DHL Global Forwarding launches new online quote and booking service

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DHL Global Forwarding has launched its new Online Freight Quotation & Booking service to provide airfreight customers with simple, competitive quotes and e-bookings.

The service creates quotes based on door-to-door all-in rates and transit information, and can provide immediate prices for general shipments up to 2,000 kilogrammes and offer two speeds of service through DHL’s Air Connect and Air Economy products.

The quotation and booking service connects to DHL Interactive, DHL Global Forwarding’s online customer portal, where it additionally provides shipment tracking and the creation and distribution of customised shipment reports.

Shippers and consignees can quote and book shipments for all commonly used pre-paid and collect trade terms from a computer or any mobile device.

DHL Global Forwarding global head of marketing & sales, Angelos Orfanos says: “International shipping doesn’t need to be a complex task. From searching for the right supplier through to getting a competitive price, this should be easily available online.”

“Our new Online Freight Quotation and Booking service has been designed to make it easy for any business to rapidly get a competitive air freight shipment quote that can then be booked with us online.”

Customers are provided with a comprehensive quote based on the pick up and delivery location plus shipment details including weight and dimensions, and the quoted door-to-door all-in rate can also include import and export customs as well as cargo insurance.

The service is available in more than 40 countries including the USA, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, the United Kingdom, Australia, China, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.