Pallet Shipment

Leeline helps you to get Pallet shipments with cheap flat RATES. Excellent logistic structure for handling Pallet shipments. Fast and easy shipping freight with real-time tracking.

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Sea Freight

Sea Freight

You get cheap rates for pallet ocean freight with a shared container. Supervised loading & unloading. We help you to select short sea routes with good pricing.

Extra PROTECTION packing for a rough sea journey.

Air Freight

Air Freight

Easy Air freight shipping for different Pallet sizes. Urgent delivery with Good pricing with our network of airlines. We handle all PAPERWORK  of your sensitive goods for air freight.

Get access to the Complete logistic structure to handle pallet shipments.

Railway Freight

Railway Freight

We chose the right Railway routes to avoid delays at junctions. We handle loading & unloading to AVOID damage. Also, add extra protection packing to pallets for fragile items.

Get your fast pallet shipping within your budget.

Door to Door Shipping

Door-to-Door Shipping

We collect your items from different suppliers. And merge them into a single standard pallets platform. Connect all of your supply chains with cheap RATES. Different standard pallet sizes for a wide range of goods.

Customized service plans to cater to your needs. 

Alibaba Shipping

Alibaba Shipping

We collect your items from different suppliers. And merge them into a single standard pallets platform. Connect all of your supply chains with cheap RATES. Different standard pallet sizes for a wide range of goods.

Customized service plans to cater to your needs. 

Shipping To FBA

Shipping To FBA

Get direct Shipment to your Amazon FBA warehouses. We collect, merge and pack goods for Amazon brands. We inspect good-quality products to avoid BAD reviews from your customers.

You save money with branding and packaging. Complete automation for Amazon sellers.

Why Choose Us?

Customs Clearance

We handle all extensive paperwork for customs. Smooth custom experience in many countries. Get fast custom clearance for low TRANSIT time. 

Logistic Infrastructure

Pallets need forklifts and cranes to load and unload. We have been handling pallets shipments for a decade. Experience and SKILLED staff at pallet handling. 

Cheap Rates

Get cheap rates with SHARED space and full containers for palletized shipments. We give time to time discounted deals to our regular customers. 

Customized Service

Every seller has a different peak and OFF-SEASON. Get your fully customized plans with booking. You don’t have to make changes to the plan. Smooth experience.

Hear it from fellow Products Wholesaler

As a small business owner, expensive shipping hurts a lot. Pallet shipment has kinda saved me from huge shipping rates. Leeline has good pallet shipping rates. I recommend Leeline for shipping products. 

– John, California

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Pallet Shipment: Ultimate Guide

Do you need help to get SAFE and secure small shipments? 

Small Shipments have to go with SHARED spaces, resulting in product damage. You avoid this damage with pallet shipment. Wood pallets or plastic pallets PROTECT your product in a rough sea freight journey. 

Our logistics expert has compiled this GUIDEBOOK on shipping pallets. You get a complete overview with tips for low shipping rates. 

Keep reading to know more ABOUT pallets freight. 

Pallet Shipment

What is pallet shipment?

The pallets are flat, portable platforms with a standard STRUCTURE.  Shipping goods with pallets is a pallet shipment.  Every industry and region has a different pallet size.  Here are some sizes. 

UK pallets:

  • 1200 mm x 1000 mm (standard size)
  • 1200 mm x 800 mm (small size)

US pallets:

  • 1200 mm x 1000 mm (standard size)
  • 1100 mm x 1100 mm (oversized size)

Euro pallets:

  • 800 mm x 1200 mm (standard size)
  • 1000 mm x 1200 mm (oversized size)

Choose the right pallet for your shipment. Standard PALLET size varies depending on the specific need of the good. Pallets have easy movement and HANDLING of large quantities of goods. The pallet structure protects goods from damage.

When are pallets best for you

When are pallets best for you?

Here are the best use-case scenarios for pallet shipment.

  • Best to move large quantities of goods efficiently and safely. Best for a full truckload. 
  • Best to transport goods by truck, train, or ship with a rough shipping journey. EASY to load & unload with transport.
  • Easy to store goods in warehouses or distribution centers. Easy to stack and organize. 

Pallets are a good choice for shipping and storing LARGE quantities of goods. Particularly useful for transportation and logistics in a variety of industries.

