Northwest AirlinesCargo offers dependable air shipment facilities for different kinds of consignments ranging from small parcels, flowers, and books to perishable food items,pets, and vehicles. Northwest Airlines maintains a prodigious fleet of Boeing 747 airplanes only for the purpose of delivering cargo.
Clients may use Northwest's Cargo Portal Services (CPS) to reserve and track their consignments online at any point of time.
CPS offers the following facilities:
These services are provided free of charge.
Northwest Airlines is indubitably one of the market leaders of the globe where the safe and smooth passage of domesticated and other live animals is concerned. Northwest Airlines has a multitude of choices for transporting pets that are traveling with their owners, alone or as consignments from large companies. Some of these choices are mentioned below:
- Carry-on Pets: The number of carry-on pets permitted on each flight is restricted. Passengers should apprise Northwest Airlines' reservations about their intentions to carry pets as early as possible.
- Pets Traveling with Your Luggage: Dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, monkeys and birds whose masses disallow them to be carried by their owners on board, may be carried along with other luggage on Northwest's flights.
- Cargo Shipments and Pets Traveling Alone: Northwest Cargo offers secure passages to live animals sent from various scientific and industrial organizations all over the United States, Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe.
Northwest Cargo provides a plethora of products and services to ease the process of air shipping for all native and overseas clients. Some of these facilities are the:
- VIP Same Day Package Service: This service is meant for transporting goods that comprise perishable items whose weights do not exceed 100 pounds.
- International Consignment Services: Northwest has embraced the Sky Team products for general cargo transport. These products encompass the Equation, Equation Heavy, Dimension, and Dimension Flex groups. Sky Team products are manufactured by taking into account the requirements of freight forwarding negotiators, thus enabling the latter to select the right facility to assist in their international consignment needs. The products are elucidated below:
- Equation: Equation is a small consignment express product that receives the first choice among all shipping products.
- Equation Heavy: This is an express product that provides explicit flight arrival and retrieval times for general goods. When velocity is the criterion, services of Equation Heavy should be utilized.
- Dimension: This is the flagship product of Northwest Airlines for ordinary cargo, particularly for standard packaged cargo. This product will persist in providing frequent reception and renewal times on Northwest's vast set-up at common air cargo charges.
- Dimension Flex: This is Northwest Airlines' cost-cutting product that provides cheap rates for consignments that are more long-lived.
When the least price of shipment between any two points that will be traversed by Northwest Airlines is explicitly declared, the least price of the shipment will be the declared charge.
When the least price of shipment between any two points traversed by Northwest Airlines is not explicitly declared, it will be charged as follows: