Importing from China and other Asian Countries
The Ultimate Guide to Importing from China and other Asian Countries
Safety Standards & Labelling
Importer & Customs Responsibilities
OEM & ODM Manufacture
Types of Suppliers
Attending Trade Shows
Supplier Process Steps
Freight Process Steps
Request for Freight Quote
Overview of Fulfillment Options
Third Party Fulfillment
Cross-Docking and Crowdfunding
A Quick Guide to Incoterms
Commercial Invoice Template
Commercial Invoice and Packing List: What You Need to Know
How Do I Estimate How Many Cartons Will Fit on a Pallet?
Should I use Freight or Parcel to ship?
Is Prime Freight going to handle communication with my supplier?
8 Common types of bills of lading
Can I use my Own Cargo Insurance?
Five Factors to Consider Looking For a Fulfillment Center
How long will it take to pick up a container from the port?
What's the purpose of a Bill of Lading?
Transportation tips During peak season
Packaging and Damage Prevention Tips
The Principles of Quality Control (QC)
How to load a container
How much cargo fits in a container?
Do I need to put my cargo on pallets?
What kind of markings should my cartons have?
What are the ocean alliances
How do I get ready for the Chinese New Year (CNY)?
What's the Chargeable Weight?
Why do Freight Costs Vary by Trade Lane?
Who do I say to My Supplier is the Consignee on the Bill of Lading ?
Trucking Charges for FCL Shipping
How is Prime Freight Incorporating GRI and PSS?
Should I be shipped by air or by LCL?
Types of Air Service
Should I ship by LCL or FCL?
Can I change the quantities I have already generated on an Amazon shipping plan?
Could I have several FBA locations in one shipment?
If I don't want all my goods shipped to Amazon, does Prime Freight offer storage?
How can I send my shipment to one fulfillment center?
How do I calculate Amazon LTL warehouse charges for Amazon FBA?
How do I calculate an Amazon FBA warehouse's UPS charges?
How will my supply chain impact Amazon Prime Day?
How do I pay Amazon for the final delivery?
Why does Prime Freight need access to my Amazon Seller Central Account ?
What is the difference between items packed individually and in case?
What is the timeline of an Amazon Shipment from the Port of Destination?
What are Amazon Shipments ' Labeling Requirements?
What are the criteria for palletization of Amazon?
Quotes and Billing
What are the costs not included in my Quotes?
What do you mean by Freight $/Unit and $/Unit?
What's included in the pickup & delivery fee?
What if the real cargo figures are different from what I entered in the quote request?
Why Is My Invoice Higher than My Quote?
Updated by Alfayriad
The same day the ocean ship arrives at port, Prime Freight Shipments will not be ready for pickup.
Because many ships have more than 10,000 containers on board, unloading the ocean vessel can take 1-3 business days.
After unloading the container and placing it in the container yard of the arrival port, an FCL (Full Container Load) shipment will be available for pickup. A shipment of LCL (less than container load) will have to be transported to a CFS (Container Freight Station) and deconsolidated before it can be picked up.
In order to avoid demurrage charges, shipments must be collected from the CFS or Container Yard (CY) before the Last Free Day.