Competitive Rates on Heavy Shipments
Save money on packages from 50-300 kg (110-660 pounds) per piece. Total shipment weight can be up to 6,600lbs.
SEAMLESS AND FASTEST DOOR-TO-DOOR EXPRESS
DHL is the world’s leading international express company with the fastest transit, latest pick up, and earliest delivery times.
SINGLE PRICE, ALL INCLUSIVE, KNOWN IN ADVANCE
No hidden charges with DHL and Preferred Shipping.
Process Imports and Exports Faster
Preferred Shipping is one of DHL Express’ oldest and most experienced resellers in the US. For more than 30 years, this strategic partnership between Preferred Shipping and DHL Express has given our customers access to the fastest, most reliable international delivery service in the world at the best rates.
DHL Express vs Freight Forwarders
DAILY FLIGHTS, GUARANTEED UPLIFT
DHL’s worldwide network is designed around thousands of daily flights with guaranteed uplift. Your shipment will be delivered within 2-5 business days on same network. You are able to fully track your shipments on our secure network, which leads to a smoother shipping process for all parties.
SHIPMENTS DELIVERED IN 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS
Air freight forwarder companies are dependent on the management of space by the scheduled airlines and can face uplift delays due to consolidations and “bumped” cargo. Shipment tracking is limited.
FULL SHIPMENT VISIBILITY VIA ONLINE TRACKING
DHL has advanced systems to manage and track shipments and make sure that the right paperwork gets to where it is needed all available online.
Freight companies can struggle to integrate all different subcontractors and to offer visibility on one platform.
ONE QUOTE, ONE INVOICE, ONE CURRENCY
DHL Express & Preferred Shipping quote a single price, in a single currency. Your quote is all-inclusive and includes door-to-door pricing.
Air freight forwarder's quotes can be complex and can consist of multiple charges and currencies which leads to complex invoices. Additionally, the default type of quotes only accounts for door to airport costs.
DHL CUSTOMS BROKERS AT EVERY GATEWAY & CIA CLEARANCE SYSTEMS
DHL employs its own Customs brokers at every gateway, where we have direct links with Government customs systems or Government Customs staff on site. In addition, DHL’s advanced ‘Clearance in the Air’ (CIA) systems mean that shipments can be customs cleared before they arrive.
OUTSIDE BROKER AGENTS, DELAYED CLEARANCE PROCESS
Air freight forwarder companies usually use outside broker agents. In addition, you typically have to wait until your shipment arrives to its final destination before you can start the clearance process.
DHL Express and Preferred Shipping manage your shipments under one company. We have the highest standards for global security in our integrated network.
SUBCONTRACTORS AND THIRD PARTIES
Air freight forwarder companies typically use subcontractors and third party, smaller carriers, making communication inefficient as shipment custody changes hands.
IS YOUR OCEAN FREIGHT BEING HELD UP?
Oceanic backlogs have resulted in delivery times of up to 28 days! Shipping via air freight gets your shipment delivered more efficiently, weeks faster, and with more reliable tracking options.
Contact our team to see how shipping via air freight can make your supply chain strategy more efficient.