Shipping from China to South Africa

PFC Express, one of the best shipping agents from China to South Africa

We provide the Best Shipping Solution and Shipping Rate for Shipping from China to South Africa.

If you have packages to send to South Africa, please take a few seconds to read this article.

PFC Express is a professional shipping agent which specializes in providing international delivery services from China to South Africa. We offer a variety of high-quality shipping methods from China to South Africa with the most cost-effective shipping rates. PFC Express can provide thoughtful and satisfactory delivery services from China to South Africa for all kinds of customers from ecommerce enterprise to individuals.

There is no need to worry about the shipping progress. PFC has conducted contract transportation arrangements with big express airlines, such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, USPS, and other airlines. This guarantees our delivery time and favorable shipping rates.


Advantages of using PFC

Focus

Concentrate on target markets and have a thorough knowledge of the international shipping markets. Pay more attention to standardization and systematization to decrease shipping costs while maintaining service quality.

Cheap Shipping Rate

Concluded contract transportation arrangements with big express airlines, such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, USPS, and other airlines. Improving working practices and productivity on a continuous basis to achieve reduced maintenance costs. We provide door to door shipping from China at a cheap cost.

Standardization

Centralized logistics solutions, operation processes, and freight management mean that we can act efficiently while maintaining flexibility at the quality service level. The concentration is maintaining standardization first.

Systematization

Our self-developed warehouse fulfillment system helps you to manage your international order at ease with 100% online paperless service, monitoring, and tracking.

Customs clearance Service

We provide tax prepaid service for express shipping with FedEx, DHL and UPS to most countries. Please contact us for more detailed quotes if interested.

Wide Coverage

We has integrated with more than 200 delivery methods around the world. There are storage facilities in China, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Australia etc.

Highly Trained Team

We place a high value on job rotation and offer ongoing systematized training to all employees. Quick and efficient summary and replay to ensure they can supply you with world-class facilities. Ship from China with us and stay relaxed all the way.

Professionalism

Professionalism breeds greatness because we want our employees to have specialized skills and experience in their roles and responsibilities. Always have precise context and the best guidance for your express shipping needs.


Estimated quote for sending parcels from China to South Africa

Shipping methodChargeable WeightReference feeFuel surchargeReference delivery timeWith battery?
SZFEDEX-IP1 KG$ 25.68 $ 7.7 3-6 weekdayYES
FedExCn-IE1 KG$ 123.47 $ 37.7 3-5 weekdayYES
FedExCn-IP1 KG$ 300.00 $ 84.0 2-3 weekdayYES
CNRPOST-SZ1 KG$ 10.77 $ 0 10-30 weekdayYES
HKUPS-F1 KG$ 41.62 $ 12.6 6-10 weekdayYES
HKDHLX1 KG$ 32.45 $ 8.9 3-5 weekdayYES
HKDHL1 KG$ 44.00 $ 12.0 3-6 weekdayYES
SZFED-PAK1 KG$ 26.18 $ 7.9 3-5 weekdayYES
ETK1 KG$ 33.12 $ 0 7-15 weekdayYES
EURPOST1 KG$ 23.54 $ 0 11-19 weekdayYES
DGDBAR1 KG$ 30.77 $ 0 8-14 weekdayYES
PFCPL1 KG$ 40.77 $ 0 10-18 weekdayYES
NLRPOST1 KG$ 22.62 $ 0 9-25 weekdayYES
CNAPOST-SZ1 KG$ 21.23 $ 0 10-30 weekdayNO
NLAPOST1 KG$ 22.15 $ 0 10-30 weekdayNO
SZFEDEX-IE1 KG$ 33.23 $ 10.0 5-8 weekdayYES
SZEUB1 KG$ 11.77 $ 0 7-22 weekdayYES
HKUPS1 KG$ 37.53 $ 11.4 5-7 weekdayYES

Remark

The quote and delivery time are for reference only. Pls contact us online customer support with your product details for tailored quotes.


4 steps for sending parcels from China to South Africa with PFC

  1. Register an account at PFC website
  2. Place an order online with all the essential info
  3. Hand over the products to PFC Express
  4. Pay the fees to ship the packages out


Prohibited & restricted items

Remark : If your package to South Africa contains one of the following items, please contact our PFC customer service staff directly.
Some of those items are restricted or even totally prohibited, it is important to avoid such shipment to prevent from troubles.

Drug Contraband

Explosives

Biohazard

Chemicals

Corrosive

Counterfeit

Ivory

Batteries

Flammable

Firearms

Drugs

Counterfeit Notes

Poison

Pornography

Knife

Tobacco

Gambling

Hazardous

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Shipping from China to South Africa The Packaging requirement

⒈The packaging of the goods must be firm, intact and light, and can prevent the packaging from breaking, leakage and loss of the contents during transportation.

