Air Freight Forwarding

A Magellan solution for all your business needs

Air Freight Forwarding

Fast, consistent, and reliable. Our air freight solutions ensure you meet your fast turnaround delivery commitments and enable you to plan with confidence.

Take control over your speed to market, respond to trends and shifting demand, reduce inventory costs and meet customer and partner commitments.

  • Specialist air freight partners globally with regular services from Hong Kong, China, North Asia, India, SE Asia, Europe, and North America
  • Consolidation services from all major air freight hubs worldwide
  • Specialist air freight services such as triangles, oversized, Garments on Hangers (GOH), and Air/Sea
  • Full visibility and milestone tracking, including uplift, ETA, check-in and delivery
  • A choice of premium, deferred, consolidated and express services
  • 24/7 availability
  • Full range of airlines to cater to price and service needs
  • Increased flexibility, including weekend uplifts and deliveries
  • Full end-to-end supply chain management, including customs clearance and transport, allows you to realise the full speed to market benefits of air freight
  • Deep operational airfreight expertise allows us to develop the right range of services to meet your specific requirements

Air freight Rates


Airfreight is used by businesses competing in fast-moving environments where speed to market is of the essence. Airfreight connects the world faster, cutting transit times from weeks by sea to days by air.


Airfreight, done right, should be fast, consistent and reliable. Businesses should be able to depend on forwarders meeting fast turnaround delivery commitments, so they can confidently plan their operations.

How are air freight rates calculated?


Carriers calculate freight costs by either volumetric weight (also known as dimensional weight) or actual weight, depending on which is more expensive.


The accepted method of calculating the volumetric weight is to multiply an item’s volume in cubic meters by 167. The volume is for a package that is 40cm x 40cm x 40cm is .064cbm. Multiplied by 167, and you get a volumetric weight of 10.67 kg.


If the volumetric weight is higher the actual weight of the product, the volumetric weight becomes the chargeable weight.


What goods are typically shipped via air freight?


Since air cargo rates are expensive, it’s usually limited to smaller, high-value goods or time-sensitive items, such as consumer electronics, fashion apparel, pharmaceuticals, documents and samples and other seasonal goods.

WHERE WE EXCEL

Catering to your high fashion needs

A solution that provides the utmost attention to detail – perfect for clients who seek to import high fashion goods that require that little bit of extra care.

Avoid unnecessary obstacles

No one likes surprises, especially when they turn into obstacles. We’re always one step ahead of the competition, providing you with the advice and guidance to help you avoid any unnecessary issues.

Proprietary communications system

We have spent 10 years designing and perfecting a communication system that ensures you can relax – safe in the knowledge that each step has been managed carefully and professionally. Our up-to-date reports let you know all the important details so we can spend less time fixing problems and enjoy more time building relationships.

Who said logistics was boring?

Whether you’ve been in the industry for 20 years or three months, knowledge of crucial & cost-saving information is essential to effectively running your operations. Do you know the duty on footwear produced in developing countries?, or that you can actually increase your speed to market by trucking cargo to a different port of origin? We live and breathe logistics – tap into our knowledge to make your freight forwarding run smoothly.