Diligent Decatur Deliveries: Expert Air Freight Service Decatur
As a city of 70,000, Decatur might not look like one of the industrial giants of the Midwest, but looks can be deceiving. The city is home to production facilities for some of the most important manufacturers in modern America, including Caterpillar and Mueller Co. The city is also a center of food processing, with giants like Archer Daniels Midland and Tate & Lyle operating some of their most critical facilities in this location. Combined with the city’s growing logistics and distribution industry and its strategic location in the heart of the Downstate region, these facilities have made Decatur a production powerhouse and kept the whole area wealthy and vibrant.
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AirFreight.com aids this vibrancy by coordinating premium shipping services at the drop of a hat. We’re an expedited air and ground freight company with more than ten years’ experience in the region. We thus have both the knowledge and the resources to get the city out of its most challenging logistical hurdles. By organizing swift, secure shipments to any business that requires them, we keep Decatur fully stocked and eliminate one of the most serious barriers to its continued prosperity. Decatur businesses are thus able to keep producing at maximum capacity, to the benefit of all of Illinois.
Decatur Shipping Challenges
As a relatively small city with a massive industrial base, Decatur faces a unique set of challenges when trying to get its most important supplies. Cities with industrial supply needs of this caliber tend to be many times larger and thus to have the infrastructure to match. But Decatur has a relatively limited set of roads, and suppliers have to share those roads in order to deliver to their Decatur customers. This leads to endless congestion and frequent traffic jams, both of which tend to disrupt Decatur businesses. Only by planning ahead and building redundancy into their supply lines can those businesses stay productive in the face of all this uncertainty.
AirFreight.com keeps you prepared for that uncertainty. We’ve spent years serving Decatur and its neighboring cities, including Champaign, Bloomington, and Urbana. In this time, we’ve become well versed in the logistical problems that local businesses face, and have perfected a strategy for getting around all of them.
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We are able to guarantee deliveries of any supplies you need in under 24 hours by taking advantage of:
Air & Truck Coordination
Rather than specialize in just air or ground delivery, AirFreight.com has become a master of both. We have a vast network of affiliated trucks and other delivery vehicles and an equally vast network of affiliated airlines, both of which we can coordinate at a moment’s notice. When you need an item from hundreds or even thousands of miles away, we’ll contact a driver in our network to load that item into their vehicle and truck it directly over to the airport, where we’ll schedule space for that item on the next available flight to Decatur. We’ll also send an affiliated truck in the Decatur region over to the airport, where it will load your order as soon as the plane lands. By coordinating air and ground deliveries in this way, we take care of every stage in the shipping process so that all you have to do is wait.
When we say our network of affiliated vehicles is vast, we mean it. Our affiliated trucks, vans, and tractor trailers are stationed in every major US, Mexican, and Canadian city, as well as in any other locations necessary for access to critical supplies. This means it never takes us more than two hours to drive out to your items, and thus that it only takes half the time for us to deliver your items that it would take for you to drive out and get them yourself. Minimizing the trip out to your items also reduces the possibility of delays along the way, as there won’t be as many opportunities for our trucks to get caught in a traffic jam or otherwise blocked off from the loading point.
Cutting down on the trip out isn’t the only way we minimize the risk of delays. We also plan all our delivery routes out to keep unpleasant surprises to a minimum. If we’re delivering by ground, our coordination team will review all the roads we might take between your starting point and the Decatur region. We’ll weigh different possibilities based on the length of the route, the speed limits along the way, the quality of the roads, traffic patterns, and forecasted weather, among myriad other factors. Similarly, when coordinating deliveries by plane, we’ll consider all the possible sending and receiving airports, current and planned airport maintenance, weather along the route, air traffic patterns, and, where applicable, the need for connecting flights. In each case, we’ll find the route that is not only speedy but also secure, with the lowest possible risk of disruption to your delivery.
Another arrow in our quick delivery quiver is the ability to organize charter flights. Whenever you need it, we can organize a flight that’s just for you, meaning you get to dictate the schedule and only your items get to go in its cargo bay. The ability to charter flights makes it easier to keep your items on track in the event of delays; should a connecting flight get canceled or a timely scheduled flight be unavailable, we’ll just charter a new flight tailored to your needs. Air charters also increase our flexibility by allowing us to coordinate deliveries from starting points off the beaten path, including from locations that standard air carriers don’t serve. No matter how unique your order and how unusual your timetable, you can count on us to see it through successfully.
Decatur and all of Illinois count on quick deliveries for their continued prosperity; AirFreight.com provides those deliveries day after day and year after year. For more information or to schedule your next shipment, contact AirFreight.com at (800) 713-1000.
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