What is Air Freight?
Posted: May 17, 2019
Air freight parcel delivery is the transfer and shipment of goods via an air carrier, which may be charter or commercial. Such shipments travel out of commercial and passenger aviation gateways to anywhere planes can fly and land.
Total Freight International (TFI), our culture is all about nurturing our clients and surpassing their expectations. This is evident in the way our team functions to handle each and every shipment. We provide all the care and attention required, to the e. Culture extent of working odd hours in order to ensure the tasks are completed in a professional and timely fashion.
A service providing for the air transport of goods. The volume of air freight has been increased dramatically due to: decreasing shipping time: greater inventory control for just in-time manufacturing and stocking, generally superior condition of goods upon arrival, and, for certain commodities, lower prices. Our Total Freight International is the best air cargo professional's leading provider of in-depth feature stories and on-the-ground coverage of the industry. We offer reliable & hassle-free air freight options, with flexible delivery speeds & service options. We take our delivery responsibility seriously. Our air freight services included the flexibility to meet your business needs.
The Advantages of Air Freight Shipping
The express shipping options of air freight make it a valuable option for coordinating time sensitive shipments to almost anywhere in the world. This can be particularly advantageous for smaller and mid-sized companies as it allows them to participate in international trade in an expeditious and effective manner. Shipping by air also offers the advantage of a high level of security as airport controls over cargo are tightly managed.
The Expansion of Air Freight Shipping
Used in conjunction with other forms of shipping, like marine, rail and ground, air freight became widely utilized as one of the central delivery options in importing and exporting at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. Growing exponentially as an industry during the expansion of trade networks and markets in the last 40 years, air freight is now regarded as an efficient means to ship nationally and internationally.
Managing Air Freight with a Customs Broker
Customs brokerage firms can determine the most reliable and cost-effective means for using air freight options to coordinate corporate, individual parcel or shipment deliveries. A customs broker can negotiate the vast array of options and determine the most applicable means to ensure expedient and on-time delivery.
As with all international shipping, customs clearance procedures must always be anticipated and properly documented. Working with a customs broker for your air shipping ensures that all aspects of your freight management are covered, from expedited service through customs clearance and shipment delivery.Advantage:
- Door-To-Door service – We are enabled by our network to provide door-to-door services to even the most remote parts of the world
- Local expertise – Our network of agents around the world can ensure that our clients have a hassle free experience when transporting their cargo. Their local expertise ensures smooth clearance of cargo from carriers, customs authority, and all other entities involved.
Mr. Saajin Salim - Managing Director of Total Freight International L.L.C in Dubai, Uae.