Shipping the purchased furniture, as well as other goods, from Italy all over the world is a very delicate process not to neglect. Experience and details care is crucial for project success.

I usually select freight forwarding companies providing customers with customized logistics solutions and specialized in air, ocean, surface transportation and all related services with a professional experienced team ready to answer customers’ demands: these companies can provide a worldwide range of offices offering advanced shipping services, customs clearance and operations, warehouse management and logistics support products, keeping high quality services and flexibility to give the customer a tailor-made service at convenient rates. 

Madudesign job includes:

  • Choosing the best shipping company: the selection will be based on logistical (company offices in the destination area), additional services (such as advanced logistics solutions which might include storage, pick & pack, distribution and more), quality (fast and safe delivery reputation) and economical reasons;
  • Purchased objects collection c/o shipping company deposit;
  • shipping and custom clearance paperworks check;
  • taking out an insurance policy for possible shipping goods damages;
  • attending the load operations and checking the crates conditions. Taking picture of every package to show its state before shipping;
  • shipping supervision; home delivery and assembly arrangement.

The madudesign service plus:

  • Direct supervision of pre-shipping operations;
  • Crates checking and quotation for possible extra packaging;
  • Paperworks check in order to simplify custom operations;
  • ­Logistic and economic advantage due to all goods storage in the same warehouse;
  • no further cost, madudesign service is included in purchased products price.

Operating modes

  • shipping company selection: this choice will be based on logistical reasons (company offices in the destination area), quality (fast and safe delivery reputation), helpfulness (required extra-duties implementation), price/quality ratio. The first shipping quotation will be approximate as the delivery rate is based on goods weight and volume, which are not measurable since they reach Florence;
  • shipping method choice depending on the goods total volume. There are two main options: 1) groupage system (for small       loads) your boxes will be loaded in a container together with other customer’s; 2) full box container (20’ or 40’) recommended for larger supplies;
  • delivery paperworks set and check: I can provide cooperating with the shipping company a competent and complete in-house customs brokerage. Companies are usually committed to being up to date on the latest trade news and local regulations. Once the documentation is ready, the supply balance wil be asked;
  • Goods load and shipping supervision;
  • Final address delivery arrangement.