help you with customs clearance. FCL and LCL shipping do not come inclusive of any customs duties in USA and destination port charges. Both customs duties and destination port charges will be payable once the shipment has arrived in Charleston. You can either pick up the goods at the Port of Charleston or arrange to have your agent to collect the goods from the Port of Charleston and deliver all the way to your address.

Alternatively, CNXtrans can also ship by sea freight to your address in Charleston or anywhere in USA on a door to door basis. With door to door sea freight shipments from China to Charleston or anywhere in USA, CNXtrans will be able to include customs clearance service, customs duties, destination port charges and delivery all the way to your address in USA. This will save your the hassle of having to hire your own customs broker in USA or worrying about having to pay customs duties and destination port charges in USA without knowing how much they will cost. With door to door sea freight shipping from China to USA via CNXtrans, all the these costs are included upfront in the shipping fee that you pay to CNXtrans, giving you a peace of mind and all you have to do is wait for the shipment to be delivered to your door.

One more alternative that CNXtrans offers for customers looking to ship from China to Charleston is to simply ship from China to a partner warehouse located in California close to the Port of Charleston. This type of shipments will also be done on a door-to door basis meaning that the shipment will also include customs clearance, customs duties, destination port fees and delivery to the partner warehouse in California. You will not need to hire your own customs broker or pay any customs duties in USA. Once the shipment has arrived at the port warehouse in California, you will then need to make arrangements to have the goods collected from there.

Port of Charleston

The Port of Charleston is a seaport located in South Carolina in the Southeastern United States. The port's facilities span three municipalities — Charleston, North Charleston, and Mount Pleasant — with six public terminals owned and operated by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). These facilities handle containers, motor vehicles and other rolling stock, non-containerized goods and project cargo, as well as Charleston's cruise ship operation. Additional facilities in the port are privately owned and operated, handling bulk commodities like petroleum, coal and steel.

The Port of Charleston is known for efficiently run terminals, ample capacity, reliable service and customer-centric operations at the Port of Charleston’s marine terminals and two rail-served inland ports. The Port of Charleston ensures the efficient movement of cargo between South Carolina and global markets, serving as a vital economic engine for the Southeast.

Deepening of the Port of Charleston

​On June 26, 2016, the world’s largest container ship completed its first voyage through the newly expanded Panama Canal. This $5.4B expansion project doubled the canal’s shipping capacity allowing the ability to service the largest container ships on the East Coast.

The Port of Charleston is capitalizing on the Panama Canal expansion. The current depth of the Charleston harbor is 45’, and the harbor entrance is 47’ during mean low tide. To meet the depth requirements of the largest container ships that call into the Port of Charleston, the harbor is being deepened to 52’, which will allow all post-Panamax ships to be served 24 hours a day.

Port of Charleston (At a Glance):

• Doubled cargo volumes since 2009
• Fastest-growing U.S. port
• Top 10 U.S. container port
• Investing more than $2 billion in infrastructure to ensure ample capacity and big-ship capabilities
• Achieving 52-foot depth in Charleston Harbor in 2021, marking the deepest harbor on the East Coast
• Opening the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal in 2021, signifying the first new U.S. container terminal to open since 2009
• Enhancing Wando Welch Terminal to handle more cargo
• Growing and diversifying cargo base, including with retailers and e-commerce
• Expanding rail networks and intermodal capabilities

DisfrutarLibreServicios de almacenaje en el Almacén CNXtrans

Free Warehousing Services at the CNXtrans Warehouse

Almacenamiento ilimitado gratuito

CNXtrans no le cobra por el almacenamiento de mercancías en nuestro almacén. Por lo tanto, puede tomarse su tiempo para realizar todos los pedidos de varios proveedores que necesite: almacenaremos todos sus productos (que ya han llegado) en nuestro almacén hasta que todo haya llegado y esté listo para realizar envíos internacionales.

Etiquetado gratuito de paquetes

CNXtrans no te cobra por el etiquetado de paquetes en nuestro almacén. Ya sea que necesite que etiquetemos sus paquetes con calcomanías de Logística de Amazon para fines de envío a los almacenes de Logística de Amazon o si necesita que peguemos el logotipo de su empresa en su empresa, simplemente envíenos las etiquetas por correo electrónico ( te los pegaremos sin cargo. 

Servicio de reenvasado gratuito

CNXtrans no le cobra por reempacar productos en nuestro almacén. Una vez que hayan llegado todos sus paquetes, accederemos a ellos para el envío internacional y decidiremos cómo empacarlos de la manera más eficiente para minimizar su peso volumétrico y, por lo tanto, minimizar sus costos de envío internacional. Esto puede implicar usar un paquete más pequeño para ciertos artículos o simplemente combinar todos los artículos de diferentes paquetes en un paquete grande. Haremos lo que sea necesario para minimizar su peso volumétrico. 

Consolidación Gratis de Paquetes

CNXtrans no le cobra por consolidar sus paquetes en un solo envío. Esto es ideal si está comprando de múltiples proveedores/fábricas/fabricantes de Alibaba pero desea que todos sus productos se envíen juntos como un solo envío internacional para minimizar sus costos de envío. La consolidación a veces se confunde con el reempaque, pero en realidad la consolidación puede ocurrir con o sin reempaque. La consolidación simplemente se refiere al acto de enviar varios paquetes al mismo tiempo como un solo envío; no es necesario que todos se combinen en un paquete grande, siempre que se envíen juntos (al mismo tiempo), se considera un envío consolidado. Hay un cargo de envío base (que se puede considerar como un cargo de envío mínimo) para cada envío que realiza y el envío de varios paquetes al mismo tiempo (lo que constituye un envío consolidado) garantiza que solo tenga que pagar este cargo base una vez en lugar de pagar para cada paquete que se envía por separado.


Incluso sin volver a empaquetarlos en un solo paquete, el envío de varios paquetes al mismo tiempo lo ayuda a ahorrar porque solo se le cobra el peso de envío base una vez. Esto ayuda a reducir sus costos de envío internacional. Naturalmente, si se considera apropiado para su envío, la consolidación también puede incluir el reempaque; después de evaluar su envío, si consideramos que combinar todos los artículos en un solo paquete grande o en menos paquetes puede ayudar a reducir su peso volumétrico, lo haremos por usted. sin cargo. 

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