Crown Groupage, a shared container service to support customers with smaller volumes to move. Groupage provides a more economical service by consolidating your goods with other customers into one shipping container, and it is also more cost effective than air freight. How does it work? You will be sharing a container with other Crown Relocations customers moving to similar international locations. By consolidating several customers into one shipping container, you pay only for the volume you need - far cheaper than airfreight or a direct LCL (less-than-container load service). 1. Expert packing and wrapping service at your home 2. Deliver your goods to our warehouse 3. Consolidating your goods with other customers 4. Multiple customers share a container 5. Sea shipping 6. Drop-off your shipment at your new home What are the benefits? Save money on smaller shipments Enjoy the same premium Crown-to-Crown service quality Enjoy your belongings are carefully loaded at your residence What routes are currently available? ✔ Hong Kong to United Kingdom / on forwarding to EU The shared container will travel to a Crown location specialist facility before your belongings are transferred to your final destination via the Crown European Transport System. ✔ Hong Kong to Australia Shipments will be routed through Crown Sydney or Melbourne’s specialist facility. Your belongings will then be transported to your new home by road. ✔ Hong Kong to New Zealand Shipments will be routed through Crown Sydney or Melbourne’s specialist facility. Your belongings will then be transported to your new home by road. ✔ Hong Kong to United States of America / Canada Shipments will be routed through New York and Los Angeles on the East and West Coasts, dependent on which is closest to your final destination within USA. Your belongings will then be transported to your new home by rail or road. How long does Groupage shipping take? Crown Groupage generally takes approximately 12 weeks door-to-door, depending on your origin and destination. During peak season when demand is high, we can offer a shorter transit time. However, if transit time is a critical factor for you, it would be best to consider the direct shipping options. What are the shipping costs and fees? Crown Groupage cost is calculated by volume in cubic meters (CBM). What is included in the cost? Packing Packing and picking up your belongings from your residence Origin Consolidating shipments and loading into containers at Origin Transit Sea shipping Destination Deconsolidation and customs clearance requirements Delivery Delivering your goods to your new home. Choose between self pick-up or deliver by Crown Questions? For any enquiry, please contact us on +852 2636 8399. Our experienced consultants will be sharing their expertise and support at both ends to ensure your relocation is smooth.