Happy New Year 2011! (you just missed Christmas)

You missed Christmas. It’s all done. There’ll be no tree or gifts and no turkey for you (someone just breathed a sigh of relief)… …by missing Christmas, I mean you’ve missed Indonesia Export’s Christmas deadline for production orders – if you have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about, the long-story-short is that if you started a production order with us now for shipping by sea, we can not guarantee you would have it in time for...

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Shipping Guitars from Indonesia to Canada

The Question: We are planning on importing guitars from Bali to Montreal Canada, what do you recommend as method of shipping? we are planning to purchase 50 guitars at a time. air?sea? Thank you, Roger from Canada The Answer: Hi Roger, LCL Sea Cargo, definitely. Yes you have to wait a long time and yes there is a greater risk of damage but guitars are light and bulky; you’ll get murdered on shipping charges trying to ship those by...

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Shipping Handicrafts or Furniture LCL from Bali to the UK

Earlier today, we had a request from a potential customer in the UK just starting out in the import business. In this case, the lady was interested in Teak Root Furniture and was planning a small order of 5 coffee tables to test market response to the products. Before I go any further, let me be clear: first time buyers and importers are very important to us – in the same way that every journey begins with a single step, so every...

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Updates for Indonesia Export

Over the weekend (May 7th to May 9th), we updated a few of our pages on Indonesia Export that you need to take the time to read. Firstly and most importantly, we’ve added information to our Terms and Conditions page – key points include: Production catalogue prices now include single face packing material. We’ve split our terms between Production Catalogue and Agent Service – hopefully, this will help clear up any lingering confusion...

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Shipping Less than a Container Load (LCL) to Canada… or anywhere else.

I recently had a letter from James – a first-time, potential buyer regarding ordering and shipping less than a container load of products from Bali to Canada: …and have a couple questions. I am wondering do you have size restrictions for product going in a less then container load. I would like some giraffes and and elephants, but would like to now the max size I can put in less then container load shipment ?.  I am unsure of how this...

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Indonesia Export Map to Warehouse & Office in Bali

Sometimes it’s not that easy to visualise where we are in relation to the tourist and supplier areas — here are two maps for you… one is embedded live from Google and the other is a simplified map: Map (via Google) View Indonesia Export in a larger map Simplified...

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