How These Freight Charges Had Been Calculated To Import Any Japanese Used Vehicles?
Want to buy a used car from Japan?
Then you must need to know the freight charges, it is important while importing any Japanese used cars, machineries, buses, bikes, trucks or auto parts to check what are the shipping charges to be paid alongwith the vehicle cost. Some time the charges for the shipment may be too much comparing with the vehicle or machinery you are buying.
Most of the dealers provide their shipping rates applicable to different countries at their relevant sites itself, so that buyers or importers of these used vehicles can decide immediately and can place the order. However still for confirmation and for negotiation they do ask the dealers again by sending emails with their requirement.
All these charges are basically based on M3 sizes (Cubic Volume of the Vehicle). Every vehicle type having different M3 sizes, which effect the shipping cost as well. More the M3 size, more will be the shipping cost. Most of the buyers, import their required used vehicles in bulk manner so that they can minimize the shipping cost.
To calculate shipping cost to your country you must need to know 2 main things as M3 size of the vehicle & Rate of per M3 size.
Please check the M3 Sizes of different types of vehicles:
Car: 9.5 M3
Sedan: 9.5 M3
Coupe: 9 M3
Hatchback: 10 M3
Trucks: 33 M3
Wagons: 13 M3
Pickup: 15 M3
SUV: 15 M3
MUV: 15 M3
Some of the M3 sizes of different models:
Toyota Corolla: 9.5 M3
Toyota RAV4: 17 M3
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado: 17 M3
Starlet: 9 M3
Mitsubishi Pajero: 17 M3
Toyota Hiace:16 M3
Toyota Caravan: 18 M3
Some of the Rates per M3 sizes for different shipping ports:
Ghana, Tema > US$ 150 per M3
Cameroon, Douala > US$ 125 per M3
Nigeria, Lagos > US$ 125 per M3
Uganda, Mombasa > US$ 106 per M3
Jamaica, Kingston > US$ 120 per M3
Trinidad & Tobago, Port of Spain > US$ 140.00 per M3
Russia, Vladivostok > US$ 69.00 per M3
Kenya, Mombassa > US$ 95.00 per M3
Tanzania, Dar-es-Salaam > US$ 85.00 per M3
South Africa, Durban > US$ 85.00 per M3
Malawi, Dar-es-Salaam > US$ 105.00 per M3
Sri Lanka, Colombo > > US$ 55.00 per M3
UAE, Duabi > US$ 60.00 per M3
UAE, Abu Dhabi > US$ 60.00 per M3
UAE, Sharjah > US$ 60.00 per M3
Saudi Arabia, Dammam > US$ 96.00 per M3
Australia, Brisbane > US$ 70.00 per M3
The total amount can be figured with the following ways:
M3 OF VEHICLE X M3 RATE IN US$ = FREIGHT
For Example, if you want to find out FREIGHT for a sedan car, which is to be imported from Japan to Australia - Brisbane Port.
Size of Sedan Car = 09.5 M3
Freight Charges = US$ 63 Per M3
Calculation will be 09.5 x 63 = US$ 598.5
Freight Charges of Sedan for Brisbane Port will be US8.5
For complete freight charges to your country, please visit at JapaneseCarTrade.com