Container shipping from USA to Nigeria made easy through Shiptonaija
Containers loaded at our Houston warehouse ready to be shipped to Nigeria
Shiptonaija is a shipping company based in the US, that help Nigerians who are resident in the USA deliver items to their loved ones in Nigeria, through an efficient, fast and affordable shipping means using container shipping.
At Shiptonaija we deliver with professionalism. One of the basic shipping services we render is container shipping from USA to Nigeria.
Key issues people face when it comes to container shipping from USA to Nigeria
If you have ever had to experience the following below with any shipping company while shipping container from USA to Nigeria.
- Poor customer service.
- Damaged or missing item.
- Extra charge often even after making all payment.
- Exorbitant charge on Demurrage due to customs clearing delay.
- Delayed transit time over two months.
Shipping less-than-a-container load of item from USA to Nigeria
You will agree that many times, your current shipper let your less than a container shipment sit for extended periods, waiting for enough items to fill a container before sailing to Nigeria. Well, with Shiptonaija it’s a win win situation for our customers as your shipment are loaded in a container, sails and leaves for Nigeria immediately with our Shiptonaija in-house consolidation, we move once you are ready with our bi-weekly sailing schedule.
Then it’s time to leave the current shipper you are using as we promise to offer only the best container and break bulk shipping from USA to Nigeria ensuring you experience a stress-free shipping with Shiptonaija.
Shiptonaija’s solution to the key issues raised above on container shipping
At Shiptonaija, we have well-trained customer care representatives who are available 18 hours daily to ensure customers are well attended to professionally. Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, live chat are also communication channels handled professionally by our well-trained customer care representatives. We have well-trained warehouse professionals to handle your shipment to prevent any damage or missing item. Should incase anything happens to your item, we guarantee you 100% refund of your insured value in 24 hours. At Shiptonaija, our prices are transparent and will be communicated to you prior to shipping. There are no hidden charges attached. With Shiptonaija as your shipper, our prices are transparent, competitive and affordable too, with no hidden charge attached, as what you are charged is the exact cost you get to pay. At Shiptonaija, we have our in house experts on customs clearing saddled with the responsibility to ensure that your containers are cleared out of customer within a maximum period of 7 days, this we have achieved over the years as we have had numerous containers cleared in just 5 days. Our partnership with some of the fastest vessel lines guarantees our 6 to 8 weeks transit time for all our container shipping from USA to Nigeria.
Shiptonaija helping you plan better and reducing the cost of shipping container rom USA to Nigeria
Container shipping through Shiptonaija from US to Nigeria have been made affordable, stress-free and cost-effective for those running business in Nigeria too. Below benefits you will get to enjoy using our consolidated container shipping service.
Firsthand information: We have well-trained customer care representatives who are available 18 hours daily to ensure customers are well attended to professionally. Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, live chat are also communication channels handled professionally by our well-trained customer care representatives.
- Our professional handling of customs clearing duties, thereby ensuring within a maximum of 7 days all items are cleared, will save you at list $500 per container, as there will be no demurrage to be paid due to delay.
- Ability to obtain either full or less than container load capacity you need for your goods.
- Avoid delays of inbound FCL freight with a TIA certified organization.
- Achieve higher visibility to your FCL and LCL ocean shipments through Shiptonaija Online real time tracking
- Insurance options so you can have peace of mind while your cargo travels.
- Find an end to end solutions for all your global freight needs including LCL, customs brokerage, consolidation, marine insurance, and additional services.
- Expedited LCL (Consolidated) Shipments
- Use strategic consolidation hubs in Houston and Atlanta
- Cargo insurance options for additional peace of mind.
Shiptonaija comes with the expertise and scale you need to stay in control of your ocean shipments and stay ahead of your competition.
We understand that our customers may not always have a full container load in one location. This why we offer an effective consolidation pick up system which allows us gather multiple client’s shipment for consolidation Loading into a full container.
Our customers can also efficiently book ocean services based on their FCL shipping needs, not someone else.
Your container shipping is simplified using Shiptonaija.
Using Shiptonaija for your container shipping from USA to Nigeria
We have 2 options when it comes to container shipping, they are Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL).
These options are available for customers in order to suit their different shipping needs.
- Full Container Shipping Load (FCL) is a container shipping option where a container is exclusively used for a single shipment and the container is not shared with other cargo shipments, and the costs are borne by one party.
- Less than Container Load is a service used for the transportation of small ocean freight shipments not requiring the full capacity of an ocean container. Usually less than 20 CBM (cubic meters). This involves us creating a “Consolidation” by putting together multiple LCL shipments belonging to different customers. Our less than container load shipping (LCL) affords every individual the opportunity to enjoy container shipping from USA to Nigeria, no matter how little your goods are.
