Air freight Forwarding
International freight forwarding is often a balancing act between time, cost and environmental concerns. That’s one of the reasons companies choose Yusen Logistics for cost effective, smooth delivery of their cargo. Like them, you can be confident that our strategic alliances around the globe give you the flexibility to choose from a range of air and ocean freight service options. Seamlessly tailored to your precise needs, complete with end-to-end visibility.
Partnership is an over-used word, but it does go some way to describing our customer-focused services. We strive to bring much more to the relationship than simply a means of reaching your customers across the world.
Nothing demonstrates this better than our culture of Gemba; sharing your perspective and your challenges while seeking creative solutions that meet the needs of today and enable the opportunities of tomorrow.
Lead Time Based Services
Where more than one factor comes into play, we can provide:
- Express – 1-2 days for urgent cargo
- Standard – 3-5 days, flexible choice
- Economy – 5-7 days, maximizing cost effectiveness
Special Services, Balancing Capacity, Speed and Cost
When lead time is the determining factor, you can choose from:
Our global partnerships mean we can arrange charter flights to where your cargo needs to be. And we can solve issues of capacity, oversized or heavy cargo
Sea and Air
Offering the combined benefits of cost effectiveness with faster lead times than ocean freight
Air and Truck
And where cargo needs to be transported quickly, to or from an inland destination, we can offer a combined air and truck service
Almost every industry sector has some special storage and handling requirements, and at Yusen Logistics we have the industry sector experience and global network to meet your needs, including:
- Cold Chain
- Temperature Control
- Perishable Commodities
- Small Package Service
- Sensitive Equipment
- Project cargo, whatever the weight or configuration
Ocean Freight Forwarding
By leveraging our strong and long-term carrier relationships, Yusen Logistics offers you flexible, reliable and secure ocean freight solutions. Customers value our expertise in international ocean freight forwarding across a global network that spans forty-four countries and regions. They value the ability to link with other services such as air freight forwarding, multimodal transport, cross-border services, or customs house brokerage.
More than this, our customers know we understand the world from their perspective, and are working to support them and their business. The concept runs through everything we do, from finding the best schedule for shipments to selecting the best way of organizing it; splitting or sharing loads; integrating other value added services; and providing constantly reliable and quality service. Simply put – we don’t let customers down.
Full Container Load (FCL)
Our longstanding relationships with a wide range of carriers means we are ideally placed to get space on ships and find schedules that will work, with competitive rates. Our FCL services are supported by web based tracking systems enabling you to gain visibility of your shipment status.
Less-than Container Load (LCL)
Our less than container load services give you the flexibility to meet your varying requirements, reliably and under control. Providing our own consolidation services, or Multi-Country consolidation Services (MCCS) for more complex shipments, supports you in managing freight costs and shipment times. Our LCL services are enhanced by online track and trace functions, helping you gain control over shipment visibility.
Non Containerized Cargo
- Cargo readiness checks at port
- Loading supervision
- Port captain service
Non containerized, oversized industrial equipment and large machine parts present their own handling and stowage challenges in the supply chain. Yusen Logistics has the skills and diversity of experience to ensure safe, reliable movement around the globe. Services include: We are always looking for better ways to do things and have track record of innovating in logistics technology including development of transportation with controlled atmosphere (CA) technology.
Our dedicated Project Cargo Team has deep experience in all modes of transport. They, in turn, can draw on local hands-on expertise to handle the most complex project cargo, from concept, through planning to final execution.
You can be confident that our ambient and temperature controlled containers and warehouses can meet the most demanding requirements of the food, aerospace and high tech industries.
A wide variety of options are available to fulfill your unique shipping needs, including a budget solution, an express solution or a combination of both
Road and Rail Transport
Yusen Logistics offers both unmatched dependability and flexibility with our customized over-the-road trucking solutions. We have access to the equipment and capacity you need, no matter how exceptional your shipment is. Our professionals match your freight with the right vehicle and the right route, with the ability to restructure resources if conditions change. We drive the process from end-to-end while providing a custom solution to meet your needs.
