Cost of shipping a container to Guyana

How Much Does It Cost To Ship A Container To Guyana?

Guyana Container Shipping Cost
Guyana Container Shipping Cost

The cost of shipping a container to Guyana can range widely, and this is due to a number of factors. There are factors like the size of the container to be shipped, the number of containers, the distance between other countries, and many other factors. If you choose to work with Three Men And A Truck, you will get the best deal possible. Shipping a container to Guyana just got better.

Factors That Affect The Cost Of Shipping To Guyana

There are five main factors that would affect the cost of shipping a container to Guyana. These factors are:

  • The volume and weight of the items to be shipped. An increase in weight or volume will lead to an increase in cost.
  • The type of transportation used. Transportation of cargo by air is faster but will increase the cost of shipping when compared to shipping by sea.
  • Distance. The distance from the original country to Guyana will affect the cost of shipping.
  • The destination port. Import fees in Guyana range from 5% to 20% of the cost of the cargo, the insurance on the cargo, and the freight.
  • The peak period of shipping items to Guyana is between August and October, and in very busy years can stretch to December. Shipping during this period can affect the cost of shipping.

Which Size Of Shipping Container Works Best For Me?

Knowing the appropriate size of a shipping container that will meet your shipping needs can be confusing. Fortunately for you, we did the math. The contents of a three-bedroom house can fit into a 20ft shipping container, assuming the occupants of the house weren’t hoarders. A 20ft shipping container, alternatively, can contain 50 fridges or 100 washing machines. If you know your intended cargo is more than this estimation, it would be a good idea to look into using a 40ft container.

These estimations assume your items will fill the container. This kind of shipping is called Full Container Load (FCL). There are situations where a person’s cargo doesn’t fill a container. Three Men And A Truck has provisions for that, and it is called Less Than Container Load (LCL). In LCL, shipments from different clients are aggregated into a single container and exported. The cost of shipping in LCL is calculated by cubic meters.    

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Average Container Shipping Rates Estimates

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

FCL shipping is best for transporting lots of boxes, pallets and anything which will require a full container shipping to Guyana of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container$1634
40 ft Container$1868

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL shipping is more affordable way to transport less than container load shipments to Guyana.

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL$135/CBM
Household Goods$940
Personal Effects$735
International House Moving Costs

International house moving to Guyana services – quick, easy and cheap.

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less)$855
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs)$2807
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs)$3804
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs)$4500

Container Car Shipping

International auto transport services to Guyana via RoRo and container ships. Ship cars, trucks, suvs, atv’s, boats, RV’s, heavy equipment and more.

Container Car Shipping

Sedan (Container)$1868
SUV (Container)$1957
Sedan via RORO$1075
SUV via RORO$1157

Understanding The Different Types Of Freight Transportation

The primary methods of freight transportation are sea, air, ground, and rail. The first two are the modes of transportation that are most applicable to international shipping. Both sea and air freight transportation are used to export items to Guyana. The choice of method depends on the kind of item being shipped.

Shipping a container to Guyana is commonly done by sea. The container is transported by sea, and it arrives at the seaport where it is offloaded, cleared by the authorities, and then sent to the intended destination usually by road.

There is also the option of freight transportation by air. It can be quicker than sea transportation, but it is usually more expensive. Smaller items, or items that are time-sensitive, will benefit from freight by air.

Additional Shipping Costs

There are usually additional shipping costs when shipping a container anywhere. The additional shipping costs to expect are:

  • Insurance: Insuring items add to the overall cost of shipping.
  • Custom fees: Guyana has import fees ranging from 5% to 20%, and that excludes the 14% VAT placed on all items in the country. These are additional shipping costs to keep in mind.
  • Inspection: You might be charged for inspection of the shipped items.
  • General Rate Increase (GRI): This is an adjustment of freight rates across specific trade routes. If the demand for shipping on the Guyana route increases, shipping costs might also increase.
  • Delivery Times: The delivery times can add to shipping costs. If express shipping is required by a client, there will be additional costs.

What’s Next?

 The number of variables to consider when shipping a container can bring anxiety, but there is a way to tackle this task. Contact Three Men And A Truck for a free quote. You read that correctly, our quotes are free. You can fill the online form or call us at (888) 908-6496

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Do FCL and LCL Shipments Have Different Transit Times?

The FCL routes and procedures are straightforward. The transport employees will not tinker with your items once they have been put inside the container. Your container will be delivered to its final destination port or the location specified in your contract.

