Industry Focused Expertise
Fast, Accurate & Specialized U.S. Customs Clearance & Freight Forwarding Services
Profreight has been a preferred customs broker for several antique importers for the last 30 years. We ship antiques around the globe as well as clear them at U.S. customs at all ports. Our clients often travel with the antiques and require us to be present at the arrival hall in the US airports to help them declare the importation properly.
Our expertise in clearing your antiques through US Customs both by cargo and hand-carried would bring you great value. We are trusted in handling multimillion-dollar valued Stradivarius which shows the confidence of our clients in our abilities.
Profreight has a long history of handling automotive parts and fully assembled units. Anywhere from shipping the goods from the origin to the clearance of a large selection of parts from various vendors within a single ocean container, Profreight has developed tools that simplify transportation, compliance and reporting.
DOT, U.S. Customs, Auto Export control and all related regulatory agencies are well known to Profreight. Our expertise would make us a great asset to your supply chain resources.
Construction & Infrastructure
Although this is a broad category in definition, construction material is an industry that we take as a whole because of the volume of the material, its unique shipping and supply chain requirements as well as the cost structure to move it from one point to the other. Profreight’s expertise in U.S. customs compliance, over 20 years of experience in supply chain management and focused resources make us a prime candidate for your business. Your call to us would open new doors to knowledge and expertise that make your business more successful.
A huge amount of SKUs are imported into the U.S. that can be classified as consumer goods. Profreight has been handling consumer goods imports for national grocers as well as product line-specific suppliers for over 30 years. With the ever-increasing number of items involved in today’s retailing, our expertise in keeping the duty rates to the minimum level and balancing that with the highest level of compliance show our expertise in this field.
Profreight has been a preferred customs broker for several discount stores both in the 99 cents category as well as the regional discount stores. Our expertise would bring you the best value in our field.
Factory to Shelf
PO Management from its origin to the delivery of the goods to the retailer is within the expertise of Profreight. We have handled factory-to-shelf programs for importers as well as manufacturers to large retail chains like Walmart and Target.
Profreight can bring the same expertise to you and bring a much-desired improvement both in the efficiency as well as the cost of it.
Flooring in all forms has been handled by Profreight both in shipping as well as import clearance and regulatory compliance. Profreight has been part of major Customs duty refunds for the hardwood flooring where customs collected higher duties for several years. Advocating the importers’ claim for the duty refund, the case was decided in favor of the importers and a multimillion-dollar refund was made.
Likewise, Profreight would bring you the best expertise in your shipping and clearance of flooring. We have the experience of handling Hardwood flooring, Vinyl flooring, Hand-knotted and machine-made carpeting.
Footwear has been handled by Profreight both in shipping as well as import clearance and regulatory compliance. Profreight has been part of major Customs duty refunds for the where customs collected higher duties for several years. Advocating the importers’ claim for the duty refund, the case was decided in favor of the importers and a multi-million dollar refund was made.
Likewise, Profreight would bring you the best expertise in your shipping and clearance of footwear.
Profreight specializes in furniture imports from around the globe. Being a preferred vendor for several major furniture importers, Profreight is deeply involved in shipping as well as import compliance. With the fast-changing customs duties regulations, an importer needs to be sure of the upcoming changes that would affect the pricing in the short run.
Profreight updates its clients with the latest changes and keeps the highest level of compliance to avoid supply chain delays and possible monitory losses due to unforeseen duty liabilities.
Health & Beauty
H&B products are imported into the U.S. as well as exported and shipped around the globe. Profreight has been shipping, handling and arranging expert customs clearances for H&B products for over two decades and brings you the highest value in the shipping industry.
Our expertise with FDA, USDA as well as consumer product safety regulations will give you the edge over your competition and ensure the highest level of compliance with lowest possible costs.
Paper in bulk, as well as paper-based products, are shipped in large volumes to the U.S. On the export side, most of the paper is shipped out as scrap to a few selected destinations. Profreight has been handling paper import and export for over two decades having the trust of several major paper shippers and imports.
With the reduction in the paper import volumes after the digital media popularity in the last decade, the cost of doing business has become even more crucial. Profreight’s expertise in handling your goods would assure you that you are in good hands with us. We would give you the highest level of compliance with the lowest possible rate structure.
Plastic is imported in all forms into the U.S. Depending on the item, the transportation, as well as the clearance requirements, are unique for each item. Profreight has been handling plastic imports for over three decades and has amassed a large amount of expertise.
We are heavily involved with US Customs and other regulatory agencies with the rapid changes in the import regulations and assure our clients of the highest level of compliance and lowest possible cost factors.
Profreight has complete expertise in retail replenishment. EDI-based transactions with ASN, Invoicing, PO management and shipping compliance are all done along with the inventory control of your goods. We ship to all major US retailers including BBB, Walmart, Sears, KMart and Target among dozens of other medium to small retailers.
We have been given the highest ratings in shipping compliance by the retailers. With our shipping accuracy exceeding 99.6% in 2010, we assure you that we would be a great asset to your business.
Spare part imports require quick delivery with the highest level of regulatory compliance. Since most of our existing clients who import spare parts are not large importers, it is often the case where the importer does not have the expertise to fully comply with the import regulations. Profreight specializes in spare parts imports and guarantees the highest level of compliance while keeping the cost of transportation and delivery at the lowest possible level.
Profreight has proven expertise in textile imports. Profreight has been at the forefront when it comes to several landmark textile duty decisions. Fabrics, clothing, bedding, curtains or gift items, each category of goods have been handled professionally and with the highest care and efficiency.
Profreight specializes in replenishment programs for major retailers with EDI capabilities, inventory control, invoicing, sales support as well as coordination A/R with factors and banks.
Warehouse operations specialize in textile handling including pick and pack, order assembly, shipping/routing compliance, re-packing, tagging, labelling and other light factory work.
Trade shows require specialized transportation and Profreight has accumulated expertise specific to these requirements. Our staff works very closely with the trade show organizers to deliver your display units, models as well as arrange for reverse shipping of the same.
Carnet handling, as well as temporary importation of the goods, are a few of our expertise. We can arrange for the entire move to provide peace of mind to you. You can concentrate on selling while we make sure that you have the highest support from our side.