the Philippines from the U.S.A. and Canada.
Worldwide offers LCL and FCL shipping service to Cebu and Manila
or Returning Citizens to Philippines - How
Ocean Shipping Works
you are moving to the Philippines for work, or are a
citizen, we make shipping to Philippines easy and worry
free. UBox Worldwide
ships to Philippines via
consolidated ocean containers. Your shipment will
placed into a container with other cargo which lowers the cost of
shipping. Our LCL (less
than container load) service is warehouse to
means, that you
deliver to one of our 26 drop off warehouses in the United States or
Canada and pick up at the local warehouse in your destination
city. This method of shipping saves you money. Pick
your residence and door delivery can sometimes be arranged at
Shipping to Philippines from the U.S. and Canada
UBox Worldwide offer
full container load
service to Philippines at a fraction of the cost of full service
movers. Ocean containers are available in 20' and 40' lengths
fit your household goods and vehicles. Please email us at
info@uboxworldwide for more information about shipping containers to
Philippines or other destinations in Asia.
Shipping Rates to Philippines start at $8.00 USD per cubic foot with a
minimum of $270
vary by origin and destination cities. The example
the rate from the Los Angeles warehouse
to the Manila
Sea Freight has
a minimum charge per
shipment. This means you
must pay the minimum rate for anything that measures less than 35 cubic
feet. Weight is not a factor in ocean shipping, but we do
need and accurate weight and measurement, if you would like a truck
pick up quote.
an example, 36 cubic feet is
equal to 12 boxes that are 18" x 18" x 16"
to Get a Rate Quote for
rates are based on the cubic volume of the shipment because you are
paying for the space your shipment takes up in the container.
to get an accurate rate quote you will need to know the L" x W" x H"
of each box. Multiply the L" x W" x H" and divide
to get the cubic foot volume of each box and add the sums
together for the total cubic volume.
use our instant
calculator and it will do the
work for you.
of Cargo Accepted
cargo must be boxed, crated or palletized and must be packaged
properly in order to be accepted for shipping. We handle personal
effects and commercial cargo. Personal effects
are usually considered to be owned by the person that is both the
shipper and the consignee. If you will not be present in the
when your shipment arrives, we suggest shipping c/o the
person you designate to pick up the shipment on your
behalf. There is usually no duty assessed on
effects, but it varies by country and individual circumstance, so
please check with your local consulate or customs office.
The most cost effective
to ship is to ship loose
boxes. This means that each individual box is measured and
handled separately. The safest way to ship is to palletize
shrinkwrap your entire
shipment. Your boxes will be placed on a heat treated wooden
pallet and wrapped in plastic. Palletizing will increase your
freight costs anywhere from 30 - 100%, because the entire shipping
package including the pallet is measured from the bottom to the highest
It is best to make sure that all of your boxes are the same
and fit evenly on a 48" x 48" pallet in order to keep the cost down.
Marine cargo insurance
available at a cost of $2 per $100 of
the packing list value with a minimum $75 . We have had a major change
in risk coverage recently .We have been able to obtain "all risk"
coverage, meaning coverage for breakage and all other perils provided
that your goods are fully packaged and protected . The insurance
coverage will fully inspect this requirement before honoring a
claim. A word of caution here...I have seen other
that steamship carriers offer free insurance up to $500 per
package. Sorry, it isn't so. What they are
mistakenly referring to, are the limitations of liability afforded
carriers under international maritime law which is $500 per
package/freight unit. This means that if
the carrier is negligent for a loss, then they are obligated to pay
only $500 per unit although the value of the unit may be $10000.
"negligence". There are many losses that are not considered negligent,
whereby the carrier is not responsible. These include Acts of
God, Heavy Weather, Tsunamis, Stranding, General
Average Strikes, Acts of War, improper packaging for export, etc.
Bottom line, no matter what you read, there is no free insurance.
Ocean rates are based
the cubic space in the ocean container that the cargo occupies with the
cost varying, depending upon the country and city destination. Our rate
covers warehouse receiving, tallying,
loading into container, documentation and ocean transport. These costs
are included in your box rate. There will be local
warehouse release per custom of the port. These charges are customarily
collected from the consignee at the delivery port but can sometimes be
It is also important to understand that customs clearance,
duties and taxes, if any, are the obligation of the receiving
consignee; however, in most countries it is
possible to clear customs yourself and normally duty is not levied on
your own used personal effects. We cannot be held responsible for
customs entry, but
our delivery agent can offer this service at additional cost should you
choose. Lastly, minimum charges are standard in the ocean
transport industry and
warehousing facilities. We attempt to keep these as low as possible and
they are indicated in the country rates.
here for an Instant
THAT WE DO NOT ACCEPT FOR SHIPMENT:
DRUGS AND OTHER PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES
LEWD, OBSCENE OR PORNOGRAPHIC MATERIALS
PERISHABLES / FOOD
18" X 18" X 16" (3 cu.
for linens, toys, clothes, etc.
18" x 18" x 24" (4.5 cu. feet)
for electronics blankets, pillows, lampshades etc