Why Ship with Forex Cargo Florida

Forex Cargo is a licensed and bonded Ocean Transport Intermediary, Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (OTI-NVOCC) by the Federal Maritime Commission of the United States of America.

Filipinos have come to know Forex as the name they can trust when it comes to shipment and delivery of balikbayan boxes to the Philippines.

Competitive Advantage

  • We Don’t co load. (we don’t share container with other companies.)That’s why your packages are safe and secured.
  • We have our Own delivery fleet in the Philippines, Forex Cargo Philippines. (No third parties are allowed to handle our shipments)
  • Frequency of shipments
  • Boxes are handled with care by dedicated employees ( No third parties )
  • Boxes are barcoded for efficient handling and tracking
  • Box tracking information available through our websites : Forexworld.Com | ForexCargoFlorida.Com
  • Photo confirmation
  • Excellent Customer Service Support. With Forex you can always talk to a person heart to heart. We are here to listen and to provide an excellent service to all our customers. (904) 458-SHIP / (904) 458-7447

FOREX has been serving every Filipino from every part of the globe for more than three decades. In those years, FOREX continued to grow and expand and keeps on raising the standard of service. We go beyond anything else to protect the boxes of our customers who spent their hard earned money, time and effort to bring love to their relatives in the Philippines.

Hikes in container cargo tariffs worry balikbayan box senders – via Inquirer Globalnation

SAN MATEO, California – While the proposed inspection of balikbayan boxes entering the Philippines has been shelved as a result of global protests from OFWs, increased tariff charges on cargo container shipments have stirred less controversy.

While the Philippine Bureau of Customs clarified that individual balikbayan boxes won’t be taxed, it’s not clear if  increased levies on the cargo containers they are shipped in will remain.

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Dropship, Consolidation and Custom Packing

Custom packing and consolidation is our service to our customers who are in the Philippines who wants to order and purchased online. You can order from any merchants and online store in the U.S. and have your orders dropship at our office in Jacksonville, FL. Once we receive your order, we will securely pack it and have it ready for shipment to the Philippines. For multiple orders we will consolidate them and wait for all your orders to come in before we ship it.

We also offer pickup service to the facility where you ordered your items.

For pricing, since we charge by the volume measurement, this will depend on the size of the box that we may used for your orders. We will send you all the details and will also stay in contact before we finalize the shipment and we will only ship your orders once we get a final approval from our customer.

For odd-sized or oversized boxes, please e-mail or call us with the length, width and height information so so we can give you a quote.

For concerns and questions about your orders, please feel free to call us anytime.  We can have a video conference, via Google Hangout, Skype, Viber, or Facebook. We are happy to assist our customers in any way we possible can. We want to make this as easy and as smooth as possible for you.

For more information, please call our Florida Main Office hotline at 904-458-SHIP  (904-458-7447) .  We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.

You can also reach us anytime through Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.

Do you accept boxes from other Balikbyan Box Companies or boxes that are not Forex?

Yes we accept boxes from any of our competitors and we also accept odd size or custom size boxes.

For odd/custom size boxes, we need to know the exact measurements (Length x Width x Height) in inches to determine the price. We would also need to know where you are sending it in the Philippines.

For more information, please call our Florida Main Office hotline at 904-458-SHIP  (904-458-7447).  We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.

You can also reach us anytime through Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.

Items NOT Allowed in Balikbayan Boxes

The following items are not allowed in Balikbayan Boxes: (Updated July 15, 2017 based on the guidelines release by  dti.gov.ph)

  • Prohibited / Illegal Drugs and other substances
  • Firearms, Ammunitions, Explosives
  • Jewelries
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Motorbikes
  • Stolen goods
  • Flammable items
  • Very Fragile Items
  • Pornographic materials, gambling cards and toy guns
  • Currencies, Checks, Money Orders and Travel Checks
  • Pirated products, i.e. dvd, cd, tapes, etc
  • Items of Commercial Quantity
  • Plant seeds and plant materials and
  • Any food stuff that are not in cans, sealed packages or in bottles

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For more information, please call our Florida Main Office hotline at 904-458-SHIP  (904-458-7447).  We will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.

You can also reach us anytime through Facebook, Google Plus and Twitter.

Items that are Allowed in Balikbayan Boxes

balikbayanboxAccording to the Philippine Customs you can send Non-commercial goods or goods not in commercial quantity strictly for personal use only, such as: wearing apparel, clothing, foodstuffs/grocery items/canned goods; the value of which must not exceed US$500.00. (customs.gov.ph…)

Here are some of the items that you can send to your love ones:

    • canned goods, cookies, chocolates, noodles, coffee, tea, coffee, instant coffee creamer, clothes, small electronics, souvenirs, kitchen wares, shoes to name a few.

 

 

For more inquiries, call our Florida Main Office hotline at 904-458-SHIP  (904-458-7447).