- Flexible, non-asset based solutions
- Dry van, LTL, refrigerated, flatbed, TOFC
- Shorthaul regional capacity
- Drop Trailer Pools
- Diverse equipment for any kind of shipment
- Branch network with local access to global capacity
- Immediate access to spot pricing
- Integrated systems visibility across all your transportation modes
- Smart Way certified (USA)
Less-than Truck Load (LTL) – Finding Savings in Your Transportation Patterns
Managing your loads through our LTL service is the perfect way to optimize your domestic supply chain. Yusen Logistics offers co-load and consolidation LTL services to reduce your cost and improve your distribution pipeline.
Bringing experience, creativity and insight to your less-than-truckload shipping challenges, we step in to coordinate and add value at every turn. Services include:
- Seamless account management
- Cross-border LTL services
- Spot rates
- Invoice auditing
- Comprehensive reporting
- Online rating
- Expedited service available
- Customized customer portals
The rail industry has developed new levels of efficiency, economy and sustainability that can translate directly to your own supply chain. Our relationships with rail operators together with our expertise in rail and intermodal freight movement, means we are able to offer highly effective transportation solutions. All backed up by our supporting services, such as customs clearance, terminal handling, inland distribution and final mile delivery.
Helping you develop the most efficient, cost effective intermodal transportation network, domestic or cross border
Intermodal and Multimodal Transport
Multimodal services that optimize air, sea, land, and rail transportation, end-to-end
In today’s fiercely competitive environment, retailers, manufacturers and traders are seeking supply chain partners who can provide end-to-end, multimodal services with a single contract and a single point of contact.
Yusen Logistics has been designing and managing end-to-end services that combine the separate strengths of air, sea, rail, road and inland waterways transportation, with high visibility. Fully integrated to maximize efficiencies, while cutting costs and protecting the natural environment.
Intermodal Services that are fast, efficient, and environment-friendly
Our Intermodal Services specialists design and manage domestic road and rail supply chains, with best practice built in. Solutions that deliver flexibility and reliable lead times, together with a significantly reduced carbon footprint. And we operate cross-border, with all the supporting services you would expect from an industry leader, from customs house brokerage to cross-docking, consolidation, de-consolidation and reverse logistics.
Customs House Brokerage
The intricacies of a global supply chain are compounded by the need for fast customs clearance and security compliance. That’s why it’s more important than ever to partner with a company that has the international reach, the experience, and the communications network necessary to expedite clearance.
At Yusen Logistics, we understand these challenges and deliver customized solutions that ensure your transactions are timely, compliant and confidential. And by combining our Air Freight Forwarding , Origin Cargo Management , Ocean Freight Forwarding or even Cross-Border Transportation into with our Customs House Brokerage service, we will be able to build the best possible solution tailored to your needs.
While different companies specialize in different areas of customs brokerage, our professionals’ hands-on expertise spans the whole breadth of importing and exporting. Your one-stop shop for a stress-free import/export program.
Lead Time Based Services
When lead time is the determining factor, you can choose from:
- Policy & procedural manuals
- Internal Self-Assessment (ISA)
- Risk assessment
- Trade and customs advisory services
- Pre-classification & binding rulings
- OGA expertise
- Duty drawback
- Training workshops
- Accreditations (AEO, U.S. C-TPAT, Canada PIP, Singapore STP)
- Customized training to meet your needs
- Drawback, post entry, prior disclosure
- Global export services
Complex border crossings made seamless
High volume cross-border logistics have become a major requirement to support global trading and offshore manufacturing. But the process is becoming more complex as regulations mount, and that’s why shippers value our specialized teams, dedicated to businesses with a cross-border import/export program.
Origin Cargo Management
Yusen Logistics is a world leader in Origin Cargo Management (OCM) services, with more than 45 years’ experience managing physical cargo operations for retailers and importers from order placement, through to international transportation and delivery to final destination on all continents and in all key production areas. A single point of contact, with on-site options and full supply chain visibility provides a natural extension of customers’ logistics and procurement groups.
An Origin Cargo Management strategy will reduce overstock at your warehouses, optimize your domestic transportation and improve your stock availability and lead times. Partnered with our Ocean and Air Freight Forwarding capabilities, Yusen Logistics’ Origin Cargo Management team offer you an unparalleled advantage in creating customized, lean import supply chain solutions. Our complete range of Origin Cargo Management services include: