Best ways to [ship cap & hat from China]

You can find many articles talking about [shipping goods from China], but when it comes to [ ship cap & hat from China] (and other sewing goods), this article will be the best fit for you.

Most of our long-term clients have their specified forwarders, that means we are offering FOB price and their forwarders will handle the shiping process. However recently as we somehow attract many mid-sized customers, who are new to shipping from China. So this is a guide for them.

Basis knowledge about cap & hat concerning shipping

Anytime when it comes to shipping, you need to know 2 things of your goods:

the WEIGHT and the VOLUME.

  • weight of cap & hat: One piece of cap typically weighes 120-180 grams.
  • 150 pairs of cap will be packed into a carton
  • Volume of one carton is 0.165 CBM

    Ways to ship cap & hat from China

    • Express delivery
      • Arrives in 3-6 days
      • Express couriers are good when your package is <150 Kg.
      • We usually just use express courier to deliver cap & hat samples.
      • This is a door-to-door delivery, no paperwork needed                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Air freight
        • Arrives at your local airport in 4-10 days
        • Air freight is recommended when your order is 200-800 Kg
        • You will need to pick up the packs yourself in the airport
        • Also have to pay for import fees and handling fees when you pick up your goods
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            • Arrives in your preferred port in 10-30 days , usually 15 days to USA for example
            • Ideal for mass products more than 5 CBMs
            • You will  pick up the packs in the port
            • Also have to pay for import fees and handling fees when you pick up the goods
              • you can use the link above to calculate your import duty

How can I choose the best way to ship cap & hat from China?

  • Use Express delivery to deliver cap & hat sample and feel cap & hat quality yourself.
  • Use Air freight method to deliver your start-up order or test order of cap & hat.
  • Use Sea shipping for your big-orders
  • For a detailed comparision, please keep reading.

What is the cost of each shipping method?

How do they calculate the cost to ship cap & hat?

      • Express delivery: By Kg, usually $5/Kg to USA;
      • Air freight: By Kg, usually $2.5/Kg to USA;
      • Sea shipping: By CBM, usually $180-$220/CBM to USA;

Conclusion for ship cap & hat from China

So this is about how to ship cap & hat from China and something you need to know about cap & hat basics and shipping terms. If you shall have any question regarding this, please leave a comment below or write to

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