International Ocean Shipping Service

When it comes to shipping overseas, not all shipping companies are the same. There is an alarming number of companies that are fly-by-night websites promoting moving and International shipping services for a fraction of the cost! They are often data farms that collect your personal move data and contact details and resell it to the highest bidder. They do not have offices in your town and rely on a website to conduct all their business. But when you hire Neighborhood Parcel, you are hiring an actual International shipper with offices in Boston Massachusetts, Florida, and South Carolina. We have staff that can answer all your questions and guides you throughout the process.

With over a decade of experience, Neighborhood Parcel can handle all of your shipping and packaging service needs. From crating, palettizing to Ocean Container Cargo loading. No job is too big or too small for us. Give us a call today at (978)851-0199

LTL & FTL Shipments

Partial load consignments are returned to our Boston warehouse where they will be crated or palletized. They will then be shipped through one of our carefully selected NVOCC’s (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier). LTL is the most economical way to ship Household Goods, Luggage, Furniture, and low volume without investing in a Full Container load. All shipments are processed a DDU, (Delivered Duty Unpaid)

Full container Load of household goods will be loaded at your home whenever possible. Carriers often allow for 3 Hrs live load. We can also load and package your goods into the Ocean Container.  Once sealed, the container will travel directly to the Boston port or your nearest gateway and will not be opened again unless required for U.S customs inspection.

Prior to the shipment’s departure, you will be provided with the shipment’s departure date, complete sailing details including the estimated arrival date, and a point of contact at your destination. Once the vessel leaves the port, you will receive a Bill Of Lading to help you clear Customs at the destination and pick up your material.

Neighborhood Parcel is Providing safe and secure international shipping services for its clients in Boston MA and throughout the United States. We provide door-to-port services and Door To Door for all your Ocean and Cargo shipments. Our service is from most of the major cities in the USA to thousands of overseas destinations around the world. This includes popular port destinations in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Middle East, and South America. We are one of the leading international shipping companies on the East Coast.

International Ocean Freight Shipping Services

Neighborhood Parcel as an international shipping company specializes in a wide range of cargo and freight services. We offer a variety of options to choose from based on your need and budget. We ship in crates, palettes, 20 foot, and 40-foot containers, both the standard size and high cube. There are numerous varieties used by freight forwarders but these are common for cargo shipping. Almost all international shipping companies will use these containers, as they offer much better protection for contents and higher discount rates.

How to Ship Ocean Cargo

You see the containers being transported on the highway in Boston MA and wonder what is inside them? International container shipping is our most popular service for overseas and ocean cargo services. We offer different sizes and services inside of these containers to give our customers the best value for their money. We offer FCL and LCL container service to most international destinations including France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Australia, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, Asia, and Africa. In case you are wondering, FCL & LCL stand for full container load and less container load respectively.

Less than Container Load Option

If we have an international move of a one or two-bedroom apartment with a number of boxes. It wouldn’t make sense to book an entire 20-foot container and only use a small amount of space. So to save you money, we fill the container with other shipments bound for the same final destination.  This gives your overseas transportation the most value for your money as you only pay for the space you use. However, there may be a delay because your packages won’t leave the port unless the container is full.


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Full Container Load Option

This option allows FULL use of the container. This just means that you’ve booked your own container and space to the fullest. This is because LCL containers need to be full before they leave, while FCL can leave with just your goods. This is more efficient, costs more but worth the money for Households and International Moves.

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Neighborhood Parcel is the leading international shipping and moving service in the Boston MA area. As FedEx, DHL and UPS Authorized shipping center; we can help you package and ship your valuable goods across town or over the Atlantic! In addition to our robust menu of international shipping services, we are becoming the leading Mover and International Mail Forwarder in Boston Massachusetts.