On the other hand, LCL shipping is more complicated. The container will be unloaded and loaded at different ports since it holds belongings from a variety of people or enterprises. That is why LCL shipments typically take longer to arrive than FLC shipments for this reason.

Which Documents Are Necessary When Shipping to Guyana?

Make sure you have all of the necessary import paperwork to clear customs and adhere to all applicable laws and regulations. For a successful import and export procedure, knowing what papers to prepare is critical. The import paperwork required is influenced by the government’s general trade policy, the sort of items being imported, and the specific commodities being imported to Guyana.

Some of the most common documents required for international container transportation are listed below:

● Commercial and Proforma Invoices
● Bills of Lading
● Packing List
● Shipper’s Letter of Instructions (SLI)
● Automated Export System (AES) Filing
● Certificate of Origin (CO)
● Incoterms
● Safety Data Sheet (SDS)
● Operational Instructions
● Shipping Under a Letter of Credit

Do I Need to Be Present When My Container Is Delivered?

You are not required to be present when the container arrives. You could ask someone to supervise the procedure and sign the paperwork on your behalf. However, we recommend that you be there when the container is delivered so you could sign the documents to prove that you already received the cargo.

However, if no one is around to accept the container, the transport crew will most likely place it in the most convenient location and will adhere to your shipping agreement’s instructions/requests.

What’s the Difference Between a Freight Forwarder, a Broker, and an NVOCC?

A freight forwarder is a firm that organizes commercial conveyance for other companies’ items. Depending on the trade and transportation criteria agreed upon, such as the Incoterms from the International Chamber of Commerce, the freight forwarder is typically liable for shipments until they reach their destination.

Customs brokerage is responsible for understanding all export and import laws and regulations and ensuring that they are obeyed to make exporting products as straightforward as possible for individuals and businesses.

Container sales, packing, and transit to gateway ports are all part of the NVOCC’s operations. Personnel at the NVOCC are in charge of issuing bills of lading and delivering products throughout the world. They collaborate with shipping companies to ensure that a specific number of units are moved each year. In exchange, the shipping firm gives discounted prices to NVOCC members. NVOCC climbed to the top of the container trade manufacturer rankings as a consequence.

What Types of Goods Am I NOT Allowed to Ship to Guyana?

Be sure to visit Guyana’s official website first if you’re exporting products there. This saves you time and money by preventing you from packaging things that might cause a delay or increase shipping expenses.

To give you a clearer sense of what you can’t bring to Cuba, here are some examples:

● Acids
● Batteries, Haz
● Bearer Documents
● Bio Products, Haz
● Biological Substance Category B (UN3373)
● Cell Phones
● Chemicals, Haz
● Corrosives
● Cosmetics, Haz
● Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
● Drugs, Non-Prescription
● Flammables
● Gases
● Ice, Dry
● Ice, Wet
● Infectious Substances
● Liquor, Haz
● Log and timber products from Liberia
● Magnetized Materials
● Oxidizers
● Paints, Haz
● Perfume, Haz
● Poisons
● Radioactive material
● Seeds
● Soil
● Toiletries, Haz

Can I Track My Container While It Is in Transit?

The position of your container might be traced via a satellite link. It is also possible to employ GPS tracking systems, such as those found in most vehicles.

But some companies now provide their own private container tracking systems. They can maintain track of their fleet’s ships’ exact position at all times.

Through the use of a freight tracking system, clients are also kept fully informed about the status of their cargo. You may track the position of your cargo container online, or you can be notified via phone or email.

What Is a Bill of Lading?

A bill of lading is necessary when shipping freight. The bill of lading (BOL) serves as a freight receipt, an agreement between a freight carrier and a shipper, and a title document. The bill of lading is a legal document that gives the driver and carrier all of the information they need to properly handle and charge the transportation of goods.


Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

Three Men And A Truck can help you ship a container from anywhere in the world to Guyana:

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Congo to Guyana
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Czech Republic to Guyana
Denmark to Guyana
Djibouti to Guyana
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East Timor to Guyana
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El Salvador to Guyana
Equatorial Guinea to Guyana
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Gabon to Guyana
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Written by Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is a moving professional and relocation expert that has more than 10 years of experience in the moving industry. With a background that includes working in virtually every aspect of the company, he has distinguished himself as an integral part of our operations with expertise in all things related to moving.

If you have any questions about moving, our services, or anything else you think he may be able to help with, you can contact Chris by emailing him at Chris@threemenandatruck.net

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