Import from Asia

Do you import from Asia? Choosing the right supplier, analyzing the costs and turn over and all communication this involves is a full-time job. What type of transport is the right choice and have you checked transit times? We will tell you more about importing from Asia and all the factors you should consider. 

Transportation means to import from Asia

Air, sea and road freight. You have undoubtedly weighed all the options to decide what transportation type is best to import your goods from Asia. But have you ever thought of train transport? Rail cargo is two times faster than sea freight and on average 65% cheaper than air freight. In addition, Railcargo has a much lower CO2 emission than Aircargo. The renewed Silk Road makes freight transport from Asia an attractive option. Faster than sea freight and cheaper than air freight. The best of both worlds combined.

  • Two times faster then sea freight
  • Average 65% cheapier than air freight
  • 27 times lower carbon-emission than air freight (p/tonne km)
  • Stable delivery times and mutiple departures each week
  • Fast transittimes

Which products can be imported from Asia with rail cargo?

You can transport almost any product by rail. Fresh products are transported refrigerated in special containers to guarantee safety and quality. We operate in the following industries: pharma, food, consumer goods, electronics, automotive and fashion.

You can have a container partially filled (LCL - Less than Container Load) or have a full container transported (FCL - Full Container Load). 

We can provide you with these services 

  • FCL & LCL Railcargo (incl. parcel & pallet)
  • Door to Door / Port to Door / Door to Port
  • Block Trains – block space agreements
  • Temperature controlled containers
  • 24/7 track & trace system
  • Value added logistics services
  • Customs clearance en fiscal representation
  • Supply Chain consultancy and advice

Costs for importing goods from Asia

Do you prefer an FCL or LCL solution? What is the collection and delivery address? Do you want a custom solution for intermodal transport or just rail transport? Costs to import from Asia are variable based on various factors. We work together with various partners and agents who ensure that your goods are delivered on time and neatly to the right destination. Challenge our rail expert with your logistic inquiry and we will give you the best solution and most competitive price. 

Rail Bridge Cargo: the expert in importing goods from Asia by rail 

Wa have access to more than 29 rail routes between Asia and Europe, including intra-European routes. We are an independent service provider that helps companies make smart and responsible choices when it comes to Railcargo.

Because of our experience with freight transport between Asia, Europe and intra-European rail transport, we help companies choose the best route, customs clearance and transport management. We also provide intermodal transport for importing goods from overseas Asian countries.

Our rail experts have many years of experience within the logistics sector. This enables us to deliver tailor-made solutions and to act as a strategic partner in the field of the total supply chain.