Cargo Shipping Service To Bangladesh And Bangladesh To Vietnam

1. Introduce foreign trade between Bangladesh and Vietnam

Bangladesh is a country located in South Asia, bordered by India to the north, east and west, Myanmar to the southeast, and the Bay of Bengal to the south.

The economy of Bangladesh has grown rapidly in recent years. Related to Bangladesh and Vietnam’s international trade, Bangladesh and Vietnam are members of several regional trade agreements, including the Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) and the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA), which provide a framework for increased trade and investment in the region.

Bangladesh and Vietnam have been steadily increasing their international trade in recent years. According to the World Bank, Bangladesh exported goods worth $1.96 billion to Vietnam in 2019, while importing goods worth $394 million from Vietnam during the same year.

Main export product from Vietnam to Bangladesh are electronics, machinery, textiles, agriculture products, while the main items exported by Bangladesh to Vietnam include raw jute, jute yarn, leather, and frozen fish.

Alphatrans have recognized the development of bilateral trade between Vietnam and Bangladesh so that Alphatrans have well-prepare in optimizing and tailoring solutions in flow of Vietnam and Bangladesh goods. Alphatrans is always side by side your company in handling shipments from Vietnam to Bangladesh and reverse.

2. Cargo Shipping Service To Bangladesh by Alphatrans

Bangladesh has several important ports that play a vital role in its economy by facilitating the country’s international trade. Here are the main ports in Bangladesh:

  • Chittagong Port is the largest seaport in Bangladesh and one of the busiest in South Asia. It handles around 90% of the country’s export-import trade and has 24 berths, including six container terminals. The port is well-connected to major shipping routes and provides facilities for handling different types of cargo.Some carriers have service to this port like Yangming (YML), Evergreen(EMC), Maersk, CMA, Huynhdai (HMM).
  • Mongla Port is located on the Pashur River, Mongla Port is the second-largest seaport in Bangladesh. It handles a significant amount of the country’s export-import trade and has 10 berths, including two container terminals. The port is well-connected to the hinterland through river and road transport.
  • Payra Port: Located on the Padma River, Payra Port is a relatively new seaport in Bangladesh that started operations in 2019. It has modern facilities and is being developed as a deep-sea port with the capacity to handle large container vessels. The port is strategically located near the proposed Padma Bridge and is expected to enhance the country’s trade and connectivity with the rest of the world.
  • Dhaka Inland Container Depot (ICD): Located in the capital city of Dhaka, the Dhaka ICD is an important inland port that provides facilities for handling and storing containerized cargo. It is well-connected to Chittagong Port and other ports through road and rail transport.
LCL and FCL sea freight services Bangladesh to Vietnam and otherwise

LCL and FCL sea freight services Bangladesh to Vietnam and otherwise

a) FCL-Full Container Load from Vietnam to Bangladesh and reverse

Alphatrans have experience in handling all types of container: 20DC, 40DC, reefer container, flat container with international commerce as:

  • Door to door service for FCL, trading according to EXW, FCA, DAP, DDP term that means shipment is transported from seller’s nominated address to buyer ’s warehouse
  • Port to door service for FCL, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means shipment is transported from port of loading to buyer’s warehouse.
  • Port to port service for FC, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means excluded customs procedure, inland trucking, shipment is transported from port of loading to port of discharge.

b. LCL-Less than container load from Vietnam to Bangladesh and reverse

Alphatrans have consolidation service with dimension from 1-16 CBM with multi-modes:

  • Door to door service for LCL:trading according to EXW,FCA,DAP,DDP term that means shipment is transported from seller’s nominated address, collected at container’yard and is delivered buyer’s warehouse.
  • Port to door service for LCL, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means shipment is transported from container’s yard to buyer’s warehouse.
  • Port to port service for LCL, trading according to FAS, FOB term that means excluded customs procedure, inland trucking, shipment is transported from port of loading to port of discharge.

c. Type of container-container specification

+Dry container with 20 feet (20DC), 40 feet(40DC), 45 feet(45GP) and Dry high cubes container 40HC suitable for dry commodity, non-oversized, non-perishable

Type Length(meter) Width(meter) Height(meter) Cube
Container 20DC 5.898 2.352 2.395 33.2 m3
Container 40DC 12.032 2.35 2.392 67.6 m3
Container 45GP 12.023 2.352 2.698 76.3 m3
Container 45HC 13.556 2.340 2.597 83.0 m3

