Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Domestic and Overseas Freight Forwarding

AAA International Shipping (AIS) provides a superior service for all aspects of domestic and international shipping. Recognized as a benchmark of quality, we strive to keep our services efficient, secure, and uncomplicated.

AIS has developed a portfolio of industry leading freight forwarding services and applications, which are offered to clients as an integral part of our managed service, enabling them to select the business solutions best suited to their individual requirements:

  • All shippers, small and multi-national businesses, institutional, commercial and residential
  • One-time or frequent shippers
  • Domestic freight forwarding
  • International freight forwarding
  • Full Container Loads (FCL) and Less-than Container Load (LCL) boxes and small shipments
  • Full Truck Loads (FTL) and Less than Truck Load (LTL)
  • Reliable trucking network with no restrictions on size, location or destination throughout North America
  • Shipping autos, buses, boats/watercrafts and heavy equipment from anywhere in U.S. to anywhere in the world
  • Vehicles and products finding and sourcing services for international buyers
  • Handling and shipping special project and oversized industrial machinery
  • Collection from your door and delivery to any destination
  • Packing, crating and loading to fit budget and needs
  • Warehousing, receiving, storage, inventory and distribution
  • Supply chain solutions
  • Customs clearances
  • Insurance

We offer unlimited free instant rate quotes. All requests for freight quotes are welcome. No restrictions on size, location or destination. You’ll find our quotes very competitive and our customer service courteous and helpful. Click here to learn how to get your unlimited instant quotes at no cost or obligation of any kind today!

Nationwide Freight Forwarding

Next to ocean and air freight services AIS also provides a wide spectrum of ground transportation solutions (trucking, railroad and inland waterway). Time definite ground transportation and freight services are essential components of a total logistics service program. For this we have a vast network of carriers throughout North America and around the world to move your goods and products quickly and smoothly.

AIS is committed to maintaining the highest performance standards in the industry. We offer ground and air carrier coverage 24/7, 365 days a year for residential and commercial shippers with a wide variety of flexible service options:

Road – Our ground freight services division offers a broad range of land transportation services. Whether a truckload delivery across country, a merge-in-transit operation or custom service at a local port, AIS can handle it for you. Our partnership with the leading trucking lines focuses on one goal “providing the most cost-effective and smooth trucking and freight services to our customers”, while offering a variety of flexible options to choose from:

  • Less-than Truck Load (LTL)
  • Full Truck Load (FTL)
  • Standard and specialty flatbed, enclosed and refer trailers
  • Van and refrigerated
  • Exclusive use vehicle
  • Direct shipments
  • Local cartage & pickup/delivery
  • Consolidation services
  • Long-term and short-term warehousing as needed
  • Inbound air & ocean freight linked worldwide
  • Gateways in U.S. and around the world
  • Cross docking
  • Project loads
  • Transport insurance
  • Packing & crating

Specialty Freight Forwarding Services AIS offers a full range of specialty freight and packing services:

  • White glove freight: We do all preparations and shipping for you. Everything is taken care of for you. We pickup and deliver your item(s) from and to the location you want.
  • Blanket wrap freight: We wrap your item(s) in a blanket and transport it by a blanket wrap carrier.
  • Furniture transport: We transport your furniture.
  • Time critical freight: We pick up your item(s) at short notice and deliver it at high speed.
  • Trade show shipping: We ensure proper and timely delivery of tradeshows items.
  • Oversize freight: We provide special trucks and special handling equipment for oversized freight.

Benefits to Our Customers

  • We understand your business
  • Single contact for all transport modalities (road, ocean and air)
  • Door-to-door, dock-to-door and dock-to-dock services
  • Global coverage via local support by our expert professionals combined with a fine meshed trucking network
  • Global and local coverage resulting in consistent services with one global operating system designed for full control on door to door shipments
  • Clear communication lines
  • Highly skilled staff that knows the trucking industry challenges
  • Full flexibility due to frequent departures
  • Trailer options – flatbeds, enclosed trailers, refer trailers, double drop trailers, step decks and specialized trailers to haul oversized freight. 
  • Carrier options – access to a vast network of trucks
  • Convenient – giving you more time to worry about your business
  • Competitive rates

Container Drayage – Containers pickup and delivery of all sizes from seaports, rail ramps and container yards to final destination.

Vehicle Transport

Moving & Relocation

Truck Brokerage – For increased truck transportation options in North America, AIS offers brokerage services with access to an established base of truckload carriers. We provide you with any one, or multitude exclusive-use commercial vehicles (vans, flat-beds, tractor trailers, etc.) and operator to and from any destination. Customers benefit from additional trucking capacity to supplement their core carriers while enjoying competitive rates and a single point of contact. 

Rail  Rail freight offer advantages and depending on what you are shipping, it could be your most cost effective and efficient mode of transportation. We have access to many carriers with interchange agreements at ports and rail lines allowing us to handle freight from port to rail to final destination. If your freight is near a rail head at both point of pickup and delivery point, then shipping by rail may be the best way to go. Rail freight is also most economical when you are shipping large and heavy freight.

