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Value-Added Services Ocean Freight

In addition to the transport of your ocean freight, value-added services offer support along the entire supply chain and cover the successful delivery of your goods from door to door.

Support along the Entire Supply Chain

Support along the Entire Supply Chain

Ocean freight transport doesn’t start and stop at the port. Our specialists at Rhenus Greater China can support you along the entire transport journey. Whether it is handling, documentation, customs clearance, insurance or digital and express services – you can choose from a wide variety of additional services for your cargo. Find out more about our value-added services.

Value-Added Services for Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight Handling

With our flexible warehouse solutions, you will benefit from modern and secured indoor and outdoor storage facilities at port locations worldwide. Our highly qualified staff is capable of handling all types of cargo and modern equipment ensures a safe handling of your goods. For each size and duration, Rhenus Greater China offers you storage availabilities for several days directly at your local Rhenus branch close to the seaport. Even longer-term storage can be facilitated through our in-house contract logistics specialists.

Rhenus repacks or resizes your individual shipment according to your needs. It is important to understand all handling specifics of every particular cargo type: Special conditions are required for repacking your cargo in seaworthy packaging that meets the conditions of maritime transport. Rhenus Greater China assures the protection of your cargo, and meets defined quality and handling standards. Our specialists are ready to provide quality service for any category of cargo repacking operations.

Rhenus assures that markings indicating the actual vendor of your goods are removed and your delivery documents are attached. We remove labels, unpack and neutralise your whole consignment and repack it before forwarding. Rhenus ensures that the packaging of your cargo as well as the set of documents related to your ocean freight shipments are in line with your requirements.

Rhenus offers an efficient sorting solution according to your individual requirements. Your cargo is sorted for each particular order in a specific area in our warehouse. Our highly qualified staff in the picking area collects the goods that have been sorted and processes the order. Rhenus Greater China assures adherence to delivery dates and exact handling of the flow of your cargo.

Rhenus offers you several monitoring options for your ocean freight shipment to ensure the protection of your cargo. Our special tools provide logistics quality control and give you the opportunity to observe the transportation processes and gain important information about the conditions of your goods during transit, warehousing, material handling and packaging. With special technologies, such as sensor technology provided by well-established cooperating partners, Rhenus Greater China is able to track your cargo with sensors including GPS position, temperature and light. Moreover, we monitor the acceleration and pressure your cargo is transported with as well as geo-fencing and preserved integrity.

Rhenus applies specific additional labels to the cargo as per your individual requirements. Did you forget product information on the packaging? Or do you want to provide additional information on labels for the goods? We add this and attach labels in a fast and uncomplicated manner to avoid delays and ensure transparency, process control and efficiency along your supply chain.

No matter how you transport your products, you need to be absolutely sure that they arrive in the intended condition and meet all relevant requirements. Rhenus Greater China conducts an additional shipment inspection to offer you a professional review of the quality, quantity, labelling, packaging and loading of your ocean freight and help you to meet quality standards, technical specifications and contractual requirements.

Rhenus Greater China ensures the efficiency, functionality and stability of your cargo by placing loose cargo boxes (including shrink-wrapping) on a pallet according to common maritime transportation standards. Smooth stacking and unstacking of your cargo has a special importance in terms of quicker handling and less damage to move your freight more efficiently.

E-Solutions for Your Ocean Freight

We connect your IT systems to our own to easily exchange data like shipment orders or status codes for automatising business processes. The transfer of structured data from one computer to another using accepted message standards helps you to receive data immediately without any human intervention. Rhenus Greater China ensures better data quality, fewer sources of error and the acceleration of the entire transaction process.

Rhenus provides access to a customised dashboard dedicated to your shipments. This dashboard enables you to easily monitor and report your main logistics KPIs. Whether you need to analyse reports about a certain ocean freight shipment status, transit times or the shipping of your goods, Rhenus Greater China provides you with dedicated KPIs, graphics, world maps and much more. Analyse both your shipments and shipment flow and have everything under control.

Document Solutions for Ocean Freight Shipments

Rhenus prints a proof of delivery (POD) for your ocean freight shipment and forwards it to you by postal service instead of providing it electronically. It is one of the most important documents in your transport process and confirms that your shipment has been delivered properly.

To ensure we comply with your requirements, Rhenus Greater China also provides a print copy of your invoices via postal service if you are still not ready to switch to e-invoicing.

Rhenus Greater China provides swift and reliable deliveries of your private and confidential documents across different countries through courier service. This additional service provides you with the opportunity to track your mail and guarantee proof of delivery.

Rhenus Greater China offers customised reports based on KPIs for over a period based on your request. We help you run your business more efficiently by providing you with all the information about your shipment in individualised reports to help you manage your data for decision making. Rhenus Greater China offers flexible services according to your requirements, be it data to fill in your Excel reports or your portal.

Express Solutions for Ocean Freight

Rhenus Greater China provides a variety of delivery and express pickup services for your urgent ocean freight shipments that need to be on a vessel or a destination as soon as possible. We ensure faster pickups and deliveries beyond the guaranteed standard to meet your tight deadlines or certain transit times that are inconvenient. Rhenus X-Press pickup and delivery is swift, convenient, and reliable to aid you in all your logistics needs.

You will obtain the most reliable service for booking faster transit times on the vessel by selecting Rhenus Speed+. Through many years of experience and collaboration with reputable carriers in the industry, we can ensure that your requirements are fulfilled at an international level achieving a swifter and more efficient delivery. If you require ocean routing with faster transit times, Rhenus Greater China is the ideal solution.

Rhenus Greater China provides immediate assistance to transport the urgent and essential shipment to a specific place or time. Rhenus 24/7 Deliveries offers deliveries worldwide beyond standard working hours during the weekend or on national holidays.

Ocean Freight Clearance

Rhenus Greater China ensures proper customs clearance following the current ocean freight customs regulations catered to your requirements. We help you import and export your goods either with various Rhenus office on their own or through a subcontracted third-party company.

Rhenus Greater China aids you in documents preparation, specifically for import customs clearance for ocean freight at the destination location.

Ocean Freight Insurance

The Rhenus Group offers tailor-made transport insurance solutions that protect the monetary value of your cargo against all risks of physical loss or damage from any external cause during shipping, whether by land, sea or air. Manage the financial impact of loss or damage efficiently. Not every transportation route offers the same level of security; not every item in transit is equally sensitive to damage. Be on the safe side with the insurance services of Rhenus.

The Rhenus Group assists with any kind of preparation of your documents needed specifically for ocean freight import customs clearance at the destination.