//How to Choose the Best Way to Ship Socks from China?

How to Choose the Best Way to Ship Socks from China?

Shipping? We also can give you the best guideline.

Many customers have a same question

[How to ship goods from China?].

No worries, you will get the best way here if you don’t have your specified forwarder yet.

If you are a big-size businessman

You always place a big order from China, such as 20GP, 40GP or much bigger, it means more than 30,000 pairs socks.

Usually you have enough time [more than 15-30days] to ship it, so let’s go by sea, it is a very cheap way, always cost $0.05-0.15 per pair.

shipping by sea

But sometimes, time is not enough, so we have to do air freight or express.

Air: 3-6 days, only to local airport, you have to finish the clearance work and pick up the packs from airport by yourself, cost $0.2-0.5 per pair.

Express: 2-5 days delivered, door to door, cost $0.25-0.7 per pair.

We always use express for samples.

If you are a mid-size businessman

air freight

You will place an order about 5,000 to 30,000 pairs.

Air freight is recommended.

Usually 3-6 days to arrive.

Normal cost is $0.25-0.6 per pair.

Faster and more convenient than by sea.

Cost less and less than express.

Finish the clearance work and pick up the packs from airport by yourself.

Pay some import fee and handle fee, but not too much.

If you are a new businessman


You may place an order less than 5000 pairs, it less than 200kgs.

Express is your best way, such as FEDEX, UPS, TNT, DHL, etc.

Usually 2-5 days to deliver.

Normal cost is $0.3-0.8 per pair.

Fastest ship way from door to door.

No paper work, no clearance work, no import fee and handle fee.

Now, let’s have a review on our shipping methods and the price

Quantity/ pairsWeight/ kgsBy Sea/ pairBy Air/ pairBy Express

The table above is just a reference.  Your delivery time and budget decide the shipping way you choose, the socks quantity and weight decide your final shipping price.

Let’s start your new socks business from China

With Express delivery, you can get sock sample and check the sock quality to decide if you need a large quantity. 

Express or Air freight usually suits a new businessman with a new order.

Sea shipping are most suitable for a big order.

Conclusion for shipping socks from China

All this is about how to ship socks from China and something you need to know about sock basics and shipping terms.

If you have any question regarding this, please leave a message to us.

2018-02-06T01:23:20+00:00 Industry News|1 Comment

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