International transportation of goods from the USA

MUTUAL TRADE BETWEEN RUSSIA AND THE USA

Many people ask: “Is there trade between Russia and the United States?” Despite the current sanctions, counter-sanctions, as well as the political confrontation between two countries, the turnover of foreign trade between Russia and the United
States, according to the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation, in 2019 amounted to $26.237 billion, showing Year-Over-Year (YOY) growth of 4.9% .


Import of goods from the USA to Russia is represented by the following product groups::

  • machinery, equipment and vehicles;
  • chemical industry products;
  • metals and metal products;
  • food products and agricultural raw materials;
  • vehicles, except for railway or tram rolling stock, and their parts and accessories;
  • plastics and plastic products;
  • other chemical products.

Export from Russia to the USA is represented by the following product groups:

  • mineral products;
  • metals and metal products;
  • chemical industry products;
  • precious metals and stones;
  • machinery, equipment and vehicles;
  • wood and pulp and paper products.

TRANSPORTATION OF GOODS FROM THE USA

Importo Company is experienced in freight forwarding from the United States to Russia by all means of transport.

HOW TO DELIVER GOODS FROM THE USA TO RUSSIA?

Russia and the USA has no common borders. In the Far East, Alaska and Chukotka are separated by the Bering Strait. For the delivery of goods from the USA to Russia, the following are used:


OCEAN FREIGHT FROM THE USA TO RUSSIA

General cargo, as well as part of bulk cargo are transported from the USA in containers. Importo arranges regular container freight from North America to Russia by ocean vessels from the largest ports on the Atlantic coast of the United States
(New York, Boston, Charleston, Jacksonville, Miami). Pre-carriage of goods to the ports, port forwarding in the United States is carried out by agents of our company.

Freight from the USA is carried out by ocean lines most often to the transhipment port of Hamburg in Germany. In the port of Hamburg, the cargo is reloaded on-board a feeder vessel. Transit time from USA to Hamburg: 20-24 days. Transloading
time: 3-7 days. Transit time from Hamburg to Saint-Petersburg: 6-10 days. Trucking from Hamburg – Saint-Petersburg is also possible.

Transit time in total from the USA to Saint-Petersburg port is about 35-45 days. Further, the containers follow to the final consignee by road or by rail.

Ocean freight of groupage cargoes from the USA is carried out by Importo through Baltic ports of Riga and Klaipeda, with
further consolidation in Vilnius warehouse and trucking to Russia by groupage truck.


AIRFREIGHT FROM THE USA

Airfreight from the United States is arranged mostly via international airports:

  • New York (JFK);
  • San Francisco (SFO);
  • Miami (MIA);
  • Washington (IAD);
  • Chicago (ORD);
  • Boston (BOS),

and others.

Option 1.

Direct airfreight of goods by passenger flights from the USA to Russia by the following airlines: Aeroflot, AirBridgeCargo, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, Lufthansa, British Airways, Turkish Airlines. Such transportations (including connections)
are fulfilled on a regular basis and have the most attractive cost in the normal season.

Airports of arrival in the Russian Federation:

  • Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO);
  • Moscow Domodedovo (DME);
  • Moscow Vnukovo (VKO);
  • Санкт-Петербург, Пулково (LED);

Importo Company arranges receipt of goods with further delivery to consignees, as well as customs clearance of goods from the USA at the airports of Sheremetyevo (SVO), Domodedovo (DME), Vnukovo (VKO), Pulkovo (LED).

Connection of international flights with domestic flights is also possible.

Option 2.

Airfreight from the USA to airport in Vilnius (VNO) or other European airports with further consolidation in Vilnius (Helsinki) and dispatch by road to the Russian Federation.With this delivery option, it is possible to repack goods, apply
the required marking , as well as perform other actions with goods at an intermediate consolidation warehouse in the EU.


TRANSIT TIME OF AIRFREIGHT FROM THE USA

Option 1.

On average, direct air freight from the USA to Russia takes 2-4 days after receiving the cargo at the departure airport terminal, taking into account terminal handling in the Russian Federation.

Option 2.

Multimodal transportation of goods from the USA to Moscow and St. Petersburg via EU airports takes on average 10-14 days after receiving the goods at the air terminal till
delivery by truck to the bonded warehouse.


IMPORT OF SAMPLES OF GOODS FROM THE USA

The import of samples of goods is required for laboratory tests in accredited laboratories of the EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union) within the procedures of confirming the compliance of goods with the requirements of the EAEU technical regulations.

Customs clearance of samples must be carried out in strict accordance with the current rules so that the received document of conformity would not be recognized as illegitimate in future

company provides services for the delivery and customs clearance of samples of goods from the USA on a turnkey basis.


OUR TRANSACTIONS SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES

Importo Company provides a wide range of services for entrepreneurs interested in establishing business relationships with counterparties in the United States.

We offer:

  • support of transactions for the import of goods from the United States on a turnkey basis;
  • search for manufacturers and suppliers in the United States;
  • selection of the best commercial offer;
  • customs clearance of goods from the USA in Russia.


Get detailed advice from our experts regarding delivery and customs clearance of goods from the USA !

Phone: +7 (812) 385 11 20 (multichannel) e-mail: info@importo.spb.ru



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