HOW TO SHIP A CAR OVERSEAS?

When considering options to SHIP A CAR TO India, there are SEVERAL options 1) RORO which is the most affordable and 2) 20ft or 40ft container3)Air Freight. The cost differential must be considered with ALL these forms of shipping. To SHIP A CAR TO INDIA there are a few things that you need to be aware of before you ship.
  1. The vehicle must be FULLY OPERATIONAL
  2. You should decide on the most cost-effective way to transport based on the TRANSIT TIME vs COST; RORO will take longer but will cost less that a container however the vehicle will be more protected from damages
  3. Destinations in INDIA for RORO are Mumbai, Kolkata & as the cost for a VEHICLE TRANSPORT will be high due to the distances involved.
  4. Compare the costs and the benefits before shipping or using VEHICLE TRANSPORT
  5. When you SHIP A CAR to Indiadecide whether its is Permanent export or Temporary (Tourist), if its Temporary you may need a carnet du passage
  6. With any classic vehicles, vintage vehicles or Super Cars it may be better to choose a VEHICLE TRANSPORT that is enclosed which protect the vehicle during transit
  7. To SHIP A CAR with RORO it will need to be cleaned to a very good standard, with only 1/8 -1/4 of fuel The vehicle must have no personal belongings, no car parts, no children seats, and anything left in the vehicle is the responsibility of the shipper Trans Global Logistics will not take any responsibility for any missing items. The Must have at least 6-inches ground clearance otherwise the under carriage may get damaged.  
  8. SHIP A CAR to INDIA from the UK using RORO, the shipping can be done to the nearest port, Mumbai or Kalcutta are the main ports served by RORO and then VEHICLE TRANSPORT can be made to the final destination.
  9. When you decide to SHIP A CAR to India there are many additional services, which should be considered such as Customs Clearance . Insurance for Vehicle Transport, and Marine Insurance for RORO shipping
  10. Importing a car is only possible via naval docks situated in Mumbai, Chennai (container), and Kolkata. Thus, the car should be brought to India via any of these ports only.
Our office is a one stop shop! we do everything from UK Customs, all paperwork, vehicle inspection, booking of the vessel, arranging Transport. Our agents in Italy will custom clear your vehicle and arrange for it to be delivered to your address if required. For a free quote or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call 01638515714 or enquires@tglog.co.uk .

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