International Transportation

From Shanghai to St. Paul.

Ship worldwide with full visibility at every step.

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A well managed supply chain can transform your business

Utilize our state-of-the-art logistics software, add a brokerage option for more expertise, and take advantage of our dedicated air and NVOCC resources. Navegate™ provides NVOCC and ocean freight forwarder services as agents of North Star World Trade Services Inc., FMC No. 2297NF. Our international specialists have 25+ years experience, making Navegate no stranger to successful global transportation and trade management.

Achieve Global Reach with One Call

From the port to the dock, by rail or over-the-road, one call gets you the global forwarding solutions you need to get your business moving efficiently, to and from anywhere in the world. From Shenzhen to Manzanillo to Chicago, and everywhere in between, you gain access to a customized plan for your supply chain.

End-to-End Global Transportation Solutions

With our air team, and as a non-vessel-operating common carrier (NVOCC), Navegate™, as agents of North Star World Trade Services, Inc., FMC No. 2297NF, offers you the global capacity you need to ship faster and smarter. And, we offer warehousing, distribution, transloading, intermodal, and over-the-road services to get you door to door, with full visibility to each link in your supply chain.

Ship Any Cargo or Material

From hazardous materials and electronics, to produce or housewares–our dedicated resources and extensive list of long-standing relationships allow us to get you capacity and competitive rates for all your freight, across your entire supply chain. Navegate™ provides NVOCC and ocean freight forwarder services as agents of North Star World Trade Services Inc., FMC No. 2297NF.

Get Instant Access to Customs and Compliance Actions

With Navegate’s best-in-class software, you see customs documents and actions in real time. Our customs experts work behind the scenes, using their 25+ years of knowledge to skillfully navigate your freight through mountains of paperwork, questions, agency and compliance issues, and more.

Powerful Worldwide Network

Logistics data centers, strategically located around the globe, include Shanghai, Brazil, Amsterdam, plus U.S. offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Sioux Falls. And, our customs and compliance specialists nurture key relationships, ensuring they’re first to know the ins and outs of the ever-changing rules and regulations governing countries and international borders.

Navegate’s robust software pulls it all together–vendors, suppliers and account managers update you in real time, so you get instant access to key documents and actions, tracking your freight with confidence across borders, through ports, and en route to your destination.

Expert Customs Brokerage &
Import/Export Management

As one of the largest U.S. Customs House brokerages in Chicago, Los Angeles and Minneapolis, Navegate offers you 8+ fully certified and licensed U.S. Customs brokers who are CTPAT certified and well versed in all things customs. And, Navegate™, as agents of North Star World Trade Services, Inc., FMC No. 2297NF, is a national U.S. Customs House Broker, a NVOCC, and has assets to help your freight cross borders and navigate ports with ease.

With more than 45 years experience importing and exporting, rely on us to speed your cargo from port to port, or border to rail–no matter how your shipments move, our experts are right there, making sure you are prepared for speed and success at every turn.

Ocean Freight

Choose a global forwarder who is a non-vessel-operating common carrier
(NVOCC) to get competitive rates for both LCL and FCL

Air Freight

Experience an integrated carrier with a dedicated team of logistics pros


Ship and track your cargo, safely and swiftly, across borders, and to any coast


We enjoy an international shipping quandary.
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With over 45 years of experience in global forwarding and shipping all over the globe, we’re eager to learn about your business and find ways to streamline your global supply chain. Our international expertise is on call to help you find solutions to any transportation challenge.