Container Shipping to France

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International Container Shipping to France

When shipping your goods to another country, you'll want to import them economically. Get here all required information about rates and shipping services to help you make your container shipping process as easy as possible. Look through the information on free trade zones, customs requirements and rates on shipping your containers to France.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in France: Lyon, Marseilles, Nantes, Paris, Toulose.

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France joined WTO in 1995.

Import documents required are the following: certificates of origin; certificate of origin form a; commercial invoices; dangerous goods certification may apply; airway bill or bill of lading; and import permits.

Foreign Free Trade Zones (Ports)
France is subject to all European Union free trade zone regulations and arrangements. These allow member countries to designate portions of their customs territory as free trade zones and free warehouses. France has taken advantage of these regulations in several specific instances.

When thinking of using FCL shipping option (20’ and 40’ containers), you should keep in mind the following advantages:
1) The container volume is all at your disposal;
2) You don’t have to have to wait for your order being consolidated with other orders shipped to the same destination;
3) Mind that your goods will stay in the container from the time of loading in the origin port to the time of unloading at the destination.

Here are the estimated costs on importing your container from United States to the ports in France:

 20’ Container 40’ Container Transit Time 
 East Coast - Fos $1,391.00 $1,391.00 n/a
 West Coast - Fos $3,281.00 $4,236.00 n/a
 East Coast - Le Havre $1,100.00 $1,183.00 15
 West Coast - Le Havre $2,215.00 $2,750.00 26

To get the full cost of transportation you should add the following:

- Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF Charges) - $90 - $180
- Wharfage - $3 per MT
- Bill of Lading - $50
- Drayage from Terminal to Your Door (depends on the distance) - $220 (minimum) for 20’ and $235 (minimum) for 40’ container
- Fuel Surcharge - starts at $40
- Shipper's Declaration (Over $2,500.00) - $50
- Allowance for Industrial Goods - $100 - $150
- Hazardous Material - $100

Please note that these charges are subject to change. Request an online quote to get the fresh rates.