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Ocean Freight-Forwarding Services

Ocean Freight-Forwarding Services

Reliable ocean delivery services to and from select U.S. and international ports. 

Reliable ocean delivery services to and from select U.S. and international ports. 

Streamline Your Supply Chain With Flexible Ocean Shipping Solutions

Service Details: FedEx International Direct Priority OceanSM

Get reliable ocean delivery along major trade routes into select U.S. ports for your less-than-container-load (LCL) and full-container-load (FCL) shipments.

FedEx International Direct Priority Ocean from FedEx Trade Networks offers:

  • Final delivery for LCL shipments provided by FedEx Freight® Priority, which has the fastest published transit times of any nationwide less-than-truckload (LTL) service
  • Final delivery for FCL shipments provided by the FedEx Trade Networks preferred carrier portfolio
  • Service options include:
    • Door-to-door
    • Port-to-door
  • Customs brokerage  (included)
  • Consolidation services (optional)
  • Shipment-to-item level visibility (optional)1

Learn more about all three of our ocean freight-forwarding service options available through FedEx Trade Networks and find the one that's right for you. Take greater control of your supply chain with ocean choices  from FedEx Trade Networks.

Contact FedEx Trade Networks.

To
From
Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA, United States
Seattle/Tacoma, WA, United States*
Dalian, China
Tianjin/Xingang, China
Ningbo, China
Xiamen, China
Qingdao, China
Yantian/Shenzhen, China
Fuzhou, China
Shanghai, China
Hong Kong
Keelung, Taiwan
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Bangkok, Thailand
Singapore, Singapore
New York/New Jersey, United States Hamburg, Germany
Bangalore, India
Chennai, India
Delhi, India
Mumbai, India
Milan, Italy
Genoa, Italy*
Rotterdam, Netherlands
London, United Kingdom
Manchester, United Kingdom
Felixstowe, United Kingdom*
*Full-container-load (FCL) only.

Service Details: FedEx International Direct Priority OceanSM

Coverage Area
From select origins in Asia and Europe to a single destination in the contiguous U.S. (not available to Alaska and Hawaii).

Size and Weight

Palletized or non-palletized freight weighing less than 20,000 lbs.

Additional Information

The following additional services are available to customers using FedEx International Direct Priority Ocean from FedEx Trade Networks;2

  • Delivery for less-than-container-load (LCL) shipments via FedEx Freight
  • Delivery for full-container-load (FCL) shipments provided by a dedicated truck with a team of drivers
  • Service options include:
    • Door-to-door
    • Port-to-door
  • Customs brokerage (available)
  • Shipment visibility via My Global Trade Data, Global Order Logistics and fedex.com (available)

2Additional fees may apply.

Exceptions

Some commodities are restricted. Please contact the FedEx Trade Networks team at inside_sales@ftn.fedex.com to determine if FedEx International Direct Priority Ocean is a fit for your company.

How to Use

For more information about FedEx International Direct Priority Ocean, email inside_sales@ftn.fedex.com.

FedEx Network

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Service Details: FedEx International Direct Economy OceanSM

Reliable, economical ocean freight services for when your delivery schedules are flexible. 

FedEx International Direct Economy Ocean from FedEx Trade Networks offers:

  • Full-container-load (FCL) or less-than-container-load (LCL) service
  • Flexible final delivery options via the FedEx Trade Networks carrier portfolio
  • A wide range of service options, including:
    • Door-to-door
    • Door-to-port
    • Port-to-door
    • Port-to-port
  • Customs brokerage (optional)
  • Consolidation services (optional)
  • Shipment-to-item level visibility (optional)1

Learn more about all three of our ocean freight-forwarding service options and find the one that's right for you. Take greater control of your supply chain with ocean choices from FedEx Trade Networks.

Contact FedEx Trade Networks.

Coverage Area

North America, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific region, Europe, India, the Middle East and Africa.

