Can a logistic provider suggest to change destination airport?


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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.


As a beginner, be clear about the destination airport and country of destination airport etc.  Because, there are some confusing airports with similar names worldwide.  You may reconfirm with airport code designed to name all airports in world.


Can a logistic provider suggest to change destination airportIn some cases, airport of final destination may be costlier than other nearest airport of final destination where in freight can be saved far better even after covering up difference in costing, as explained above.    Let us have the same example mentioned earlier. Suppose, the product has to be imported to Mandya, near Mysore Airport, Karnataka. India.  The importer buys his product from NY, New York, US.  Assume, this importer imports first time.   Since he does not have much experience, he may advise overseas supplier to ship to nearest airport at Mysore, Karnataka, India.   Comparatively, Mysore airport is small with few flight operations.   The distance from Mysore Airport to Mandya is about 40 km.  But, if the said goods can be shipped to Bangalore airport about 160km away from Mysore Airport, the airfreight could be far better than Mysore airport, even after meeting the transport cost from Bangalore Airport to Mandya.    The transit time also can be minimized as frequency of flights operating from NY to Bangalore is very high compared to Mysore Airport.  (The airport examples given here is for just understanding purpose only).   So a logistic provider can advise his customer if better opportunity to ship, if he can save money and time, in turn support a good business relationship between all.  Continue reading below:



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