International Freight Forwarding and Logistics Since 1974

Ocean Freight | Air Freight | Loading Services | Import Customs Clearance | Overseas Car Shipping


Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, American Export Lines is a full-service freight forwarder licensed by the FMC as an Ocean Transportation Intermediary NVOCC and by IATA/CNS as an Indirect Air Carrier, providing complete international freight forwarding and logistics services, including: ocean freight, air freight, customs clearance, loading and transloading, consolidations, warehousing and distribution (including packing and crating), cargo insurance and other value added logistics services. We handle door to door IMPORTS AND EXPORTS and have a network of reliable agents throughout the world. As a member of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, WCA, the Air Forwarders Association, and the California Trucking Association, we are an active forwarder in the international trade and logistics community. Our diverse range of expertise also comes with a diverse set of employees who speak Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Farsi, French, Spanish, Tagalog, and Hebrew.

Our Services:
Ocean Freight (FCL, LCL, Flat Racks, Open Tops, Reefer/Refrigerated, Out of Gauge)
Air Freight
Loading Cars / transloading / transshipment of containers in US and foreign ports
Insurance for International Cargo
Import Customs Clearance
Hazardous Goods Shipping / Dangerous Goods Shipping (ICAO and IMDG certified)
LTL and FTL Trucking
CFS terminal for steamships
• Coordination of documents for import and export
• Container Trucking/Container Drayage
• Packing and Crating


Request a Quote or Call Us (800 874 4748 | +1 310 523 2300 Ext. 192) to ship today.