+ Reffer container 20 feet (20RF), 40 feet (40RF): suitable for fresh and freezed commodity

Type Length(m) Width(m) Heighth (m) Cube (m3)
Container 20 feet lạnh 5.485 2.286 2.265 28.4 m3
Container 40 feet lạnh 11.572 2.296 2.521 67.0 m3

+ Open top container
+ Plat rack container
+ Tank container

SEA FREIGHT QUOTATION FROM VIETNAM TO BANGLADESH LCL

VIETNAM TO BANGLADESH ROUTE Sea freight (minxium 1CBM) Schedule Transit time(days)
Ho Chi Minh- Chittagong Port 200 USD included THC. Wednesday, Sunday Weekly 21
Hai Phong –Chittagong Port 160 USD included THC. Friday, Sunday Weekly 15
Ho Chi Minh- Dhaka Port 300 USD included THC. Friday Weekly 18
Hai Phong – Dhaka port 360 USD included THC. Friday, Sunday Weekly 16

SEA FREIGHT QUOTATION FROM VIETNAM TO BANGLADESH FCL

VIETNAM TO BANGLADESH ROUTES 20DC 40DC Schedule Transit time
Ho Chi Minh- Chittagong Port 500 USD 1000 USD Wednesday, Sunday Weekly 21
Hai Phong –Chittagong Port 400 USD 900 USD Friday, Sunday Weekly 15
Ho Chi Minh- Dhaka Port 600 USD 1200 USD Friday Weekly 18
Hai Phong – Dhaka port 500 USD 1000 USD Friday, Sunday Weekly 16

3. Incoterm in foreign trade between Vietnam and Bangladesh

  • FOB: (Free on Board): the seller is responsible for delivering the commodity on board the ship at the named port of shipment, and the buyer is in-charge of all transportation costs and risks from that point on.
  • EXW (Ex Works): The seller makes the commodity available at their premises, and the buyer is responsible for all transportation costs and risks
  • CIF (Cost, Insurance and Freight): the seller is responsible for the cost of commodity, insurance and freight to the named port of destination, and the buyer is in-charge of unloading the commodity and any customs duties.
  • DAP (Delivered at Place): The seller delivers the commodity to the named place of destination, and the buyer is in-charge of unloading the commodity and customs duties.
  • DDP (Delivered Duty Paid): The seller is responsible for delivering the commodity to the buyer at the named of destination, including unloading and customs clearance. The seller is also in-charge of paying all costs associated with transporting the commodity to the destination, including taxes and duties.
  • Door to door: Alphatrans’s service is afford to handling shipments by door to door at the populated cities in Bangladesh.

4. Alphatrans’s Cargo Shipping Service To Bangladesh

  • Vietnam-Bangladesh transportation by sea and reverse: all products are handled by Alphatrans excepted prohibited commodity. Alphatrans have transportation service at Bangladesh( Chittagong, Dhaka) port to Vietnam’s ports: Haiphong, Dannang, Caimep, Catlai for LCL and FCL mode
  • Customs procedures in Bangladesh and Vietnam’s border: It is convenient and time-costing for handling your shipment by Alphatrans’ offices are spread of along key economy area from South, Central and North of Vietnam and Alphatrans’s agents in Bangladesh.
  • Other service: Phytosanitary certification, certification original, fumigation, certification standard, certification regulation….

 5. Main products are exported from Vietnam to Bangladesh

– Footwear
– Textiles
– Electrical machinery
– Seafood
– Agriculture products
– Rice
-Coffee and tea

Goods are frequently imported and exported from Bangladesh to Vietnam

Goods are frequently imported and exported from Bangladesh to Vietnam

6. Must-have documents in customs clearance in Vietnam and Bangladesh

– E-customs declaration
– Commercial Invoice
– Sales Contract
– Packing List
– Bill of Lading
– Certificate of Original
– Others documents: Certification original, Fumigation, Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS),…

7. The information for quotation and handling by shipper

a) Full container Load-FCL, shipper need supply to Alphatrans:

  • MSDS for gas/liquid/powder commodity
  • Type of container
  • Volume/Weight/Dimension
  • Port of loading-POL/Port of discharge-POD

b) Less container load-LCL shipper need supply to Alphatrans:

