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Shipping To Canada From Hong Kong

Jet Worldwide's Canadian parcel service from Hong Kong helps connect these two regions that enjoy deep cultural and economic ties. Shippers are looking low-cost shipping to Canada from Hong Kong.

Shipping to Canada involves a couple of choices for most carriers. The postal option is usually best for individuals sending small parcels and personal items to Canada. Global carriers FedEx, UPS and DHL are best for businesses. Jet Worldwide helps businesses ensure they find the best shipping solution to Canada. Our Canadian logistics experts provide comparison rate quotes to Canada as well as logistics support.

How To ship to Canada from Hong Kong

Jet Worldwide provides a reliable shipping options. Review the different modes, carrier options, Canada import process, and common import fees.

Understanding the Shipping Process from Hong Kong to Canada

In this Shipping Guide To Canada from Hong Kong, we review key points for shipping to Canada from Hong Kong

  • Options for parcel and pallet shipping to Canada from Hong Kong
  • Shipping terms to consider: Delivery Duty Paid or Unpaid?
  • Air versus ocean shipping to Canada from Hong Kong
  • Common import fees to Canada for shipments from Hong Kong
  • Canadian customs import process for imports from Hong Kong

Disclaimer: The information in Jet Worldwide online content, including this post, is for general information only.

What You Need to Know Before Shipping

  • Customs regulations: Ensure that the items comply with Canadian regulations.
  • Duty and taxes: Familiarize yourself with Canadian duty and provincial tax rates for the items you are shipping. Useful information regarding common Canadian Import Fees.
  • Make sure you declare the correct value: An important element of international shipping is declaring the correct value. Ensure the correct value declaration to Canada
  • Shipping carriers: Choose a shipping carrier that has experience with Canadian shipment (see section below on best carrier options)
  • Packaging: Ensure properly packaging. Your shipment must be able to withstand the standard rigours of courier handling. Also, pack efficiently to avoid unnecessary volume weight. Read more about chargeable weight.
  • Documentation: Make sure you include an invoice for customs and other documentation. Read more: Understanding a commercial invoice for customs.
  • Decide who you wish to pay the import fees: By default, the Canadian consignee/ importer is responsible of payment of import duty and taxes. The shipper can choose a delivery duty paid option. Read more about delivery duty paid, unpaid and inco-shipping terms.
  • Delivery time and tracking: In general, shipments via air from Hong Kong deliver within one week. Ocean freight takes between 1 to 2 months.
  • Insurance: The most important elements of insurance is packing, documentation and packing (yes, packing is that important!). The most common reason for claim refusal is insufficient packaging and documentation (including documenting the packing process). Read more about shipping insurance.

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Shipping cargo from Hong Kong to Canada

Companies can choose between air cargo and sea freight. Cargo that ships via air usually deliver within around 1 week. Ocean cargo averages around 1 to 2 months door to door.

LCL cargo from Hong Kong

Less than container load - LCL - is a service that shares space in a container with different consignment. It requires and additional transit time to account for loading and de-consolidation.

FCL ocean cargo from Hong Kong

Full container loads - FCL - can ship either via a 20 or 40 foot container.

Ocean cargo versus sea freight: Which is cheaper?

Ocean cargo's many surcharges can add significant costs for smaller cargo shipments. Consignments up to around 100 kilograms often have a lower price via air versus ocean.

Estimating Shipping Costs: Factors to Consider

When shipping packages, the best place to start is the Hong Kong Post. From there, shippers can get estimates directly from FedEx, UPS and DHL. An important factor consider is the shipment size as well as the weight.

Often the best rate is via one of the partners of the global carriers and a consolidator. Get a comparison shipping rate to Canada.

Choosing the Right Shipping Provider for Your Needs

Ocean options are used for large commercial orders and shipping containers to Canada. Allow a lead time of 1-2 months.

Hong Kong Post is the preferred option for individuals sending small packages and personal items to Canada.

FedEx, UPS and DHL are well known options. They provide priority air shipping options to Canada

Forwarders bundle ocean, air and inland transport services for large companies. 

