What is the difference between air freight and air express?
What is the difference between air freight and air express? When people visit taobao, shopping will be delivery to home. Of course sometimes use logistics. Usually, many people will air freight and air express mixed together, so let's talk about the difference between the express and freight logistics. The difference between air freight and air express: operators mainly through direct mail or by air cargo shipper charge air freight agency. The goods on arrival, will be by air cargo agency concerned personnel transferring them to the consignee. In addition to the contact with the airlines, it also depends on the help of air cargo service. Most airlines operating air express is a multinational company, they grew to around the world through the wholly owned or joint venture of the transaction, and established a global network. Basically, air express delivery is made within the multinational companies. The postal service has passed the universal postal union with the postal organizations in most countries in the world. The mail is by two or more countries to send postal authorities cooperation. Receives the traditional air freight business scope mainly on the basis of trade in goods, rules of the size of each item shall not be less than 5 * 10 * 20 cm. For postal service, private letters is a top priority. Packaging requirements no more than 20 kg per piece, length of not more than 1 m. The size of the air express mainly in the two types of documents and packages. At the same time, these documents are mainly refers to the commercial documents and all kinds of printing materials. In general, the total weight of the packing is not more than 32 kg ( Including 32 kg) 。 Or the outside of the packaging is not more than 102 centimeters, and three sides are less than 175 cm. As the air transport industry, the competition, the Courier company to attract more customers, and relax the requirements for package size. Organizational form of traditional postal transportation operation theory is relay transmission. Most air express company to use the central distribution theory or dial-up theory to organize global network. In short, the Courier company will according to the actual situation of their business in the central region set up a distribution center ( 中心) 。 To collect the goods from all over the country will be allocated according to its own region, and load the plane. In the evening, the plane flew to the distribution center, each aircraft has exchanged the express mail and fly back. The next morning, express mail sent to the recipient's desk by local affiliates. This approach does not appear to be reasonable, but because of the central distribution theory to reduce the intermediate links, thus express mail process simple and clear, reduce errors, improve the operating efficiency, and shortened the time of delivery, it has been proved to be economic and effective. The difference between air freight and air express mainly three aspects above, hope everyone to learn!