Moving out

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Pre-move survey and consultation
Contact us 10 days to 2 weeks before we can arrange for the packing in order to analyze the overall shipping process and to ensure there is no disruption to your shipment.
We receive applications from either a manager or the shipper of the head office or personal customers through the e-mail and phone.
  • Phone: Information about the process of overseas household goods moving
  • We provide information about the customs clearance costs and approximate period that is expected to take.
  • We provide information about preparation of packing and the way of package.
  • Other details: Applying for insurance and confirmation of packing date
Pre-move survey
  • In order to check the amount of goods and the working site environment, we conduct the pre move survey by visiting their houses.
Local moving process
Packing at the house (site)
  • Packing on the scheduled date (work starts at 8:30am/Seoul and Kyeongki province)
  • Pack: Packing experts of GLS KOREA will utilize the special materials
  • Time: Within 1 day (20 feet container/may be 2 days depending on the situation)
  • Unloading: Unloading using ladder car and elevator
  • Loading Container: Finish the loading work at the site (house) or GLS KOREA warehouse
Container Inland transport
  • When the container loading work is done, transport it to departure port container yard (Incheon or Busan) using inland trailers and railways
Export customs clearance
  • Conduct the export customs clearance with the prepared documents
  • Load the shipment to the booked shipping company after the customs clearance. (Prepaid bill of lading / BL issue)
Vessel transportation
The western U.S 11 ~ 15 days
The Eastern U.S 28 ~ 30 days
Japan & China 3 days
Southeast Asia 10 ~ 15 days
Europe 30 ~ 35 days
The Middle East 20 ~ 25 days
South America 35 ~ 45 days
Oceania 15 ~ 18 days
The above travel days may wry due to the natural disaster, verse company ship`s flaw itself, increasing freight congestion, str lice and transshipment etc.
Local Moving Process
Arrival Notice
  • Arrival notice: Shipping Company informs GLS KOREA and Agent the arrival notice before the shipment arrives at destination port.
Import customs clearance
  • Local Customs clearance: Conduct the customs clearance with the necessary documents that are received from local GLS KOREA Agents.
Delivery to the house
  • Deliver the goods to the house after customs clearance (container or trucking)