Shipping from South Korea to Netherlands

South Korea is located in Eastern Asia and has a population of 52 million people. South Korea is among world's largest economies by GDP. It is also among the top exporters by value of exported goods. South Korea's main export product categories are machinery, transport equipment, chemicals, fuels and mining products.

Netherlands belongs to Western Europe and its population is approximately 17.5 million. Netherlands is among world's top importers by value of imported goods. Netherlands's main import products are machinery, transport equipment, fuels, mining products and chemicals.

Transport infrustructure and shipping connectivity

South Korea

South Korea has excellent port connections and regularly serviced by large number of sea carriers. It has a fairly developed rail infrastructure and makes moderate use of rail freight transport. Amount of air freight in South Korea's trade is relatively high.

Netherlands

Netherlands has outstanding connectivity by sea and frequently serviced by many sea carriers. It has a developed rail infrastructure and rail freight is moderately used in transportation of cargo. Transport by air is utilized to a moderate degree in Netherlands's freight traffic.

Overview of shipping alternatives between South Korea and Netherlands

We were able to generate 5 shipping alternatives from South Korea to Netherlands by sea, rail/ multimodal, air and road transport. The fastest route, unsurprisingly, involves air transport and is expected to take about 6 days, including pre-carriage and last mile delivery. Unfortunately, it also appears to be the most expensive and least environmentally friendly shipping alternative.

The cheapest shipping alternative is by sea and has estimated transit time of about 41 days. The most environmentally friendly alternative involves sea transport and offers estimated transit time of 23 days. Transport costs involved in this delivery solution also appear to be on a feasible level.

1. Lowest cost shipping alternative

Seoul

KwangyangKRKANport

FuzhouCNFOCport

RotterdamNLRTMport

Amsterdam

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Road Freight

Terminal Handling

Forwarding

Other

Freight rate index: 4 489
Transit time estimate: 41.2 days
CO2 emission index: 5 156

2. Shipping alternative with cost advantage

Seoul

InchonKRINCport

AmsterdamNLAMSport

Amsterdam

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Road Freight

Terminal Handling

Forwarding

Other

Freight rate index: 5 188
Transit time estimate: 23.35 days
CO2 emission index: 2 068

3. Shipping alternative with cost advantage

Seoul

VladivostokRUVLArail yard

Rotterdam RSC / WaalhavenNLROTrail yard

Amsterdam

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Road Freight

Terminal Handling

Forwarding

Rail Services

Freight rate index: 9 034
Transit time estimate: 26.7 days
CO2 emission index: 3 297

4. Fastest shipping alternative

Seoul

Incheon IntlKRICNairport

PudongCNPVGairport

SchipholNLAMSairport

Amsterdam

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Road Freight

Terminal Handling

Forwarding

Air Freight

Freight rate index: 108 468
Transit time estimate: 5.5 days
CO2 emission index: 92 314

5. Shipping alternative with transit time advantage

Seoul

Amsterdam

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Road Freight

Forwarding

Freight rate index: 31 175
Transit time estimate: 22.7 days
CO2 emission index: 19 092

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