AIR FREIGHT SERVICES

AIR FREIGHT SERVICES

We offer fast, reliable and cost effective air freight services to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and South Africa from Canada for general cargo, dangerous goods*, valuables, active temp control, passive temp support, airmail and e-commerce needs, among others.

Our transit period is 5-7 days with weekly shipping both ways.

At DIAMANT COMPANY, our customer service treats your priorities as our priorities.

Our air freight services are custom to your needs. Contact us for further information on business to business pricing and fulfillment.

RATES (ALL RATES ARE INCLUSIVE OF FREIGHT AND CUSTOMS CLEARANCE)

Canada to Nairobi

Starting at $15.70/KG** for shipments weighing 14.1 KG and above.

Canada to Kampala

Starting at $16.70 USD/KG** for shipments weighing 14.1 KG and above.

Canada to Dar-es-Salaam

Starting at $16.70 USD/KG** for shipments weighing 14.1 KG and above.

Canada to Bujumbura

Starting at $16.70 USD/KG** for shipments weighing 14.1 KG and above.

Canada to Kigali

Starting at $16.70 USD/KG** for shipments weighing 14.1 KG and above.

Canada to South-Africa

All shipments to South Africa are delivered to the door step. Rates start at $16.70 USD/KG for shipments weighing 14.1 KG and above.

 We welcome you to contact us for a non-committal quote and for any inquiries you may have.

Minimum charges are $190 USD for shipments below 14 KG (East Africa Only)

Minimum charges are $210 USD for shipments below 14KG (South Africa)

 **Chargeable Weight applies. It is determined by whichever is larger between the actual weight of the box and volumetric or dimensional weight.

For example: 

If you want to ship a 55 Inch TV from Canada to Cape Town, the volumetric weight is more than the actual weight. Therefore, you will be charged based on volumetric weight.

 

*Common Goods Prohibited For Air Freight – NO EXCEPTIONS
  • Any lithium batteries NOT CONTAINED in equipment. For example, you can ship a phone, a laptop, etc but you cannot ship a phone battery, laptop replacement batteries, power banks, or any type of lithium batteries not contained inside the equipment.
  • Hoverboards, balance wheels, or any lithium powered vehicle.
  • Nail polish & nail lacquers
  • Aerosols of any kind (Perfume handling is limited, contact us if your shipment contains any perfumes)
  • Poisons on any kind – rat poisons, insect poisons, and repellents.
  • Seeds of any kind or any quantities.
  • Fertilizers
  • Bulk commercial used shoes and clothes (currently banned in Kenya until further notice). We can ship personal use quantities but must be laundered.
  • Any product that contains concentrated alcohol like sanitizers.
  • Any currency, legal tender, unused stamps, collector’s coins, and antiques – no exceptions.
  • Tobacco, Cigars, Vape, vape juice, or anything related
  • Any Illegal drugs, narcotics, etc
  • Any homemade herbs, spices, supplements whose ingredients cannot be verified.
  • Any police or military-related, for Example, Camo clothes, military boots, night-vision goggles, handcuffs, pepper spray, tasers.
  • Any gun-related equipment – whether real guns, toy guns, water guns, gun holsters, paintball guns, gun scopes, silencers, etc.
  • Printer tonners or cartridges.
  • Any Explosives – fireworks, grenades, fuses, detonators, firecrackers, etc
  • Anything flammable – lighters, lighter fluids, propane, jumper fluids match sticks & boxes, any chemical liable of supporting combustion or rated as flammable.
  • Anything corrosive – acids, strong alkalines, etc
  • Any agent that can cause a disease to humans or animals. Examples: Arsenic, Beryllium, Cyanide, Fluorine, Hydrogen Solenoid, Infectious substance containing micro-organisms or their toxins which are known or suspected to cause disease, Mercury, Mercury salts, Mustard gas, Nitro-benzene, Nitrogen dioxide, Pesticides, Poisons, Rat poison.
  • Voting -related materials – Example – Ballot papers, ballot machines, ballot boxes.
  • Bleaches and detergents – Example, Lysol toilet cleaner, liquid laundry detergents.
  • Glass, ceramics, and breakables – Not worth the risk
  • Cannabis, its products including Hemp & CBD oil – Whereas Cannabis is legal in Canada, it is illegal in Kenya and East Africa. 
  • Animal or human remains
  • Counterfeit goods of any kind.
  • Any compressed or liquefied gasses – Example, oxygen tanks
  • Any product containing nitrates or nitroglycerin
  •  Miscellaneous dangerous material. For example, Asbestos, Dry ice (solid carbon dioxide), Magnetized material with a magnetic field strength of 0.159 A/m or more at a distance of 2.1m from the outside of the package.
  • Gambling, lottery & casino-related articles

 

For our East African clients, please follow the steps outlined below and complete the form below with the information about your order:

1: While shopping, enter the shipping address as our business address 201-6660 Kennedy Rd, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 2M9 Canada

2: In the form below, please complete your name and contact information. In the message box, please provide us with your order number, description and country. If you would like to pick up your package or opt for delivery, please advise in the form below. Destination delivery in East Africa typically starts from $35 and is assessed by distance. A final price will be issued depending on the delivery location. 

3: Payments in Kenya are made through the following MPESA paybill number: 522522,  Account Number: 1182752136. 

4: Once payment is confirmed, you will receive an email with this acknowledgement.

5: For Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania please use the information below:

Bank: KCB Bank

Account Name: Printicket Ads Ltd

Account Number: 1182752136

Branch Name: Industrial area

Branch Number: 113

Bank Code: 01

Swift Code: KCBLKENX

We understand that not all forms of payment may be acceptable by vendors in North America. If your credit card or debit card has been rejected due to a billing address issue, please contact us via phone/email/whatsapp with the vendor/website information and a member of our team will assist you with the transaction. 

6: Our shipments depart weekly with a transit period of 5-7 Business days. Tracking information is provided and you will be notified upon arrival of the shipment.

7: Shipments in Nairobi are picked up at our location at South C, Mufuli Avenue Number 25 next to the Supa Loaf Bakery. Contact information: +254 795 508608. Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm.

8: Shipments in Kampala are picked up near Centenary Park and Garden City. Contact information: +256 705 228 602

9: For export shipments from East Africa to Canada, please complete the form below and a member of our team will be in touch. Drop off locations are as mentioned above.

10. All South African shipments are set to door delivery. Please complete the form below with the exact delivery address of your shipment.

 

ALL LISTED PRICES ARE IN USD AND ALL TRANSACTIONS ARE BASED ON INCOTERMS 2020