Benefits and Disadvantages of pallet shipment

Benefits and Disadvantages of pallet shipment

Benefits of pallet shipment:

  • Efficient and cost-effective movement of large quantities of goods. Easy loading and unloading on TRUCKS, trains, and ships with mechanical handling equipment. It has low labor costs and a fast handling process.
  • Pallets provide a stable base for goods, helping to PROTECT them during transportation. Easy to package and secure goods, further reducing the risk of damage.
  • Pallets transport a wide range of goods CUSTOMIZED to fit specific needs. You make them with wood, plastic, or metal and design them to hold different weight capacities.

Disadvantages of pallet shipment:

  • Pallets have size and weight limits, so they may only be SUITABLE for shipping small or heavy items.
  • Pallets need special handling and storage equipment, such as FORKLIFTS and pallet jacks. They add to the overall cost of the shipment.

How much does pallet shipping cost?

How much does pallet shipping cost

The freight cost of pallet shipping depends on four factors. 

  • Standard pallet weight and size
  • Shipping DISTANCE
  • Type of shipping service (e.g., ground, air, or ocean)
  • Extra services (e.g., insurance, handling of HAZARDOUS materials).

Provide your entire shipment size to freight forwarders. They QUOTE you the exact rate. The goods MERGED into a single pallet and shipped as one unit for cost savings.  Merging is best for (less than truckload) LTL freight

Use cardboard boxes according to freight classification. Compare RATES from different carriers. Consider any extra fees for pickup and delivery, customs clearance, and fuel surcharges.

The cost of pallet shipping varies depending on the TIME of year. Demand for shipping services tends to be higher during peak seasons such as the holidays. 

How to ship a pallet?

First, you need to contact any shipping company or agent.  Better to go with an experienced agent with LTL shipments. Get quotes from different agents based on DIMENSIONS. Then start your shipping process

Here is how you ship pallet freight shipment.

  • Calculate the dimensions and WEIGHT of your pallet. Choose the right freight class to ship items with accurate rates.
  • Package your goods. The shipping company PROVIDES this service. Merge your shipment and pack it into a single unit. You stretch wrap to make boxes properly secure. 
  • Use cushioning materials, bubble wrap, or FOAM in packing to prevent damage. They use shrink wrap or other packaging materials to secure the goods to the pallet. 
  • They Attach your shipping labels. This includes the destination address and the weight and dimensions of the pallet. 
  • Contact your carrier to schedule a PICKUP for your pallet. Your supplier must have the pallet ready for pickup at a specific time. Confirm the details with the carrier.
  • Your shipping agent handles the storage and handling services. Warehousing is easy due to the organized structure of pallet shipment.
  • Customs clearance. Your shipping agent handles paperwork for customs. He supervises the customs process. You get follow-up UPDATES from your agent. 
  • Your shipping agent gets shipping space in the container. Depending on size and quantity, you get a full or shared container. 
  • Track your shipment. Most carriers offer tracking services to track the progress of your shipment. Keep an eye on the status of your shipment and be ready to receive it when it arrives at its destination.

The recipient or a third-party logistics provider unloads it. Your shipping agent provides this service. They use a forklift or pallet jack to unload the pallet.

 A Fast, Easy and Cheap Way to Ship from China 

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

FAQs about Pallet Shipment

What is the difference between package and pallet shipping?

Package shipping refers to shipping smaller items in boxes. Pallet shipping refers to shipping large quantities of GOODS on a pallet platform. The main difference is the size and quantity of the goods. In pallet shipping, goods merge into a single unit.

What is the cheapest way to ship a pallet?

Flat-rate shipping is the cheapest way to ship pallets. You pay a flat rate for a single pallet. You merge your goods into a SINGLE unit of the pallet. Pallet shipping by ground or ocean has the best rates compared to Air.

How can I avoid high shipping costs?

The off-peak season has good shipping rates. Try to book in ADVANCE. Also, merge your items into tight boxes to save on weight and dimensions. Using the right shipping method with the right size of boxes also saves shipping costs. 

How does pallet shipping work?

You ship your goods on a sturdy platform. It is made of wood, METAL, or plastic. You place your goods on it and wrap it with a plastic sheet or premade structure. The shipping agent picks it up and ships it to your destination. It provides a SAFE journey. 

What’s Next

Pallet handling takes WORK. Loading and unloading pallets need proper infrastructure. Forklifts and cranes need to handle standard pallet sizes. Poor HANDLING and unskilled labor damage your shipment. It costs you all your inventory. 

Experienced staff with proper handling is your way. We have been handling Pallets for decades. Easy access to excellent pallet shipping 

Contact us to get pallet shipping quotes. 

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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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