Flow of Carriage

Here is the general flow of the transport of international cargo, from preparations and reservations, to delivery at the arrival airport.

  1. Preparations for carriage
  2. Reservation on the flight
  3. Bring cargo to departure airport
  4. Build-up on ULD & loading onto the aircraft
  5. Departure & arrival
  6. Deliver cargo at arrival airport

Preparations for carriage

Generally speaking, export customs clearance, arrangements for ground transportation to the airport, Air Waybills, etc. are required to transport international cargo. Depending on the commodity, special transportation may be required, for which you will be required to prepare related documents according to applicable laws and regulations of each country.

As procedures are diverse and complex, reservations with the airline are generally made through an air cargo forwarder. For details, please inquire with an air cargo forwarder or a our sales office.

Examples of special transportation

Inquiries on preparations for carriage

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Reservation on the flight

Call an our sales office to request a flight, and reserve space for loading your cargo on the aircraft.
You can also make reservations online, if requirements are satisfied. Basically, after the reserved flight is fixed, you may bring your cargo to the departure airport.

Flight Timetable, Reservation

Please consider and check the following matters when making reservations.
 ˇJALCARGO offers a lineup of JALCARGO Products according to the customers' needs.
 ˇThere may be restrictions on transportation (Embargo) depending on the destination, so please confirm the detail information of our airport offices.

JALCARGO Products, Embargo

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Bring cargo to departure airport

Bring your cargo, Air Waybill and related documents to the JAL airport office. As the cargo acceptance time differs depending on the airport, JALCARGO Products, please check or inquire in advance.
The airport is congested especially at peak hours, so bring your cargo to the airport early.

Acceptance time

If you unknowingly bring cargo that is actually a hazardous article (dangerous goods) or cargo with defective packaging, it may have negative effects, such as causing cargo damage or deformation or threatening human lives and flight safety, and we may not be able to accept your cargo.
Please check in advance before delivering your cargo to our airport office.

Carriage of Dangerous Goods

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Build-up on ULD & loading onto the aircraft

Your cargo is built-up on ULD (Unit Load Devices) inside the airport warehouse facility and loaded onto the reserved flight. Please check below for specifications and the environment of the cargo compartment, ULD dimensions, weight limitations, etc.

Specifications and the environment of the cargo compartment, ULD dimensions, weight limitations

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Departure & arrival

After your cargo is loaded onto the aircraft and safety is confirmed, the aircraft departs towards its destination.
After flight arrival, your cargo is unloaded from the ULD inside the arrival warehouse facility and stored safely.

You can check information on flight operation, and shipment tracing below.

Flight Status,Shipment Tracing

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Deliver cargo at arrival airport

Complete import customs clearance and bring the necessary documents to the JAL airport office.
Delivery time differs depending on the airport, JALCARGO Products, so please check or inquire in advance.

Delivery time

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