You need to specify if you’re shipping hazardous goods as prices are higher and not all vendors are certified to ship your goods. Most hazardous goods are shipped by ocean, rather than air.
If you are shipping something hazardous, make sure you check the box when requesting a quote so you get accurate prices. Even unexpected products, like lithium batteries or flammable liquids can be considered hazardous. To ship these goods will require additional paperwork, such as a Material Safety Data Sheet. But don’t worry, we’ll be there to walk you through the process.
The UN Model Regulations that govern the classification system depending on the danger it presents to the carrier. Your factory should be able to indicate if the goods produced fall into one of these categories.