Express of Samples and Small Volume Production

The samples and small volume production would be sent via one of the well-known international express companies: FedEx, DHL, TNT, UPS. Estimated lead time would be 3 to 5 days.

international express
samples express

Sea Vs. Air

For your reference, the cost and lead time will be offered on the quote sheet at the beginning if required, based on the trade term. Lead time by sea: 4 to 6 weeks:  Lead time by air: around 5 days. RYD’s location: 16 kilometers near from Shenzhen international Airport, 30 kilometers near from the Shekou international sea port.

shipping by sea
shipping by air

Terms of Trading

There are three common terms of trading between RYD and customers: EXW, FOB, CIF.

EXW: EX works, customer’s forwarder picks up the goods from RYD’s factory.

FOB: Free on board, RYD’s forwarder transport the goods to sea port at Shenzhen and deal with the customs clearance from our side. Customer’s forwarder will do the rest.

CIF: Cost Insurance and Freight, RYD’s forwarder ship the goods to the sea port which appointed by customer, customer’s forwarder deals with the customs clearance and picks up the goods from the sea port.

Other options include: DDU, DDP.

Terms of Trading

Samples Sending from Customers

When customer send the sample to RYD, fill the express waybill by writing down a small number at the value column, like $10 or $20, the item could be sample or gift. This will avoid the unwanted troubles during the customs clearance, putting a high value sometimes causes an extreme high tax.

Raw Material Sending from Customers

When customer ship the plastic material for mold trial which is not selling in China, they need to make sure that the goods are totally matched with the list on the invoice. If not, it may cause the extra troubles high cost before entrancing the customs.

Luckily, our forwarder is professional enough that they have warehouse in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has the flexible trading policy. So here is the solution: Customer ship the plastic material to our forwarder, they will unpack them and check with the list. Then goods would be packed again and listed. At last, our forwarder will ship the material to our place from Hong Kong.