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Make OOG SHIPPING stress-free and AFFORDABLE! We prepare your OVERSIZED load and its documents for shipment. And our experts contact the BEST OOG cargo carrier.

Your BULKY goods are always 100% secured. 

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Sea Freight

Sea Freight

ENJOY the lowest International shipping rates with SEA FREIGHT. You ENSURE your oversized load is SAFE during transport with our quality control. We HANDLE your OOG cargo’s unique requirements at the seaport. You don’t have to worry about anything!

Air Freight

Receive your OVERSIZED cargo on time, every time, with air freight. We measure your cargo dimensions. And CONTACT the cheapest and safest aircraft carrier for your oversized load. You don’t NEED to break the bank for FAST DELIVERY! 

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Railway Freight

Railway Freight

SAVE time and money by transporting OOG cargo by land. Our RAILWAY handling process lets you minimize transportation fees. We OVERSEE everything. From the planning, handling, and unloading process. You get REGULAR updates about your special cargo.

Door-to-Door Shipping

You enjoy the easiest importation process with our DOOR-TO-DOOR shipping. We pick up your load from your supplier using APPROPRIATE platform containers. Then, use safety equipment and machinery to deliver your cargo to transit vessels. All you need to do is wait! 

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Alibaba Shipping

Alibaba Shipping

ORDER any OOG cargo from Alibaba WITHOUT worrying about expensive shipping expenses! Our handling services are MUCH cheaper than Alibaba. You get your ROI much faster.

Amazon FBA Shipping

DOUBLE your profits by becoming an OOG FBA seller! We deliver your products’ platform containers to AMAZON in a secure manner. Your cargo is covered by insurance against ACCIDENTS. So you always secure the safety of your GOODS and money. 

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Why Choose Leeline?

What we offer

 Hands-on shipping company

LEELINE assigns quality-control employees for your OOG cargo. And we double-check that your goods are safe during the transporting/unloading process. YOU don’t overthink about your shipment’s safety until its final location.

Avoid unexpected fees

You get an exact estimate of how much your shipping fees are. You don’t pay EXTRA at any given time. LEELINE takes full accountability for your cargo until it’s transported to you. 

Fast transactions 

We hate delays as you do. So our TEAM works all week long to PROCESS and ship your cargo. You get ANSWERS when you have concerns within 24h. You don’t have to stress about late shipments or uncertainties at all! 

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2000+ Clients Trust LeeLine

I sourced all kinds of stuff for my company for about 1 year with Leelin. They have really good service, their team is polite and trustworthy. I definitely recommend you to work with them.


I worked with Leelin for 2-3 years to build my brand. They check each item and does my customs clearance get into Amazon warehouse. I love their service, it saves me a lot of time. If you are also developing your business in China, they will help you do it smoothly. 


Working with Leelin is really positive, they are honest and reliable. I recommend their services to anyone who has a business that needs to ship products from china or needs to inspect items. 


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OOG Shipping: Ultimate Guide

OOG shipping can be intimidating for beginners. 

You get bombarded with safety concerns. And YOU risk paying expensive penalties if you make mistakes. 

But here’s what we know as a long-term freight forwarder:

Opting for Out-Of-Gauge cargo services isn’t as hard as you think. 

Our experts gathered together to make this ALL-IN-ONE guide about OOG shipping. You don’t need to spend time doing FURTHER research.

Let’s get into it! 

OOG Shipping

What is OOG Shipping?

It’s the SHIPMENT of Out-Of-Gauge cargo. Or GOODS with dimensions that exceed the clearance of REGULAR containers. 

Specifically, the dimensions of OOG shipments are OVER the following measurements: 

  • Width of 2.33m.
  • Height of 2.59m. 
  • Length of 12.05m.

Note: OOG shipping is usually more expensive than other shipment types. Because ODDLY-shaped goods cause more wasted space inside boats/aircraft vessels

Common types of Out of Gauge Cargo (OOG Cargo)

Common types of Out of Gauge Cargo

COMMON types of OOG cargo are:

  • Heavy machinery 
  • Oil refinery equipment 
  • Turbines 
  • Military goods 

But really, ALL products that can’t fit inside regular containers are OOG.

Depending on their width and length, OOG goods are loaded and carried by…

Different container types: 

#1: Flat rack container 

A flat rack container is a container with only 2 walls. It’s IDEAL for elongated products like vehicles or construction cranes. 

#2: Open-top container 

An open-top container has 4 walls connected and an open top. CRANES are necessary to lift and place OOG cargo inside open-top containers. 

Fun fact: Flat racks and open-top containers usually have LASHING RINGS connected. And they serve as lifting points. So it’s easier for the carrier to carry your cargo.

How does OOG shipping work?

Step 1: Your shipper receives your cargo’s information.

This usually includes the following:

  • Your cargo’s weight and dimensions.
  • The final destination of your OOG goods. 
  • What type of product do you want to ship. 

Once you and your freight forwarder agree with the shipping cost… 

Step 2: The shipping company picks up your order.

