Category Archives: Air Freight

Posts related to airfreight and air cargo transportation

Airfreight to Central Asia with Ural Airlines via Sofia Airport

In the past we have tried to move some loads from USA to Dushanbe and we found that the options are very limited especially when it is about to move from airports different from New York and Los Angeles.  As we are people who constantly look to satisfy customer needs in logistics and transportation, we moved the freight to Sofia Airport from where we have … Continue reading Airfreight to Central Asia with Ural Airlines via Sofia Airport »

Planning of an airfreight shipment

In our last blog we have discussed the elements of the freight quote. Today we will move forward. Assume the quote is accepted and load is tendered to the shipping agent. What happens next? I would split air shipping in three main stages: 1.    Before arrival at origin airport 2.    Between origin and destination airports 3.    After arrival at destination airport Nevertheless type of goods … Continue reading Planning of an airfreight shipment »

Airfreight with Thomas Cook from Sofia and Bourgas airports

Airline Thomas Cook started operations at Airport Bourgas with wide-bodied planes – B767-300 and A330-200 which increased the opportunities for shipping goods as airfreight. The maximum dimensions in centimeters for one piece are 318/244/160 cm which compared with the mediocre 120/80/80 via airport Sofia is a huge improvement.  Thomas Cook flies to Manchester from where provides deliveries to USA, Mexico and South America and to … Continue reading Airfreight with Thomas Cook from Sofia and Bourgas airports »

New Nonstop Service Between New York-Newark and Buenos Aires

Beginning 6th April United Cargo will offers direct non-stop service between largest cities in USA to Argentina. Flights will be performed with widebody Boeing 767-300 on daily basis. From Bulgaria United Cargo is operating on off-line basis. For more information and booking out of Bulgaria please contact KG SID Ltd. office.

Airfreight to Russia

Russia is the biggest country in the world. It encompasses one sixth of the world’s land spreading in eleven time zones. Add to this heavy customs procedures and you will realize what challenge is to send shipments – especially small ones to places within Russia away from the big cities like Moscow and Saint Petersburg. We in KG SID, however have solution for your small … Continue reading Airfreight to Russia »

Courier or freight forwarder ?

What is the difference between freight forwarder and a courier?  I have been often asked that question. Well, from operational point of view the difference is tremendous but from customers point of view the difference is none. Why? The customer perception is that both couriers and forwarders offer the same service – delivery of shipments from one point to another. And this is really the … Continue reading Courier or freight forwarder ? »

Shippers Voice on total scanning of the airfreight

According to Andrew Traill, managing partner of Shippers’ Voice, 100% scanning of airfreight would not only harm international trade, it would also be ineffective. “Killing the air freight industry with draconian security procedures would be giving the terrorists a result they would long to see,” says Traill. Traill says that the most effective way to detect and deter anyone intending to use airfreight to carry … Continue reading Shippers Voice on total scanning of the airfreight »

IATA calls for global coordinated cargo security

This post is a reprint from eyefortransport.com .  The issue is pretty serious that is why I copy/pasted it for further share. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on security regulators around the world to work together in addressing the challenges related to cargo security and data collection. IATA also unveiled plans to lead a global effort to build an airport checkpoint of … Continue reading IATA calls for global coordinated cargo security »