Welcome you join in Alphatrans’ s cargo shipping service. Alphatrans confident to bring to customer the best ocean transport service with the best cost.
Especially for exporting and importing some kind of products from USA to Viet Nam and from Viet Nam to USA, it requested some special documents from Customs and carrier such as: MSDS, FDA, CITES… and AMS, ISF. We will help to customer check and consult procedure before they ship cargo out to avoid delay in customs clearance and face less risk in paying for extra charges such as rent, demurrage, and detention fee once your shipment arrived.
1. Ocean freight service (FCL and LCL) from USA to Vietnam and vice versa.
– Door to door service (FCL / LCL): When customers buy cargo under (EXW, FCA, ..) term.
– Port to door service (FCL / LCL): When customers buy cargo under (FAS, FOB, ..) term.
– Port to port service (FCL / LCL): When customers buy cargo under (FAS, FOB, ..) and do not require customs services and trucking inland service.
2. Procedures of export shipment to USA and import from USA to VIET NAM.
Inquiries from customers are included:
– volume of cargo.
– measurement: dimension, weight…
– shipping term.
a / Alphatrans’ ds responsibility when providing the above services:
When we receive inquiry from customer: we will contact some agents to check and find the best rate, then send quotation with information as below
+ Estimated Time of Departure and Estimated Time of Arrival.
+ Tax, duty and the information relevant.
+ Free consultation on import – export policies for each item that customers require.
When customer confirm order:
- Provide and send shipment information to agent contact shipper (if importing) or contact shipper at Viet Nam (if exporting) to proceed.
- Arrange schedule follow as customer’s request
- Issuing Bill of Lading (if importing cargo)/ Arrival Notice (if exporting cargo) and update status of transportation, inform to customer about changing (if any) on time.
- For cargo shipping service to USA we have to make FDA and declare AMS as well as IFS before loading cargo on board.
- AMS is Automated Manifest System, is declared by carrier/ shipping line if loading under FCL and by co-loader if loading under LCL.
- IFS (Importer Security Filing) is declared by consignee in around 24-48 hours before loading cargo on board.
- Group of cargoes that we have to do FDA:
- Functional foods
- Dietary Supplements Products
- Pharmaceutical prescription or non-prescription
- Blood transfusion
- Medical equipment
- Equipment emitting electromagnetic radiation.
- Veterinary related products
When cargo is arrived at Port of discharge/ Delivery (POD) port:
- For exporting cargo
- receiving information from USA Agent, then inform to shipper that they can ease and confirm about type of HBL, telex or original.
- Inform back to agent release cargo.
- For importing cargo:
- Issuing Arrival Notice
- Declaration and do customs clearance.
- Deliver cargo to consignee’s warehouse.
b/ USA Agent’ s responsibility
When receiving inquiry letter from Alphatrans
- Agent will provide sea freight from shipper’s warehouse or place that customer pointed to the nearest seaport at USA (CHICAGO, NEW YORK, NORFOKL, MIAMI, HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, LOS, LONGBEACH….) to VIET NAM (HO CHI MINH, CAI MEP, DA NANG, HAI PHONG port) (under EXW, FCA… term)
- Agent will provide sea freight from the nearest seaport from shipper’s address at USA (CHICAGO, NEW YORK, NORFOKL, MIAMI, HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, LOS, LONGBEACH….) to VIET NAM port (under FAS, FOB… term)
- Agent will check and advise import tax, duty, as well as import policy at USA (under DDU, DDP… term).
When customer confirm order:
For importing cargo from USA (CHICAGO, NEW YORK, NORFOKL, MIAMI, HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, LOS, LONGBEACH….) to VIET NAM (HO CHI MINH, CAI MEP, DA NANG, HAI PHONG):
- Agent contact shipper to check cargo information, ready date and arrange booking.
- Arranging truck to pick up cargo from shipper’s warehouse to sea port of USA (CHICAGO, NEW YORK, NORFOKL, MIAMI, HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, LOS, LONGBEACH….).
