Shipping to India - Air and Sea Freight Services

Mumbai Skyline at Night.jpg
Mumbai, financial centre of India.
Rank 11th (nominal) / 3rd (PPP)
Currency Indian Rupee (INR) (INR) = 100 Paise
Fiscal year 1 April – 31 March
Trade organizations WTOSAFTAG-20 and others

$1.676 trillion (nominal: 11th; 2011)[1]

$4.457 trillion (PPP: 3rd; 2011)[1]
GDP growth 5.5% (Q1, 2012)[2]
GDP per capita

$1,389 (nominal: 140th; 2011)[1]

$3,694 (PPP: 129th; 2011)[1]
GDP by sector agriculture: 17.2%, industry: 26.4%, services: 56.4% (2011 est.)
Inflation (CPI) WPI: 7.55% (August 2012)[3]
CPI: 10.03% (August 2012)[4]
below poverty line
29.8% (2010)
(Note: 32.7% live on less than $1.25 a day
68.7% live on less than $2 a day)[5]
Gini coefficient 36.8 (List of countries)
Labour force 487.6 million (2011 est.)
Labour force
by occupation
agriculture: 52%, industry: 14%, services: 34% (2009 est.)
Unemployment 9.8% (2011 est.)[6]
Average gross salary $1,410 yearly (2011)[5]
Main industries textileschemicalsfood processing,steel, transportation equipment,cementmining, petroleum, machinery,softwarepharmaceuticals
Ease of Doing Business Rank 132nd[7] (2012)
Exports $299.4 billion (2011 est.)
Export goods petroleum products, precious stones, machinery, iron and steel, chemicals, vehicles, apparel
Main export partners UAE 13%, US 11.4%, China 6.3%, Singapore 5.3% (2011)
Imports $461.4 billion (2011 est.)
Import goods crude oil, precious stones, machinery, fertilizer, iron and steel, chemicals
Main import partners China 12.1%, UAE 8.3%, Saudi Arabia 5.8%, US 5.1%, Switzerland 4.7% (2011)
FDI stock $47 billion (2011-12)[8]
Gross external debt $289.7 billion (31 December 2011 est.)
Public finances
Public debt 68.05% of GDP (2011 est.)[9]
Budget deficit 5.9% of GDP (2011–12)
Revenues $196.4 billion (2011 est.)
Expenses $308.8 billion (2011 est.)
Economic aid $2.107 billion (2008)[10]
Foreign reserves $288.92 billion (August 2012)[12]
Main data source: CIA World Fact Book
All values, unless otherwise stated, are in US dollars

In India, Intercargo provide a full range of freight forwarding and Courier services, below is list of our most popular services;

Air Freight Services to India

Intercargo Air Freight Services to India choice of airlines is essential when comparing rates to any international logistics network. We can offer you choice and flexibility over the type of service available when sending freight by air.

Instant Air Freight Quote - Compare rates from over 149 Airlines

Over the last years we have established relationships with industry partners and we are firmly positioned to negotiate the best possible rates on your behalf. Special spot rates may also be available on request.

  • Instant Quotes Our IATA accreditation stands us out amongst Air Freight forwarding You can access quotations and compare rates via our online instant quote system. You check rates and there is no obligation to buy or register with us.
  • You can instantly compare the freight charges to send your freight by air with airlines operating to India.
  • Our Spot Rates team can negotiate spot rates on your behalf for large shipments to help reduce the per kg rate.
  • For consignments which require freighter carriers Choice of International Cargo Airlines which are available to certain destinations.
Airport to Airport Air Freight Services - India

Our air freight services operate from airport to airport. You can either drop the goods into one of our drop-off depots yourself, or arrange for a separate company to drop them off for you.

  • When you drop the goods at the depot, you will need to ensure that all of the necessary shipping documentation comply with the requirements in India.
  • Once the goods have been Air Freighted to the destination airport, the consignee will need to clear the goods through customs.
Door to Door Air Freight Services - India

When you book your air freight service with Intercargo, our rates include an optional collection service so you can have your goods collected from your door.

We also offer Door to Door Services via our office and partner network which operates door-to-door service using our fully trackable system and leading freight forwarding agents.

  • Your goods will be collected by our Transport companies from an address of your choice, shipped via road, Air or Sea, and then delivered to the destination Airport from the receiver may collected the shipment.
  • Please be advised should any customs issues arise, it will be consignee's responsibility to pay any clearance fees or any other related destination fees.
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