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WEST (World Express Shipping, Transportation and Forwarding Services, Inc.) is a fully licensed and bonded international freight forwarding company, OTI (Ocean transportation intermediary), International Air Transport Association agent and customs brokerage firm.
For more than 30 years, we’ve specialized in delivering the most cost effective means of transporting customers’ cargo while providing personalized, concierge-level service-a combination that is unique in the freight forwarding industry.
While our commitment to exceeding customers’expectation is unparalleled, we’ve also proven our resourcefulness with initiatives such as being the only freight forwarder to offer direct consolidated ocean containers for LCL cargo from multiple Asian origins to Ohio.
At WEST, your cargo is our passion.
THE WEST DIFFERENCE
At WEST, our mission is simple: “Your cargo, our passion.” We keep this mantra in mind for all customers as we develop transportation solutions that are adaptable and specific to their needs. Doing so requires a proficient staff, and WEST employs some of the most talented, experienced professionals in the industry. We enjoy a high retention rate of employees and customers, a tribute to our ability to execute our mission day after day.
The WEST team includes a higher representation of licensed customs brokers (10% of our staff) than many of our competitors. In the increasingly complex business of moving goods around the globe, having so many licensed customs brokers on board means better efficiencies and significant cost savings for our customers because they can…
Whether you’re an experienced overseas shipper or new to the challenges of international freight forwarding, the WEST team takes the mystery out of global sourcing…all while combining the personal touch of a small company and the proven track record of a major global logistics provider.