Ocean LCL Imports
$179.00 Filing of Single Commodity Entry with US Customs;
$10.00 per harmonized code for additional commodities;
5% surcharge on any outlays related to clearing and release including:
duties based upon the Harmonized Tariff System classification and value;
costs of US Customs import bonds;
shippers remaining obligations to carriers or terminals;
any other assessments requiring payment for the preservation or release of the cargo.
Additional Information on Port to Port Costs:
ISF 10+2 filing is required before the origin loading of cargo. If not filed by the originating Forwarder the cost of filing is $49.95 plus the bond outlay and outlay surcharge.
Most ocean unloading terminals charge several hundred US Dollars of various destination handling charges.
Delivery / Release terminals typically charge $60.00-$75.00 USD
After typically 5 free days, storage fees of a minimum of $35.00 per day are collected before release of cargo;
If the container is selected for inspection, the a charge of $50.00 plus the fee assessed by the terminal is applied.
Release & Delivery:
Upon release and issuance of Delivery Order, importer can collect cargo from terminals open generally from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
At additional cost, delivery can be arranged by commercial freight truck.
Lift gate and residential delivery accessorial services are available to most destination.
All filings with US Customs are submitted by licensed US Customs Brokerages.