In four days from Germany to Shanghai with “ITG Shanghai-Consol”
FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI. Under the name “ITG Shanghai Consol” LGI’s subsidiary has been shipping consolidated cargo by air freight directly from Germany to Shanghai since the beginning of April. Customers benefit from fast transport, a central contact for the entire process and an attractive freight rate and more. “This optimal transport solution for groupage freight to China’s largest city is only possible thanks to cooperation with a reliable airline and more than 20 years of cooperation with our partner in Shanghai”, says Vera Aurich, Head of ITG Sales.
Goods from smal screw to garment
All kinds of goods are suitable for air freight: from the small screw to the garment to the finished cordless screwdriver. “We collect the goods from various consignors and then send them to our partner in Shanghai, who deconsolidates them on site, clears customs if required and forwards them to the final recipients”, explains Luigi Petrelli, Branch Manager ITG in Frankfurt. “The advantages of airfreight groupage have already been confirmed for the transport of goods to India or Japan and now also for Shanghai.
Full service including transport handling and customs clearance
To ensure that the groupage goods can be shipped to Shanghai according to customer requirements, ITG has 10 cubic meters of pallet space available every week for shipment by air. The blocked freight area and fixed departure times enable goods to be transported within a time window of just four days. The complete service includes not only pure dispatch, but also customs clearance of the goods. For the customer, this means that he simply declares the goods and ITG takes over the rest of the handling in the country of departure and arrival.
Author. Elena Grotzfeld