When you have to export your products you will need to use an export packaging services. All export packing companies can differ in the services which they are going to offer you. You should always check with the company that you are going to use that they have the services that you are going to need to export your goods.
Many export packing companies will offer warehousing solutions for your cargo. It is likely that you goods will need to be stored somewhere up until it is being shipped out; if this is the case then you will need to choose a company which will be offering you warehouse storage. You will also need to check with the company that they will be able to offer you the correct type of storage for your products.
Design & Manufacture
Depending on the goods which you are going to need exporting, you will need to check that they have the correct packaging solutions for your goods. Many different export packing companies will design and manufacture the packaging for your goods. You should look for an export packing company which will be offering you these services, as the cases or crates will be designed specifically for your cargo meaning that your cargo will arrive to the next destination in perfect condition. If your export packing services do not mention designing and manufacturing the packaging especially for your cargo, it may mean that they will just be using timber packing cases which are not designed to fit your cargo especially.
Most export packing services will complete the whole process; from packaging the cargo up until the cargo is shipped. You should check with the export packing company that they will be taking control of ensuring that your cargo is being shipped safely. They should be able to offer you transportation services for your cargo to get to the where it is being shipped. This shouldn’t be a problem for most export packing services as they are usually located near good transport links. They should also sort out all the documentation for your cargo; this should include the customs documentation and insurance documents. If your cargo does not have the correct documentation then this could lead further problems and there may even be a risk that you could lose full entitlements to your cargo.
Before you sign any paperwork and sign over your cargo to an export packing service, you should sit down with the project manager and discuss the plan for your cargo in detail and what you expect of their services and the time management.
John uses an Export Packing service for his company to run smoothly. For more information on export packing services go to http://www.imexportservices.co.uk/