Ship container to United States

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How much does it cost to ship containers to United States

The cost of shipping containers to the United States can vary widely depending on several factors such as the size and type of container, the origin and destination ports, the shipping route, carrier rates, fuel costs, additional surcharges, and any applicable customs duties or taxes.

As a rough estimate, shipping a standard 20-foot container (TEU) from Asia to the US West Coast typically ranges from $1,500 to $3,500, while shipping a 40-foot container (FEU) may cost between $3,000 to $6,000. However, prices can fluctuate based on market conditions, seasonal demand, and other factors.

It's important to obtain quotes from multiple freight forwarders or shipping lines to compare rates and negotiate the best deal for your specific shipping requirements. Additionally, consider factors such as transit times, service reliability, and any additional services offered when evaluating shipping costs.

Container Shipping Rate to and from United States

FCL
Santos (BRSSZ)
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
from
USD
6150
FCL
Haifa (ILHFA)
Port of New York (USNYC)
from
USD
2500
FCL
Santos (BRSSZ)
Port of New York (USNYC)
from
USD
2060
FCL
Port of Rio de Janeiro (BRRIO)
Port of New York (USNYC)
from
USD
2060
FCL
Santos (BRSSZ)
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
from
USD
6150
FCL
Port of Veracruz (MXVER)
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
from
USD
6600
FCL
Santos (BRSSZ)
Port of New York (USNYC)
from
USD
2060
FCL
Port of Rio de Janeiro (BRRIO)
Port of New York (USNYC)
from
USD
2060
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Main ports in United States

Choose the port you want to ship your container to in the United States. FCL (Full Container Load) or LCL (Less than a Container Load), take your pick and let us help you with the rest.

Port Charleston (USCHS), Port of Los Angeles (USLAX), Port of New York (USNYC), Port of Miami (USMIA), Port of Savannah (USSAV), Port of Houston (USHOU), Port of Seattle (USSEA), Port of Oakland (USOAK), Port of Chicago (USCHI), Port of Long Beach (USLGB)

Average transit time from other main countries to United States

Santos (BRSSZ)
to
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
-
28
days
Haifa (ILHFA)
to
Port of New York (USNYC)
-
18
days
Santos (BRSSZ)
to
Port of New York (USNYC)
-
26
days
Port of Rio de Janeiro (BRRIO)
to
Port of New York (USNYC)
-
24
days
Santos (BRSSZ)
to
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
-
28
days
Port of Veracruz (MXVER)
to
Port of Los Angeles (USLAX)
-
28
days

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