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years of industry experience
TEUs shipped annually
countries of operation
Rock solid relationships,
Rock steady supply chains.
In today’s uncertain shipping environment, you’re more worried about the reliability and cost of moving cargo than ever before. And everywhere you look, there are more vendors on the market.
But successfully organizing logistics isn’t (only) about what you know. It’s about who you know. That’s why we’ve built a global network of 500+ agents and relationships with dozens of shipping partners over the last 3 decades.
Because only an experienced partner has resources on hand to help you negotiate affordable rates, navigate compliance requirements, and avoid unnecessary delays. At OL, we manage all this and more—so you never have to fret about your freight.
What we do
Get everything you need to ship goods from A to B by land, air, and sea.
OL’s NVOCC status gives you access to the most competitive global rates on every shipment.
Get door-to-door, port-to-port, or door-to-port transportation for when you need it delivered yesterday.
Access a network of partners at all US hubs with OL’s transportation-as-a-service, TZL. Contract & carrier management included.
Keep your shipment safe with warehousing and storage support from the beginning to the end of its journey.
Why ship with OL?
OUR NETWORK KNOWS LOGISTICS INSIDE OUT. OUR AGENTS KNOW YOUR NAME.
Fed up with fake-it-till-you-make-it freight companies fighting for your business—and then forgetting to return your call? We understand. OL only works with vetted vendors to ensure your shipment gets delivered safely and on time, every time. And if any issues come up along the way, our support team is always available to help.
Your sea of knowledge
Anyone who’s shipped anything in the last 3 years knows that surprises happen. A lot. Sudden delays, port closures, price hikes—you name it. Not every freight firm has the know how to resolve issues fast. With 30 years of experience, OL does.
- Rate negotiations
- Clearance procedures
- Contingency plans
Dedicated customer support
No more explaining your shipment 5 times to 5 different people. With OL, you get a dedicated agent to guide you from the beginning to the end of the process.
- Same-day response times
- Service in 17 languages
- Full accountability
ONLINE CUSTOMER PORTAL
Complete cargo visibility
Always know where your consignment is in real time and gain insights into your supply chain with a user-friendly dashboard.
- Generate KPI reports
- Monitor your shipment
- Manage documentation
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See why 1,347 companies ship with OL.
“Working with OL has truly been a pleasant experience over the last few years. Communication with their staff is easy and efficient. They are quick to respond and try to solve problems as quickly as possible with today’s economy.”
Quality Thread & Notions
“The OL team’s attention to detail and great communication with me when shipping containers from overseas makes them stand out. My contact always goes above and beyond keeping me updated on any delays or issues with my shipments. Working with them is so easy. The team I work with—Derrick, Miho, and Susan—are very helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. My company is expanding in the import business, and I have lots of questions and they are always very willing to help and respond quickly. Their communication far exceeds any of the other importers I have worked with in the past. From quoting shipping lanes to constant contact during the entire shipping process, they always go above and beyond my expectations! The amazing people that handle my company’s account, the communication the team gives me when importing my products, how much money my business has saved on imports, and the timelier delivery of my containers are what drives me to recommend them wholeheartedly.”
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