Import/Export Process

We calculate for you how high the import and export costs are and what has to be considered regarding documentation, customs clearance and taxes.

Exporting or Importing goods is very time consuming as you need to do a lot of paperwork (law, restrictions, taxes, etc.)and documentation. We assist you to select the right freight partner for a smooth process.

1. Freight costs overview

We have a specialized freight partner who will assist you in certifications, documentation, law restrictions, insurance, tax levies and obviously incoterms.

Freight costs is very time consuming and can lead to unpleasant surprises because you must pay attention to a lot of details regarding documentation.

Especially when you have to import the raw material and export the finished good, you can easily overpay or risk legal exposure for noncompliance. Furthermore, in the initiation you might import your machines for the operations.

We will make a calculation of how much the freight to Mexico would cost and determine to which Incoterms (find below a description) the products should be shipped, which will ensure high quality standards and no delays. 

With our specialized freight partner who has a lot of experience in sea, train, and air freight, we ensure a smooth process in import and exporting your goods and machines.

2. Calculation of freight costs

Below, you will find several factors which we have to take into consideraton when calculating your freight costs. 

Regarding products:

Regarding costs:

Import / Export costs for:

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do you want to know how to Calculate your Freight Costs?

Contact Us to find out and analys what import and export costs you will face if you expand to Mexico. We have already calculated some numbers for you!

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3. What are incoterms

Incoterms are international standards that define the obligations between buyer and seller in a national or international commercial exchange (transfer of ownership).

Depending on the incoterm chosen, the seller or buyer will have a different right or duty to pay customs, transport or insurance fees.

Each Incoterm has different regulations. We will look which term would be the best fit for your company.

4. Most common Incoterms

Cost, Insurance Freight

With the FOB Incoterms, the seller takes care of export customs clearance. The seller is responsible for the risks and transport costs from his warehouse until the goods are loaded on the ship at the port of shipment agreed with the buyer.

FOB

Cost, Insurance Freight

The seller is responsible for the risks and transport costs from his warehouse until the goods are loaded on the ship at the port of shipment agreed with the buyer.

The seller should also bear the costs of transporting the goods to the port of landing at the agreed destination and must insure the goods for loss and damage during the entire transport. However, the risk of damage or loss to the goods shall pass to the buyer.

The same applies to any costs that may arise after the seller has delivered the goods to the port of shipment. The seller may subscribe to the minimum insurance coverage.

CIF

Free Alongside Ship

The seller has fulfilled his obligations as soon as the goods have been delivered to the agreed loading dock, next to the ship that will take care of the transportThe seller must still handle customs clearance procedures. The buyerwill bear all transport costs and will also be responsible for the risks of loss or damage that the goods may suffer until delivery at destination.

FAS

Carriage and Insurance Paid To

The seller is responsible for the risks and transport costs from his warehouse until the goods are loaded on the ship at the port of shipment agreed with the buyer.

The seller should also bear the costs of transporting the goods to the port of landing at the agreed destination and must insure the goods for loss and damage during the entire transport. However, the risk of damage or loss to the goods shall pass to the buyer.

The same applies to any costs that may arise after the seller has delivered the goods to the port of shipment. The seller may subscribe to the minimum insurance coverage.

CIP