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Transportation Costs

 

1 Ocean Freight Rate
Average Freight Rate

Rates quoted are subject to:

  • THL/THD/DOC and EDI
  • BAF/ CAF/WAR RISK/ PEAK SEASON surcharges.
  • Based on market condition
From Port Klang to: 20-ft container 40-ft container
US$ US$
AUSTRALIA (Main ports) 450 900
CHINA (Shanghai) 100 200
EUROPE (Main ports) 1,625 3,400
INDIA (Navasheva) 600 1,200
JAPAN (Main ports) 400 800
KOREA (Pusan) 400 800
WEST MEDITERRANEAN (Main ports) 2,000 4,100
NEW ZEALAND 950 1,900
SOUTH AFRICA 1,300 2,500
2 Courier Service Rate
Courier Service Rate

Various Malaysian and international companies provide courier services in Malaysia.

Destination
Country
Documents Merchandise Max.
Weight
Limit (kg)
First 500 gm Next 500 gm First 500 gm Next 500 gm
RM US$ RM US$ RM US$ RM US$
Australia 60 19 15 5 75 23 14 4 20
Germany 70 22 20 6 100 31 19 6 23
Japan 47 15 12 4 64 20 15 5 30
UK 70 22 20 6 100 31 15 5 20
USA 65 20 20 6 100 31 20 5 No Limit

Source: Pos Malaysia Berhad - www.pos.com.my

3 Air Cargo Rate
Air Cargo Rate

From Kuala Lumpur to:

Destination
Country
SCR*
Item No.
Minimum
Weight (kg)
Rates/kg
RM USD
AUSTRALIA
Perth Minimum 113.00 35.31
Normal 16.40 5.12
45 13.00 4.06
250 11.08 3.46
500 10.46 3.26
Sydney Minimum 113.00 35.31
Normal 20.05 6.26
45 15.74 4.91
250 12.19 3.80
500 11.72 3.66
GERMANY
Cologne/Frankfurt Minimum 150.00 46.88
  Normal 33.07 10.33
Hamburg/Stuttgart 45 25.95 8.10
250 15.36 4.80
JAPAN
Osaka/Tokyo Minimum 113.00 35.31
Normal 18.91 5.90
45 14.73 4.60
KOREA
Seoul Minimum 113.00 35.31
Normal 20.93 6.54
45 16.25 5.07
UNITED KINGDOM
London Minimum 150.00 46.88
Normal 35.63 11.13
45 27.87 8.70
250 15.68 4.90
USA
New York Minimum 165.00 51.56
Normal 30.89 9.65
45 24.89 7.77
100 24.50 7.65
200 22.88 7.15
300 20.95 6.54
400 20.73 6.47
500 19.68 6.15
4314 300 18.45 5.76
4314 500 17.94 5.60
4314 1000 17.35 5.42
4416 100 18.11 5.65
4416 500 17.53 5.47
4416 1000 15.99 4.99
West Coast Minimum 165.00 51.56
Normal 29.24 9.13
45 23.08 7.21
100 22.88 7.15
200 21.23 6.63
300 19.33 6.04
400 19.11 5.97
500 18.03 5.63
4314 300 16.78 5.24
4314 500 16.26 5.08
4314 1000 15.69 4.90
4416 100 16.53 5.16
4416 500 16.14 5.04
4416 1000 14.02 4.38

*SCR=Specified Cargo Rates

Item No. 4314 - Electronic components (fabricated for electronic computers, auxiliary machines)

Item No. 4416 - Automobile radios, dictation machines, hearing aids, records, recording tape, recording wire, radios, televisions, sound recording sets, electric appliances, lighting fixtures, enamelled wire, insulated wire, telephone apparatus, telegraph apparatus, teletype apparatus, electronic tubes, semi-conductors

Source: Quality Standards & Tariffs, MasKargo - www.maskargo.com

4 Average Haulage Rates
Haulage base: Port Klang (North Port)
Area Haulage Rates Road Tolls FAF Total
20' & 40'
(RM)
Effective from 1st Jan. 2007 12.47%
Period from 1st June 2011
20' & 40'
(Actual at cost)
(RM)
RM US$
PORT KLANG - Shah Alam 533.00 19.80 86.29 639.09 199.71
PETALING JAYA - Sungai Way 605.00 23.20 97.95 726.15 226.92
SELANGOR - Banting 677.00 0.00 109.61 786.61 245.81
PERAK - Tanjung Malim 1,515.00 59.80 245.28 1,820.08 568.77
PENANG - Butterworth/ Seberang Prai 2,883.00 194.80 466.76 3,544.56 1,107.67
KEDAH - Kulim 2,847.00 240.00 460.93 3,547.93 1,108.72
PERLIS - Kangar 3,488.00 240.00 564.71 4,292.71 1,341.47
NEGERI SEMBILAN - Nilai 1,162.00 56.40 188.13 1,406.53 439.54
MELAKA - Air Keroh Industrial Area 1,762.00 103.40 285.27 2,150.67 672.08
KELANTAN - Kota Bharu 3,963.00 197.80 641.61 4,802.41 1,500.75
PAHANG - Kuantan 2,328.00 197.80 376.90 2,902.70 907.09
TERENGGANU - Kerteh 2,782.00 197.80 450.41 3,430.21 1,071.94
JOHOR - Pasir Gudang 2,818.00 211.00 456.23 3,485.23 1,089.13

Note: FAF -Fuel Adjustment Factor
*The hauliers rate mentioned is only average indicative rate obtained in 2011 before the implementation of the
anti-competition act. Hauliers's tariff is currently liberalized and is on willing buyer willing seller basis.

Source: The Hauliers

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Last Updated : Thursday 21st September 2017