- Finding the earliest schedule to VIET NAM (HO CHI MINH, CAI MEP, DA NANG, HAI PHONG) port.
Issuing Bill of Lading (and update status of transportation, inform to customer about changing (if any) on time.
For exporting cargo from VIET NAM (HO CHI MINH, CAI MEP, DA NANG, HAI PHONG) to USA (CHICAGO, NEW YORK, NORFOKL, MIAMI, HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, LOS, LONGBEACH….).
Receiving information from ALPHATRANS, update to consignee in USA.
Issuing Arrival Notice to consignee.
Checking and advising import duty and tax to consignee.
Do customs clearance and deliver cargo to consignee’s warehouse (if any).
3. Schedule of ocean freight from VIET NAM to USA.
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – New York: 41 – 43 days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Charleston: 36 – 40 days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Baton Rouge: 24 – 28days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Brownsville: 27- 31 days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Toledo: 23 – 27 days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Stockton: 23 – 27days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – San Francisco: 29-33days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Portland: 36 – 40days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Port Arthur: 36 – 40days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Orange: 19 – 23days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – New Orleans: 48 – 52days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port– Los Angeles: 19 – 23days
- Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port – Chicago: 30 – 35 days
4.Schedule of ocean freight from USA to Vietnam.
- New York – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 40 – 43days
- Charleston – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 38 – 42days
- Baton Rouge – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 26 – 30 days
- Brownsville – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 30 – 33days
- Toledo – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 25 – 29days
- Stockton– Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 27 – 30 days
- San Francisco – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 30 – 35days
- Portland – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port: 38 – 42days
- Port Arthur – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port:38 – 42 days
- Orange – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port:21 – 25 days
- New Orleans – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port:50 – 54 days
- Los Angeles – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port:21 – 25 days
- Chicago – Hai Phong/ Ho Chi Minh Port:32 – 36days
5.List of commodities those are usually shipped from USA to Viet Nam.
Below are some of the main products you can too imports and export from US to Vietnam:
– Electronic equipment
– Machines, engines, and pumps
– Steel and iron, etc…
– Human-made staple fibers
– Steel or iron products
Here is another category of emerging export and imports to Vietnam from US that you may be interested in (Meat and fish, Alcoholic beverages, umbrellas and walking sticks, Plaiting products,..)
6.Carriers for ocean freight service from USA to Vietnam and vice versa and agents of Alpha Trans in USA.
In addition, Alphatrans cooperates with many of the largest and most prestigious shipping lines in the world such as MCC, MSC, YML, OOCL, COSCO, WANHAI, CMA CGM, MOL, HAPAG LLOYD, v.v…, we also have agents (American Freight INC, American Freight forwarders INC, Magaya Alacat, American Fast Freight, …) in USA. This is superb convenient for delivering to domestic locations in USA. You can keep track of all your bookings and get notified immediately of any changes in shipment status.
7.Alphatrans’ s vision and value that we bring to customer.
We always try to improve our service and update the changing of customs policy day by day. Then we will inform to customer know and can handle smoothly all shipment with efficient service and competitive cost.
Win-win co-operation relation with all partner and customer: we always consider that benefit and responsibility will be shared the same among parties.
Sharing knowledge and experience: in procedure to handle shipment, we always update and inform information. We also explain to customer any information that customers do not understand.
Safety transportation your cargo: By combination logistics technology, expertise, and the world’s best freight forwarders, Alphatrans ensures safe and real-time operations, right in your browser.
Support and tracking your cargo 24/7: we always follow your cargo, checking on website and checking with partner involved directly to know where is cargo? When does cargo arrive? … and update to customers timely.
Finding the best solution for all case increasing: when trouble happen, we do not left customer alone but combine with customer to find solution and share damage together.
Saving and optimal cost for all shipment: for every inquiry that customer sent to us, we usually check and find the best cost, but still guarantee good services.
To receive best ocean freight from USA to Vietnam 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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