⒉The shape of the package should fit the type, status and weight of the products, and be convenient for handling, loading and unloading and stacking.

3. The packaging of special goods carried under specific conditions shall meet the specific requirements for each goods, such as animals, fresh and perishable goods, etc.

⒋For extra small packets (such as small samples), a certain volume of wooden boxes or carton packaging must be added (with filler pads, etc.), and the total volume length, width and height of the entire goods after packaging shall not be less than 40cm, while the smallest side shall not be less than 5cm.

⒌The filling materials (such as sawdust and paper scraps) in the package cannot be leaked.

⒍If the packaging of the goods does not meet the requirements, an explanation should be given to the consignor, and the consignor should be required to modify or repackage the goods before shipment.


Special packaging requirements for some goods:

*For heavy or valuable items such as pianos, ceramics, handicrafts, etc., please pack them in wooden boxes.

1) For shipping to countries like the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Japan, and many other countries, they have strict regulations on unprocessed logs or log packaging. The wooden boxes must be fumigated in the original exporting country, and an approved fumigation certificate must be presented together with the import certificate. Otherwise, fines will be applied and the goods will be returned to the original exporting country.

2) European countries requires the wooden packaging must come with the certificate which showed the box is proof from pest damage.

3) The processed wooden furniture does not need to be fumigated.

* Items commonly used in daily life, such as books and various utensils, can be packed in sturdy cardboard boxes, and it is best to do moisture-proof treatment.

*It's recommended to fill the fragile items with essential filling materials to avoid damage.

4) Place a layer of waterproof supplies (such as plastic bags, cloth, etc.) in the carton if possible.

*Place the light and heavy items in a reasonable combination for easy handling.

* The box should be filled with filing materials such as paper, paper towels, small clothes, etc., to prevent the items in the box from being damaged by flipping and colliding with each other during the moving process.

*Liquid cargo. There must be a 5-10% gap inside the container, and the lid must be flat and tight; no spillage.

*Powdered goods. It should be ensured that the powder does not leak out.

*Precision fragile, brittle and fragile goods. The gross weight of a single piece of goods should not exceed 25 kilograms. Multi-level packaging, hanging packaging, anti-inversion packaging, and glassware packaging can be used.

Shipping from China to South Africa The Order management reminders

1. Item description

When declaring the product name, you need to fill in the actual product name and quantity. Declaring as Gifts or samples are not accepted.

2. Declared value

There is no requirement for the declared value, the customer can decide the amount to be filled in, and it is recommended to declare according to the actual declared value of the goods to avoid high tariffs and fines.

3. Recipient address

PO BOX email addresses are not accepted, the recipient's phone number must be provided, the above information should be filled in in English, and other languages will not work.

Shipping from China to South Africa The Shipping requirements

1. Please create order in advance at the PFC system, attach the invoice (3 sheets) and shipping label (1 sheet) when handing over the products to our warehouse.

2. It’s recommend to place fragile item reminders if the products are fragile itself, but do not attach any irrelevant stickers or tags;

3. Fill in the order information correctly in English. Pls declare with detailed product name, and avoid using words such as Gift and Sample;

4. Order information can be uploaded in batches using Excel, or synced through API.

Shipping from China to South Africa The Charging method

1. Charging weight unit:

Generally, goods below 21Kg are charged as small cargo, each 0.5KG (0.5kg) is a chargeable weight unit, and if it is less than 0.5KG, it is calculated as 0.5KG;

Goods of 21Kg and above are billed as bulk cargo, each 1.0KG (1 kg) is a chargeable weight unit, and if it is less than 1.0KG, it is calculated as 1.0KG.


2. First weight and continued weight:

Generally, the first 0.5KG is the first weight (or lifting), and each additional 0.5KG is a continuation weight. Usually the cost of the first weight (lifting) is higher than that of the additional weight.


3. Actual weight and volume:

Actual weight refers to the actual total weight of a batch of items that need to be transported, including packaging.

Volume weight, when the volume of the item to be delivered is large but the actual weight is light, due to the limitation of the carrying capacity of the means of transport (airplane, train, ship, automobile, etc.) and the volume of the goods that can be loaded, it is necessary to measure the volume of the item and convert it into weight The method is used to calculate the weight of freight, called volume weight or volume.

The charging weight is usually calculated based on the actual weight and dimensional weight whichever is higher.

Shipping from China to South Africa The Prohibited items

1. Dangerous goods, liquids, powders, etc., which are prohibited by air. The country expressly prohibits the export of goods, such as antiques, currency and other infringing products.


2. Items that require additional information

When sending batteries and items containing batteries, MSDS certificates and battery letters (original copies are required) are required (please contact customer service if necessary)

Mailing brand-name products requires a formal purchase invoice or authorization letter.


3. Products such as motors and engines cannot be sent.


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