If you move abroad you may want to send household items personal items furniture and other items abroad. When you look around the house to figure out the things you want to move abroad and the items you may want to leave this article can help you identify some things that you should not include in your international move.
International maritime transport is common for many who move abroad or return home after a long time. There is a large amount of paperwork and planning required for a foreign flight including delivering logistics arranging packages and coordinating and often planning multiple travel plans.
Once youve decided to move abroad or return home after a long time you might think about what things to take with you and what to leave. If you plan to ship goods by sea in a container or 40 container try reducing the amount of load you ship to accommodate some of the necessities.
Here are 7 items that you may not want to ship at sea like International Cargo:
Jewelery money and other small values.
When you ship abroad there are some items that are not normally included in a cargo container. For example it is advisable not to send jewelry money and other small and very valuable items in a cargo container to reduce the risk of any kind of theft or loss due to the small size of the package.
Certain items are often considered dangerous for shipping. For example you should refrain from sending pressure vessels or flammable or toxic substances when packing a container for international shipping. These items could pose a potential danger to cargo crew members customs officers and others and it is not advisable to send these types of material in a container.
Corrupt foods like food are often not recommended for international delivery in cargo containers. There are special containers called reefer containers or refrigerators that can be used specifically for transporting temperature sensitive goods including food abroad. Bleachable foods in a standard 20 or 40 container can attract unwanted insects and rodents and can also destroy and destroy other objects in the container.
Plants seeds and fields.
Usually you should not plan to send live plants plant seeds or land as international shipping. Many countries have strict rules to protect against disease and contamination. It is very important that you learn about the specific rules for plant seed and land entry for which country you send.
Bottles filled with liquids.
Perhaps it is not appropriate to send open bottles filled with liquids or other contents in cargo containers for international delivery. Your goal is to keep your cargo container as clean and stable as possible. Any items that may damage and damage other goods in the cargo container should be omitted. When packing a container for international shipment it is very important to think about the safety of all your items and if any item poses a risk to the safety of others they should not be included in the container.
Valuable paper and important documents.
It is not recommended that you send valuable paper as an international shipping. While international shipping ships are usually safe it is still not advisable to place critical documents in your freight container for international shipment. Documents like family records birth certificates marriage documents financial information and other important papers would be better placed with you during your own trip abroad.
When you ship abroad it is important to understand the customs rules and rules of the country you send. For example there are different customs rules if you ship containers to India or ship to Peru or ship to France or Sweden. The list above is by no means exhaustive as there are many countryspecific restrictions on import and shipping.
With a clear understanding of countryspecific customs regulations and rules you can even try to pack your items in such a way that they are placed for easy inspection by customs officials. For example depending on where you send placing potentially controversial books papers CDs and related materials in an easily accessible location customs officials can easily access these items for inspection.