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Best ways to [ship LED window display from China]

You can find many articles talking about [shipping goods from China], but when it comes to [ ship LED window display from China] (and other LED Light Products), this article will be the best fit for you.


Most of our long-term clients have their specified forwarders, that means we are offering FOB price or FACTORY price and their forwarders will handle the shipping process. However recently as we somehow attract many small and mid-sized customers, who are new to shipping from China. So this is a guide for them.

Basis knowledge about LED window display concerning shipping

Anytime when it comes to shipping, you need to know 2 things of your goods:

the WEIGHT and the VOLUME.

  • weight of window display: different size display will have different weight, take the normal size A3, A4 for example, the gross weight for 1pc A3 led light panel around 2.4kgs and it will 1.2kgs for 1pc A4 led light pocket.
  • 10pcs A3 or 20pcs A4 acrylic window displays will be packed into a carton
  • Volume of one carton is around 0.12 CBM
    Quantity of Displays     Weight        Package         Volume
               1pc A3 OR 1pc A4      1.2kg OR 2.4kg
              10pcs A3 or 20pcs A4      25kg       < 1 carton box        55x40x58cm, 0.12 CBM
             60pcs A3 or 120pcs A4     150 Kg       6 cartons        55x40x58cmx6, 0.72CBM

Ways to ship window display from China

  • Express delivery
    • Arrives in 4-6 days
    • Express couriers are good when your package is <150 Kg.
    • We usually just use express courier to deliver window display samples, as you can see in the table above,  60pcs A3 or 120pcs A4 LED light folders  weight more then 150 Kg.
    • This is a door-to-door delivery, no paperwork needed.

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  • Air freight
    • Arrives at your local airport in 4-10 days
    • Air freight is recommended when your order is 200-800 Kg
    • You will need to pick up the packs yourself in the airport
    • Also have to pay for import fees and handling fees when you pick up your goods

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  • Sea Shipping
    • Arrives in your preferred port in 10-30 days , usually 15 days to USA for example
    • Ideal for mass products more than 5 CBMs
    • You will  pick up the packs in the port
    • Also have to pay for import fees and handling fees when you pick up the goods
      • you can use the link above to calculate your import duty


How can I choose the best way to ship LED window display from China?

  • Use Express delivery to deliver led window display sample and feel window display quality yourself.
  • Use Air freight method to deliver your start-up order or test order of led window displays.
  • Use Sea shipping for your big-orders
  • For a detailed comparision, please keep reading.

What is the cost of each shipping method?

How do they calculate the cost to ship window displays?

  • Express delivery: By Kg, usually $6/Kg to USA;
  • Air freight: By Kg, usually $2.5/Kg to USA;
  • Sea shipping: By CBM, usually $180-$220/CBM to USA;

The shipping company will adjusted its shipping freight normally, everything is subjected to the current actual shipping freight.

Let’s do the math now!

As 1pc A3 or 1pc A4 led light panel weighes 2.4kg or 1.2kgs we will take that at  2kgs on average. You probably want to calculate your own order based using the folling price table:

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Generally our mid-sized clients order socks at 200-400pcs, from the table above we can see that the cost for sea shipping is just 1/5 of that for Air freight. So if delivery time is not a problem for you, please choose sea shipping.

Conclusion for ship LED window display from China

So this is about how to ship LED window display from China and something you need to know about window display basics and shipping terms. If you shall have any question regarding this, please leave a comment below or write to

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Watch a Youtube video about shipping common goods from China: