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Times & Bureaucracies of container arrival in Israel:
1 - Date Of Arrival, Port Chaifa means anytime within that date (24 hours) the ship will dock at Chaifa port.
2 - Then container has to be unloaded, (anywhere from 5 hours to 2 days).
3 - Container gets loaded onto freight train, (they usually wait till they fill up train, then it leaves to Port Ashdod - 4 hours to 2 days).
4 - Arrival in Port Ashdod, shipped to delegated warehouse, (a few hours) where it is then entered into computer, and costumes broker can then start 'working' on it.
5 - Costumes broker sends all documents to meches, and waits for an answer as to how meches would like to proceed. Meches' choices:
a - free it immediately,
b - spot check it, (they remove between 100-200 boxes, check most of them - if all OK, return them to the container & 'free' it)
c - check most of the boxes
d - x-ray container
Any of the above can take between 1 to 5 business days to release the container.
6 - Container is released, transport to Yerushalayim is sought (depending on time of day of release, availability of truck, etc. (6 to 8 hours)
|Next container:||Lakewood: Friday, June 14 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Boro Park: Sunday, June 16 9:30 AM-1:30 PM