With Quick Quotes, you can generate an online container shipping quote in just 30 seconds. All you need is access to our Online Business Suite to get started.
With Quick Quotes, your inland or ocean freight quote is ready in just 30 seconds.
Choose your route, container type, and commodity to be reflected in your shipping quote.
Our fast, fixed container shipping rates improve your turnaround times and leave little room for surprises.
Use Quick Quotes to get your rate in just three simple steps – another click even starts the booking process.
2. Fill in your data
Enter your start location, destination, commodity, and container type.
3. Get an instant quote
Get your instant, fixed-price quotation. Save the quote or send it via email.
4. Book a container
Start your booking with just one more click.
Find detailed instructions and support in our Quick Quotes user guide.
We provide you with a fixed-rated quote that is valid for the number of days that you see in your quote.
Quick Quotes Spot rates have a shorter validity – use Spot when you are ready to book and need to guarantee fulfillment, even if it comes at a premium price. You will also get an instant booking confirmation, so you can get on with your day. Our standard Quick Quotes rates give you extra time to review quotes with customers before deciding to book. For added reassurance, they can be purchased with an additional Shipping Guarantee.
Please check the validity in the quotation, as it may differ depending on the origin and destination. Use our “valid-from” option to select the starting date for validity.
No, the validity of the offer cannot be extended. You can, however, simply submit a new Quick Quotes request to get a valid quote at a later date.
Quick Quotes is an online pricing tool that gives you container shipping rates based on which you can place a booking instantly. There is no option to negotiate these rates online.
Your Quick Quotes contain a fixed rate. No GRI applies during the validity of the offer. Surcharges are subject to change and are those valid at the time of the shipment.
Yes, simply select the equipment type “Reefer” or “Non-operating Reefer” to receive a Quick Quote for your shipment.
At this time, the reefer feature is available for fresh and frozen cargo only. It is not possible to quote controlled-atmosphere cargo. Please check our FAK definition. If you would like an offer for controlled-atmosphere reefers, please contact your local sales office.
Yes, you can get a quotation for 20' open-top, 40' open-top, and 40' open-top high-cube containers. Simply select the equipment type “open top (in gauge)” to receive a quotation. Please note that rates will only apply for in-gauge cargo. For all other special cargo requests, please contact your local Hapag-Lloyd office.
This is not currently possible, but we are working on making the tool available for all cargo. Please contact your local sales office to get an offer.
Please check the FAK definition for the exempt commodities. On certain trades, there might be commodity-based rates available that you can see by clicking on “Check commodities.” Hazardous goods and out-of-gauge cargo are generally excluded from Quick Quotes.
This is not currently possible, but we are working on making the tool available for all container types. Please contact your local sales office to get an offer.
Certain commodities can damage the reefer container during stuffing, transport, or unstuffing. Because of the specific construction of reefer containers, the following commodities are not allowed to be loaded into our reefer containers:
For ethical reasons, Hapag-Lloyd does not transport any species that are seriously endangered and on the so-called “red list of threatened species”, e.g., whales, dolphins, sharks etc.
This is not yet possible as part of the quotation process. But with our Additional Freetime option, you can easily purchase import detention free time at a discounted price directly after using our Booking tool or via the Hapag-Lloyd Navigator. Through this service, you can buy up to 10 extra days in addition to the standard free-time tariffs (10 days) or to your current contractual agreements.
You can look for a location using the UN/LOCODE or the full location name. Searching via ZIP codes is not possible.
If the quotation includes a start or an end location that is not a seaport, our system provides the best routing option if available. If a different port of loading or discharge is required, the “Advanced routing” button will give you the option to enter your desired port and you will get a new Quick Quote with this routing.
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