8 Tips on How to Choose the Air Freight

The development of industry influences the development of shipping companies. The companies support the industries with far easier global chain. Due to the strong development of the shipping business, there are lots of shipping companies available.

You may find several companies of air freight surrounding you. This makes you be selective in choosing the best air freight to avoid some problems in delivering your products to your customers.

Air Freight

In choosing the right Air Freight, there are some tips to keep in mind

  1. You need to understand the benefits of shipping that the companies offer. They commonly offer direct access to certain cargo shipping network. They have a reasonable price to pay for. There are shipping services that you need to see.
  2. Since there are some services that they offer, make sure that you have one that is suitable with your need and budget. The service should cover from picking up the goods to delivering them. This service should be no more than 5 days. Some companies have an official website that you can check the products and services.
  3. Of course, you need to know the sizes of the cargo that the company accepts. Practically, you can save up to 50% for the shipments with more than 200 pounds.
  4. You may be familiar with some common fees, such as transportation, service level, and the time. However, there are also some other fees that you need to consider, such as the air freight tax, special services and regulatory fees that may add the total payment you may have.
  5. Always be in touch with the shipment location.
  6. Some companies provide easier access. Some companies require you to fill an online registration, while the other companies require you to directly call the customer service. For easier shipping, you may also apply for a credit card.
  7. You should take the companies that operate every time, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. This makes you easily contact customer care when there is something important to inform. You can also easily track your goods. Make sure that your goods are visible in every shipment transit.
  8. Don’t forget to make some shipment reports that will be helpful for the next shipping.

After you find the best air freight, you may need to worry about delivering your goods and everything will run smoothly as you expect.

Tips for International Shipping 

International shipping can be really confusing if you have ever done it before. But after you read this article, you will probably realize that handling international air freight shipment is just easy and affordable work to do. For those of you who want to have air freight Australia, you have to gather a couple of information and advice to make sure that the company that you pick for your air freight Australia is the capable one.

International Shipping

Deciding the payment

One of the bothering questions that usually appear in international shipping is probably deciding the payment. If you are using domestic freight, it is very easy to handle. You can handle it by prepaid or collect. You have to decide that when you are dealing with this kind of shipment. But the other hands, if you are using international air freight, it is totally different. You will be confused about whether who will pay inland freight or who will pay taxes and duties. To solve this problem, you have to ask your customer before the shipment is starting.

Secure packaging

Shipping packaging is the thing that almost manufacturer do not concern about while they are more concern about spending so much of their time, energy and money to make a product. You have to remember that shipping packaging will be going around the world, not across the city. You have to make sure that all the products are securely packaging and fastened to the skid.

Weight and dimensions of accuracy

After your freight has already been packed, the next thing you have to do is get the weight and dimensions’ accuracy. In assessing the charge of freight the companies of airlines and trucking take volume and then weight into consideration. The calculation which is not accurate will be affected by the costs. Customs agencies in certain countries can be very hard on discrepancies. For reason, in Brazil, the figuration of the weights likes to mention in a tenth of a kilo.

You have to make sure to describe everything inside your shipment

You have to spend your time a little bit to think and check what you are shipping, before giving your documents and information to your forwarder.

You have to concern about the documents

You have to prepare your documents in a nice way because both domestic and foreign agents and the officials of customs are willing to see the documents which are served nicely with the addition of commercial invoice. If you have already followed this tip, you probably have the weights and dimensions accuracy and you got the right description of the goods that you are sent.

Everyday Uses for Essential Oils

A while ago, I mentioned that I had recently purchased some essential oils to be used in our household. I alluded to the fact that they were helping the girls to sleep better, and I completely let that thought fall away and never got around to sharing anything with you.

My mom had been begging me to purchase a Young Living starter kit for months, and after Jenn posted her guest post as well as sent me samples to try, I finally bit the bullet. At first I was a little bit wary of what these oils could do for us and how I could safely use them for our family. I still have a LOT to learn, but here are some practical ways that we have used the oils so far.

