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LCL Shipping Services With UDS

LCL or less than container load refers to a term in the shipping industry. It describes the load of the containers that are filled with various products and goods. During shipping, the container load is often in a small volume. During those times, shipping the small volume of stock along with other items together is known as LCL. It is quite beneficial for low shipping volumes of items and is a good choice to begin trading.

LCL refers to sea shipping of cargo load whose volume is not enough to fill 20ft or 40ft containers. The delivery time of this shipping is faster as the requirement to wait until a sufficient volume is attained to fill a container no longer remains. However, during LCL shipping, the risk of contamination and logistical issues is high as freight from different suppliers is combined.

The items may even get damaged or get sent off to the wrong buyer. There are various shipping companies that include the service of LCL. Among them, UDS is one of the best. Their shipping costs are transparent, and their team provides proper guidance and assistance to their customers. This blog will talk about UDS’s LCL container shipping services and why one should choose it for their shipping.

Why Choose UDS For LCL Container Shipping?

UDS is a shipping company that offers the amazing service of LCL containers to its customers. At UDS, customer satisfaction is among our top preferences, and hence we offer affordable shipping services. Our company strives to work with integrity and honesty and ensure that your items are shipped properly without any obstacles. Some of the benefits that you might attain by choosing us to include:

LCL Shipping Services Offered by Us

At UDS, we offer the best LCL shipping service. Beginning from the loading of goods to unloading them, we take care of everything. Our team strives to live up to your expectations and provide you with an easy and fast shipping process. We hope to provide a happy and convenient experience for you so that you can remain stress-free during your shipping process with us. As mentioned before, our documentation process is quite simple and does not require extra hassle. Therefore, you must be aware of the basic documentation we require. They include:

These are the basic documentation required for the LCL container shipping service. Except for these, we do not require any other documentation. If you desire to avail of our services, make sure that you have access to the above documents for an easier and smoother process.

We provide our best to conduct the entire shipping process as fast as possible. However, despite that, sea shipping requires more time than air shipping. Therefore, by choosing our service of LCL containers, you need to wait for around six to ten weeks, depending on your destination. The time frame can be quite scary, but the price and convenient process and experience make up for it. We also offer the service of the port to door or door to door for your LCL shipping.

As a result, you can get your shipment right at your doorstep without having to collect it from somewhere else. Often it happens that companies charge an amount which is unbelievably low for their clients. During those cases, the amount is charged specifically till the unloading of goods at the port, and they will not be delivered to your doorstep. Therefore, to avoid such confusion, we offer door to door service for your shipment and ensure that your priority reaches your destination safely without any obstacles.

Choosing our service gives you the benefit of selecting a date as per your preference for the shipment. People often want to ship their products at their preferable date so that, as per their calculation, the shipped product reaches the buyer within time. However, due to excess orders and load, shipping companies are unable to abide by your preference and instead ship according to their benefit. But with us, no such problem remains. The LCL shipping at UDS allows you to state your preferable date for the shipment, and we ensure that the shipment process begins on that specific day

Tips to Avoid Custom Delays

Some customs delays are unavoidable. However, if you need to save yourself the stomach ache and avoid border control delays, take the following five steps:

Correct Certification

If any product in your shipment is regulated by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, the legislation requires you to obtain a certification confirming that it meets safety standards.

Filing for Importer Security

ISF is a confidentiality document that must be presented at the port at least 24 hours before loading foreign cargo. Plan ahead of time, as loading can take place days before departure. We recommend that you have ISF documentation ready well in advance if you want to avoid bottlenecks at customs. In ISF filing, eight elements must be reported.

Paperwork that is correct

Customs delays are frequently the result of simple paperwork errors. To avoid extra delays, make sure to represent each item in the shipment adequately.


Work with an importer to ensure proper categorization and to avoid customs delays. There are various types of import tariffs that you may be charged, so it’s critical to understand which costs are higher under which circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. Shipping via air can be extremely costly compared to other methods of shipping. However, the benefits that you will receive through air shipment are also high. The shipping process is faster and reduces the risk of damage to the goods. It is flexible as well and reduces the need for warehouses.

Yes. There are certain products that you cannot ship through air shipment. The products include:

  • Fireworks, explosives, ammunition, matches or any other hazardous or harmful item.
  • Any type of food is not allowed.
  • Cylinders are filled with compressed air or oxygen, or gases like LPG.
  • Any kind of printer ink cartridges.
  • Aerosol cans like hair spray, deodorant, paint, etc.
  • Cigarette lighters or refills for cigarette lighters
  • Medicines of any kind.
  • Cosmetics are also not allowed. They include nail polishes and removers, colognes, and perfumes.
  • Chemicals, herbicides, or pesticides of any kind.
  • Dry ice or its specimens or samples.
  • Camping equipment like gas cylinders and stoves is strictly prohibited.
  • Batteries of any type.
  • Machines that have internal combustion engines, such as lawn mowers or chainsaws or garden trimmers.

No. Even though both freight and cargo refer to the transportation of goods, cargo specifically talks about the products that are transported via ship or plane. Freight, on the other hand, is a much wider concept and comprises goods transportation using the means of road, air, ocean, and rail.

Yes. Air shipping involves complex and heavy documentation for the transportation of goods. You will need to submit your bill of lading, export declaration, contract of carriage, letter of instruction, packing list, shipping order, commercial invoice, and various other papers for the completion of the shipping process.

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    How It Work

    Easy Step To Task


    We pick your parcel from your doorstep, as soon as your parcel is ready. Book a collection with us and out specialist parcel collection driver will pick up your parcel


    At our designated warehouse unit our specialist packing team handle your parcel with care, and give it the extra padding and packing it require to continue further on it's journey.


    Once it reaches the destination our specialist parcel delivery drivers deliver your parcel to the recipients door. You receive tracking delivery confirmation


    Due to the crisis in the Red Sea, there may be considerable delays in transit times.

    The shipping companies reserve the right to levy surcharges for new shipments as well as for shipments already shipped.

    We will charge these 1:1 according to the display.