  • MSDS for gas/liquid/powder commodity
  • Volume/Weight/Dimension of carton
  • Port of loading-POL/Port of discharge-POD

 8. Handle processing of exporting/importing commodity from Vietnam to Bangladesh and reverse

Step 1: Check information for commodity

– Check if the commodity is prohibited to export/import in Bangladesh and Vietnam

– Check if the commodity is taxed or not

– Check whether the commodity have any special transport requirements

– Check if the commodity is oversized, liquid, dangerous or not

Step 2: Sign the contract, prepare the commodity for ready export

– After step 1, seller and buyer need to sign a commercial invoice, prepare quality, quantity and other specifications of commodity, packaging and labeling them.

Step 3: Buy insurance for the commodity

The advantage of buying insurance for commodity is to reduce unlucky risks in transportation.

Step 4: Booking

According to commercial contract, Incoterm:

– whether seller or buyer book space on vessel for shipment

– what is the mode of transportation optimized in cost-saving, time-saving like inland truck, multiple transportation by air, sea, truck, rail

– Delivery conditions such as FOB, CFR, DDU, DDP …

Step 5: Customs procedures

It is obligate to customs declaration for export import commodity. Following the steps:

  • Customs declaration correctly and the character of commodity
  • Packing commodity orderly to be convenient inspection
  • Complicating the custom’s decision

Step 6: On boarding

  • Giving the carrier shipping instruction
  • Knowing the time of commodity is carried on vessel by dispatcher
  • Receiving bill of landing from carrier

Step 7: Payment

After seller giving buyer bill of landing, buyer must have payment according to payment term that is showed in commercial contract such as LC, TTR, DP, DA,

9. The notes of Sea freight services to Bangladesh

  • Checking to be sure the commodity is enough standard to be imported Bangladesh
  • Checking export tax in Vietnam
  • Being sure to Bangladesh buyer have import license in importing commodities such as foodstuff, medicine, plant, live stock
  • Completing certification original-CO from Vietnam seller to be preferential tax by Bangladesh buyer
  • Having phytosanitary certification for livestock and plant
  • Having fumigation certification for woody commodity
  • Packing commodity hardly
  • Choosing the trust Bangladesh-Vietnam transporter

10. Alphatrans is as global specialists in logistics industry with fulfillment service.

Alphatrans supply multi service from door to door, port to door, port to port from Bangladesh (Chittagong, Dhaka ) to Vietnam (Hai Phong, Cat Lai, Da Nang) and reverse. Alphatrans is your choice by:

– Fast quote:It take 15-30 minutes to get carrier schedule and tracing your shipment.

– On time customs clearance: It take 1-2 days in customs clearance at post of loading and port of discharge

– Commitment: Alphatrans has a good relationship with agents in Bangladesh, we guarantee to support freight rates, stable schedules, ensure commodity delivered to businesses quickly – safely – save

– Force of staff:  Alphatrans’ staff presents at Vietnam ports and Alphatrans’s agent in Poland for supporting anytime to your shipment

– Office and branch: Ha Noi, Hai Phong, LongAn, Ho Chi Minh, Dong Nai, Binh Duong, Cat Lai, Da Nang, Quang Ngai

11. Alphatrans’s agent system in Vietnam and Bangladesh

  • Alphatrans have cooperated with reputable carriers in all provinces and cities of Bangladesh such as DHL , FEDEX, UPS,…
  • Alphatrans have signed long-term contracts with shipping lines: OOCL, PIL, EMC, MAERSK, APL, HAPAG LLOYD, SM LINE, COSCO, CMA, MSC,..
  • Alphatrans’s staffs are experienced, proactive, flexible in handling shipment

Therefore, we will help to optimize your supply chain in terms of financial, operational and information flows. We provide a comprehensive range of services delivering your efficiency and the best satisfaction.

We will be happy to provide a door to door service, including all your import /export needs. Get a quote for your shipment, and let us ship cargo to Bangladesh or pick up cargo from Vietnam to Bangladesh

To receive best ocean freight please contact us

Kindly Contact Below For An Enquiry

Mr Tony Phu – Sale Manager

Mobile: +84 91960101 (Zalo,Viber,Line,whatapps,Wechat)

Skype: phu.logs | Mail: phu@atl.vn

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