The NVOCC license is issued by the Federal Maritime Commission to Meet America to operate as an ocean freight forwarder in the U.S. We are also TSA certified.

FULL CONTAINER LOAD (FCL)

We offer three types of FCL for international transportation:  

  • 20 FT STANDARD
  • 40 FT STANDARD
  • 40 FT HIGH CUBE

 

20 FT STANDARD container capacity: 1,200 cubic feet (33 cubic meters). Maximum cargo weight: 37,000 lb. (17,000 kg). Dimensions: length – 20 feet (5.90 m); width – 7.8 feet (2.35 m); height – 7.10 feet (2.39 m).

40 FT STANDARD container capacity: 2,400 cubic feet (67 cubic meters). Maximum cargo weight: 44,000 lb (20,000 kg). Dimensions: length– 40 feet (12.03 m); width – 7.8 feet (2.35 m); height – 7.10 feet (2.39 m).

40 FT HIGH CUBE container capacity: 76 cubic meters, up to 20,000 kg. Maximum cargo weight: 44,000 lb (20,000 kg). Dimensions: length– 40 feet (12.03 m); width – 7.8 feet (2.35 m); height – 8.10 feet (2.70 m)

Customs clearance is the sole responsibility of the recipient. However, our shipping department can provide assistance in some destinations.

Containers to Western Ukraine are usually shipped through the Polish port of Gdynia or the German port of Bremerhaven. Containers to Eastern Ukraine (including Kyiv) are usually shipped through the port of Odessa.

Cargo arriving at Meest’s Lviv warehouse can be delivered to any city in Ukraine either:

  • under customs control (bonded), or
  • customs-cleared (released for free use).
ICT (Internal Customs Transit) documents are required for cargo delivered from Lviv under customs control

FCL service is available to any port.

LESS THAN CONTAINER LOAD (LCL)

Meest-America ships consolidated cargo in containers with freight and parcels. Containerized cargo sent by ocean freight is charged by cargo volume or actual physical weight depending on the type of cargo. Air freight rates are calculated accordingly.

To determine the cost of shipping, the greater of the actual weight or volume weight is utilized.

The following is the formula for the volume weight in lbs.
Length (inches) x Width (inches) x Height (inches) / 139

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