The oversea shopping gradually came into people’s vision, Chinese people shopping nearly everything from oversea shopping agents through a variety of ways. Accordingly, there is also a shopping tide from China, the domestic purchasing has become a new fashion for overseas Chinese and students as well as young foreigners, especially with the number of overseas Chinese, overseas Chinese continue to increase, and Chinese students purchasing business has become hot, especially for personalized Chinese products loved by overseas Chinese and foreigners.
Hence there are many professional Taobao agents like TaobaoGuides (http://gzjunfeng.taobao.com), CNstorm, dotdotbuy, panli, 86daigou and so on which offers one-stop Taobao shopping & shipping service include Chinese commodities online shopping, product checking, storage, packing, customs clearance, transport as well as recharge for overseas Chinese and foreigners. Those taobao agents established a bridge between Taobao and demand of overseas Chinese through a variety of ways and channels, so that Chinese students and foreigners purchasing on Taobao has become simpler.
To win more oversea market share there has fierce competition between the Taobao agents, many companies pay attention on product quality and services, improve service quality and more cheaper forwarder shipping lines from China to overseas country to attract oversea customers, thus forwarder shipping has became the key factor to evaluate the strength of the Taobao agent.
In this article we select 5 Taobao forwarder shipping service TaobaoGuides, CNstorm、panli，dotdotbuy，86daigou loved the most by oversea Chinese and students to analysis and compare the differences between their service.
When it comes to Taobao forwarder shipping, the general principal is the way of logistics, freight express delivery, logistics services fees. As for packaging costs and customs fees, different Taobao agents have different strategies for oversea Chinese and students; the main concern is the international shipping fee charge from China to overseas countries because the packages are generally shipped from China.
Features and comparisons of the forwarder shipping line
Shipping line with special deals
Features: affordable shipping fee with medium speed, the best choice for small packages shipping from China to overseas countries
Delivery time: 3 ~7 working days
Objects restriction: electronic products, liquid, powder, imitated brands, batteries and other sensitive and illegal items cannot be sent from China.
Weight restriction: single package cannot exceed 20 kg
Green shipping line
Features: lower price with faster delivery from China to assigned country such as South East Asia.
Shipping delivery time: 3 ~ 6 working days
Objects restriction: electronic products, liquid, powder, fake cards, batteries and other sensitive items cannot be shipped.
Weight restriction: single package cannot exceed 20 kg
Features: fast, good service
Send period: 3 to 6 working days
Restricted objects: electronic products, liquid, powder, fake cards, batteries and other sensitive items cannot be sent
Weight limit: For each shipping number (each shipment), no matter how many packages within it, if one or more packages are over-long (the longest length over 120cm) or over-weighted (weight over 70kg), it will cost an additional charge.
Features: EMS customs clearance is relatively easier and faster
Volume weight = length cm × width cm × height cm / 8000
Send period: 3 to 10 working days
Restrictions items: liquid, powder, paste, batteries and other sensitive items cannot be sent
Weight limit: 20kg single package
Features: more than 220 countries and regions, fast and stable service
Shipping deliver time: 2~6 days
Any dangerous objects, liquid, powder, gambling device, motors, engine that banned by air freight delivery;
Maximum weight of each Taobao package is 68kg; Maximum length is 270cm; Maximum size: length + 2*width+ 2*height.
Features: more than 220 countries and regions, fast and stable china international shipping service
Shipping delivery time: 3~6 days
Restricted objects: imitative brand products, spray container, alcoholic liquid, asbestos, butane lighter, medical waste, toxic, corrosive, fake currency, medicine, dry ice, explosive& inflammable, obscene objects, exceeded standard magnetic objects, oxide& hydro peroxide, arms and ammunition, soluble paint coating, and any other objects prohibited from delivery according to local law.
Weight restriction: single package more than 70kg, but no weight restriction for each shipment. For more details please check China international shipping lines in TaobaoGuides.
|Taobao forwarder shipping||Shipping line with special deals
|Green shipping line
For the above form we can see TaobaoGuides provides the most comprehensive Taobao forwarder shipping service. In addition it has multiple green shipping lines from China to USA, Canada, New Zeeland, Singapore, Malaysia, UK, Australia as well as several other China international shipping lines in order to provide the best Taobao forwarder shipping service for overseas Chinese, students and foreigners.
Usually the Taobao products shopping fee includes product price, shipping fee from seller to Taobao forwarder warehouse (98% products can be shipping for free), China international shipping fee and service fee. The international shipping fee includes shipping fee and customs clearance fee, service fee =(product price+international shipping fee)*10%, if pay via paypal, another 5% transaction fee charged. Most taobao agents charges 8% to 10% service fee while TaobaoGuides charges only for the international shipping fee.
Cheapest Taobao agent review
|Taobao agents||International shipping fee (DHL, UK)||Service fee||Customs clearance fee||Total cost
(1000 RMB, 1kg)
From the table above we take UK Chinese students ship 1000 RMB products with 1 kg weight as a reference, TaobaoGuides is the cheapest Taobao agent as it offer cheaper shipping fee as well as it doesn’t charge service fee. Besides TaobaoGuides has sensitive items shipping line to help overseas Chinese and foreigners to ship foods, drugs, cosmetics as well as other items mentioned above, please check How to ship sensitive items from China. It’s a simple shipping fee comparison between the most popular Taobao agents for overseas Chinese and students as a reference, of course we should take customer service into consideration when we select Taobao forwarder shipping service, we hope that more overseas students as well as foreigners pay attention to select a reliable Taobao agent service to wisely shopping on Taobao.