International Freight Forwarding and Logistics Since 1974
Ocean Freight (LCL and FCL) | Air Freight | Import Customs Clearance | Warehousing | Overseas Car Shipping


Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, American Export Lines is a full-service international freight forwarder providing complete international freight forwarding and domestic logistics services throughout the United States and the world, including: Ocean Freight (LCL and FCL), Air Freight, 3PL Warehousing, Intermodal and Trucking, Import Customs Clearance, Cargo Insurance and other Value Added Logistics Services.

We handle IMPORTS AND EXPORTS door to door and have a network of reliable agents throughout the world. We are experienced in heavy lift and project cargo logistics as well. Our diverse range of expertise also comes with a diverse set of employees who speak multiple languages including: Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Farsi, French, Spanish, Tagalog, and Hebrew.


• FMC Licensed as an Ocean Transportation Intermediary NVOCC with Org# 004869 and License# 001803
• IATA/CNS Licensed as an Indirect Air Carrier/Air Forwarder with IATA/CNS# 01134480012
• USDOT Licensed Federal Motor Carrier Freight Broker with USDOT# 2629896 and MC license# MC-910043
• Dangerous Goods / Hazmat Licensed by Sea/Air/Road (IATA/ICAO/IMDG/DOT49CFR)


• National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA)
• Los Angeles Customs Broker and Freight Forwarders Association (LACBFFA)
• Los Angeles Air Cargo Association (LAACA)
• Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
• Foreign Trade Association (FTA)
• Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
• Harbor Transportation Club (HTC)
• California Trucking Association 


Request a Quote or Call Us (800 874 4748 | +1 310 523 2300) to ship today.