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Quick Quotes Spot

With your cargo planning in mind, we can offer you a new digital freight solution that provides planning certainty for your shipments – Quick Quotes Spot. Request your fixed rate, immediately see the available voyages for your selected routing, and get your confirmed booking with guaranteed fulfillment.

Booking Quick Quotes Spot provides you with unique features such as instant booking confirmation, a loading guarantee at load ports and transshipment ports, and an equipment guarantee.

You can add inland transportation at origin and destination during the booking stage, making Quick Quotes Spot available for port-to-port or door-to-door – or whatever combination you need. Quick Quotes Spot is globally available.

Not Registered, Yet?

To use Quick Quotes Spot, you need to be registered with our Online Business Suite.

Your Benefits

Planning Certainty

Enjoy extra protection for your shipment with the loading and equipment guarantee included.

Full Transparency

Take advantage of the overview of available options for the selected voyage, and make use of the fixed rate at the time of booking. 


Instant Confirmation

Benefit from immediate booking confirmation right after the booking is submitted.

Available Container Types

  • Dry cargo container
  • Non-operated reefer container

This is our Quick Quotes Spot

Get your Quick Quotes Spot rate in just a few steps:

  1. Log into the Quick Quotes Spot tool with your Hapag-Lloyd Online Business credentials.
  2. Enter your start location, destination, and container details, and click on the “Request Offers” button.
  3. View the details of the individual departures and the space availability, choose your Quick Quotes Spot rate, and click on “Book Now.”
  4. Review the booking details, accept the Terms and Conditions, and click on “Submit Booking.”
  5. After your booking is submitted, you will instantly get a booking and rate confirmation with the space and equipment guarantee included via email.

If there is no suitable Quick Quotes Spot rate available, you can also generate a quotation using Quick Quotes.

Frequently Asked Questions

A loading guarantee is based on the booked voyage or within two (2) days before or after the ETD as confirmed in the booking confirmation. Hapag-Lloyd guarantees the loading of the containers at any seaport of origin as stated in the booking confirmation, and guarantees the loading at destination on the next available sailing after the arrival of the containers at the relevant port of discharge.

Yes, Quick Quotes Spot is available for all customers globally.

No, a Quick Quotes Spot rate confirmation is valid for a specific departure and cannot be used to place further bookings.

Containers for dry cargo – 20 STD, 40 STD, and 40 HC – and non-operated reefer (NOR) containers are covered by Quick Quotes Spot. The following containers are currently excluded: containers with dangerous goods or cargo with special handling, reefers (operated), and special equipment (in gauge or out of gauge).

Yes, as one of the core value propositions of the digital solution. The equipment will be granted based on a predefined list of depots, available to you as a drop-down list in the Quick Quotes Spot solution.

Yes. However, as part of the mutual agreement between carrier and customers, if a customer decides to cancel the Quick Quotes Spot booking, a cancellation fee or a no-show fee will be applicable.

The cancellation fee per container will be equal to 5% of the amount resulting from sea freight (“SEA”) plus the Marine Fuel Recovery surcharge, with a cap of USD 1,200 / EUR 1,200 / GLP 1,200 per container and a minimum of USD 100 / EUR 100 / GLP 100 per container. The no-show fee per container will be equal to 10% of the amount resulting from sea freight (“SEA”) plus the Marine Fuel Recovery surcharge per container, with a cap of USD 1,200 / EUR 1,200 / GLP 1,200 per container and a minimum of USD 100 /EUR 100 / GLP 100 per container.

The customer is entitled to receive a fixed compensation fee under the following conditions:

a) In case the carrier does not provide the guaranteed equipment on the date and location specified in the booking confirmation due to reasons within the control of the carrier; and/or
b) In case the container is rolled to another seagoing voyage at any port of loading or in a subsequent transshipment port, if any, due to reasons within the control of the carrier or where in the case of a feeder voyage at destination, the cargo is not loaded on the next available vessel after arrival at the transshipment port.
c) In case of a delay of more than ten days in the vessel’s departure compared to the original ETD stated in the first booking confirmation.

  • Subsequent or multiple rolling of a container will not increase the compensation. The booking party is entitled to receive the compensation only once per impacted container per Quick Quotes Spot shipment.
  • If the container is however transported on an alternative sailing within two days before or after the roll, no compensation will become due.
  • Notwithstanding the compensation, the carrier will however make reasonable efforts to load the rolled container in the subsequent available sailing on the same liner service.
  • The booking party is not entitled to compensation in case the carrier cancels any inland on-carriage services booked for a Quick Quotes Spot shipment.

No, if you want to have special free-time conditions, you need to purchase Additional Freetime packages, which are available in our Online Business Suite and subject to the product’s terms and conditions.

The price is available for three hours, as long as you stay in the web application. Once the time is up or you close the application, the price is no longer valid and needs to be re-requested.

No, this is not allowed.

No, this is not allowed.

No, changes to the confirmed bookings as per booking confirmation are not allowed. The only exception are soft amendments, which are the change of the customer reference, the cargo description, the container pick-up location, or the weight change up to +/– 3 TON (the weight change only applies to the extent that it does not trigger a heavy-lift surcharge that is different from the one set forth in the rate confirmation and that is subject to the tonnage limit as per standard rules). Soft amendments are only allowed once per confirmed booking.

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