Panoramic view of containters in a harbourThe international shipping of commercial goods is a multi-billion dollar industry that incorporates the majority of international shipments. Commercial Cargo refers to all cargo except living animals and personal effects/household goods. AEL has the knowledge, network, and safety skills to pick up your cargo domestically, arrange for delivery to our warehouse or other location, and handle the international shipping of your cargo overseas. We offer ocean, air, truck, and rail services for commercial cargo. Do you need door to door service? We can handle door to door service with our network of worldwide agents. We will sit down with you and scope out your project before offering a quote.


We offer Ocean (Sea) Freight Consolidation and Full Container Shipping
-LCL (less than container load) Shipping including inland transportation from you or your supplier’s door

-Buyer’s consolidation: we can consolidate cargo in our network of warehouses until you have enough to fill your own container. This includes refrigerated (temperature controlled) warehousing for cargo consolidation.

-FCL (full container load) Shipping: we offer door to door multi-modal freight services. We can deliver the container to you or your supplier’s facility for loading


We have experience in all types of commercial cargo including, but not limited to:
– Construction Equipment
– Machinery
– Auto Parts
– Exhibition Materials
– Sports Recreational Equipment
– Oil and Gas Equipment
– Retail Products (e.g. FMCG like food/beverage, cosmetics, household products)
– Flexi-Tanks and ISO-Tanks
– Other Commercial Equipment (such as Kitchen Equipment, Furniture, Tiles, Piping, etc)

Whether the cargo is hazardous or not, large or small, heavy or light, on an L/C (letter of credit) or not, we have the experience and customer service to handle your shipment.


Specialty Handling Knowledge

Each type of cargo requires knowledge of that cargo for US Customs purposes, for custom clearance, handling, loading, and shipping. There are requirements such as:

Whether it is hazardous or not? What type of US Customs or Bureau of Industry and Security clearance is required? How to pack it? How to load it? What type of insurance to buy? How it should be handled at destination?

We can handle the following dangerous goods (DG) classes of cargo:
2) Gases
3) Flammable Liquids
4) Flammable Solids
5) Oxidizing Substances
6) Toxic & Infectious Substances
8) Corrosives
9) Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods