We support all palletised and bulk tank transport. Please contact us for any specific requirements.
They are two different ways of transporting freight by air:
When using a courier service your goods won't be considered as freight, but as a postal package. This is an ideal option for small, lightweight parcels requiring urgent transport. However, courier companies don't provide an integral logistics service covering aspects like customs clearance, meaning that you may find yourself faced with delays or surcharges.
On the other hand, air freight sent by means of a logistics or forwarding company will guarantee greater security for your operation since its professional team will take care of all necessary details.
Multimodal transport consists of carrying a single cargo by different modes of transport (air, land, ocean…) using Intermodal Transport Units (ITU) such as containers, semi-trailers or swap bodies (interchangeable containers).
A forwarding agent or forwarder is an agent who acts on behalf of importers and exporters to organise safe and economical goods transport. Among their many tasks, the most common are facilitating transport, selecting the most efficient route, taking out insurance policies, choosing the appropriate packaging depending on the cargo and taking care of its storage and/or distribution.
All formalities and requirements to be completed for goods entering and leaving a specific national territory in order to control and approve their transportation. The customs agent is responsible for completing these formalities on behalf of the importer or exporter, and for submitting a declaration of information to the competent customs authority in each case.
IMO is the name given to dangerous goods in maritime transport. It takes its name from the International Maritime Organisation, the body responsible for classifying these kinds of hazardous freight.
This is a practice whereby the cargoes of one or several shippers are bundled together for transport under a single transport document. It is also known as group age when different cargoes are combined to fill a single container.
A Bill of Lading (BoL) is a form that details the journey of a shipment. It identifies the commodity, serves as a receipt, and functions as a legally binding contract between the carrier and shipper. A BoL is necessary before freight pick up and transportation. You can be prepared by learning more about bills of lading including what information is required.