For this product using Alibaba suppliers the average shipping costs based on Freightos (EXW) is $2400. When researching DDP shipping was usually a lot more. ($4500- $12,000)
However, I found a few suppliers who would deliver DDP the same product for $2200-$2500 similar to independent Forwarders.
Is this possible? Are most companies using DDP just charging a lot more for a larger profit?
Also, they did not just come out with the lower price. I would tell them xyz company gave me this deal can you come close or do better.
*** Wanted to Update with current Supplier Quote: Thoughts?
–Volume: 90 Units, 10.98 CBM, 3870 KG
–Invoice: sent via Alibaba Pay
–Export Method: OneTouch Agency Export
– Trade Terms: DDP
–Total Cost: $9,450.00
–Shipping Fee: $1800
*Price per unit is $85 though this is in the ball park with many suppliers I have seen many listed in the 90's as well as the high 70's low 80's..One was at $55.
Thinking they are making up some of the money with the price per unit.
**Invoice Also gives option for these Services:
* Keep up-to-date on production * Reduce risk of order delays * View product details before shipment
As low as USD 118.00
* Check for product conformity * Reduce risk of quality issues * Enjoy Alibaba's lower price