International Freight Frequently Asked Questions

What does BlueGrace® Logistics offer with domestic and international air freight?
What are the advantages of shipping air freight?
What are the challenges of shipping air freight?
What do ocean services include?
How long does ocean freight transit take?

What does BlueGrace® Logistics offer with domestic and international air freight?

Our network of air cargo carriers moves freight all over the world, while utilizing their own fleet of trucks for door-to-door shipments. Air freight shipments have a variety of options and transit times to meet all of you needs. For most domestic shipments, our air freight carriers offer:

  • Next-day service
  • 2nd day service
  • 3rd day service and beyond

What are the advantages of shipping air freight?

Air freight is a faster option than LTL shipments because it is not subject to the drivers’ Hour of Service regulations.

What are the challenges of shipping air freight?

While the benefits of air freight are obvious, the cost can greatly exceed that of standard LTL shipments. However, when speed is of the essence, it can be a valuable option. Another option when you need quick service is Expedited Shipping.

What do ocean services include?

Ocean freight services include Container Loads (CL) and Less than Container Loads (LCL). These containers come in 20 ft. and 40 ft. sizes.

We have relationships with a variety of container and ocean freight companies so that we can provide you with ocean service to countries all across the world. These services, depending on the origin and destination, include:

  • Door-to-Door
  • Door-to-Port
  • Port-to-Door
  • Port-to-Port

How long does ocean freight transit take?

Ocean freight can take extended periods of time (2-6 weeks) and should not be used if you need to get a shipment or container somewhere quickly. It is a great option for safely transporting products throughout the world at an economical price.

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