AirFreight

What goods are classed as dangerous goods?

Dangerous Goods are described as articles or substances that are capable of posing a significant risk to health, safety or property when transported by air. Dangerous goods are categorized in the following nine UN hazard classes:

Class 1: Explosives including sporting arms and ammunition
Class 2: Gases inlcuding oxygen, compressed air and butane
Class 3: Flammable Liquids inclluding lighter fluid, gasoline and paints
Class 4: Flammable Solids, Substances liable to Spontaneous Combustion or Substances which in contact with water emit Flammable Gases including matches, ferrous metal shavings, lithium, lithium batteries
Class 5: Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxide inlcuding nickel nitrate and hardeners for resin kits
Class 6: Toxic and Infectious Substances inlcuding pesticides and medical waste
Class 7: Radioactive Material including smoke detectors
Class 8: Corrosives including batteries and battery acid
Class 9: Miscellaneous including engines and life-saving appliances

Can I schedule a shipment and have it picked up on the same day?

Yes, but this service cannot always be guaranteed due to shipment capacity and available resource.

What is dimensional weight?

Dimensional weight is the metric used in quantifying and costing cargo packages and is based on the packages weight compared to its volume and is used because the space a package takes on an aircraft may cost more than the package's actual weight.

How is dimensional weight calculated?

Calculating dimensional weight is based on the dimensions of a package divided by a dimensional factor. The factor is based on the International Air Transport Association (IATA) standards.

Is there a cancellation charge?

There are no cancellation fees. We have adopted this flexible approach in terms of cancellations to address the needs of customers in a market with fast changing circumstances.

Can I make a booking online?

Yes, an online booking can be made by e-mail through the details found under our AirFreight service. For an accurate quote to be provided the following information will be required:

    No of pieces (parcels/packages)
    Dimensions of each piece
    Weight of each piece
    Collection and delivery point
    Preferred Carrier (if any)

 

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