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Air freight from Vietnam to Canada: cost and transit time

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Air freight from Vietnam to Canada: cost and transit time

You are finding the best cost for air freight from Vietnam to Canada? Or seek a way to arrange your FBA shipment to Canada? Our service is the best solution for you. We can handle all forwarding shipment under EXW, FOB, CIF or DDU/DDP terms from Vietnam to Canada.

This below article is written by TTL logistics team. Our goal is to answer all your questions related to air freight from Vietnam to Canada: cost and timing for exporting cargo by air. We not only do all the freight forwarding with low fee, but we also provide helpful services for both the importer and exporter

Handling at Noi Bai airport

Handling at Noi Bai airport

How many way to ship cargo from Vietnam to Canada by air?

As top fast and reliable transport method, air freight have some way as Air Express, Air Freight and Air Freight Forwarding.

1. Air Express

Air express is courier service by Fed Ex, UPS, and DHL. These services is suitable for small parcels (less than 100 kgs) and very urgent. It is often door-to-door service: the goods will be picked at exporter’s door and delivered to the recipient’s door. Transit time for this service is about 3-5 days.

2. Air Freight

For larger shipment (about 100kgs and more), you can choose Air Freight. Air Freight is often airport-to-airport service. And Vietnam exporter must deliver cargo from their factory to origin airport. After cargo arrive at Canada airport, importer will collect cargo and transport to their warehouse. It will take about 3-5 days for this airport to airport service.

3. Air Freight Forwarding

Air Freight Forwarding is similar to Air Freight, but the forwarder also provide inland services as well: picking up, customs clearance and delivery at destination. This method is handled by 3PL forwarders like TTL logistics.

The benefits while using 3PL forwarders: they can provide door-to-door service and have more affordable shipping quote due to high-volume agreements with airlines. And it will only take you 5-7 days to collect the goods at final destination with better cost.

Cost for air freight from Vietnam to Canada

Air freight from Vietnam to Canada varies much, depending on volume and transit time requested. Air freight is almost always less expensive than express service. And the customer can save more cost if use all-included quotation from TTL logistics. Our all-included quotation includes the following:

– Inland picking up in Vietnam: from the factory to the origin airport

– Air freight from airport to airport: it varies from 4USD to 9USD per kg, depending on weight level

– Customs Clearance at both end

– US Side Logistics: Airport to Final Destination

TTL logistics can handle shipment at all airports in Vietnam and Canada

Airports in Vietnam

There are 3 main international airports in Vietnam: SGN, HAN and DAD

IATA Name City
SGN Tan Son Nhat International Airport Ho Chi Minh City
HAN Noi Bai International Airport Hanoi City
DAD Da Nang International Airport Da Nang City

Airports in Canada

YYZ Lester B. Pearson International Airport Toronto
YUL Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport Montréal
YVR Vancouver International Airport Vancouver
YYC Calgary International Airport Calgary
YEG Edmonton International Airport Edmonton
YHZ Halifax / Stanfield International Airport Halifax
YOW Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport Ottawa
YQB Quebec Jean Lesage International Airport Quebec

When you should ship cargo from Vietnam to Canada by air?

Air freight is highly recommended if:

– Cargo must arrive between 3 and 5 days

– The weight varies from 100 to more than 1000 kgs

– The cargo is sensitive or valuable, such as electronics, jewelry, or precision instruments

– Cargo that is perishable, such as medicine and food

– The cargo is needed in an emergency situation

Air cargo handling

Air cargo handling

TTL logistics is the leading Air Freight Company in Vietnam

TTL logistics is one of the best choice if you are finding affordable air freight costs. With large network and big volume with airlines, we can offer you high-volume rates as well as stable services. Our handing processes are below:

Step 1: Get booking request from customer

Cs & Docs staffs receive booking request from customers/oversea agent
Lead time receiving booking request: 1-2 days before ETD

Step 2: Release booking confirmation to Customer

– Send booking confirmation to customers & advise closing time, delivery warehouse & OPS
contact at airport warehouse.
– Lead time: within 2-4 working hours after BK request or 1 day before ETD

Step 3: Request SI from customer, issue draft HAWB:

– Cs & Docs staffs request SI, IV, PL if any from customer (basic SI information: shipper,
consignee, notify goods description, AOL / AOD, quantity, shipping marks, freight term & other
details need to be shown on Hawb)
– Cs & Docs staffs issue draft Hawb based on customer’s SI
– Lead time:
Perfect: ETD – 1 day
Latest: 8 working hours before departure time

Step 4: Send draft HAWB to customer for checking:

Send draft HAWB to both shipper & oversea agent for checking, advise
HAWB amendment deadline and get their confirmation
– Lead time:
Perfect: ETD – 1 day
Latest: within 2 working hours after receiving SI

Step 5: Prepare pouch of original docs & hand over to OPS to send along with cargo:

– Pouch of original docs includes:
• Full set of original Hawb (for consignee)
• 2 copies of Hawb attached outside of pouch (delete c.w & dims in case of cut weight)
• Cargo Manifest (2 copies attached outside of pouch, 3 copies inside pouch),
• 1 small envelope with 1 copy of Hawb + 1 cargo manifest inside pouch
• Airlines’ security form + Mawb statement (for shipments to US/Canada) attached
outside pouch (each airilines has their own regulations about security form: how many
copies, how to fill in information, how to chop & sign, any other docs need to be
• Other original docs (invoice, packing list, C/O or Phyto certificate…)
– Lead time: After getting actual g.w & dims from OPS at airport (***cut-off time for attached
docs pouch with cargo: 2 hours before ETD for passenger & 4 hours before ETD for freighter)

Step 6: Send final copy Hawb to customer

– CS & Docs staffs send final copy Hawb to customer with actual G.W, C.W, Dims
– Get draft MAWB from airline for checking with HAWB and request airline to amend MAWB if
any discrepancy
– Send pre-alert to agent attaching Mawb, Hawb, cargo manifest, other copy docs (invoice,
packing list, C/O, phyto certificate,…),
– Give special instruction to agent in case of DDU/DDP
– Lead time: within ETD

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