As a top import and export air freight forwarder, we provide the highest level of personal and dedicated service for your urgent import and export air freight shipments. Trust BGI to provide your business with unparalleled commercial air freight import and export shipping services.
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Import and export shipping by air decreases shipping time and allows for greater inventory control for just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing. BGI Worldwide Logistics provides worldwide air freight services for shipments that need an expedited timeline. When time is the highest priority, you want our network of service partners and agents across North America, and at points around the world, handling your urgent air freight
With our worldwide network of partners, BGI can handle your air freight transportation needs from the airport to the final point of delivery. We will assist you with all aspects of your air import and air export shipments.
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ACTUAL VS. DIMENSIONAL WEIGHT
Historically, shipping costs have been calculated based on the gross weight or actual weight in kilograms or pounds. However, by charging only by weight, low-density packages become unprofitable for air cargo carriers due to the amount of space they take up in an aircraft. For example, if a carrier charged the same for shipping a pound of feathers as they do for a pound of produce it would be unprofitable. If a shipment is less than the minimum density of the industry standard, then the actual weight is not relevant and the freight carrier will charge based on dimensional weight. Dimensional Weight as length x width x height / dimensional factor. Dimensional weight is also known as DIM weight, volumetric weight, and cubed weight.
In addition to providing transport with our air freight carriers, BGI also offers a full array of trucking and warehousing options once your shipment has landed. Your shipments are monitored in the air and on the ground to ensure on-time delivery.