BFS International is a licensed and bonded Ocean Freight Forwarder.
Through a full range of services, we help small and mid-sized businesses export their products from the U.S. to ports/points worldwide.
We have 20+ years of experience and knowledge of the shipping industry.
BFS specializes in shipping agricultural products.
We can arrange your LCL (less-than-container-load), FCL (full-container-load) and Airfreight shipments from point of origin to their final destination.
Customer Care – It's personal. Our customers are treated with a personal touch on every shipment. The same person handles your order from beginning to end.
Service or Response - Our response time to rate quotations, carrier services and documentation is unmatched.
Consulting – Assisting customers with contract interpretations, industry language and terminology associated with your exports.
Simplicity – We offer our customers a trouble-free, all-inclusive invoice with each order. We will consolidate all vendor fees into one invoice for each of your shipments.
BFS International provides the following services to our customers:
Work with carriers to obtain the best freight rate and routing for your shipment.
Secure space/booking with steamship line or nvocc.
Assist shipper in determining phytosanitary needs, process samples and/or tests in order to obtain a Federal Phytosanitary Certificate, when necessary.
Interpret sales contracts for correct shipment routing and processing of documents.
Coordinate with suppliers, warehouses, truckers, terminals and carriers to expedite your shipment.
Provide inland haulage/drayage from your facility to the dock.
Track status of shipment before, during and after laden on board the vessel.
Submit AES/ACE filing (formerly known as the SED – shipper's export declaration).
Provide carrier with B/L instructions and guidelines for your shipment.
Prepare documentation – Commercial Invoice, Packing list, Certificate of Origin etc.
Process documentation in accordance with your sales contract or letter of credit.
Consolidate multiple vendor charges into 1 all-inclusive invoice to you
Letter of Credit
Chamber of Commerce