We were the first Indian freight forwarder to establish an “on-the-ground” presence in the US. Twenty years hence, as a result of providing exemplary service, we have earned ourselves the status of specialists in the India-US corridor.
Coast To Coast Coverage
Our full-fledged offices are strategically located – on the East Coast – in New York, as well as on the West Coast – in Los Angeles, giving us powerful presence across the continent. As critical hubs, our offices are completely equipped to provide end-to-end services, and deliver to every nook and corner in USA and Canada.
Our USA presence is further reinforced by a large and modern warehouse with over 40,000 sq. ft. of storage facility for cargoes in-bound and out-bound.
Clearance Handling – The Way Experts Do
SWIFT Freight is a national licensed customs broker. However, what makes us unique is our expertise at handling first and last mile clearances for a wide variety of industries – a result of delivering across the Indo-US route for over 23 years.
Swift Freight specializes in customs clearance of all kinds, at all port of entries, including FDA cargo, FDA Reject, USDA Reject, Re-export, and Compliance requirements.
What gives us the edge though, is that each broker on our high-caliber team has over 25 years of experience and valuable knowledge in the clearing process. Supported by our network and relationships on ground level, they guide clients, and also help them negotiate through all government rules and regulations, quickly and with ease.
LCL/FCL Exports and LCL/FCL Imports
The large volumes we handle, gives us the ability to negotiate competitive rates with major shipping lines. More importantly, our contracts with them allow us to offer our clients a wide range of options and services – based on their requirements, at superior price points.
Air Imports/ Exports – Creating Cost-Effective Options
24 Hr Live Tracking – Real People. Real Time
When you assign us your cargo, we take 100% responsibility for it by providing you a live tracking of every consignment at any hour of the day.
Yes, we employ the Track and Trace facility, but most importantly, we have people working 5 days a week, across the US – round the clock, updating customers where their cargo is at any given point of time. Not many of our competitors can do that.
We can provide customized reports depending on the requirement of the end user, apart from a daily summary apprising the customer where exactly their cargo is.
In case of any unforeseen logistics situation, our proactive and professional team is empowered to take immediate decisions to get movement back on track, and meet delivery deadlines.
CTPAT Compliant (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)
Being a C-TPAT certified company puts us in a preferred category.
The benefits of CTPAT Certification:
- Overall: reduction in time and cost of getting cargo released by U.S. Customs.
- Reduced examination rates for C-TPAT importers
- Access to the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Lanes between the U.S. – Canada and U.S. – Mexico
- Front of the line processing – Containers/trailers can be moved ahead of any non C-TPAT containers/trailers awaiting Exam.
- Expedited trade processing
- Access to a C-TPAT Supply Chain Security Specialist (SCSS)
Transportation – Multiple Modes, Diverse Choices
The entire length and breadth of the US, plus Canada and past the border of Mexico – we have it covered. Besides using road and rail, or a combination of both optimally, our team assures effortless clearances at borders.
Quite simply, our multiple modes of transportation, along with our diverse range of services, and carefully studied route choices, make it very easy for us to steer you to options that can help you save money and time.
We have a large and modern FDA and Heath approved warehouse with over 40,000 sq ft storage facility. It gives us the power to offer our customers a world of convenience. The innumerable facilities we handle include – 3PL, storage and distribution, labeling, re-labeling, re-packing, local deliveries, pick and pack, segregation, trans loading, internet order and drop ship cargo.
Cargo – You Name It, We have Carried It.
We have become a familiar name in the USA and India for carrying all kinds of foodstuff – be it basmati rice, spices, frozen parathas, samosas, idly-dosa mix or Mango pulp. If its an Indian foodstuff in the USA there’s a 60 % chance that SWIFT Freight has carried it.
But our capabilities go beyond this to all kinds critical cargo that require careful planning. We also efficiently manage both dry and reefer special equipment across highly demanding industries like pharmaceuticals, engineering equipment, chemicals , fashion goods , auto exports, foodstuff, project cargo, RORO and break bulk.
We process and manage Marine and Storage insurance for all modes of transportation – ocean, air and road. We also provide insurance coverage on local deliveries, and on warehouse storage, ensuring our customers’ cargoes are secure.