Air Freight vs Sea Freight, which is better? If you would like to learn more about Air Freight vs Sea Freight then please continue reading the page below.
Fastest international freight forwarding service – If you have cargo that needs to be transported within a deadline, air freight is the freight forwarding service you will need. Unlike ocean freight, air freight is a quick and reliable way to move your cargo from A to B. Speed of your cargo can be crucial for maintaining stock levels and when importing from China, air freight can take less than 3 days before arriving in the UK. Tuscor Lloyds offers air freight servicesworldwide, including, USA, Canada, Mexico, Dubai and more.
Competitive air freight – Although air freight is a more expensive than container shipping, Tuscor Lloyds offer competitive rates in the freight forwarding industry. Other freight forwarding companies in the UK may charge premium prices for air freight, however, Tuscor Lloyds will offer some of the best prices.
Cheap ocean freight – sea freight is charged per container and with the longer transit time, the cost is much lower than air freight. If your cargo is in no rush, using a sea freight service is a great way to save money. There are also many different ways of using an ocean freight service, you can have a FCL (full container load) or a LCL (less than container load).
Environmental – If you are looking at using a service with lower CO2 emissions, sea freight is the best option. The shipping industry are aiming to cut emissions by 50% before the end of 2050. This shows their awareness of the damage.
Larger cargo – If you are looking to move larger cargo such as 10mx10mx10m, you will need to be using a sea freight service such as Breakbulk. Due to limited space on an aircraft, shipping multiple items may lead to different arrival times. However, sea freight allows much larger storage and ensures items are delivered at the same time.