Save Time, Money with AIT's Reliable CONUS Shipping Solutions
While global transportation logistics needs are rising, especially with the growth of e-Commerce, that doesn’t mean a cool-off from U.S. domestic shipping. In fact, since 1990, the total U.S. ton-miles of freight expanded by nearly 83 percent to 5.77 trillion. And that number is expected to balloon to a whopping 8.28 trillion by 2045.
Read on to learn how AIT is helping organizations of all kinds, including state and local government agencies and entities across the country, to navigate the boom—saving on secure, reliable and fast services and domestic government shipping.
What is CONUS shipping versus OCONUS shipping?
CONUS is shorthand for the continental United States (i.e., the 49 states, including Alaska and the District of Columbia and excluding Hawaii, on the North American continent). To state that When a delivery is referred to as CONUS, that means it’s point of origin and destination are within the continental United States. OCONUS adds a “O” for “Outside” and refers to transportation logistics and shipping services outside the continental United States. Learn more about our OCONUS offering.
Why choose AIT for CONUS shipping?
With AIT’s expert logistics services and proven capabilities on your side, your organization can create efficiencies and save. Whether you’re moving time-sensitive documents or temperature-controlled medications, you can count on AIT’s reliable, flexible and customizable offerings.
Take your CONUS shipping to the next level—from streamlining processes to minimizing costs.
Domestic Air Services
- Priority – Next Flight Out and Same Day
- Next Day
- Second Day
- Air Charters
- Overweight and Out-of-Gauge
- Dangerous Goods
- And more
Motor Carrier Services
- Customized Tenders Based on SPLC (Standard Point Location Codes)
- Global Freight Management (GFM) System (Location of Tenders Information)
- Active Spot Bids on ETA (Electronic Transportation Acquisition)
- Less Than Truckload and Full Truckload Ground Service
- Flatbed and Air Ride
- Exclusive Use of Vehicles
- Surface Equipment
- Vendor Screening Process
Value-Added Available Services
Is CONUS shipping specifically for domestic government shipping or military shipping?
No, CONUS shipping refers to any shipping taking place inside the continental United States However, at AIT, we pride ourselves in offering our local, state and federal government customers custom-built, secure government shipping solutions. Read on to learn more about our security credentials.
Cargo Security Credentials
In addition to AIT’s Civil Reserve Air Fleet partnership, the company is also member of the Transport Asset Protection Association (TAPA), a certified CTPAT compliant provider and a sustaining member of the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA).
A U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-certified Indirect Air Carrier, we maintain TSA-certified cargo screening facilities in Chicago, Detroit and Los Angeles. And, when required, we offer Explosive Trace Detection (ETD), physical search and use of TSA canines. Learn more about our government supply chain security capabilities.
Get more value out of your domestic shipping
To learn more about how AIT can support your domestic business, contact an AIT expert about CONUS shipping now.