Via our global network of selected suppliers we arrange air freight to and from destinations all over the globe.
Air freight is fast and precise and can be used either as an alternative to sea freight or as a supplement to sea freight by export or import over long distances.
Volume-/weight conversion factor is 167 kgs per cbm.
The best air freight rates can be obtained by knowing the following:
The air freight rates can fluctuate considerably over time owing to peak seasons, changes in level or cost and busy markets. The fluctuations can be locally in a certain geographical area for instance China around Chinese New Year. It follows rates will only be valid for a short time. Dimensions of the goods are not only determining for the air freight rates they can also be decisive for which plane can be used.
We make use of suppliers who work in accordance with The Air Transport Association (IATA). Hazardous good is always critical in relation to air freight, because legislation on documentation, packing, wrapping and marking is tough compared to other means of transport.
Air freight is typically routed between 2 or more airports. Consequently, you normally have a local connecting transport in both ends i.e. transport from shipper to port and from port to consignee. Moreover freight by sea will often require export documentation in the shipping country and customs clearance in the receiving country. We should be pleased to offer door to door rates including all costs except import duty, VAT or similar duties levied by 3rd party.
Terms of Payment such as freight collect (consignee pays) or prepaid (shipper pays) is commonly used. To judge the real cost at the end a little background knowledge is required – Import/Export. Our aim is to ensure good quality freights as well as good rates for sea freight.
Some of the important countries that we serve:
South Africa, China, India, Pakistan, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, USA, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Nippon, Malaysia, Indonesia, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and UK.