Our shipping methods and our estimated time of arrival are:
- Ocean Priority is a shipping method which offers customers 7 weeks of transit time to our Lagos office after clearing from customs, this is when a shipment has been loaded in a container and has sailed.
- Ocean Standard is a shipping method which offers customers 9 weeks of transit time to our Lagos office after clearing from customs, this is when a shipment has been loaded in a container and has sailed.
Shiptonaija also offer a percentage off container shipping, ranging from 12.5% to 75% for 40FT container. For percentage of container shipping cost, please call us now on TEL: 346 888 SHIP 9JA (+1 888 7447 952) or send a mail to email@example.com
You can also get a quote using our automated quote system https://www.shiptonaija.com/#shipping-cost
Items parked ready for container shipping to Nigeria
To get started, Please follow the basic steps below
Simply contact us with details of what you want to ship from USA to Nigeria and we will take it up from there. If you are located within Houston Texas or Atlanta Georgia, we can arrange for pickup from your location. If you are outside any of the above cities, you can have your items mailed to us.
Procedure for container shipping from USA to Nigeria
- Once we have secured a booking from the shipping company, containers are loaded professionally in our Houston/Atlanta warehouses.
- The container is moved by a truck to the port for shipping to Nigeria.
- Our average transit time is 6-8 weeks.
- All items are properly insured and 100% guaranteed money back, in the case of any missing or damaged item.
- With shiptonaija, regular updates are provided as regards the status of the container as it sails from the USA to Nigeria.
- Once containers docks at the seaport in Nigeria, a maximum of 3-4 days is used for offloading of the vessel before proper clearing process commences.
- The clearing process includes releasing from shipping company with telex copy of the bill of Laden (BL), terminal charges payment, customs inspection of the container.
- An average of seven (7) business days is required to complete the clearing process and getting the right customs documentation.
- After the clearing process is complete, the container is then transported to its destination.
- Transportation cost is dependent on the destination. The cost could range from 400 hundred thousand naira (400,000) to over a million naira (1,000,000). This is as a result of the gridlock in Apapa.
Container at the sea port
Shipping to Nigeria via container on behalf of all through Shiptonaija
Since not every individual have the capacity to ship a full container or less than a container load, Shiptonaija have a minimum of four (4) containers loaded in a week to be shipped from the USA to Nigeria. You can mail your shipments to any of our US warehouse in either Atlanta or Houston or drop off location (see list) all over USA.
With Shiptonaija, there are various boxes sizes which you can buy and items packed into it to be shipped down to various locations nationwide in Nigeria
Containerized car shipping
You can ship your vehicles with Shiptonaija using a container. Shipping of cars inside a container as against RORO provides you safety against damages and theft. Also, the handling of vehicles from loading into the container in the USA to offloading in Nigeria is done by our team of professionals.
Our containerized car shipping affords you the opportunity to load lots of personal items inside the car without any extra charge, and all items loaded inside your car are 100% secured and insured.
Our high value cars container shipping from USA to Nigeria also comes with special handling as we get to pamper your car like you were the one delivering it yourself to Nigeria, special delivery to customers located in Lekki, Ojo, Epe, Ikoyi, Banana Island, Victoria Island, Egbede and many more. For all high valued car container shipping, we will deliver to your doorstep, using a special and professional delivery method without any additional cost.
Shiptonaija exceptional doorstep delivery of a high valued car to Lekki
Shiptonaija delivering in style
Car loading into container US warehouse Container arrival in Lagos warehouse
Why use Shiptonaija container shipping?
Safety of your goods. With Shiptonaija container shipping, the safety is 100% guaranteed. No missing or damaged items.
Nationwide coverage all over Nigeria. Our partnership with DHL ensures swift delivery of your goods in Nigeria is 100% covered. No matter how remote your delivery location is, Shiptonaija have you covered.
Well trained customer service representatives who are available 18 hours daily.
Our tracking system is second to none. We provide you with 100% accurate update as your shipment moves from one location to another.
Insurance. We partnership with one of the best Insurance companies in the whole world, we insure your items and promise you 100% money back within 24 hours should incase your items get missing or damaged.
We ship minimum of 4 containers weekly. By this there are no delays, your items are loaded into containers and shipped out immediately they arrive any of our USA warehouse.
Our pricing is affordable and flexible, and we can offer discounts based on the following:
- If you have more than full container load FCL to ship to Nigeria, call us to discuss what discount we can offer.
- If you are a regular shipper and can ship upto 12.5% of 40FT container monthly, call us to discuss what discount we can offer.
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