Whatever your air freight cargo needs, Kuehne + Nagel has just the right solution for your time-defined air freight products for all incoterms (even door-to-door), to ensure maximum flexibility.

Your air freight shipment will be specially labelled in all our operational systems; as well as on the air waybill for easy cargo identification, and actively monitored from end-to-end on the basis of its Cargo iQ route map. So you get to take advantage of our industry-unique features, including a delivery time promise as well as visibility and tracking of all movements.

Our value-added, specialised air freight solutions are tailored to your freight needs.

At Kuehne + Nagel, we understand that your business needs will change, so we offer three key air freight services to support you. Depending on if your freight is time or cost sensitive, you will be able to see within 60 seconds which solution suits your requirements best.

KN Express: High priority option

Our premium air freight product is KN Express which offers high-speed, maximum-reliability express service designed to meet urgent or time-critical cargo requirements. KN Express offers:

  • Automated, all-inclusive air freight quote within seconds
  • Automated delivery promise
  • Fastest transit time: Entire shipment cycle planned and proactively monitored, ensuring delivery as promised - typically within 1 to 3 days for every consignment (depending on time zones covered)
  • All terms and conditions and ranges of delivery: Maximum flexibility for every delivery requirement door-to-door, door-to-airport, airport-to-door, or airport-to-airport
  • Reliable delivery for every size and weight (aircraft specifications apply)
  • Includes carrier's prime express products
  • Proactive monitoring of the entire shipment cycle from door-to-door, airport-to-airport, or any combination you require

KN Expert: Maximum Efficiency

The KN Expert consolidation service balances competing requirements for air freight delivery to be both fast and cost-efficient. KN Expert offers:

  • Premium air freight consolidation service. Relying on Cargo iQ certified carriers or, where not available, other selected partners
  • Transit time approximately 3 to 5 days (door-to-door): Monitored from end-to-end on the basis of the shipment's individual Cargo iQ route map, to ensure reliable delivery
  • Direct flights used where possible
  • Maximum flexibility: Service fulfilment regardless of size, weight or terms of delivery (door-to-door, door-to-airport, airport-to-airport, airport-to-door)
  • Specially labelled airway bill: For easy cargo identification in all systems

KN Extend: Cost Effective

KN Extend meets your time-extended supply chain requirements. This service gives Kuehne + Nagel the opportunity to optimise consolidation for your air freight cargo, providing you with maximum cost-efficiency for your price-sensitive cargo. KN Extend offers:

  • Optimised air freight consolidation in a longer time frame, suited to price-sensitive cargo with non-urgent transit times
  • All-inclusive air freight price, including fuel & security
  • Maximum cost saving
  • Transit time 6+ days (door-to-door): individually planned, time-defined, and monitored from end-to-end
  • Maximum flexibility: Regardless of size or weight: delivery options include door-to-door, door-to-airport, airport-to-door and airport-to-airport)
  • Specially labelled airway bill: For easy cargo identification in all systems