Effective and efficient shipment options tailor-made for you. Expertise from start to finish, total reliability from end to end
Merit International is ideally positioned to support your diverse international shipping and supply chain needs. Combining our global reach with local expertise, you’ll get the same high-quality end-to-end transportation service wherever you are in the world – guaranteed. Because successful freight forwarding means something different to everyone, we take the time to understand every customer’s unique situation and consider their specific needs to create a tailor-made freight forwarding solution. It’s not enough to track your freight around the world or know the costs each step of the way. You deserve the security of knowing your logistics partner has preventive measures in place to anticipate potential issues as well as contingency plans at the ready to deal with changes in real time, as new data comes in. Delivering a cost-effective solution that meets your transit time requirement and sustainability objectives is just the beginning. We’re always striving to deliver more with our value-added services, so you truly experience the benefits of partnering with our logistics and transportation services.
Air Freight Forwarding
If you rely on air freight for your business, rely on us for cost-effective, smooth delivery of your cargo via our air freight forwarding services. Thanks to our strategic alliances around the globe, you have the flexibility to choose from a range of air freight service options tailored to your precise needs, complete with end-to-end visibility.Express - 1-2 days for urgent cargo, Standard - 3-5 days, flexible choice, Economy - 5-7 days, maximizing cost effectiveness
Ocean Freight Forwarding
By leveraging our global network and long-standing carrier relationships, Merit International brings you flexible, reliable ocean freight forwarding solutions built around operational excellence. We take the time to understand your business and then work with you to develop customized transportation solutions, from finding the best schedule for shipments to securing competitive rates. Whether you need to split or share loads or link with other services – such as air freight forwarding, multimodal transport, cross-border services, or customs house brokerage services – we always go above and beyond to help you find the solutions you need.Our ocean freight forwarding experts all over the world have the industry-specific expertise, skills, and diversity of experience to ensure the safe, reliable movement of your freight around the globe.
No matter what you’re transporting, we will match your freight with the right vehicle and the right route. We have access to the equipment and capacity you need – along with the ability to restructure resources if conditions change. Our capabilities includeFlexible combination of non-asset based and asset-based solutions, Dry van, less-than-truckload (LTL), refrigerated, flatbed, trailer on flatcar (TOFC), Short haul regional capacity, Cross-border transport, Drop trailer pools, Diverse equipment for any kind of shipment, Branch network with local access to global capacity, Immediate access to spot pricing, Integrated systems visibility across all your transportation modes.
Project Cargo/Project Logistics
One of the world’s most trusted project cargo companies, Merit International enjoys a challenge. We work with passion because we believe that is the key to solving our customers' most demanding situations. For us, there is no “normal” request. Every customer faces unique logistical considerations, challenges, and opportunities. By managing all modes of transportation around the world, our project cargo team has gained a wealth of practical expertise and specialized know-how for dealing with logistically challenging cargo and industry-specific requirements. To efficiently get your cargo to your desired destinations, we perform beyond the boundaries and have the courage to jump into the unknown. We will work with you as a team to build and manage your special project – regardless of commodity size, weight, complexity, or configuration – from concept through delivery.
Cold Chain Logistics
Companies moving temperature-sensitive products trust Merit International because we tailor our services to the specific needs of different industries, from technology to pharmaceuticals, from food to aerospace. Whether we’re moving or storing temperature-sensitive products, we protect their integrity end to end, all along the cold chain. While temperature-controlled facilities and containers have revolutionized the storage and transportation of certain perishable foods and created exciting new opportunities for suppliers, some sensitive cargo requires special care and handling beyond temperature management. We have over a decade of experience in building and delivering all manner of cold chain solutions.Our cold chain logistics team will work with you to design, manage, and execute a solution that best meets your cold chain needs, optimizing your supply chain performance and reducing cargo exposure. Powered by our insight into a range of industries, these solutions can be short- or long-term, import- or export-focused, storage- or transportation-based – whatever you need.