Sometimes, your supplier might DELIVER the OOG cargo to your freight forwarder. 

Step 3: Your cargo is loaded and transported. 

Freight forwarders usually take care of planning and preparing your shipment’s documents. So ALL you need to do after this step is wait for your OOG cargo. 

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Do not hesitate to contact Leeline at any time regarding your shipments from China.

How do you calculate Out of Gauge shipping rate?

How do you calculate Out of Gauge shipping rate

There’s no one-size-fits-all EQUATION for calculating the OOG shipping rate. After all, different companies have DIFFERENT fees. 

The best way to KNOW how much your shipping rate is to:

Ask for a QUOTATION including the following information: 

  • The product you’re shipping.
  • Your cargo’s dimensions and weight. 
  • Point of loading.
  • Final destination. 
  • Your cargo’s center of gravity. 
  • Lifting points of your goods. 
  • Special instructions for your products. 

A freight forwarder gives you a QUOTATION based on your answers above. It’s a general estimate of HOW MUCH you’d have to pay during your cargo’s shipment. 

Note: The rate may also increase if you ask for VALUE-ADDED services. Like customs brokerage or doorstep delivery. 

How to find OOG shipping forwarders?

How to find OOG shipping forwarders

Step 1: Know where your supplier’s location. 

An OOG cargo is HARD and expensive to transport. So some shippers ONLY pick up oversized goods from nearby locations. 

Once you know where your supplier is…  

Step 2: Search for OOG freight forwarders. 

It’s best to get DIRECT RECOMMENDATIONS from other businesses. Especially those first-hand experiences with shipping with these companies. 

But if you don’t directly know any business owner…

You may use online forums like REDDIT or QUORA. 

Just post a question saying something like:

“Do some of you know any good OOG freight forwarders near (your supplier’s place)?” 

Then, wait for their responses. 

Note: You can only use GOOGLE search for this process. 

Step 3: Contact 3 freight forwarders. 

Ask 3 companies from the suggestions you got for quotations. 

And when you receive replies from all 3 freight forwarders… 

COMPARE their shipping fees and whether they have the VALUE-ADDED services you need. Ask follow up questions if needed. 

Finally, pick the freight forwarder that’s the best for your cargo. 

Pro tip: Always double-check if the company you’re about to contact is RELIABLE. You use forums to ask around. Or you use GOOGLE to search “(Freight forwarder name) reviews.”

How to avoid trouble with OOG shipping?

How to avoid trouble with OOG shipping

MISTAKES and errors are common with OOG shipping. But avoiding them is EASY as long as you follow the following tips! 

#1: Contact a freight forwarder that specializes in OOG cargo 

LOTS of shipping companies say they’re experts when they’re not. So you should 100% double-check if a freight forwarder is EXPERIENCED at handling OOG. Before you FINALIZE your transaction. 

#2: Give accurate dimensions to your shipping company 

Freight forwarders need a LOT of preparation before picking up your cargo. If you give them the WRONG dimensions, they’ll prepare the wrong-sized TRUCK. And this DELAYS your cargo transport. You also need to PAY EXTRA for the freight forwarder’s expenses. 

#3: Using the port’s container for last-mile delivery 

The port usually provides the flat racks or open-top containers your cargo uses. But you shouldn’t USE THEM until the doorstep delivery of your goods. You’ll need to pay the trucker EXTRA to return the EMPTY container to the port. 

#4: Secure your load correctly 

This is more like your freight forwarder’s job. But you should still verify that your shipper LOADED your goods safely. 

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FAQs about OOG Shipping

What are OOG charges?

OOG charges are extra fees you must pay because of your OVERSIZED cargo. They usually account for the LOST slots and space caused by your goods. Or they’re payment for EXTRA equipment needed to move your cargo. 

What does OOG mean in the airport?

OOG also means Out-of-Gauge in airports. But this term refers to bags/boxes too big to fit into conveyor belts. OOG in an airport is also referred to as “bulky baggage.”

How long is OOG shipping offload?

The time it takes to OFFLOAD OOG goods depend on several factors. One of them is your cargo’s placement in the vessel. It’ll take longer to offload if it’s further inside the ship/aircraft. Because other products come off first.

Another factor is your cargo’s weight. Heavy OOG loads take longer to offload. Because they need MORE equipment and machinery to lift. 

What’s Next

OOG shipping isn’t as EASY as other shipment methods. But keep the TIPS and information above and mind. And you’ll accomplish transporting your OOG goods across borders.

Just ensure you know your cargo’s exact measurements and details. 

And you’ll avoid time and money-consuming mistakes! 

Want to make the OOG shipping process stress-free? 

Contact us! LEELINE is the safest and most affordable freight forwarder in China. Click here to get a QUOTATION for free! 

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Sharline Shaw

Hey I'm Sharline, the founder of Leeline. With 10 years of experience in the field of sourcing and shipping in China, we help 2000+ clients import from China,Alibaba,1688 to Amazon FBA or shopify. If you have any questions about sourcing and shipping , pls feel free to contact us.

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