HOW DO I ARRANGE A SHIPMENT VIA TROPICAL CARGO AGENCY?
A. The process is simple: If you are a registered user of our web site you can book most United Cargo products online. If you are a first time shipper, you can register or contact us for further assistance.
HOW DO I REGISTER MY COMPANY'S OFFICE AS USER OF TROPICAL CARGO AGENCY?
To take advantage of the personalized features of https://tropicalcargoagency.com, each location should register individually. Each location will receive their own user ID and password. The registration process includes a "Terms and Conditions" statement, which must be agreed to by the registrar.
What is chargeable weight?
The chargeable weight for your package will be either the actual weight or the dimensional weight of your package, whichever is greater.
What is dimensional weight?
Dimensional weight pricing is based on the volume of the package – how much space it occupies. To determine the DIM weight, multiply its length x width x height. For domestic shipments, divide the sum by 194. For international shipments, divide the sum by 166. You can also determine your packages DIM weight and estimated price for shipping by accessing our online Price Calculator.
What is a specific commodity rate or SCR?
A specific commodity rate is a rate applicable to a certain class of commodities, usually moving in large volume or requiring special handling. Special rates are available for the following commodities: SCR 0091 Human Remains SCR 0113 Tropical Fish and/or Aquatic Plants SCR 0300 Seafood SCR 0310 Shellfish SCR 0316 Fishing Bait SCR 0666 Cut Flowers, Nursery and Growing Plants SCR 2199 Foodstuffs: Dairy, Meats, Fruits and Vegetables SCR 4903 Newspapers, Magazines and Periodicals Pricing for SCRs can be found using our Price Calculator. Certain restrictions may apply. For commodities not listed, please utilize our standard GoldStreak, Priority, General or Pet Connect pricing.