Tips to freight forwarders and logistic providers on quoting airfreight.
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.
A business enquiry plays a pivotal role in any types of business. Enquiry is the base of business. If a business man handles his business enquiry smartly, he can procure business easily. So convincing about his quality of product and providing best price plays an important role in any business. Replying with least time after receiving enquiry also helps to procure business especially in servicing industry. Logistics industry is too competitive nowadays compared to other servicing industry.
Now let us discuss, how to quote an enquiry for air exports under a logistics firm.
In a logistic firm / Freight forwarding company, an enquiry for air export can be obtained either directly from an exporter from his country or from his overseas counterpart.
Ok, now if an enquiry for air freight is being received by a freight forwarding company or logistics provider. What are the information he has to obtain to quote airfreight?
Many freight forwarders or logistic company has their own IATA license. Those who does not have IATA, such logistic firm ties up with those who have IATA license to operate with main Air carrier. If any consolidation involves, freight forwarder/logistic firm issues House Airway Bill.
What are the precautions to be taken to reply for an enquiry to quote airfreight to overseas destination for export purpose?
Give below 14 tips to make you easily understand on how to quote airfreight?
Need airfreight quote? What is the nature of export goods?
Airfreight varies from one Airport to another Airport of loading
Suggest to change destination airport for better Airfreight?
Which airlines and freight best for which destination airport?
Measurement and gross weight decides airfreight rate
Consolidation makes cheaper to transport by air
Paying air freight at port of loading or final destination?
Competitive airfreight offer from different airlines
Service matters in airfreight quote
Improper packing of goods results damage to export cargo.
Importance of Labelling and marking in export freight
Air Export or sea export? What are the special documents required?
Check validity of quote before executing business order
Why to make documentation on quotation?
I hope, the above information helps you to enhance your knowledge in handling airfreight quotation to various customers.
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