Unitrans International Logistics, an Ascent Global Logistics company, is a full-service global logistics company specializing in international freight forwarding, domestic freight management, as well as retail consolidation. Learn more about Ascent Global Logistics on their website here: www.ascentgl.com
Our teams of professionals offer extensive expertise in global logistics and an unparalleled commitment to providing excellent service tailored to your requirements. With our in-house professional talent, Unitrans can solve any logistical challenge, no matter how complex.
Unitrans is solution-oriented from beginning to end, 24-7. The job is done right, on time, and hassle-free—and always without a second thought from you.
International Logistics since 1977
Unitrans International has been providing tailored international shipping and logistics services across the globe since 1977. For over 39 years, Unitrans' mission has remained steadfast and strong: to provide our clients with personalized logistics solutions and unparalleled service. Peace of mind, every time.
Our team of professionals have highly specialized backgrounds and extensive training in the global logistics industry. Beyond this industry-leading logistics expertise, each Unitrans' employee offers unmatched levels of customer service to every one of our clients.
Corporate Responsibility is the core
component of Unitrans International
Corporation's business culture.
From inception, we ensure that our business solutions are developed in a manner consistent with current safety and environmental standards, as well as the requirements of financial and social responsibility. Unitrans takes particular care to ensure our processes encompass the necessary elements needed to meet our internal and external customer needs and all regulatory requirements.
Global Standards of Excellence
Unitrans International Corporation is the U.S. representative of the World Air Cargo Organization (WACO), which includes members from over 60 countries. WACO members share key operational and information technology standards and must meet the highest financial standards.
Unitrans is also the U.S. licensee of Pharmafreight, a globally recognized, ethically led quality standard for the protection and movement of healthcare products around the world.
Experience the Unitrans' Difference
At Unitrans International Corporation, our top priority is your Peace of Mind. Every Time. That's why, no matter what obstacles arise or how unique or sensitive the task, we'll solve it—and without a second thought from you. That's the Unitrans difference.
UniForce Logistics System
We understand the importance of technology; accurate and rapid flow of information is a critical requirement to ensure the smooth and predictable movement of freight. Our technology strategy is based on CargoWise One from WiseTech Global, a world leader in Freight Management Systems.
The CargoWise One system is a complete global freight solution to manage bookings, local cartage, transport, shipping, customs, warehousing and more. Unitrans exchanges data in real time with our agents, customers and other partners which enables us to provide the very highest level of service.
Unitrans' specialized services in Air, Ocean, Domestic, and Customs/Compliance all mean one less worry for you.
At Unitrans International Corporation, we provide expertise, competitive rates, personalized service, and efficient shipping solutions for all of your airfreight needs.
Whether you need express service, monitored door-to-door service, consolidated services or aircraft charters and onboard couriers, Unitrans has the expertise to provide the most effective shipping solutions. The experience, competitive rates and personalized service that we provide is the right choice for all of your critical air export needs.
Our highly motivated and trained staff is well-versed in the many technical aspects of U.S. government regulations, state and commerce department licensing requirements, foreign government forms, transportation documents and international collection and banking procedures.
We are an authorized IATA agent and also an IAC (Indirect Air Carrier) authorized by the U.S. TSA. Some of our locations are also authorized cargo screening locations (CCSF) which eliminates the need for airlines to further screen your important shipments.
Unitrans International Corporation knows that getting your freight to its destination is only one piece of the puzzle. That's why we're here for you every step of the way – even through customs.
Our Customs House Brokerage (CHB) department has more than two decades of experience in dealing with our customers import needs. By utilizing advanced electronic connections to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, as well as other agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), we are able to expedite your shipments through customs through any U.S. port. In many cases, this can be done prior to the physical arrival of goods.
Our knowledgeable and licensed staff is also proficient in analyzing and managing the sometimes-complicated technical details involved in import transactions, as well as ensuring your goods are classified properly for each and every shipment. Besides managing the customs clearance of your goods, we also ensure the proper handling of your goods in transit (i.e. temperature control) up to final point of delivery.
Unitrans offers a comprehensive duty drawback program to reclaim funds from US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Our licensed Customs Brokers will assist you in identifying and arranging for duty drawbacks. This type of program is available for unused merchandise, textiles and apparel, electronics and other commodities.
FDA & PGA/Regulatory Compliance
Customs and Regulatory Compliance is now critical for exporters and importers alike. Our specialists have extensive experience in compliance with both export and import regulations. We can provide guidance on State Department Licenses, Export Regulations, FDA, ITAR and customs compliance as well as documentation retention policies. Unitrans will assist you every step of the way in becoming and remaining compliant.
