Shipping / Customs

Booking a shipment is just the start of your cargo’s journey around the globe.
This section provides information about how to manage your shipment’s lifecycle with guides on all of the fees and charges you may incur at customs and more.

HS Code Lookup & Finder

Quickly find international freight HS codes used for US imports with this Harmonized System finder.

FOB: Everything You Need to Know About Free on Board Shipping

What is FOB shipping, how does it differ from other incoterms, and when should you use it? Find out everything you need to know in this easy-to-understand guide.

Landed Cost: Understanding Product Costs and Profitability

Need to know the landed cost of all of the goods that you sell, in addition to understanding the correct way to calculate it? Our guide will help you do both! No accounting degree required.

5 Hacks to Help You Conquer International Freight

Freightos has compiled a list of five invaluable hacks to help you save time and money on your international shipments.

Import Duty Calculator

Calculate an estimate of US customs charges applying to import duties with this Import Duty Calculator.

International Freight Crash Course

The most important information to know about freight when first starting out.

New Technology Trends In Last Mile Delivery

The technologically driven trends that are reshaping last mile delivery.

What are Customs Duties (Origin)?

Customs Duties (Origin) AKA Customs Tax are applied to exports from China. Do you need to worry about this common charge? Learn more here.

What is the Customs Clearance Fee?

Find out how much you will be required to pay for customs clearance and more in this common fee snippet.

What are Customs Duties (Destination)?

Learn the who, what, and where of customs duties in this plain-English guide.