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DHL simplifies air freight quotations, bookings

FE Online Desk | Published: December 05, 2017 11:51:19 | Updated: December 07, 2017 10:28:29


SHANGHAI, CHINA - December 5, 2017 - DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has introduced a new Online Freight Quotation & Booking Service for international air freight transportation, said a statement issued by Media OutReach.

The new service rapidly creates competitive customer quotations based on door-to-door all-in rates and transit information. The quotation and booking service connects to DHL Interactive, DHL Global Forwarding's online customer portal, where it additionally provides shipment tracking and the creation and distribution of customized shipment reports. This easy to use online service is available in more than 40 countries, covering most key lanes and point pairs globally. Through this new capability, shippers and consignee's can quote and book shipments for all commonly used pre-paid and collect trade terms from a computer or any mobile device.

"International shipping doesn't need to be a complex task. From searching for the right supplier through to getting a competitive price, this should be easily available online," says Angelos Orfanos, Global Head of Marketing & Sales, DHL Global Forwarding. "Our new Online Freight Quotation and Booking service has been designed to make it easy for any business to rapidly get a competitive air freight shipment quote that can then be booked with us online."

The quotation and booking service provides an immediate price for general cargo air freight up to 2,000 kilogram per shipment and offers two speeds of service through DHL's Air Connect and Air Economy products. Customers can therefore select between different transit time options, giving them a choice between cost and speed of delivery.

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