Size and Weight

Full-container-load (FCL) and less-than-container-load (LCL) options.

Additional Information

The following additional services are available to customers using FedEx International Direct Economy Ocean from FedEx Trade Networks;

  • Flexible final delivery options via FedEx Trade Networks carrier portfolio
  • A wide range of service options, including:
    • Door-to-door
    • Door-to-port
    • Port-to-door
    • Port-to-port
  • Customs brokerage (available in most locations)
  • Cargo insurance arrangements (contact your FedEx account executive for details)
  • Automated Manifest System filing (available in the U.S.)
  • Filing of Importer Security Filing data (available in the U.S.)
  • Consolidation services to reduce fees and speed customs clearance
  • Shipment visibility via My Global Trade Data, Global Order Logistics, FedEx InSight® and fedex.com (available)

2Additional fees may apply.Visibility options vary based on the distribution solution you select.

Exceptions

Some commodities are restricted or reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

How to Use

For more information about FedEx International Direct Economy Ocean, go to ftn.fedex.com or call 1.800.249.2953.

FedEx Network

FedEx Trade Networks

Service Details: FedEx International DirectDistribution Ocean Solutions

Save time and money by consolidating multiple package or freight shipments into one unit for customs clearance, then deconsolidate them for direct delivery to your customers.

Service Description A customized ocean solution for shipping from Asia, Europe and Latin America into the U.S. and Canada. The shipment clears customs as one entry and then is delivered to multiple end destinations via the FedEx network, without the need for a warehouse or distribution center.
Delivery Times
Offers a variety of transit options providing the reliability of FedEx.
Service Days
Monday–Friday.

Delivery Area

From Asia, Europe and select locations in Latin America to multiple destination delivery addresses in the U.S. and Canada. Not all services are available in Canada.

Package Size and Weight

Shipments must meet the criteria of the FedEx network handling the final delivery.

Additional Information

FedEx International DirectDistribution Ocean Solutions offers:

  • Delivery flexibility with the complete portfolio of FedEx® delivery services
  • Single point of contact and management of shipment, start to finish
  • Peace of mind with FedEx reliability and efficiency
  • Improved supply-chain visibility with online tracking from My Global Trade Data, Global Order Logistics and FedEx InSight®
  • Reduced order-cycle time and fewer handoffs
  • Minimized risk of loss, damage and theft due to less handling
  • Reduction in your total cost by lowering clearance fees, warehousing costs, inventory-carrying costs and in-transit inventory
  • Consolidation of shipments at origin
     
How to Use For more information about FedEx International DirectDistribution Ocean Solutions, contact your FedEx account executive.
FedEx Network
FedEx Trade Networks will coordinate final delivery by FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Home Delivery®, FedEx SmartPost®, FedEx Freight or FedEx Custom Critical.

Ship to and from Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, and to the U.S. Virgin Islands via FedEx Freight. There’s no need to schedule a separate ocean shipping carrier service — we’ll take care of it for you. 

Alaska
From pickup to delivery, FedEx Freight offers the ease of working with one carrier for your Alaska shipments. This includes the convenience of multiple weekly sailings to meet the needs of you and your customers.

Hawaii
With multiple weekly sailings, combined with fast inland transit times, FedEx Freight gives you the flexibility to manage your shipping schedule based on the needs of your customers.

Puerto Rico
Rely on us for the ease and convenience of dealing with one carrier for your Puerto Rico shipments. Enjoy fast transit times; complete island coverage, with multiple weekly sailings; reliable delivery; and simplified paperwork.

U.S. Virgin Islands
Simplify your offshore shipping with our reliable single-carrier service. Get fast transit times with multiple weekly sailings, reliable delivery to the port of destination and simplified paperwork.

Shipping Forms
Find required and helpful forms for shipping offshore. 


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FedEx International Shipping Guide

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*Full-container-load (FCL) only.

1Provided by FedEx Trade Networks Global Order Logistics.

2Additional fees may apply.