Surabaya – Surabaya Is one of big cities in Indonesia. Surabaya is also an industrial city and one of busiest ports in the country. He also have Tanjung Perak Port, the second largest port of trades in Indonesia after the port of Tanjung Priok and also supported by Teluk Lamong Port.
For the time being the largest export and import are by sea – it’s cheaper than ship by air. Many commodities had imported or exported through Surabaya port, Tanjung Perak and Teluk Lamong i.e. cocoa, coffee, machinery, spare parts, textile etc. There are shipped by LCL and FCL.
- LCL : Less than Container Load
It used if your cargo is not enough for one container. It will be shipped combined with cargo from others company
- FCL : Full Container Load
If you’re also going to export or import by sea (FCL) for the first time, please check the size/dimension of your cargo before shipment, is it appropriate for 20’, 40’ or 40’HC.
Please also check type of container needed,
- general purpose container
- thermal container (container with temperature control)
=> Reefer container,it’s for perishable cargo (vegetables, fruits, fish, meat, etc.)
- tank container (for liquid or gas)
- platform container (Flatrack)
=> usually use for over dimension cargo likes machinery, travo, forklift etc.
You still confuse for choosing type of container and all procedure export or import for your cargo?