Unitrans International Corporation offers the same personalized service, meticulous attention to detail and logistical expertise wherever you ship your goods – internationally or domestically. Your worry-free experience with us is always the same.
Please contact us for more information about our Domestic services
Shipping by ocean is an efficient way to transport your goods anywhere in the world, and when you ship with Unitrans, you get a knowledgeable staff to handle everything for you, as well as a large selection of shipping options.
From order to delivery, our expert and dedicated staff handles all of the details for you, such as negotiating contracts with ocean carriers, booking shipments and preparing documentation.
We also track your cargo to the destination, checking for its safe and timely arrival. The Unitrans team can provide planning and consultation services, including cost analysis, terms of sale and letter of credit advice to simplify your financial transactions.
We are able to provide you with cost efficient solutions to all of your worldwide destinations through our network of specialized agents and steamship partnerships. The selection of shipping options, container specifications and packaging requirements as well as customs classification are additional areas in which our ocean export professionals can provide qualified assistance.
Our knowledge and experience handling logistics for many pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostic, and medical device companies provides our Life Sciences customers with Peace of Mind, Every Time.
We work with you to develop and implement comprehensive SOP's with the support of our 24/7/365 service teams and Pharma Competence Center (PCC). Our control tower and continuous surveillance system carefully monitor your shipments until they reach their destination. Risks are carefully assessed and minimized by identifying and understanding specific product handling requirements such as validated package transit time, temperature ranges, destination customs clearance and handling timeframes.
Unitrans International Corporation provides tailored products for the aerospace and defense industry including AOG, parts management as well as comprehensive compliance services. Our knowledge of export control, licensing and ITAR regulations will provide you with peace of mind, every time.
Unitrans International Corporation is a long-standing partner for the entertainment industry. We provide highly tailored solutions that include the movement of assets, marketing materials, prints and drives, production equipment and complete stage sets. In addition to our industry-specific logistics expertise, we also understand the importance of discretion and security to assure that your product is not compromised or copied illegally.
Trade shows require a special skillset including extensive knowledge of overseas customs laws as well as documentation in order to facilitate temporary imports of different types. The specialists at Unitrans will ensure that your trade show materials and booth are at the correct locations, on time.
Oil & Energy
Unitrans has extensive expertise in the planning and management of complex logistics projects. This includes machinery and equipment used in the oil and energy industries. Our clients rely on us to arrange complete door-to-door moves, including the chartering of vessels and aircraft, arranging landing rights and special road permits or deliveries to remote locations.
Unitrans has extensive expertise in the planning and management of complex logistics projects. This includes not only machinery and equipment used in the oil and gas industries but also jet engines and complete factory relocations. Our clients frequently rely on us to arrange complete door-to-door moves, including the chartering of vessels and aircraft, arranging landing rights and special road permits, as well as engaging loading and unloading equipment such as cranes.
Warehousing & Distribution
Unitrans provides a variety of warehousing and distribution as well as consulting services based on your specific needs. This includes tailored solutions for US domestic distribution or assistance with setting up a distribution center in Europe.
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709 Hindry Avenue
351 Swift Avenue
144-18 156th Street
Unitrans International Corporation
15215 52nd Avenue South
Unitrans / Scan Global Logistics Sdn. Bhd.
Unitrans International USA (S) Pte Ltd
Los Angeles Contacts
send Pre Alerts to: imports.LAX@unitrans-us.com
Mr. Andrew Schadegg
Mr. Eduard E. Morf
Mr. Kai Kittscher
Ms. Chandra Kim
Ms. Paige Weiss
Ms. Saheda Gohil
Ms. Wennie Wang
Ms. Janet Closs
Mr. Daniel Guggisberg
Ms. Leticia Eninger
Ms. Jeanet Molina-Abrogar
Mr. Mark Bichsel
San Francisco Contacts
send Pre Alerts to: imports.SFO@unitrans-us.com
Mr. Chris Amberg
Mr. Tom Weber
Mr. Shawn Crimmins
Ms. Sophia Mahe
Ms. Tracey Hess
Ms. Angie Colet Martinez
New York Contacts
send Pre Alerts to: imports.NYC@unitrans-us.com
Mr. Rene M. Schaub
Mr. Patrick Murillo
Mr. Michael Holloway
Mr. Dave Janzow (PHL)
send Pre Alerts to: imports.ORD@unitrans-us.com
Mr. Henry Gayheart
Mr. Timothy Peat
Mr. John Brodersen
Ms. Harriet Schorsch
send Pre Alerts to: imports.SEA@unitrans-us.com
Mr. Soner Aktas
Ms. Cari Kaapana
Ms. Cleo Reyes
Mr. Chris Ng