The certificate of the customs representative of FCS of Russia No. 0875/00

Features of air cargo delivery to Sheremetyevo

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Sheremetyevo airport is one of the largest in Russia. It is located 11 km from the Moscow Ring Road. Air transport is the fastest way to get to any destination. This airport is involved in the transportation of a huge number of passengers and cargo to different countries of the world. SB Cargo transports cargo from any foreign country to its own temporary storage warehouses in Sheremetyevo, works 24 hours a day and provides a wide range of services.


How the cargo is sent

Air cargo delivery to Sheremetyevo from another country is a complex and time-consuming process. In the first half of 2019, the airport handled 148 thousand tons of cargo from more than 300 destinations.

After selecting the airline, it is necessary to go through several stages:

  • Choosing an agent, consulting a client on all issues.

  • Calculating the cost and selection the optimal tariff.

  • Delivery of goods by road to the airport.

  • Processing the goods after they are received.

  • Customs and other documents preparation.

  • Packing with necessary materials.

  • Loading.

  • The delivery of cargo by aircraft to Moscow.

  • Handling and checking of cargo at the airport.

Further, the goods are delivered by road to the customer. At all stages, airport staff conduct strict control and verification. This gives guarantees to the customer that the goods will arrive intact and safe.

Which cargoes prevail


Sheremetyevo Airport is used for the transportation of a wide variety of goods, but these goods prevail:

  • general;

  • dangerous;

  • valuable;

  • perishable;

  • heavy-lift and large-size;

  • medicines that need to be delivered urgently.

Also, unaccompanied animals are often transported by air. Only the sender must provide a veterinary permit (certificate), vehicles (cages, containers).

Advantages of international freight air transportation


Air delivery at Sheremetyevo has a number of advantages:

  • High speed. The aircraft quickly covers long distances, thanks to which the delivery is carried out in the shortest possible time.

  • Safety. Airliners rarely crash. The goods will arrive at their destination without damage.

  • There are no geographic restrictions. Transportation of goods is possible even from the most distant point of the planet.

  • No long delays at customs. Verification takes place only during loading before departure and during unloading upon arrival.

Delivery of cargo by plane to Moscow is profitable due to low insurance rates. In addition, you can always track the movement of the shipment, regardless of distance and location. To do this, you need to visit the airline's website. It is very convenient for the customers of this service to use this function.

What does the cost of air carriage depend on?


A large number of factors affect the cost of air transportation of cargo to Sheremetyevo. The main ones are:

  • type and volume of the shipped cargo;

  • urgency of delivery;

  • distance between the point of departure and destination;

  • type of packaging;

  • additional services;

  • legal support;

  • the cargo insurance.

It's difficult to figure everything out on your own. As mentioned above, these are just some of the factors that affect the cost of airfreight. To make it profitable, it is better to contact SB Cargo. Specialists will carry out the necessary calculations, taking into account various details, and will do everything to optimize the cost of the service. Any problems that may arise due to the fault of the airport employees, as, for example, happened with the Sheremetyevo-Cargo company in December 2018, when the airport avoided issuing passes to the controlled area, will be resolved as soon as possible.

Additional services in freight air transportation


There is a certain list of additional services during air cargo transportation to Sheremetyevo, for example, storage and escort. The storage service includes the following:

  • packaging and repackaging;

  • marking;

  • edging and sealing;

  • provision of space in the warehouse;

  • 24-hours security;

  • delivery of goods by road to the warehouse;

  • sending to destination.

Loading and unloading of goods are included in the storage cost. Other works are performed only at the customer’s request. He has to pay for them. Support as an additional service is necessary only if valuables are transported. These can be art objects, jewelry and other things. Only professionals are engaged in support, they plan and work out in detail the route along which the goods will follow.

Legal regulation


There are special documents that regulate international air cargo transportation. They are based on the 1992 Warsaw and Montreal Conventions. In addition to these documents, there are other international treaties. They spell out the responsibility of the carrier and the customer, and define manyother things. For example, the carrier is not liable for the loss and damage of the goods if he proves that the fault lies with the person wishing to compensate for the damage.

Sheremetyevo is in the TOP 10 busiest airports in the world. The growth of international air cargo transportation, according to the head of Infoline-Analytics, Mikhail Burmistrov, will continue in the next few years due to the development of online trading, popularization of groupage cargo, logistics outsourcing and non-commodity exports.


Air transportation of cargo from Moscow to another country or from abroad to Sheremetyevo should be carried out by a reliable company. Such, for example, is SB Cargo. Contact information: phone - +7 (499) 643-43-06, e-mail - Experts will always answer any questions, just write or call the company. Such services as customs clearance at Sheremetyevo, air delivery of goods from Moscow to other regions of Russia takes a lot of strength and nerves, it is necessary to understand the smallest details. This should be done by professionals. If you contact the specialists of SB Cargo, we will do everything in the shortest possible time and at a reasonable cost.

Dear customers! We only work with cargo owners and ready-made commercial documentation for the goods. To get advice, you need to sign a customs representation agreement with us and provide: a signed foreign trade contract, invoice, packing list. Please form requests from the company's corporate email address. Requests from email addresses registered on free mail services, in accordance with the company's security policy, fall into SPAM
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