International Shipping for General Commodities

Shipping general commodities is a large part of many businesses. For your company to be successful, you want the transport of your general commodities to be both efficient and affordable. Nobody wants to wait on shipments, but paying too much for expedient service can cut into your budget and your profits.

Allied International provides international shipping for general commodities, balancing both budget considerations and time constraints. We move your products quickly and with care, keeping you competitive in the global market.

Shipping commodities is a bit different from shipping personal belongings or smaller items. It requires a certain level of expertise. To export or import, you need to follow certain rules or risk delayed shipments and other penalties. Our company is well versed in making sure general commodities come in and out of the country appropriately and efficiently, so you do not have to worry about anything going wrong.

Methods of International Shipping for General Commodities

Different shipping solutions are preferable for various situations. It depends on what you are shipping and where. We are careful to consult with our clients from the start to determine their goals and needs. Together, we set up a method of general commodity shipping that works best.

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There are numerous options for transportation and shipping. We handle all aspects of every type. After providing you with a quote and having you select and book your services, we can pack your shipping container, transport it to its departure point, and deal with the necessary documentation. Generally, your commodities will ship by truck, rail, air, sea, or any combination of the four. Regardless of how the items move, you can rest assured that they will be insured, tracked, and monitored along the way.

We will work with you to determine which mode of transportation benefits you most, is most affordable, and most effective.

Shipping General Commodities by Truck

Usually, your commodities will end up on a truck at some point, whether it is to take them to the departure point, or to pick them up upon arrival and bring them to their final destination. The choice to use truckload shipping or truckload freight depends on the weight and size of your commodity shipment. We are pleased to offer affordable rates for both. You will be able to make an economical choice for your company. Thanks to our relationships with brokers and other service providers, we can leverage discounted prices for you. This can save a lot of money compared to fees you might incur on your own.

Shipping General Commodities by Rail

So long as your general commodities are not leaving the continent, rail can be a useful method of shipping over longer distances. However, this can also be a part of a longer chain of transport. Even if your items are going overseas, you may end up using rail shipment.

We will help keep the cost of transferring items from one method to another at a minimum, by working closely with all transport providers. We aim to maximize cost savings for our clients. You can rely on us to choose safe, affordable, and efficient rail transport for your commodities.

Shipping General Commodities by Air

We also know that many of our clients want their commodities to move quickly. Air travel is one of the best ways to ensure that time-sensitive imports and exports reach their destinations fast.

This can be a more expensive method of shipping than others, but we will work with you and our own transport partners to make it as affordable as possible, balancing your need for speed with any budget considerations you may have.

Shipping General Commodities by Sea

We are pleased to offer our customers international shipping by sea. This is one of the most popular methods of shipping general commodities and other large shipments.

We have perfected our sea shipping services. We ensure that your items are securely and safely packed in containers, so they are kept in perfect shape through the duration of travel.

The Allied International Advantage

Regardless of what method you choose, Allied International is experienced in clearing commodities through customs, and also airport or seaport logistics. Your shipment will not become hung up during travel. We also offer expanded services such as freight forwarding, door to door delivery, and oversized cargo rates.

We are experienced in shipping all types of general commodities, whether your company is dealing with forest products, bulk, liquids, or other materials. Our flexible arrangements ensure that any type of commodity you want to import or export using our services is shipped in the most appropriate method. Even high-value commodities are not a concern. We are experienced in carrying valuable items, and we will pay close attention to each and every shipment to keep your materials safe at all points. All commodities are monitored during transport, taking into consideration things like weather, humidity, and temperature.

Simply put, whatever you are shipping, we know how to treat it so that it arrives in perfect shape.

We know that in your business, your commodities are what make you money. If a shipment is damaged, lost, or otherwise affected, it can impact your business in a big way. We will focus on providing the utmost in customer service, treating your shipment with all of the care and consideration it, and you, deserve. We do not cut any corners or hold back on any services. We appreciate how vital shipments are to a company.

Allied International has been in the moving industry for long enough to have the skills, knowledge, and expertise, you will require for your international relocation. We have partnerships and agreements with numerous providers that allow us to leverage our reputation to make your shipments move more quickly. We will send your goods to their destinations, on time, and in good condition. When you allow every part of packing, shipping, and logistics to be handled by our team of professionals, you will have very little left to worry about!

With Allied International's air freight transport, your belongings will be delivered more quickly. It is recommend to use this method of shipping if you have time constraints for your move or would like to expedite the delivery of your items.

Allied International Overseas Shipping can provide a container shipping service that carries goods to any destination in the world. We can ship your household contents smoothly, allowing you to focus on settling your family into their new home overseas.

Moving even the smallest business overseas can be a huge undertaking. Careful planning is essential to prevent unnecessary stress. Hiring Allied International to organize the entire operation takes the heat off. It also allows the business to carry on running without affecting productivity.

We are your ultimate, one-stop-shop for all of your international storage and warehousing needs. We offer a wide range of options for storing your valuables. Whether you only have a few boxes or have heavy furniture or equipment, we can help you store your belongings in a safe and secure environment.

Effective solutions

Our partnership with Allied International is an unmatched asset when it comes to choosing us as your international mover. With markets in over 37 countries and over 1,000 locations worldwide, our highly-trained professionals will execute your move overseas. Your timely, cost-effective international move will be accomplished through ocean or air shipping options as needed.

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Safe & Secure

We will specially pack and crate your items, ensuring their safe and secure arrival. We take pride in the expert packing and stowing of your possessions.

Fast Delivery

Our aim is to have your belongings safely and quickly transferred to your new location, with a focus on customer service and your utmost satisfaction.


We provide you with a personal moving coordinator. You can check in any time you wish, referring to the same person who will be very familiar with your particular custom moving plan.