There are some oils I mention below that are specific to Young Living (a lot of brands sell combination oils that help with specific issues). The ones I mention are Peace and Calming, Stress Away, PanAway, and Joy. If needed, I could find out for you all just what goes into each combination oil!


Allergies: 20 drops each of lemon, peppermint, and lavender – topped off with a carrier oil

Allergies this year have been intense! Last week I woke up with a horrible headache, a lot of congestion, and watery/itchy eyes. I never used to suffer from seasonal allergies, but everything blooming this year just did me in. I made a roller with the above ingredients, and I stuck it in my purse. I rolled this on the back of my neck, along my nose, under my eyes (where my sinuses are.. not directly under my eyes), and on the bottom of my feet directly under my toes (it’s a point that is directly related to the sinuses). I did this as needed, probably every couple of hours, until the symptoms were gone. The pollen was only bad for a few days, but now I have this roller if I need it later on in the spring/summer!

Sleep: 10 drops each of cedarwood, lavender, and peace and calming – topped off with a carrier oil

This roller has been CRUCIAL to the girls sleep lately – and mine too. 😉 My roller actually just ran out, and I’m impatiently waiting for my order of cedarwood and peace and calming to get in. At night, we have been rolling this on the bottom of the girls’ feet, behind their ears and along the back of their neck. Combined with diffusing in their room for a few hours before bedtime, they have been sleeping much more soundly than they were before. Plus, I have been using it on myself before bed too, and it has such a calming effect!


I have been such a fan of diffusing lately! I have tried a bunch of different combinations for certain issues, and I love it.

For general viral/bacterial killing properties and to get a “fresh” feel: 2-3 drops of thieves, 2-3 drops of purification, and sometimes a few drops of lemon added to the mix. I love this combination every week or so to just get everything feeling nice and clean. With people in and out of our house every week, along with a dog and me bringing home germs from school, this has been a great combination to use.

Sleep: 1-2 drops peace and calming, 1-2 drops lavender

When I am using these in the girls’ room, I always make my mixture a little less potent. Their room is small, so I don’t want the oils to be overwhelming. This is just enough to take the edge off for them! I have also added a few drops of Stress Away on some nights as well as some thieves if anyone is sick

Mood Boosting Combination: 1-2 drops joy or 1-2 drops stress away

When the girls are feeling pretty cranky, I have put a few mixtures together and it has definitely boosted our moods!


There are some essential oils that you can apply “neat” (directly to your skin), but most oils should be diluted. With the girls, I have diluted ALL oils with the exception of lavender.

Congestion: 1 drop of peppermint in a teaspoon or so of a carrier oil

Emerson has been so congested lately due to allergies and teething, so we have been applying peppermint to the bridge of her nose, and it works like a charm!

Cough: 1 drop each of lavender, thieves, and lemon in a carrier oil

This has worked wonders for Emerson’s cough. Before bed the other night I applied this to her feet as well as her chest. Beside one long cough that woke her up about an hour after she went to sleep, she did not cough all night long.

Headaches: 1 drop of peppermint on the roof of mouth or PanAway away on my temples/behind my ears

I suffer from a lot of headaches, so I have been trying a few different things to help them. One thing that always seems to work is a drop of peppermint directly to my finger, and then I hold that finger to the roof of my mouth. This typically helps my headaches immensely!

Stress: 1 drop of Stress Away on the inside of my wrists

Believe it or not, I do get stressed and overwhelmed some days. 😉 There are some days that it is really hard to transition from work to home on days where there is a lot going on or I am feeling overwhelmed by the mess/clutter of toys/laundry to be done/crying toddlers. One drop of stress away on my wrists always helps me to feel better and instantly become calm. I seriously cannot explain it, but it works every time!

This is already gotten to be fairly long, and I have more to share! Next time I talk about oils, I may highlight how I have used them so far for cleaning purposes. As I’m moving through this journey finding out more information about oils, I’m happy to share more along the way!

With anything I post, please remember that I share my experience of what has worked for our family. I would urge you to do research of your own and to make decisions that work best for you before embarking on your journey using essential oils.

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