The need-to-know facts about Express Air Freight to Italy

Italy (Nationally) – The pick-up of white goods and other non-conveyable shipments will be limited.

Bergamo – As of March 13, all domestic and international pick-up and delivery services are suspended. This includes (FedEx Express and TNT) and Como (TNT) stations.

Milan, Zibido, Orbassano, Genova and Brescia – Domestic and international pick-up services will be performed in selected zip codes.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – It is forbidden to export PPE such as FFP2 masks, goggles or visors, protective suits and gloves out of Italy. This can only be done with prior authorisation from the Department of Civil Protection.

As the situation changes on a daily basis, this information may not be be accurate at the time of reading so please do get in touch.

How is Smart Directions handling the situation?

We’re keeping Express Air Freight to Italy cost-effective

At this stage in the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, its true impact is still unknown for UK businesses that import to and export from Italy. However, despite this, Smart Directions is continuing to provide secure air freight to Italy while maintaining our highly competitive prices. So, wherever you need to ship to in Italy, our team will help get your freight there for the right price and with as minimal a delay as possible.

Want to learn more about our competitive prices for Express Air Freight to Italy from the UK? Request a quote now.

Maintain 24-hour visibility over your freight

Even with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, our technology will continue to provide you with total visibility over your freight at every stage of its journey. By logging into our customer portal, you’ll gain access to an up-to-date view of your air freight to Italy at any time, no matter where you are. However, if you prefer, simply set up email alerts in order to stay informed about your freight’s journey while you’re on the go.

Do you already have a shipment in transit to Italy? Log in to our tracking portal now.

Our air freight is shipped through FedEx

We know that the last thing your business needs during this disruptive time is further delays to your supply chain. So, this is why we work with FedEx to ensure our customers receive the most reliable air shipping to Italy, even during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. If your business requires a one-off shipment or a more regular arrangement for air freight to Italy, our team is ready to help you plan the journey through FedEx.

Do you want to speak to us about FedEx? Contact us now.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) may impact your customs obligations

How coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting customs agencies around the world remains fluid, changing rapidly and at any time. Thankfully, our highly experienced customs broker is staying fully abreast with the latest customs news for Italy, meaning your air shipping to Italy can stay moving forward while minimizing delays. However, if you require specific guidance, our customs broker is able to advise you on customs clearance, including Tariff Classification, Import Duty Rates, and more.

Do you have questions about Italian customs clearance and Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Speak with our customs broker now.


Don’t Let Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disrupt Your Express Air Freight to Italy

Contact our experienced team now for more up-to-date information and to to discuss your requirements.