Confirm delivery time requirements of customer
This post is for beginners in logistics, freight forwarding companies or Customs brokers who are involved in international transportation by air deputed in an air freight department.
Business in relationship. The duty of any service provider is to satisfy his customer. If you receive an enquiry to quote airfreight rate you need to satisfy the shipper by meeting his requirements. You may ship with cheapest airfreight. But, if the shipment arrives late, the consignee may end up with many inconvenience including financial loss.
So, when quoting airfreight to your customer, mention the details of ETA (Expected Time of Arrival) with transit points if any and total transit time. This information is helpful for your customer to maintain his relationship with his overseas business partner. Continue reading below:
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