AFT (Air Cargo / Freight) Rate Details

Type of cargo:
  • cargo must be packed in appropriate shipping boxes, luggage or cases;
  • chargeable weight is based up palletized or crated weight;
  • rate is valid for non hazmat / not dangerous goods cargo.  Rate is not valid for cargo containing batteries;
  • rate is not valid for any other prohibited or regulated cargo requiring special license at origin, destination or by transport company;
Services included in above rate and stipulation:
  • chargeable weight based upon the greater of the actual weight or dimensional weight of each piece, assessed at 10.4 lbs per cubic foot;
  • rate as provided may include trucking transfer from truck/air terminal in a city or metro area specified in the quote to actual uplift or export air terminal;
  • export documentation for non regulated commodities of less than $2,500.00 USD value;
  • transit times vary.  typical international airport to airport bookings have a transit time of 2-9 days, after final cargo screening; 
  • origin terminal charges
Not included in the rate is any service not specified above, but more particularly:
  • pickup from business or residence unless specifically states as "from door" and "from residence"
  • insurance, typically based upon commodity and lane @ $1.49 per declared $100.00 value;
  • ***does not include hazmat or dangerous goods which may include lithium batteries, flammables (perfumes); aerosols, etc.*** ;
  • Dangerous Goods handling fees or other surcharges including those for lithium batteries;
  • AES / ITN filing when required by US Customs @$35.00 USD;
  • Export/Import inspections by governing authorities or carrier inspections while in transit;;
  • Fumigation that may be required by country of import/export;
  • destination terminal handling charges;
  • Duties, Excise Taxes and VAT where applicable.
The offering is subject to:
  • acceptance of commodity by carrier and governing jurisdictions;
  • availability of equipment and drivers;
  • valid for 7 calendar days from issuance;
  • a booking confirmation issued upon approval of shippers completed packing list/inventory of effects and commercial/pro forma invoice
  • other terms and conditions that may be issued by the carrier or provider from time to time.
  • general terms and conditions published at: http://www.transport-agent.com/shippers