Stable and competitive rail rates can save you up to 70% compared to air


LCL IMPORT FREIGHT RATE  - based on Wuhan or Xi'an rail terminal up to our Dartford CFS

FREIGHT RATE:                    USD 120 per 1cbm / 500kgs   (minimum USD120 per shipment)
TERMINAL HANDLING:      GBP   15 w/m                               (minimum GBP  30 per shipment)

For those more familiar with per kilo rates this equates to just USD 0.24 per kilo / 2000cm3

Rate valid from 1.9.19 to 30.4.20


The above rates are based on non hazardous stackable cargo and are subject to customs clearance and final delivery.

Ex Works rates available on request (collection +1-4 day's transit time dependent on location).

Rates and service for delivery direct to mainland Europe also available on request.

All business is conducted in accordance with BIFA standard trading terms and conditions (latest edition).

INSURANCE   Davies Turner are able to offer competitive cargo insurance cover for goods arranged  via Rail. Please note that should you already have marine insurance cover, this will NOT apply to rail movements and specific insurance should be arranged.

TERMS OF SHIPMENT   Ex works factory terms  are recommended for import rail shipments to assist with the control of movement and ensure LCL cut off is met, although FCA Wuhan terms are available if you prefer (under FCA terms, shipper is responsible for all local charges up to departure Wuhan rail terminal).

If you have historically bought on FOB terms for your ocean movements and wish to change to EXW terms for rail movements,  we recommend you re-negotiate with your supplier to obtain the relevant reduction in costs which will help offset the additional cost of arranging via rail on Ex works terms.

QUOTATION INFORMATION   Information required to quote for an import rail movement

• Product description.
• Supplier name and address of where the goods are to be collected from, along with ZIP code (If Ex works)
• Number of packages , weights and sizes.
• Package type (e.g. pallets, cartons etc), whether they are stackable or not.
• Door delivery address including post code.
• Date when goods should be available along with required delivery date (if available).

CONTACT   For exw charges, full container load (FCL), European shipments, export movements - please get in touch with our experienced rail team who will be able to provide you with a quick and competitive quotation. 

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