Many importers today must ask themselves what freight options do I have and what suits my need the best.
Depending on whether it is via Sea freight or Air freight, deciding which method for shipping is very important as costs, delivery time and complexity are crucial factors that will influence your product importation.
Here below we use the guide provided by Global Sources the leading B2B media company as reference to provide you with Freight solutions covering freight methods, container types and sizing and delivery times.
FREIGHT SOLUTION GUIDE – Sea freight v.s. Air freight
“With the global eyewear market, which includes frames, contact lenses and sunglasses, expected to reach $140 billion by 2020, the opportunity for one of the world’s largest luxury groups is vast…..” (BOF, Oct 2016)
Ever since the announcement of Luxottica & Essilor merger released in January 2017, we have seen changes in how luxury brands manage their eyewear development. As Luxottica “has licensing agreements to create eyewear for major fashion brands, including Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana and Versace” and with Essilor, these two firms combined will be worth about 46bn euros (£40bn; $49bn). (BBC, Jan 2017)