Jet Worldwide provides Canadian and USA logistics support. Our services include discount access to major global carriers.  Ocean, Air, Logistics support.

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Top Package Shipping Companies for Hong Kong to Canada

The top shipping options from Hong Kong include Hong Kong Post, FedEx, UPS and DHL

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Shipping parcels to Canada via Hong Kong post

Hong Kong Post is the national postal service of Hong Kong. Postal options are generally best for individuals shipping small packages and personal items to Canada.

Here are a few options that may be available:

  • Speedpost: Delivery time vary but most Speedpost shipments to Canada with delivery usually within 1 week.
  • E-Express: This service offers an economical option to send small packages. Most e-Express shipments deliver to Canada within 2-3 weeks.

Hong Kong Post has a great website with the most up-to-date information their international shipping options to Canada

Shipping from Hong Kong to Canada via FedEx and UPS

FedEx and UPS are North America's largest carriers and, along with DHL, offer express delivery from Hong Kong to Canada.

FedEx and UPS shipping Canada from Hong Kong options include:

  • International express priority air to Canada
  • International economy air shipping from Hong Kong
Useful short video: Best shipping options to Canada from Hong Kong

Shipping between Hong Kong and Canada via Jet Worldwide

Jet Worldwide: Global logistics for over 40 years! Jet Worldwide offers options for shipping between Hong Kong and Canada for parcels, pallets, and online orders.

Get help with your shipping to Canada from Hong Kong. Provide information about the type of goods to ship, the volume of shipments, and any special considerations to take into account?

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Shipping from Hong Kong to Canada Purolator

Purolator, a division of Canada Post.They are a market leader for Canada domestic delivery. Purolator offers international shipping services via partners (such as UPS).

How to Compare Shipping Rates and Services

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Most carriers have online tools to get shipping costs. Our team provides pricing estimates for heavier packages and pallets shipping via air or ocean.

Tips for Selecting the Best Shipping Partner

Keep in mind that the best carrier depends on characteristics of your shipment.

  • Hong Kong post is generally best for smaller packages and sending personal goods.
  • The major carriers are best for high volume shippers
  • Shipping companies (such as Jet Worldwide!) are often the best option with low costs and better support.

Ensuring a Smooth Shipping Experience from Hong Kong to Canada

Consult with the Consignee prior to shipping

The receiver of the goods in Canada is most often the importer of record. Make they are aware of the consignment details prior to shipping.

How to Track Your Shipment

Choose postal options with tracking and carriers with online tracking. Our team provides a best in class support.

Dealing with Canadian Custom Clearance and Duties

Common import fees for Canada imports can include duty, taxes and carrier disbursement fees. Understanding common Canadian Import Fees.

Canada parcel clearance processes differ from general cargo. The Courier Low-Value System is available for courier shipments with a value up to CAD $3,300.

Contact Jet’s logistics team to get an estimate of your import fees.

Shipping Canadian supplements and Vitamins to Hong Kong Direct

Jet Worldwide can receive your online orders, consolidate your shipments and send to Hong Kong. We can also purchase the goods on your behalf. Contact our team for details.

Fulfilling Orders in HKG for shipping to USA and Canada

Ship to a warehouse in Hong Kong. From there, ship directly to the USA, Canada, UK, Europe and all major global locations.

Understanding Hong Kong Fulfillment.

Shipping Air versus Ocean from Hong Kong to Canada

We get many inquiries requesting the lowest cost for shipping from Hong Kong. The best shipping option to Canada depends on several factors. In general, the lowest cost for small personal packages to Canada is via Hong Kong Post. For heavier shipments, economy air freight is a popular option. And less than container load is best with shipping pallet freight and large commercial orders. Useful information: Things to know about Ocean Shipping To and From Canada.

Getting a quote for shipping between Hong Kong and Canada

Jet Worldwide gives access to all companies seeking for spot quotes between Canada and Hong Kong for parcels, pallets, online orders.

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