Air freight is the most convenient method when traveling for long distances. Again it is considered to be the safest mode of transport. It is mainly for transporting high value and low volume shipments. It is an ideal option for all types of goods irrespective of their size and shape. An example of the goods transported includes automobiles, furniture, electronics, and manufacturing machinery. These are the main advantages of air transport.
The method if fast and very efficient
It is the best method for transporting goods quickly from one destination to another. It is much faster compared to both sea and road transport.
Reliable arrival and departure times
Airlines run on a tight schedule and no time is wasted. You can, therefore, rely on the given departure arrival times.
Additionally, there are many flights departing within one hour meaning you cannot be delayed when there is a problem affecting a particular cargo plane.
Low- insurance cost
The process of transporting commodities by air is relatively easy and short as compared to sea and road. The short time taken to ship the various goods translates to lower insurance premiums. You can, therefore, save money in some areas even though the cost of freight is higher compared to the other alternatives. One can also save cost in packaging since a smaller packaging space is required. Heavy packing is not required since this method is safer compared to the sea shipments.
Extremely high security is offered by the airline industry thus reducing the potential risk f theft or damage while in transit. The special procedures followed in cargo handling at the airports also ensure that your gods are safe. The movement of goods is tightly monitored and controlled.
Global service delivery
Air transport is the best solution when transporting goods for long distances especially across the continents where the road transport cannot be used. A solid network of destinations and airports have been established where airlines
can visit. At covers the entire destinations across the globe. The freight services are the most convenient and safest when moving across different countries.
Eliminates the need for the local warehousing
This mode of transport is very fast meaning that there is no holding of cargo for a longer time. There are just a few items held in the stock at any particular time. The clearance process, the cargo handlers, and inspectors are very fast and efficient at the airports. The shipments are cleared in the shortest time possible.