On-Board Courier Services

Our well-trained on-board couriers accompany your cargo as far as the final assembly line in an unbeatable timeframe.


With our customized on-board courier system we can offer you creative, tailor-made transport solutions, regardless of the size and quantity of the cargo to be accompanied.


Whenever time is critical

Automotive parts to Mexico... Hi-tech equipment from the Far-East... Oil drilling tools to West-Africa... Pharmaceuticals from India...


Often the given deadline can only be met by using an On-Board Courier (OBC). The solution is only a phone call away! Panalpina’s worldwide OBC specialists provide tailor-made solutions for your time-critical shipment.


Panalpina’s OBC team offers you:

  • Global coverage through our competence centers in Huntsville, Miami, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Dubai and Hong Kong.
  • We are available anytime and anywhere, 24 hours a day and 365 days a year!
  • Constant consignment monitoring and our passion for solutions mean peace of mind for our customers.
  • Tailored door-to-door OBC solutions use the global Panalpina network.

Excellent advantages:

  • The OBC or hand carry provides a later cut-off versus normal air cargo.
  • An OBC consignment receives higher priority in carriage on board a specific flight.
  • Transportation, whenever possible, as a carry-on item will ensure the required security throughout the entire supply chain process.
  • It will obtain a faster mode and more simplified procedure in customs clearance at destination.

Panalpina’s OBC service:

  • A worldwide network of multi-national couriers and selected partners offers you an unparalleled flexibility and reliability.
  • A proven track record, with over 600 on-board courier jobs per year, makes us a market leader for this service.
  • Own designed and highly trusted product for all kinds of emergency shipments.
  • Weather-proof couriers bags made of durable material allow easy recognition and retrieval and ensure your consignment will arrive in good condition.