Air Freight Services
The team to trust
The Powerhouse International difference
Why Choose Us
Worldwide airfreight network linking over 1000 partners to deliver a comprehensive range of services.
Expedited service options through weekly consolidations from all the major worldwide hubs.
Reassurance and proactive communication from our experienced team.
Custom Shipping Solutions
Experience first class service without the price tag
Our air freight specialists manage your consignments intricately through every border and timezone. Responsive, proactive and strategic, our customs brokers provide solutions for any challenges to ensure your cargo reaches its destination safely and swiftly.
Choose us for a smooth and cost-effective shipping solution.
A quick guide
Additional Airfreight Services
Cargo collection transportation & delivery via air, sea, road and rail
3rd party/Triangle movements (cross trade)
Professional packing services
View Your Guide to Airfreight Container Types, Weights and Dimensions
Our Air Freight Affiliate Network
Powerhouse International has developed strong affiliations with world-recognised organisations such as the International Forwarders and Customs Brokers Council of Australia (IFCBAA), High tech forwarding network (HTFN), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Global Projects Logistic Network (GPLN)
What is Air Freight?
Air freight is a critical component of the global economy, enabling the rapid movement of goods and products across vast distances in a matter of hours or days. It involves the transportation of cargo by air, typically using cargo planes or commercial airlines.
Air freight is used for a wide range of products, and is commonly used for time-sensitive deliveries, such as emergency medical supplies or spare parts for manufacturing.
Advantages of Air Freight?
One of the key advantages of air freight is speed. With planes capable of traveling at high speeds, air freight can transport goods across continents in a matter of hours or days, compared to weeks or months by sea or land. This makes it an ideal option for businesses that need to move goods quickly to meet customer demand or respond to changing market conditions.
Another advantage of air freight is reliability. Airlines have strict schedules and routes, which means that shipments can be tracked and monitored throughout the entire journey. This helps to ensure that goods arrive at their destination on time and in good condition.
Disadvantages of Air Freight?
However, air freight can also be more expensive than other modes of transportation, such as sea or land freight. This is because of the high cost of fuel and the need for specialized equipment and infrastructure. As a result, air freight is often used for high-value or time-sensitive goods, while other types of freight are used for more cost-effective shipments.
Despite its higher cost, air freight remains an essential part of the global supply chain, enabling businesses to move goods quickly and efficiently across the world.