sea freight shipping to Kenya

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Sea freight shipping to Kenya

Sea freight shipping to Kenya is your go-to shipping solution for those who wish to save big on importation.
Sea freight is transport by water. It takes up to 40 days. It is ideal for transporting large items like machinery, furniture and medical equipment. 
Some of the machinery includes massive facility in the engineering and agriculture industry. Salihiya offers both Full container Load shipping (FCL) and Less than Container shipping (LCL).
When you items can’t fill a container we send them using LCL.  Read on the difference between FCL and LCL here.
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Types of sea freight shipping to Kenya

FCL shipping to Kenya. Full Container Load Shipping to Kenya

Full Container Load (FCL)

We are able to negotiate reasonable freight rates and acquire enough space for Full container load from each place we serve because to our network of first-class carriers. Speak with us to receive a detailed quote that takes into account customs clearance.

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Less than Container Load (LCL)

Clients with comparatively modest shipments that do not fill an entire container might choose this option.We don't currently offer it everywhere we provide service. It is offered in China, India, Dubai, and Turkey. For more information, please contact Us.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the Difference between FCL and LCL When Shipping Cargo?

To move merchandise across international borders, a variety of transport methods might be used.
Depending on the size of the shipment, the cost, and the urgency of the cargo delivery, it is crucial for the importer or exporter to choose the best mode and routing.
Additionally, the importing and exporting industry uses a lot of vocabulary. All modes of transportation have unique documentation and customs procedures.
The size of the package is always a significant issue, and often, for shipments coming from outside of Europe, shipping by sea is more cheap.
Your cargo may be either FCL or LCL if you ship it by sea.
FCL : An exporter would reserve an FCL (Full Container Load) to carry their cargo if they have enough products to fill a full container load. All the items in this particular FCL container are typically owned by one shipper. They are not combined and loaded alongside products from different businesses.
The container does not have to be wholly loaded with freight if an FCL is owned by a single shipper. Half or a quarter of the container’s capacity may be filled with cargo. A shipment is referred to as an FCL shipment if it is booked by a single shipper as a single shipment. Up to 10 standard pallets can fit inside a 20-foot container, while up to 21 standard pallets can fit inside a 40-foot container.
Since the entire container does not need to be unpacked into the separate loads before delivery, FCL is delivered quicker than LCL. Additionally, it implies that delays caused by holds on goods that was packaged next to yours at the port or by customs authorities are less likely.
For LCL, it’s far more difficult and necessitates additional processes. Multiple paperwork must be processed for each container when many shipments are combined, and the items must subsequently be sorted for each customer. This process requires more time because all items must be removed from the container before customs clearance and delivery can be completed.
LCL : Less than container load (LCL) cargo is what a shipper or importer books with a consolidator to carry their goods along with the goods of other shippers when they do not have enough cargo to fill a full container.
An LCL shipment is a technique to send smaller volumes without having to pay the freight costs associated with a full container.
In order to transfer each shipment to its final destination, the consolidator organizes a fully loaded container with cargo from several shippers, consolidates the shipments, and separates the cargo there.
LCL is more expensive than FCL per unit of freight but is more affordable for importers and exporters with modest consignments.
The costs are dependent upon the CBM and weight of the consignment
One problem with this is that you won’t know what fees the shipper’s representative at the port will charge you if you purchase the items from the shipper to the arrival destination port.
Because of this, the LCL market is frequently opaque, and although freight costs may be low, terminal handling fees and documentation fees at the destination may be high if not previously discussed with the shipper.