International Shipping: Air Freight/Ocean Freight

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International Shipping: Air Freight/Ocean Freight

Let us be your intermediary with freight forwarders to arrange your air and ocean freight international shipments.


While you can coordinate your international shipments yourself, arranging air freight or ocean freight transportation can be tricky and requires a lot of communication. If you’re looking for a third-party logistics (3PL) company to help arrange your Full Container Load (FCL), Less Than Container Load (LCL), door-to-door, or port-to-port services, we can help.  

Through our strong relationships with freight forwarders, we can assist you with your air freight and ocean freight shipments. If your business ships internationally on a regular basis or you’re looking to expand your business overseas, you’re in the right place.  

Trinity’s International Shipping Benefits

Our relationships with select agencies, including Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) licensed freight forwarders, can help you by: 

  • Establishing a communication intermediary between you and freight forwarders 
  • Assist with customs clearings for your ocean imports, ocean exports, air imports, or air exports that are delivering to the door 
  • Offering additional cargo insurance for your ocean freight or air freight 
  • Providing access to U.S. customs-bonded storage for your LCL ocean container or air shipment while clearing customs 
  • Securing capacity for your ocean freight or air freight 
  • Provide you with access to our large network of Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) certified compliant carriers 


  • Full container load (FCL) 
  • Less Than Container Load (LCL) 
  • Drayage 
  • Door-to-door 
  • Port-to-port 
  • Additional cargo insurance 
  • Standard air freight service 
  • Priority/expedited air freight service 
  • Additional cargo insurance 

While Trinity is not an FMC-licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI), and does not offer or otherwise arrange services constituting “Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier Services” or “Freight Forwarder Services” as those terms are defined in 46 C.F.R. § 515.2(h), (k) or “customs business” as that term is defined in 19 CFR 111.1, Trinity has established limited agency relationships with FMC-licensed OTIs and FFs relationships with third-party customs brokers who are certified with the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism to perform those services for its customers.

Here’s some information we need to get you an accurate international shipping quote: 

  • Commodity being shipped 
  • Weight of freight 
  • Freight dimensions 
  • Number of pieces 
  • Freight value 
  • Will you need an expedited air shipment? 
  • Do you have multiple ocean containers? 
  • Do you have a full container load (FCL) or less than container load (LCL)? 
  • Does your international shipment require door-to-door or port-to-port service? 

*Every shipment is unique, so we may seek additional information to be able to assist you with your international shipping. 

We can arrange shipments to many different areas of the world. Some include:

  • Continental U.S.
  • Hawaii
  • Alaska
  • Mexico
  • Puerto Rico
  • Canada
  • Worldwide, door-to-door and port-to-port

Trinity can only help arrange international shipments that originate or terminate in the U.S. 

Whether you need to ship truckload, intermodal, or less-than-truckload (LTL) across the border, we can help you navigate the complications of shipping from Canada and Mexico to the U.S. or vice versa.  

Learn how we can help you with cross-border shipping.

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