WHEN TIMING IS PARAMOUNT
For time-sensitive deliveries
When time is critical. Air freight is often the choice to meet urgent customer or market demands. It’s a case of weighing up the cost of the shipment and the timeframe you have to get it to its destination. Often, if the consignment must arrive at a specific time or sending by sea would take too long, air freight is the only option regardless of the cost.
Air freight charges are calculated per kilogram and sea freight by cubic metre or tonne. Sometimes it just makes sense to send a consignment by air.
We can help you reach a decision as to whether to transport your item(s) by air or sea.
WHEN YOU CAN’T TOLERATE DELAYS
For items less than 50kg but not always
Sometimes, air freight is chosen for higher value, possibly fragile items that weigh less than 50kg but this isn’t always the case.
Goods airfreighted might include pharmaceutical products, perishables, veterinary products, ships’ spares or machine parts. They may also be larger items that must reach their destination to meet a tight deadline. We’ve sent vehicles and heavy machinery by air.
Clients will choose air freight if they can’t tolerate delays getting a product to market.
WHEN TO SEND BY AIR
Is air freight right for my goods?
If you’re unsure whether your items should be exported or imported by air or sea, please contact us for guidance and a price comparison.
As well as weight, dimensions, number of pieces and so on, we’ll ask you what you’re moving and if the goods are perishable, hazardous or dangerous.