Shipping to Port of Savannah

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United States

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

About Shipping to Port of Savannah

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

One way which CNXtrans can help you ship by sea freight from China to the Port of Savannah 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 Savannah 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 Savannah. You can either pick up the goods at the Port of Savannah or arrange to have your agent to collect the goods from the Port of Savannah and deliver all the way to your address.

Alternatively, CNXtrans can also ship by sea freight to your address in Savannah or anywhere in USA on a door to door basis. With door to door sea freight shipments from China to Savannah 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.

Port of Savannah

Operated by the Georgia Ports Authority, the Port of Savannah is home to the largest single-terminal container facility of its kind in North America and is the fourth busiest port in the nation. The Port of Savannah handled 9.3 percent of total U.S. containerized cargo volume and 10.5 percent of all U.S. containerized exports in FY2020. The Port of Savannah is located within 300 miles of 37.2 million residents, 11 major metro areas, eight major international airports and five major ports.

The Port of Savannah’s ideal location on the Atlantic Ocean in the southeastern part of the United States puts 65 percent of the U.S. population within a two-day drive by ground, water, rail or air.

The Port of Savannah is a major U.S. seaport located at Savannah, Georgia. As of 2021, the Port of Savannah was the fourth busiest seaport in the United States. The Port of Savannah’s facilities for oceangoing vessels line both sides of the Savannah River and are approximately 18 miles (29 km) from the Atlantic Ocean. Operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), the Port of Savannah competes primarily with the Port of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina to the northeast, and the Port of Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida to the south. The GPA operates one other Atlantic seaport in Georgia, the Port of Brunswick. The state also manages three interior ports linked to the Gulf of Mexico: Port Bainbridge, Port Columbus, and a facility at Cordele, Georgia linked by rail to the Port of Savannah. In the 1950s, the Port of Savannah was the only facility to see an increase in trade while the country experienced a decline in trade of 5%.

The Port of Savannah’s global carrier network, superior location and faster-to-market service record provide vital links to international markets. Their owner-operated terminal offers greater flexibility, and the power to tailor our services to the needs of US-based importers.

As the size of international vessels has grown, so has the need to create a port that can capably handle them. With the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), the Port of Savannah will conveniently accommodate the new standard of vessel growth for global shipping. The project, which was completed in 2022, deepened the Savannah Harbor from a depth of 42 feet to 47 feet and also extended the entrance channel by 7 miles and deepened the outer harbor for approximately 18.5 miles into the Atlantic Ocean. This deepening allows larger, more efficient container vessels to use the Port of Savannah with fewer weight and tidal restrictions. Inner harbor work at the Port of Savannah also included constructing three bend wideners and two meeting areas and enlarging the Kings Island Turning Basin at the Garden City Terminal.

With the completion of the Panama Canal expansion, the midwest has become the new battleground. Georgia Port Authority’s Mid-American Arc is an initiative that will focus on the growth of intermodal rail, extending the Port of Savannah’s reach to capture new markets ranging in an arc from Atlanta to Memphis, St. Louis, Chicago and the Ohio Valley. The Port of Savannah International Multi-Modal Connector is a key facet. This $128 million project is designed to increase rail capacity at the Port of Savannah. It will link the Garden City Terminal’s two rail yards, improving efficiency and doubling the terminal’s rail lift capacity to approximately 1 million containers each year. It will be the largest on-port rail facility of its kind on the U.S. East Coast- all within the terminal’s current footprint. Specifically, the International Multi-Modal Connector will include:

Mason ICTF track expansion with Rail Mounted Gantry (RMG) equipment
Multi-rail connect between Mason and Chatham
SR 25 Overpass
Rail crossings over Pipemaker’s Canal
Chatham ICTF track expansion

Consolidate & Ship Internationally from China via CNXtrans and Enjoy Free Warehousing Services at the CNXtrans Warehouse in China

Free Warehousing Services at the CNXtrans Warehouse

Free Unlimited Storage

CNXtrans does not charge you for storage of goods at our warehouse. Hence you can take your time to make all the orders from various suppliers that you need to make - we'll store all your goods (which have already arrived) at our warehouse until everything has arrived and you're ready to ship internationally

Free Labelling of Packages

CNXtrans does not charge you for labeling of packages at our warehouse. Whether you need us to label your packages with Amazon FBA stickers for purposes of shipping to Amazon FBA warehouses or you need us to stick on your company on your company logo, simply send the stickers to us by email (contact@cnxtrans.com) we'll stick them on for you at no charge. 

Free Repackaging Service

CNXtrans does not charge you for repackaging of goods at our warehouse. Once all your packages have arrived we'll access them for international shipping and decide how to pack them in the most efficient way as to minimize your volumetric weight and thereby minimize your international shipping costs. This may involve using a smaller package for certain items or simply combining all the items from different packages into one big package - we'll do whatever it takes to minimize your volumetric weight. 

Free Consolidation of Packages

CNXtrans does not charge you for consolidating your packages into a single shipment. This is ideal if you're buying from multiple suppliers/factories/Alibaba manufacturers but wish to have all your goods shipped together as a single international shipment in order to minimize your shipping costs. Consolidation is sometimes confused with repacking but in actual fact consolidation can come both with or without repacking. Consolidation simply refers to the act of shipping multiple packages concurrently as a single shipment - they do not all have to be combined into one big package - as long as they are shipped together (concurrently) it is considered one consolidated shipment. There is a base shipping charge (which can be thought of as a minimum shipping charge) for each shipment that you make and shipping multiple packages concurrently (which constitutes a consolidated shipment) ensures that you only have to pay this base charge once instead of paying it for every single package that is shipped separately.

 

Even without repacking them into a single package, shipping multiple packages concurrently helps you save because you are only charged the base shipping weight once. This helps reduce your international shipping costs. Naturally, if deemed appropriate for your shipment, consolidation can come with repackaging too - after assessing your shipment if we deem that combining all the items into one single large package or into fewer packages can help reduce your volumetric weight, we will do so for you at no charge.