Why can't use exporter's file to do export customs work, here exporter also called, vendor, supplier, shipper... CHINA EXPORT SIDE
Can't use exporter's file to do export customs work, no, it not at all. we must know China ship to Singapore different mode of shipping with different function.
Current popular mode of shipping LCL consolidation cargo is DDU/DDP, and far more than 10 years before CIF / FOB was the market, but nowadays DDU/DDP is dominated more than 95% market, but CIF/FOB still working for some customers whose who is unknowing the shipping market.
DDU: (delivered duty unpaid), The freight quotation for LCL consolidation sea shipping is from DJcargo warehouse to consignee address in Singapore, not included GST 7%
DDP:(delivered duty paid), the freight quotation for LCL consolidation sea shipping is from DJcargo warehouse to consignee address in Singapore, included GST 7%
CIF: (Cost, Insurance and Freight), the freight quotation for LCL consolidation sea shipping is from export dock warehouse to Singapore port, the rest work buyer handle
FOB:(free on board), the freight quotation for LCL consolidation sea shipping is to export dock warehouse, the rest work buyer handle
Note; GST is Singapore goods service tax, chargeable amount is total goods value x 7%
A logistics company (forwarder) can handle all the works depends on who pay the cost for different phrase.
DDU/DDP LCL consolidation sea shipping is based from DJcargo warehouse in Guangzhou city to consignee door in Singapore, it means DJcargo handle all the works from its warehouse to consignee door delivery.
Our LCL consolidation container is usually loaded more than 40 customers' cargo, we wouldn't do export customs work separately for each exporter, because of it bringing high risk to whole container. We do whole container none tax refund export, it gets so easily release from customs presentation.
If one shipment consolidate in a LCL container does the tax refund exporting work, it would bring high risk to container get customs inspection, it would causing whole container shipping delay definitely, another disaster is the all cargo in container would be messed by dock bearers, different cargo mixed, cannot distinct what goods belong which customers, Singapore warehouse can not be distinguish the cargo to right one from the chaos. then many customer complaining, chasing, blaming...
is there no customs inspection that if no shipment needs to do tax refund exporting customs declaration in a LCL container?
Customs would random sort container out to inspect, but inspection rate is far more less.
Cann't do tax refund export customs declaration for LCL consolidation ship to Singapore? yes we can do, but charge cost about 1500 RMB per shipment, this cost is to ensure that the container release from customs smoothly.
FCL container is no problem, and the cost of export declaration is far more cheaper
Export from north China, many shipment must use exporter's file to do customs works, export from South China, declare none tax refund is most common, so ship from south China to over sea is more each and simple.
CIF/FOB LCL consolidation sea shipping is based from export dock warehouse to Singapore port, Singapore port agent inform Singapore consignee to handle local customs declaration and pick up goods. it means that a logistics company only handle shipping work from export dock warehouse to import dock warehouse, no destination customs work and no delivery. and Singapore importer(consignee) would pay a large sum of local sharing charge to Singapore agent, otherwise can't take the goods out.
At export side, each shipment loads into a LCL consolidation container should fulfill export customs declaration separately, this is difference from DDU/DDP
This kind of shipping service was popular ten year ago, because of no DDU service at that time, only this way could use, this mode of shipping has still existed up to now, many customers who is unknown shipping market may take this shipping mode to suit exporter's need. also many customers regret to use this mode of shipping finally...
DJcargo has relinquished CIF/FOB LCL consolidation sea shipping to Singapore since 2009, at same time started DDU service, FCL full container sea shipping for DDU/DDP/CIF/FOB is our ordinary service everyday to Singapore, its up to customers' choice