International Shipping & Freight Forwarding Blog

Tips for Shipping a Car Internationally Via Air Freight

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, Jun 02, 2017 @ 06:16 AM

If you are moving overseas, one of the challenges you may face is how you will relocate your personal belongings both large and small. One item in particular you may be inclined to bring with you is your car.

There are two ways to ship a vehicle overseas: ocean freight or air freight. Most people will elect to ship via ocean freight because the cost of air freight for a large object often exceeds of 5 times or more than the ocean freighting. However the downside to ocean freight is it can take more than a month for your car to arrive at the intended destination. If time is of the essence, air freight might be the right choice for you. 

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Tags: Auto Shipping, Household Moving Overseas, Overseas Auto Transport, Vehicle shipping

Shipping a Motorcycle overseas? We Just Sent 21 to Japan + 8 Frames

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Thu, Mar 02, 2017 @ 12:27 PM

We just shipped 21 motorcycles and 8 motorcycle frames to Japan from the US, and we know how stressful it can be to send just one!

Most of you will likely only send one or two vehicles at a time, but sometimes we get collectors, enthusiasts, and dealers coming to us for assistance with exporting their vehicles to other countries, and it's times like these that having a highly skilled and networked freight forwarder in your corner is critical.

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Tags: Auto Export, Auto Shipping, Overseas Auto Transport

We Just Air Freighted 19 Teslas by Plane

Posted by Reid Malinbaum on Fri, May 27, 2016 @ 05:08 PM

Exporting American goods in style:

Are you in the mood for an express air freight quote? I know I am. We just finished exporting 19 brand new Teslas, and it got me started thinking about all of the different shipments we've been involved in over the years.

We have experience working with very small shipments, such as a single box door-to-door, like you would expect use something like FedEx or UPS for (while overpaying, of course). But we also heavy construction and manufacturing equipment, or as it is in this case, 19 brand new Teslas!

Every shipment is unique in some way, but easily managed through a process and network that took us 30 years to build. 

Here's how this one went down.

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Tags: Auto Export, Overseas Auto Transport

How to Get the Best International Auto Shipping Rates

Posted by Sean Chartier on Mon, Aug 24, 2015 @ 05:30 AM

First of all, international auto shipping is VERY common.

So, you don't need to worry about finding dependable help to get you through this particular specialized shipping need, but there are many ways to dice this apple, so let me walk you through a few scenarios to ensure you're ending up with the best rates available.

What's printed on the bottom line of your shipping fees is never really the bottom line, after all, and the shipping method you choose could have a material impact on the end-of-day costs.

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Tags: Auto Shipping, Overseas Auto Shipping, Overseas Auto Transport

The DOs and DON'Ts of Overseas Auto Transport

Posted by Annette Leahy on Tue, Apr 09, 2013 @ 08:05 AM

If you're moving overseas, and just can't bear to leave your beloved auto behind, you are going to have to contract with a reputable professional auto shipping company who is experienced in carrying passenger vehicles across the ocean.

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Tags: Overseas Auto Transport