Leverage ShipBob's network of global freight partners to get your inventory into our fulfillment centers with ease.


FreightBob is an end-to-end managed freight and inventory distribution program that enables merchants to pick from a variety of preferred freight providers, optimize freight costs, and distribute inventory more strategically across ShipBob fulfillment centers with our inventory placement solution.

Get products to customers faster, increase revenue, and forecast with greater precision. 

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FreightBob Benefits

More reliable transit times


ShipBob customers get access to guaranteed sailings from most global locations directly to ShipBob fulfillment centers. With highly competitive rates available for air and ocean freight  shipments, keep your inventory flowing and your shelves stocked.

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Multiple providers


Choose from a variety of services all under ShipBob's network of partners to support you through every global freight need. Everything from clearing customs to importing inventory, we've got you covered. 

Preferred Cost


Leverage ShipBob's global freight partnerships to unlock preferred costs and priority partner rates. 

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Smarter Distribution


Once your inventory arrives to a ShipBob Hub, we can distribute your inventory faster and more intelligently across US fulfillment centers creating an all-encompassing factory floor to customer door solution for your brand. 

Cross-docking: de-consolidate containers or LTL shipments for distribution to multiple warehouses or a cross-regional fulfillment center of your choice.

Managed Freight/Inventory Placement: We'll intelligently distribute your inventory across our US market with our inventory placement solution. 

FreightBob Partners



FreightBob powered by Maersk is our tier 1 global freight solution. With 65,000 port pairs in more than 100 countries, Maersk is the industry leader in the global logistics space, specializing in LCL consolidation.

With a specially curated, hand-held solution, we are partnering closely  to offer shared ‘factory floor, to customer door’ support. Exclusive to ShipBob merchants of every size, from startups to enterprise brands, get access to Maersk's global freight network as part of the FreightBob solution offerings.

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ECU Worldwide


FreightBob, powered by ECU Worldwide is the global leader in ocean consolidation and air freight, enabling cargo movements across 180 countries, with more than 2,400 direct trade lanes, and door-to-door deliveries in over 50 markets.

Simplify your shipping operations and access a global logistics network for success with ECU Worldwide and ShipBob. 



Flexport brings your inventory to market faster to help you achieve predictability and growth. Combining freight forwarding and fulfillment creates one seamless supply chain experience for all ShipBob merchants.

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Your Questions. Answered.

The onboarding process for every solution depends on your importing status. First time importers might take longer to get started than a seasoned importer due to documentation and registration. Lastly, the most important thing is that you are onboarded as a ShipBob merchant prior to getting started with any of our FreightBob offerings.

Sailing and air freight schedules are provided and gives the ability to choose the best fit date for your cargo readiness. Securing space on containers or on an air shipment will be simple, transparent, and guaranteed with any of our preferred partners.

Palletized goods, any commodity except food, cotton, and dangerous goods or regulated goods. This includes but is not limited to lithium-ion batteries, goods that are regulated or subject to Other Government Agency (OGA) review (e.g., FDA, FCC, etc.). Cargo can be picked at origin or dropped at CFS.

Yes freight rate, delivery charges at destination, custom clearance fees are all included.

No. Origin pick-up charges, customs duties and taxes, insurance are excluded. Cargo Insurance, Customs Clearance and Import Fees (duty and tax) are extra because these fees are determined on the type of / value of your shipment.

China: Shanghai & Yantin Area.