Cost Of Shipping a Container To Saudi Arabia

How Much Does It Cost To Ship A Container To Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabia Container Shipping Cost
Saudi Arabia Container Shipping Cost

You’re already decked out by scheduling the packing of various rooms around your hectic schedule, and now someone reminds you that you also need to research moving companies and select one. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed and frustrated as the process progresses.

Three Men And A Truck will not only provide you with top-notch expert consultation on your analysis but will also walk you through the daunting task of relocating to Saudi Arabia.

What Are the Factors That Affect the Cost of Shipping?

When planning such a large financial undertaking, cost management becomes the most important factor. You must be well-versed in all of the niches so that you can wisely plan every dollar spent, which will ultimately make a significant difference.

Some of the general factors you should consider are:

  • The nature and weight of your cargo will determine which container you use: 20′, 20′ cube, 40′, 40′ cube, flat-racked, etc. The Saudi Arabian government prohibits the import of masks, playing cards, poisons (toxins), smart cards, Pokémon toys, tobacco advertisements, counterfeit goods, and a variety of other items that require prior licensing.
  • The distance between Saudi Arabia and the United States is 7,507 miles, which is a large number in comparison to other nearby countries. This will have a direct impact on your fuel consumption per mile. To save money on fuel further, you can use different ports, like Jeddah Islamic Port, King Abdul Aziz Port, Dammam Port, or King Fahad Industrial Port Yanbu, among others.
  • Due to high demand and price increases, the peak season for moving containers should be avoided. The months of August to October are considered to be the peak moving season in the United States.

What Size of Container Is According To Your Requirements?

Clients have a variety of container requirements. All moving companies should have a variety of options to choose from, whether it’s for a refrigerated or thermally inducted environment to support their cargo.

Here are some of ours:

  • Dry freight containers/Dry storage containers;
  • Swap body containers/Swap bodies;
  • Cargo storage roll containers;
  • Intermediate bulk shift containers (IBC);
  • Drum containers/cylindrical containers.

Then some are based on the client’s ownership:

  • Individual occupancy is the basis for Full Container Load (FCL). These are exclusively booked and arrive at the destination according to the client’s time requirements. These are expensive, with prices starting at $1,045.00 for a 20′ container.
  • LCL stands for Less Than a Container Load and refers to multiple ownership. These are the most cost-effective options, with money charged per cubic meter (CBM). There are weight restrictions, and you must be considerate of the schedules of others when the shipment is delivered to the destination. Prices per CBM could start at $84.70.
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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 Saudi Arabia of up to 45,000lbs.

Full Container Load (FCL) Shipping Rates

20 ft Container$895
40 ft Container$1545

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

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

Less Than Container (LCL) Shipping Rates

LCL$85/CBM
Personal Effects$855
Household Goods$1230
International House Moving Costs

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

International House Moving Costs

Partial House (2000Lbs & Less)$655
1 Bedroom (3850 Lbs)$1285
2 Bedroom (4500 Lbs)$2265
3+ Bedroom (8750 Lbs)$3825

Container Car Shipping

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

Container Car Shipping

Sedan via RORO$1040
SUV via RORO$1160
Sedan (Container)$1370
SUV (Container)$1545

What Are the Types of Transport for Relocating Containers?

We provide air and shipping freight services from the United States to Saudi Arabia.

The air freights take 2-4 business days to arrive and have a weight limit of 3.500 pounds. Their prices could start as high as $165.00.

The shipping freights can carry up to 45,000 pounds of cargo and have a transit time of at least 37 days. Costs are also lower, with a 40′ container starting at $1,521.30.

What Other Costs Can Add Up to Your Shipping?

Our team communicates any additional costs that may arise in advance to avoid any misunderstanding.

Some of these are:

  • Custom duties
  • Container inspection fees
  • General Rate Increase
  • Inland delivery charges
  • Quarantine fees
  • Insurance

What To Do Next?

You may want to choose a company that provides all relocation services, and we are the best option available in the United States.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Important Is It to Get Insurance for My Cargo?

It’s a good idea to acquire cargo insurance for your shipment, even if it’s not required by law.

As your freight passes through numerous hands, vehicles, and ports, it is subject to a substantial amount of threat.

