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What Should I Select for Origin Port and Destination Port?

If you don't know what to submit for origin port and destination port when submitting a quote request, see the list below.

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On the quote request form, you will be prompted to specify the Origin Port and Destination Port for your shipment. Depending on your shipment’s incoterms, these may be optional.  

Origin Port

For LCL and air shipments the Origin Port/Airport will typically be the closest major city. For FCL shipments, it’s usually the nearest major port city for. The Origin Location is the supplier’s address.

Chinese base ports include:
  1. Shanghai 
  2. Ningbo  
  3. Shenzhen/Yantian/Guangzhou  
  4. Qingdao
  5. Xingang
  6. Xiamen
  7. Dalian
Major Chinese airports include:
  1. PVG (Shanghai / services Ningbo/Zhejiang area)
  2. PEK (Beijing)
  3. SZX (Shenzhen)
  4. HKG (Hong Kong)
  5. CAN (Guangzhou)
  6. TSN (Tianjin)
  7. XMN (Xiamen)

If you do not know which port would be the best option, please choose the port closest to your supplier’s factory. For an Ex Works shipment, you may also choose to this field blank, and your Flexport team will choose the best routing option for you.

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Destination Port

For LCL and air shipments, the Destination Port will typically be the closest major city. For FCL shipments, it is usually the nearest major port city. The Destination Location is the final destination’s address.

If your shipment is going to Amazon, the Destination Port will be the major city closest to your assigned fulfillment center

If your shipment is not going to Amazon, the Destination Port will be the major city closest to your final destination. 

If you don’t know the Destination Port, you can leave this field blank and your Flexport team will choose the best routing option for you. 

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