Sea Air

strike the perfect balance between cost and transit time

The long sea voyage from Asia to Europe gives you the lowest transport costs, but it doesn’t give you speed. So, if airfreight is out of your budget range, think about our combined service – DSV Sea-Air. Sea-Air will provide you with the perfect solution for shipping your retail, fashion and high-tech goods.

When using Dubai as a hub, you can transport your goods by sea from the Far East and then send them by air from Dubai. With this combination, you can reduce your transit time by up to two weeks and reduce your supply chain costs by up to 40% by not using a full air freight solution.

For example: we ship your cargo from Shanghai to Dubai by sea freight, where we transfer it to an aircraft for you within hours of arrival. From that point the shipment is in Europe within a day or two instead of up to two weeks.

Please keep in mind that not all goods are suitable for shipping in this way, so you must pay attention to the regulations for dangerous goods by both air and sea. And clearly, a whole shipping container can't be loaded onto an aircraft without unloading and repacking it. Our expert freight forwarders are ready to advise you about all the options.