Export To USA By Sea

Export To USA By Sea

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Looking to export to USA by sea? TSL offers a top-quality logistics service helping Australian individuals and businesses export goods to USA. Freight forwarding is an intricate and complicated process made up of hundreds of different links. These join up together, forming a chain that starts the moment your items leave their source location in Australia – and continues up until its safe delivery at its USA destination. It’s vital that your logistics provider knows what they’re doing – and has great working relationships with those in charge of each link in the chain. With TSL, that’s a given.

USA Fact File (figures from 2018-19)
: 328 million
Capital: Washington DC
Currency: US dollar
Location: North America
Bordering countries: Canada and Mexico
Distance from Australia: 11,500km at closest point
Major ports: Los Angeles, Long Beach, New York & New Jersey, Savannah
Top 3 USA imports from Australia: Beef; aircraft, spacecraft & parts; pharma products
Annual USA goods imports from Australia: AU$ 14.7 billion
Total annual goods trade between Australia and USA: AU$ 48.7 billion
Free Trade Agreement with Australia? Yes, the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA)

Goods Export: Australia To USA

When you export to USA by sea, you can expect a transit time of between 26 and 36 days, depending on your start and end points. Your goods will leave Australia at the port that makes most sense financially, logistically and geographically. Cargo will enter USA at one of the country’s 360 commercial ports. These are the top five:

1. Port of Los Angeles                                 West coast, California state
2. Port of Long Beach                                  West coast, California state
3. Port of New York & New Jersey            East coast, NY state
4. Port of Savannah                                     East coast, Georgia state
5. Port of Seattle-Tacoma                         West coast, Washington state

Cargo destined for the USA’s East coast will often make a stop at Long Beach, California, before sailing south to central America and through the Panama Canal.

TSL’s Sea Freight Services To USA

When you export to USA by sea with TSL, you’re benefitting from decades of experience of provision in the logistics industry. Our teams are ready to handle any eventuality during the carriage of your goods. Some of the subtasks we may organise are hiring a machine surveyor, carrying out shipping consultations on transport methods, packing, labelling, steam cleaning, applying for oversize permits and escort services, arranging special equipment for loading and unloading oversized items and requesting release after unlawful seizure by foreign customs authorities.

TSL’s Air Freight Services To USA

You may assume that ocean transportation is the best option for your consignment – and this could be accurate. However, after assessing your needs, our professionals may recommend you export goods to USA by air instead. This may be due to time restrictions, with air freight services to USA taking a maximum of just 6 days compared to up to 40 by sea. Air freight could be the better option because of difficulties or delays associated with clearing items through certain ports in Australia or North America. In some cases, your overseas buyer may specify that you employ air freight services to USA rather than ocean transportation methods

What TSL Will Do For You

-Find the most cost-efficient way to export goods to USA
-Strike deals with air and sea carriers and offer you reduced rates
-Cater specifically for your company’s requirements

More About Goods Exports Australia to USA

Austrade’s Guide to Exporting has lots of useful tips for those who wish to carry out goods exports Australia to USA. To find out more about how TSL can help you, please get in touch with our friendly staff in one of the following ways:
-Fill out our Free Freight Review form
-Use our Contact page
-Call us on 613 9533 8886 or 613 9525 0801
-Email us at [email protected]

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