How to quote best airfreight? 14 tips
Saturday, April 22, 2017     Category : Logistics


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.


How to quote best airfreight 14 tipsA 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.


Share below your thoughts also about method of quoting airfreight for export.


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Export procedures and documentation

How to get Export Order?

Learn Imports and Exports business free of cost

Find HSN code of your product.

How to export goods from India?



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