What Information does CCA need in order to provide an accurate quote for a shipment?
Weight, package dimensions (L x W x H), commodity, supplier’s address with zip code, whether or not pick-up is required, origin and destination of shipment.
CCA handles hazardous cargo. Are there any special requirements for moving hazardous cargo?
Yes. All hazardous cargo must be accompanied by the relevant Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) as well as the original dangerous goods certificate (IMO). Special packing is required, which should be provided by the supplier.
Does CCA offer insurance for cargo?
Yes. CCA offers full coverage maritime insurance for both air and ocean freight, import and export. CCA only offers insurance for freight that we handle.
How are freight costs calculated?
Freight rates (air & ocean) vary between different origins and destinations. Freight costs are normally calculated by multiplying the freight rate by either the actual weight or the volume (volumetric weight) depending on whichever yields greater. Ocean freight rates are usually quoted per weight or measure, W/M. (W being 1000kg and M being 1m3 (35.32 cubic feet), whichever yields greater.)
Are the freight costs the total costs of the shipment?
No. There are other additional costs such as documentation fees, fuel surcharges etc. which will vary depending on the origin and destination of the shipment.
What is your address in Miami, where I can send my goods?
Fast Flow Inc, 8055-8045 NW 68th Street, Miami, FL 33166
Does CCA have its own aircraft?
No, we use all the airlines operating here.
What information do you need from me to provide a quote?
Origin of the cargo, required destination, # of pieces, weight & dimensions of each piece, commodity, value, is it air or ocean?
Can you deliver to my door?
Yes we can. We deliver to the port of entry by air or ocean, or we can deliver to your door. It’s all about what you want.
Do I need to set up an account with CCA?
All we need is your name, telephone contacts, address, and e-mail address. We’ll do the rest.
Can I pay in Trinidad or do I pay in Miami prior to shipping.
Whichever you prefer is fine by us.
Do I need an import licence to import a fridge into Trinidad?
Yes, you do. An application from the Ministry of Trade is required.
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I am a returning resident. Do I have to pay full duties and vat on my household effects?
You may be entitled to tax concessions.
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