Inland Waterway  Depending on what you are shipping, inland waterway freight may be your best and least expensive mode of transportation.

Air

Full Domestic Freight Delivery Services
Next to ocean and air freight services AIS also provides a wide spectrum of ground transportation solutions (trucking, railroad and inland waterway). Time definite ground transportation and freight services are essential components of a total logistics service program. For this we have a vast network of carriers throughout North America and around the world to move your goods and products quickly and smoothly.

AIS is committed to maintaining the highest performance standards in the industry. We offer ground and air carrier coverage 24/7, 365 days a year for residential and commercial shippers with a wide variety of flexible service options:

  • Road
  • Rail
  • Air
  • Inland Waterway

Road

Our ground freight services division offers a broad range of land transportation services. Whether a truckload delivery across country, a merge-in-transit operation or custom service at a local port, AIS can handle it for you. Our partnership with the leading trucking lines focuses on one goal “providing the most cost-effective and smooth trucking and freight services to our customers”, while offering a variety of flexible options to choose from:

  • Less-than Truck Load (LTL)
  • Full Truck Load (FTL)
  • Standard and specialty flatbed, enclosed and refer trailers
  • Van and refrigerated
  • Exclusive use vehicle
  • Direct shipments
  • Local cartage & pickup/delivery
  • Consolidation services
  • Long-term and short-term warehousing as needed
  • Inbound air & ocean freight linked worldwide
  • Gateways in U.S. and around the world
  • Cross docking
  • Project loads
  • Transport insurance
  • Packing & crating

Specialty Freight Services AIS offers a full range of specialty freight and packing services:

  • White glove freight: We do all preparations and shipping for you. Everything is taken care of for you. We pickup and deliver your item(s) from and to the location you want.
  • Blanket wrap freight: We wrap your item(s) in a blanket and transport it by a blanket wrap carrier.
  • Furniture transport: We transport your furniture.
  • Time critical freight: We pick up your item(s) at short notice and deliver it at high speed.
  • Trade show shipping: We ensure proper and timely delivery of tradeshows items.
  • Oversize freight: We provide special trucks and special handling equipment for oversized freight. 

Benefits to Our Customers

  • We know you and we know your business
  • Single contact for all transport modalities (road, ocean and air)
  • Door-to-door, dock-to-door and dock-to-dock services
  • Global coverage via local support by our expert professionals combined with a fine meshed trucking network
  • Global and local coverage resulting in consistent services with one global operating system designed for full control on door to door shipments
  • Clear communication lines
  • Highly skilled staff that knows the trucking industry challenges
  • Full flexibility due to frequent departures
  • Trailer options – flatbeds, enclosed trailers, refer trailers, double drop trailers, step decks and specialized trailers to haul oversized freight.
  • Carrier options – access to a vast network of trucks
  • Convenient – giving you more time to worry about your business
  • Competitive rates

Container Drayage – Containers pickup and delivery of all sizes from seaports, rail ramps and container yards to final destination.

Vehicle Transport

Moving & Relocation

Truck Brokerage – For increased truck transportation options in North America, AIS offers brokerage services with access to an established base of truckload carriers. We provide you with any one, or multitude exclusive-use commercial vehicles (vans, flat-beds, tractor trailers, etc.) and operator to and from any destination. Customers benefit from additional trucking capacity to supplement their core carriers while enjoying competitive rates and a single point of contact.

Rail Rail freight offer advantages and depending on what you are shipping, it could be your most cost effective and efficient mode of transportation. We have access to many carriers with interchange agreements at ports and rail lines allowing us to handle freight from port to rail to final destination. If your freight is near a rail head at both point of pickup and delivery point, then shipping by rail may be the best way to go. Rail freight is also most economical when you are shipping large and heavy freight.

Inland Waterway Depending on what you are shipping, inland waterway freight may be your best and least expensive mode of transportation.

Air Freight Forwarding – Full International Freight Forwarding Solutions

Whether you import or export Full Container Loads (FCL) or Less-than Container Loads (LCL), you can depend on AIS to provide you with the most comprehensive value-added services in the business. From single shipment to multiple shipments to project cargo and from port-to-port, port-to-door or door-to-door, you can rely on our expertise and very competitive rates for all your international shipping needs.

AIS maintains an extensive worldwide network of experienced professionals with a complete range of regional, national and international freight forwarding services. As your worldwide logistics partner, we act as one team across your Supply Chain. A team that never sleeps and available 24/7, everyday of the year, offering 24-hour pickup and delivery from and to all regions of the globe:

  • Asia-Pacific
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • North America
  • South America

We have the capabilities to process international shipments seamlessly through our integrated web-based e-ShipExpress system. It tracks all phases of the shipments and provides information on orders, shipments (current and previous), documents, customs clearance status, costing and information management reporting.

Ocean

Air

Global Logistics

Foreign to Foreign

Banking & Documentation

Insurance