Kanary schedules the shipment date as early as possible, usually about two weeks out from when mass production is scheduled to end. For sea freight, our logistics experts book containers based on factory lead times, and we hold suppliers accountable to stay on schedule to avoid shipping delays.
If applicable, Kanary coordinates between multiple suppliers in order to consolidate your shipment. Our logistics experts make sure inventory is delivered to warehouses for temporary storage and will ensure that your shipments are full-container loads (FCL) in order to save you money.
Before and during shipment, Kanary prepares shipping documentation required for exporting and import customs clearance. While specific documentation varies depending on your product type, Kanary will handle all of it. Common documentation we provide to clients include:
Kanary manages the customs clearance process once your products arrive at port. Our customs experts provide additional documentation as needed and troubleshoot customs issues if they arrive. Our team also communicates unavoidable delays (like random X-rays), and updates new shipping expectations to our clients in real time.
Kanary coordinates the pick up of your products with local freight partners before you clear customs. Once your order clears customs, local freight partners will already be waiting on standby to pick up and deliver your products to their final destination. Kanary continues to supervise your order until the final delivery is complete.
Kanary charges a flat shipping fee that is only applicable to full-container shipments delivered via sea freight. All necessary tasks associated with delivering shipping containers are covered in the flat fee, which is charged per container.
If you only need help shipping your container, Kanary can get it done. If you're interested in our full-suite of services outside of container shipping, let us know, and we can create a supply chain strategy catered specifically to your business.