What About Air Freight Consolidations?
Like ocean freight, air freight has a consolidation option. It works much the same way, with different shippers bundling smaller shipments to create a full load. That said, because of the capacity crunch, it’s not as attractive an option as it used to be. Your shipment might take two weeks to get into an air freight consolidation, whereas it would likely take around a week to move otherwise.
Finally, if you’d like to move forward with investigating air freight, we have one last piece of advice for you.
Look to an Experienced Freight Forwarder
In a challenging market like this, a freight forwarder with significant experience will be your best ally. If you don’t already have a forwarder—or you’re considering shopping around—here’s what to look for: