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Prepare Your Shipment

To help you prepare, here's an overview of some important aspects of the shipping process. Follow these guidelines to ensure your shipment arrives at its destination intact and on time.

Shipments may only be accepted for transportation if the shipper, recipient, or owner has complied with tariff regulations as well as laws, ordinances and other government regulations governing the transportation of goods.

An Air Waybill (AWB) is a freight document that constitutes the contract of carriage between you and Air Inuit, describing in detail the terms of transport of your shipment and which must be completed in accordance with applicable rules and procedures.

To obtain a waybill, please contact your regional cargo department.

If you are sending us your shipment through a courier, please make sure you attach the waybill to the package inside a pocket so we can take out and keep a copy.

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How to fill your Air Waybill

  1. Fill the sender’s information.
    • Name, phone number and full address, including postal code
  2. Fill in the recipient's information.
    • Name, phone number and full address, including postal code
  3. Indicate, if applicable, any special instructions for your shipment.
    • Ex. Keep cool, do not expose to sunlight, etc.
  4. Indicate the precise number of items included in your shipment as well as the total weight, excluding load units, in kilograms.
  5. Enter the full description of the contents of the shipment.
  6. Check the appropriate box for the type of service desired.
  7. Indicate the number of pieces containing perishable items, and write down their weight, in kilograms.
  8. Select the payment method.
    • Check « Prepaid » if the payment is made by the sender.
    • Check « Collect » if payment is made by the recipient.
  9. If you wish to insure your shipment, indicate the amount of declared value (maximum of $ 25,000). Some restrictions apply.
    • Air Inuit will charge you a fee of 1% of the declared value.

It is mandatory to provide the required documentation when sending dangerous goods.

For shipments made from a customer account, a purchase order may be required, depending on the agreement.

To ensure your package arrives at its destination intact and on time, write the full name and address of the sender and recipient on each package and describe the handling requirements (refrigeration, freezing, fragile, etc.) on each package.

Provide adequate internal and external packaging to properly protect the content of your shipment.

Need to send dangerous goods?

Find all the information on our dedicated page

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