Cargo insurance protects you from financial loss if your products are damaged or lost. If your freight is damaged by a covered incident, it pays you the amount you’re insured for. Natural catastrophes, transportation mishaps, cargo abandonment, customs rejection, acts of war, and piracy are all examples of common occurrences that are covered.

My Container Is Being Delivered to My Home. How Much Space Is Required?

The container load determines the amount of space necessary for unloading.

Because a 20-foot container has a usable size of 25-28 cubic meters, you’ll need a lot of space to empty it. This storage space is comparable to ten or eleven conventional pallets.

What Types of Goods Am I NOT Allowed to Ship to Saudi Arabia?

The following products are subject to additional limitations when sent to Saudi Arabia:

● All shipments containing jewelry including, but not limited to, gold, silver, platinum, pearls, stones, and diamonds, etc. with a declared or commercial value of above US$5 are prohibited and will be confiscated by the customs authorities in Saudi Arabia
● Adult Toys
● Alcohol and alcohol-related items
● All kinds of religious books (including but not limited to Qur’an, Bible, etc.)
● Any item contrary to the Royal Family, Saudi Arabian or Muslim beliefs, or morality
● Any item that has a hidden camera or anything that can be used as a spying device (pens, watches, etc.)
● Any items which depict or display the female anatomy (other than for strict medical purposes)
● Chemicals, Haz and Non-Haz
● Commercial shipments containing jewelry including, but not limited to, gold, silver, platinum, pearls, stones, and diamonds, etc.
● Communications equipment
● Compact discs
● Computer components & parts
● Computer software
● Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA (Intl. Air Transport Association)
● Dates
● Diskettes
● Drugs, Prescription and Non-Prescription
● Dry Ice
● Electrical Shocker (personal use)
● Electronic Cigarettes
● Films: 8mm, 16mm & 35mm
● Films: entertainment
● Films: promotional, training
● Foodstuffs
● Goods either shipped from or manufactured in Israel are completely banned
● Grain samples
● Herbal Products
● Herbal Tea
● Items of human concealment such as masks, etc.
● Items used for gambling or games of chance
● Laser Pointers
● Magic Games
● Male Enhancement Supplements (creams, tablets, or sprays)
● Medical samples
● Medical/dental supplies & equipment
● Metal Detector (personal Use)
● Microfiche & microfilm
● Phones/modems
● Plants and Plant Products
● Pornography in any form
● Radio equipment
● Radios or parts thereof
● Seeds
● Sex toys and other items related to sex
● Spice
● Stuffed animals and Pokémon toys
● Synthetic Marijuana (K2)
● Tapes, audio cassettes
● Tapes, computer
● Tapes, video cassettes
● Tattoo Machine
● Telecommunications equipment
● Televisions, television equipment
● Tobacco and Tobacco Leaves
● Toys operated by fuel
● Video Games (containing graphic material)
● Watches that have cameras attached to them

What Is a Bill of Lading?

A shipper (someone who sources and/or owns the items, also known as a consignor) receives a Bill of Lading from a shipping company. It means the products have arrived in excellent shape and are ready to be transported. The products will then be delivered to the agreed-upon location by the shipper.

For all shipments, a Bill of Lading is necessary. The use of a Bill of Lading is required when transporting freight from point A to point B. (BoL). They’re legally binding paperwork that prove ownership of the things being transported.

Which Documents Are Necessary When Shipping to Saudi Arabia?

It’s better to look over Saudi Arabia’s import regulations to see what documents are necessary. If you do not have all of the needed documentation, your cargo may be delayed or even prevented from reaching its final destination.

To avoid delays and guarantee that your shipment arrives on time, prepare the required papers ahead of time. These are some of the most common papers required when shipping a container overseas:

● 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

Why Do FCL and LCL Shipments Have Different Transit Times?

The FCL routes and processes are both simple. After you’ve placed your items inside, the container will not be opened or changed. It is delivered promptly to the target port, as stipulated in your contract.

Dealing with several consignees, delivering items to multiple ports, and reworking cargoes are all part of LCL shipping. That process is the main reason why this type of shipment takes longer to arrive.


Shipping Containers Worldwide – Popular Routes

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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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