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Freight Forwarding
Labay/Summers is an air / sea
FREIGHT FORWARDER
.

The GENERAL DEFINITION of a Freight Forwarder is relatively simple:

" One who forwards freight from one point to another point. "

But anyone involved in international trade or transportation for any length of time knows ........
there are freight forwarders and THEN ........
there are FREIGHT FORWARDERS.


Labay/Summers is a FREIGHT FORWARDER.

MOST UNFORTUNATELY, EXPORTERS / SHIPPERS ARE
FREQUENTLY EXPOSED TO THE SAME PROBLEMS
OVER AND OVER
WITH
" freight forwarders ".

- Lack of prompt responses on quotation requests - OR -
- Missed flights or sailings on shipments - OR -
- Failure to negotiate competitive air or sea freight rates - OR -
- Misdelivered or misrouted cargo - OR -
- Miscalculation of air or sea freight rates - OR -
- Overbilling on inland, air or sea freight costs - OR -
- Failure to insure cargo or arrange adequate coverage - OR -
- Sloppy or untimely distribution of documents - OR -
- Late presentation of documents on Letters of Credit - OR -
- Failure to properly legalize documents.


We could go ON AND ON with the various PROBLEM AREAS
but we are certain exporter / shipper visitors are ALREADY
PAINFULLY AWARE of the almost endless possibilities.

At Labay/Summers, we are not about to say we are perfect !
But we DO WISH TO SAY the management and staff of our company make EVERY EFFORT on EVERY SHIPMENT to provide a HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL level of services while continually concentrating on NOT making mistakes.

We are FULLY DEDICATED to doing a GOOD JOB for our clients !

We make EVERY EFFORT TO AVOID MISTAKES
because we simply don't need the headaches and, MORE IMPORTANTLY,
we RESPECT and VALUE our clients.

The Labay/Summers management and staff deeply treasure the fact many of our wonderful clients have been with us for OVER A QUARTER CENTURY ........and there is obviously a very good reason.

HAVING SAID THAT ..............!

( HERE COMES THE SALES PITCH !! )


       Here's what you get with Labay/Summers:


COMPETITIVE AIR / SEA / LAND RATES with dependable international carriers and other transportation vendors. //// TIMELY SCHEDULING of delivery of YOUR CARGO to meet cut-off schedules of air / sea carriers. //// Extensive KNOWLEDGE of requirements of Customs of countries throughout the world. //// AIR CARGO CHARTERS and part charter services 24 hours - 7 days on a worldwide basis. //// Assistance in preparing COMMERCIAL INVOICES and PACKING LISTS and other documentation. //// DESTINATION TRACKING of air
and sea shipments. //// Assistance in filing CARGO CLAIMS. //// PROMPT RESPONSES to your requests for quotations. //// Direct access to DISCOUNT RATES due to VOLUME CONTRACTS maintained by Labay/Summers & GTO Global Transport with INTERNATIONAL CARRRIERS. //// DOOR-TO-DOOR delivery of your air and sea cargo on a worldwide basis when desired. //// DESTINATION CUSTOMS CLEARANCE when desired. //// AIR CARGO CHARTERS and PART CHARTERS worldwide (24 hours - 7 days) on any type or size of aircraft. //// DOT, IATA & IMDG HAZMAT trained and certified personnel for handling your hazardous cargoes. //// AIR CARGO CHARTERS and part charters of any type or size of aircraft on a worldwide basis. //// Preparation of CERTIFICATES of ORIGIN to meet L/C and destination Customs requirements.//// Inland delivery of your cargo by the most COMPETITIVE and EFFICIENT truck or rail carriers available. //// The availability of ALL RISK air / sea / land
CARGO INSURANCE coverage to protect your cargo during transport. //// EXPORT CRATING & PACKING services to provide maximum protection to your cargo during transport. //// Staff members trained in handling JIT AIR CARGO and EMERGENCY SHIPMENTS. //// FAA SECURITY APPROVED worldwide air cargo services. //// Specialist in JIT (Just-in-Time) and EMERGENCY cargoes. //// ACCURATE FLIGHT DETAILS and sea voyage details (destination ETA information) of air / sea carriers. //// EXCELLENT LCL / FCL RATES to WORLDWIDE DESTINATIONS. //// TIMELY and ACCURATE EXPORT DOCUMENTATION properly distributed. //// OVER A QUARTER CENTURY EXPERIENCE & KNOWLEDGE in INTERNATIONALT TRANSPORTATION. //// Extensive knowledge and experience in handling ATA CARNETS. //// MULTIMODAL freight management through to destinations worldwide.//// TIMELY PRESENTATION of correct and ACCURATE DOCUMENTS to the corresponding bank on your LETTERS OF CREDIT. //// Over 500
years of combined MANAGEMENT and STAFF EXPERIENCED in international transportation. //// Timely and proper scheduling of examinations by U.S. Customs on air / sea export shipments covered by TEMPORARY BONDS. //// Single and multiple vendor PURCHASE ORDER CONSOLIDATION SERVICES. //// Vendor co-ordination and compliance. //// Accurate completion and timely filing of U.S. SHIPPER'S EXPORT DECLARATIONS with U.S. Customs. //// Professional handling of HAZMAT SHIPMENTS with air / sea carriers to ensure FULL LEGAL COMPLIANCE. //// This list is not ALL INCLUSIVE. We are also U.S. CUSTOMS BROKERS. We are also MARINE PRODUCT STOCKISTS. We are also highly regarded as INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS SPECIALISTS. We are also MARINE INSURANCE BROKERS. //// Proper handling of ATA CARNET SHIPMENTS to ensure timely presentation prior to export. //// PROPERLY LEGALIZED DOCUMENTS for shipments to LATIN AMERICAN and MIDDLE EASTERN countries where required. //// PROFESSIONAL OPERATING REPRESENTATIVES in OVER 150 COUNTRIES and OVER 500 CITIES worldwide with excellent long term working relationships with Labay/Summers.


       Last on the list but most certainly not least .....

You also get a FREIGHT FORWARDER that cares about clients and their needs. Without our clients, we would simply be another " freight forwarder " ......... that used to be in business.


HAVING BEEN HERE FOR OVER A QUARTER CENTURY ............
WE INTEND TO STAY AROUND !

WE SINCERELY WELCOME YOUR INQUIRIES !



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