Plastic injection mold shipping tips

What information you should request for plastic mold shipping from you China mold supplier?

You should ask for the plastic mold package information such as mold size, mold weight and mold package box size and commercial invoice. The mold package box should be used plywood material, this will save lots of paper work and inspection as well as time compare to use fumigation wooden box. Normally for the export mold, your supplier should offer the FCA trade term at list, then you can have your forwarder for the shipping. Sure some of mold makers will offer the mold shipping servive such as SEASKYTOOLING Group Limited.

If  the trade term is FOB or FCA, the package information and commercial invoice have to be offered to your shipping forwarder.

What kind of job you should ask your supplier to support if it is FCA trade term or FOB trader term?

Your plastic mold factory should offer the custom declare document for China custom and ship the molds to the warehouse what your forwarder booked for you.  Normally China custom need the plastic mold picture, this should be prepared otherwise it is too bad to disassemble the box in the warehouse located in custom.

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Tips for plastic mold CIF trade term

For the CIF trade term, China mold supplier will offer the plastic mold to the port of consignee. Sure your China mold factory will offer all of the service on FOB and transport the molds to your pointed port and undertake the risky during the transport. Sure you should have your forwarder or your company to clean the custom in your port located where your goods arrived.

Tips for plastic mold DDU trade term

This is the simple solution for you to purchase plastic mold as your China mold supplier will make the mold and ship the mold to your pointed location or your mold plant. But you should pay the custom duty what your government charge you.

Tips for plastic mold DDP trade term.

This is most convenience solution for you to import injection mold. Your China mold supplier will make injection mould and ship the mold to your pointed location or your mold plant, also help you pay for the import custom duty.


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Major in machinery and tooling in university from 2001 to 2004; Worked for plastic mold design, mold manufacturing and mold and production project management from 2003 to 2008; Working for mold marketing and mold project management from 2008 till now My facebook page