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Delivering FCL to a Residence: What You Need to Know


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Considerations for Delivering FCL to a Residence

When planning to deliver an FCL to a residence, it's essential to understand the following:

Residential Delivery Considerations

- Are there additional logistics and fees involved?

- Can all residences accommodate a full container load (FCL)?

Residential Delivery Fee

- What is the residential delivery fee?

- When is it charged, and how does it relate to standard shipping costs?

Transloading and Distant Residences

- What happens if a residence can't accommodate an FCL or is far from the ocean port?

- What is the process of transloading, and what are the associated costs and transit time?

Unloading Options at Residential Locations

When delivering an FCL to a residential location, unloading options can be limited. Here's what you need to know:

Unloading Methods

- What are the options for unloading an FCL at a residential location?

- How is unloading affected by the absence of a loading dock or liftgate?

- What are the differences between live unloading and drop and pick methods?

- Are there additional costs involved in unloading?

Truck Assistance and Fees

- What fees are incurred if trucker assistance is required for unloading?

- What is a delivery labor fee, and when is an inside delivery fee charged?

Security and Logistics

Ensuring the security of your shipment is crucial. Here are key details:

Beeontrade's CTPAT Certification

- Is Beeontrade CTPAT certified?

- What security measures are in place for shipping containers?

- What is the significance of the high-security seal, and how is it opened in case of necessity?

Reputable Logistics Company

- How can a reputable logistics company assist in the process of delivering an FCL to a residence?

- What role do they play in ensuring the safe and timely arrival of shipments?

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