Air & Ocean

Worldwide freight made simple with our cost effective core services and specialist teams providing quality service, superior information and a custom made solution that fits your business

As an IATA accredited cargo agent, Mainfreight Air and Ocean offer a total international shipping import and export service via sea or air and a full documentation service and customs clearance including MPI Biosecurity.

Worldwide freight made simple with our cost effective core services and specialist teams providing quality service, superior information and a custom made solution giving you the reach to take your business to the world.

Click on the links below to find out more about our international freight services.

Our Air & Ocean Services

Global Network

Take advantage of our global network of over 500 branches and agencies, personal service and expertise in worldwide freight services.

Talk to our team of experts about any worldwide freight questions.

Air Freight

Air Freight is the fastest way of sending international freight. Whether it’s a small consignment or a pallet load, Air Freight gets it there first.

Sea Freight

Sea Freight is a cost effective option for either LCL (less than container load) or FCL (full container load) shipments. We can also provide full documentation service with our in-house Customs Brokers for customs clearance, and MPI Biosecurity. 

Perishable Freight

Speciaist handling of high value and time critical Perishable Freight. Our Perishables team and state of the art facilities are experts in meeting your international freight deadlines.

Customs Brokerage

When importing or exporting, you must use a Licenced Customs Broker to lodge documentation in New Zealand. Our highly experienced in-house Customs Brokers ensure your international freight moves smoothly across borders, with Mainfreight Air & Ocean customs brokerage.

Cross Docking

Take advantage of our shipment consolidation for cost savings while still maintaining flexibility. Cross Docking reduces labour costs and the need for warehouse space, in addition to saving time from production to the customer.

How we support your business

Global Network

Through our growing global network of Mainfreight owned offices and operations we are able to offer a full suite of import and export freight forwarding services to any destination worldwide.

Local People, Local Knowledge

Our decentralised customer service teams are located in each branch, making decisions as close to our operations and customers as possible.

Talk to your local team today

Last Mile Delivery

As an end to end supply chain service, our transport including wharf cartage operations and warehousing teams complement our air and ocean operations to provide inventory management and last mile delivery across New Zealand and overseas

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