a - After vessel depart China, the carrier release Bill of Lading to the shipper - cabinet factory.
b - Cabinet factory will provide a copy of B/L to you, Your company pay balance of this shipment to factory and They release the original B/L to you. Be sure to pay balance to factory before the container arrive your port, so as to avoid any delay on custom clearance or additional cost generated. You don't have to handle B/L yourself, but ask appointed agent or forwarder to do it. And usually we don't have to mail the paper work B/L to you, but through Email to complete the process of release which we call it "telex-release".
c - Voyage From China to US takes 15~30 days.
d - When the container is arriving, your agent will notify you and ask necessary shipping documents from you for customer clearance. Normally most important is B/L, invoice, and packing list. The invoice and packing list will be provided by factory, and Paul Cabinet Sourcing can help coordinating this.
e - When custom clearance finished, your agent can arrange truck to pick up your container from port and send to assigned address.
f - Checking your received cabinets. Any defects or missed items determined, our cabinet factory will provide free replacement or credit in next shipment.
g - Paul Cabinet Sourcing is here to assure you a problem- free and seamless kitchen cabinet purchasing experience.
Paul Cabinet Sourcing can help finding a good Chinese forwarder to ship your containers as well as your custom clearance and all other jobs. You can also choose to find a forwarder yourself. You can use same company do custom clearance and inland transportation, or use different company to do these things for you.