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Customized logistics solutions, your logistics expert in China
China is France's largest trading partner in Asia and France's second largest supplier. Bilateral trade between the two countries has grown to $62.9 billion in 2018. If you're planning to increase that number and import from China to France, you've come to the right place.
On the VIPUTRANS page you can find information on the logistics of international sea, air and rail. Under our guidance, you can fully understand what kind of goods are suitable for what kind of transportation method, which will make you spend less time and cost to transport your goods.
Shipping services from China to France provided by VIPUTRANS are:
◪Air freight from China to France
◪Rail freight from China to France
◪Sea freight from China to France
◪Truck freight from China to France
◪Additional shipping service
If you want to choose a faster way, here we have recommendations for you: Air Freight.
There are 2 different ways of air freight as well, they vary in some ways:
In price and speed, as well as service:
· Traditional Airfreight: for instance, Air Canada, Air China, Air France
· Express Airfreight: for example, UPS, DHL, TNT, FedEx ...
Tips: Air freight will be the best option if
· Your cargo is less than 2 m³
· If you have a deadline requirement
The airlines specify that when the cargo is small and heavy, it is calculated by actual weight; when it is large and heavy, it is calculated by volume. In centralized consignments, a shipment consists of several different pieces of cargo, both light, and heavy blister cargo.
Calculation: Volumetric weight = (length cm * width cm * height cm) / 6000 or 1CBM*167KG
The chargeable weight is calculated using the total gross weight or total volume weight of the whole batch of goods, according to the higher of the two.
· PEK – Beijing Capital International Airport
· CAN – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
· PVG – Shanghai Pudong International Airport
· SHA – Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
· CTU – Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
· SZX – Shenzhen Baoan International Airport
· KMG – Kunming Changshui International Airport
· CDG - Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport
· LYS - Lyon-Saint Exupéry Airport
· TLS - Toulouse Blagnac Airport
· BVA - Paris Beauvais Airport
· RUN - Réunion Roland Garros Airport
At 11:23 a.m. on April 21, 2016, the first Wuhan-Lyon special railway, which was fully loaded with electronic products, mechanical parts and clothing, arrived at Venischer train station near Lyon after 11,300 kilometers.
On April 6, the first China-Europe train bound for France departed from Wuhan Wujiashan Railway Station, exited at Alashankou, and traveled westward, passing through seven Eurasian countries including Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, and Germany, and finally arrived in France. Lyon - the European end of the "Silk Road".
The China-Europe-France shuttle train once again connected the long-established "Silk Road" and promoted trade and personnel exchanges—people-to-people exchanges between China and European countries. Now, with the whistle of the train, along the New Silk Road, it takes only 15 days to travel from Wuhan to Lyon！The price of rail transportation is cheaper than air transportation, and the transportation speed is faster than sea transportation.
Types of containers by sea：
20'GP, 33 cm3 capacity, 20 feet container for general purpose
40'GP, 67 cm3 capacity, 40 feet container for general purpose
40'HC, 76 cm3 capacity, 40 feet high cube container
LCL Less than a full container, when you are shipping a small volume of goods, this will be the best choice for you.
FCL means you are going to be charged with the whole container, and meantime you can use all the space of the container.
Here are a few examples of the time involved in transporting a shipping container from China to France.
· Ningbo to Fos-sur-Mer – 41 days FCL
· Ningbo to Le Havre – 38 days FCL
· Shanghai to Le Havre – 34 days LCL, 37 days FCL
· Shekou to Le Havre – 38 days FCL
· Shenzhen to Le Havre – 39 days LCL, 46 days FCL
· Tianjin to Fos-sur-Mer – 41 days FCL
· Zhuhai to Fos-sur-Mer – 20 days FCL
For both countries, China and France, we are flexible thanks to our fleet of trucks. That’s why, we are able to manage trucking service, LTL as well as FTL :
As container, LTL or less than Truckload, is referred to load stands for less than the capacity of the truck. Naturally, the pricewill be based on the space used.
On the other hand, FTL or Full Truckload shipping refers to when customers has enough goods to fill the truckload. In reality, some clients use it to save time, because the shipment will be delivered faster.
The shipping time from China to France is about 30 days.
Thanks to our global network, we can store your goods in all major cities in China. Our company is proud to offer storage solutions with a variety of storage options to suit your needs.
Our facility is multi-user, which provides a lot of flexibility. You can also opt for custom and unique warehouses. Whether you need the highest level of valuable cargo storage security, or refrigerated storage services, we offer a complete warehouse service monitored by our skilled staff
We can store your goods in China before departure, but we can also store them in France before delivery.
Our Packing/Unpacking Services
Packaging is an essential and critical step in any shipping process. In order to optimize shipping conditions and for the safety of your cargo, professional packing services are strongly recommended. Our packaging experts will work with you and your product's characteristics and provide solutions for packaging options to ensure safe shipping and delivery.
We negotiated with the best-certified insurers to select the most attractive package for our clients, both in terms of cost and safety. We propose moving insurance because it is really important that our customers may be insured in case of incidents.
Insurance fee is 0.3% of your cargo value.
If you have any questions about shipping from China to France, please contact:
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