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South Africa to India

Fast and affordable routes to India

DSV’s dedicated Trade Lane Management teams are active in both India and South Africa, supporting your business into and out of both countries. We are one of the largest freight forwarding companies operating this route, offering an extensive range of air freight and sea freight services.

Our customers’ benefit from frequent departures and flexible routings through strategic carrier selections. We also offer control tower services and have developed dedicated solutions for key industries and sectors. Dedicated operational and management teams in conjunction with SME’s are always ready to help configure solutions to meet our customers’ supply chain requirements. We offer carefully defined products to meet specific supply chain needs.

Air Freight 

  DSV Air Economy  DSV Air Classic  DSV Air Priority 
Departures   Regular 5-7 x per week  Daily 
 Transit times  Up to 5 days Up to 4 days  Up to 3 days 
 Freight capacity availability  Reliable  Extensive   Secured
 Planning requirement  Medium-term   Short-term Last-minute 
 Routings  Transshipment Transshipment  Transshipment 
 Tracking  Yes  Yes  Yes

 Sea Freight

   DSV Sea FCL & BCN DSV Sea Groupage  DSV Sea LCL 
 Departures  Weekly Weekly  Weekly 
 Transit times  Subject to port of load Subject to port of load  Subject to port of load 
 Freight capacity availability Secured(forecasted)
Secured Secured 
 Planning requirement  Medium-term   Short-term
  Last-minute
 Routings  Direct & transshipment Direct & transshipment  Direct & transshipment 
 Tracking Yes  Yes  Yes 

Air Freight Service
• Scheduled services
• First flight out services
• Full load airfreight unit
• Consolidations
• Domestic distribution
• Vulnerable handling
• Customs clearance and documentation

Sea Freight Service
• Full container load (FCL) services
• Less than container load (LCL) services
• Special equipment (reefer, flat racks, open tops)
• Consolidation handling
• Warehousing
• Domestic distribution
• Customs clearance and documentation
• Buyer’s Consol (BCN)

Project Shipment
• Out-of-gauge and break-bulk cargo
• Control tower
• Specialized handling
• Air and ship charter
• Cross trade
• Pack and ship

Value–Added Services
• One-stop service from pick up to delivery (door-to-door control)
• PO Management
• Single point of contact (Customer Service Team)
• India – South Africa specialist

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