Container Shipping to and from Turkey
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Relevant shipping information
- Is Turkey more of an import or export country?
Turkey is an import-based country. However, the share of exports is also not to be underestimated. It should be added that the rate of export bookings is higher in Twill than imports.
Take a look at the rates for shipments to/from Turkey via Twill.
- What are the commodities traded the most to or from Turkey?
Turkey exports mostly motor vehicles and their parts. These commodities are followed by electronic devices, textiles and accessories, plastic goods, iron – steel ores, minerals, fruits and nuts. Petroleum and fuel oil are the leading imports of Turkey, followed by automobile imports.
For import and export markets, Twill offers first class ocean transportation. Besides that, as Twill, we offer a digital end to end logistics service, in this service we are arranging and organizing your inland transportation from door-to-door transportation too.
- How is my cargo getting from port to door or to the port?
In Turkey, Twill provides inland transportation service, while you are booking your ocean transportation, you can also benefit from this service too.
As Twill, we can take your cargo from your door with the truck and take it to the port. With our expert customer service, we can arrange the loading organization on the date you request. Also, you can pick up our empty container from the port and organize it yourself.
- What is the estimated transit time for shipping a container to or from Turkey?
The requested transit time will change according to the route. After you sign up to Twill, you will be able to see the transit times on the screen where you see the prices for the chosen route.
- Do I need an insurance to ship to or from Turkey?
Comprehensive insurance is not mandatory to ship from or to Turkey; but it is recommended. As Twill, we have Value Protect service for cargo protection. It is an alternative to shipping insurance to protect your cargo from accidents. You can add this service at the time of booking for your shipment.
- What are the main ports in Turkey?
Since Turkey is a country surrounded by seas on three sides and has a strategic location, it has many important ports. Such as;
Services to make shipping easier
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