ZOBN offers a wide range of ocean freight services. As an NVOCC and FCL management expert, we assist our customers in analyzing freight costs to determine the best mode of transport. One of the advantages of using ZOBN is that we contract with many chief carriers, so that we can offer different types of services to our clients. Having multiple schedules every week enables us in managing various needs of shippers. With volume contracts in place, we are able to offer competitive pricing in our LCL and FCL movements.
Our consolidation services offer a timely schedule for our customers who need a reliable service for their LCL cargo. Our consolidation services are based on prime carriers who have the most direct routing. We are able to coordinate the receipt of multiple orders from multiple suppliers within the country of origin. Our receiving warehouse sorts and loads the shipments into containers. Bill of lading is issued as soon as shipment is laden on board.
International air freight forwarding is a premium service offered by ZOBN. We have contracts with all major airlines around the world. By understanding each carrier’s strength and its flight capacities, we offer smart solutions to our customers based on their needs at time of booking. In addition, we have a thorough understanding of each carrier’s routing and connection programs. This enables us to make wise decisions on behalf of our shippers. Air cargo for certain types of commodities must also be properly handled. Certain commodities have a short life span, such as perishables, and we must choose the most direct routing and a carrier that is experienced in handling this type of cargo both in the air and at arrival. For general air cargo that is urgent, we closely monitor such shipments to ensure they are loaded on board and sent as scheduled.
Warehouse & Distribution
Our sufferance warehouses enable us to handle bonded cargo and the de-consolidation of containers. Whether our cargo comes in crates, cartons, bundles, pails, drums or hanging units, and no matter what the size, we handle it all with the utmost of care. We are also pleased to make available to our customers, a storage and distribution service. Once their cargo is cleared, shipments can be stored in our warehouse for distribution at a later date. While storage and distribution can be a useful extra service to our customers, we always do our best to keep your supply chain well managed for a quick turn-around time from procurement to final delivery.
Inland Transportation & Barge Service
Sufficient container trucks equipped with GPS make possible to provide our customers fast and reliable door-door service. Based on great location advantage, barge service linked between Ningbo and Jiaxing, Wenzhou realizes smooth and economic seamless connection.
The local Custom requires all shipments to be properly declared through manifestation. We are currently linked with Customs for this purpose. Shipments are reported to Customs when they arrive at all major airports, seaports. We also monitor release notification from Customs online. On occasion, Customs may require inspection of shipments. However, thanks to our active compliance program, we are often able to go through the process faster and more smoothly. Our brokers are certified professionals who assist you in complying with your import and export needs.
Cargo insurance is an important part of the logistics process. Insurance can provide financial security to our customers as well as peace of mind. ZOBN regularly goes beyond mere basic insurance for our customers. Our alliance with major insurance companies allows us to offer competitive premiums on comprehensive cargo insurance coverage for most commodities. Customers are able to choose the type of insurance that is most suited for their needs. Whether it is single insurance coverage or annual blanket policies, our representatives are ready and waiting to discuss your needs.