GLC Air Freight Services

When your cargo needs to move quickly and with accuracy, Air Freight is the preferred mode of transportation. Global Logistical Connection’s vast network provides far-reaching coverage of all significant airports allowing for flexible routing, visibility, and secure end-to-end service. GLC’s Air Freight specialist team will provide customized solutions to maximize efficiency and ensure your goods’ on-time delivery regardless of the commodity.

What are the advantages of shipping cargo via Air Freight?

Deliver to anywhere in the world 

With airports in nearly every corner of the world, air freight can transport your goods across the globe in one or two days. If you select GLC as your air freight forwarder, you will have access to a network of global partners who can import and export your goods via airfreight regardless of origin or destination.

Reliability of your goods arriving on-time

If you are looking for fast and reliable service, airfreight is your solution. Preferred for shippers who have time-sensitive or emergency shipments air service provides speed to market when you need it most. Air transport can also include temperature-controlled service used for cargo such as perishables, flowers, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals

A Profitable Solution 

Air service can offer a cost-effective solution when time is of the essence. Services such as hand-courier and next flight out, can deliver essential components intact and on time, keeping costly manufacturing processes running smoothly.

Your cargo secured from airport to airport 

The risk of theft or damage to your cargo is always there, but with international air freight, the receiving and delivery of your goods are highly secured. The cargo area at airports is monitored 24-7, and less transit time means less opportunity for theft.

Track your air shipments with GLC 

Our Web tracker tool will help you to follow the route of your cargo in real-time, from destination to arrival, as peace of mind.

Cost of packaging 

Because cargo is shipped in very lightweight packaging, there is a reduced need for packing materials and containers.

Air Freight Services

As experts in air freight forwarders, GLC provides you with an efficient and on-time service to transport your goods by air, whether it is in a national or international airport. We also offer Customs Brokerage services, warehousing and distribution, supply chain consulting, and more.

  • Time Critical
  • Next Flight Out (NFO)
  • Priority
  • Hand Courier
  • Charter Service
  • Overweight
  • Hazmat
  • All-Risk Full Coverage Insurance

FAQ’s About Air Freight Services

What is the maximum length for air cargo?

The standard dimensions for air freight cargo are 96 inches for the length, and 125 inches for the width. For any longer or wider loads, it would be considered oversized and may require special services such as an air charter.

What is chargeable weight?

When shipping air freight you will often see both chargeable and actual weight listed on your documents. Actual weight is the gross weight of the goods, but as important is the volumetric weight (Dim Weight). When shipping via air, carriers will use the greater of the gross or volumetric weight as the chargeable weight.

Do you offer insurance?

Yes, GLC offers All-Risk Cargo insurance that ensures your goods are protected from origin to destination.

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