Services

Managing the logistics needs is no longer a pricing game but a much more complex system of tailored solutions unique to your organization. At Aetna we understand it and have developed a full spectrum of special services to meet your shipping needs.

With Aetna by your side, it only takes one phone call to coordinate your entire shipment from pickup to delivery. When your shipping demands unquestionable speed and performance, you can count on Aetna to deliver.


EXPORT SERVICES

- Air & Ocean Shipping Worldwide
- Full Container Service & Loose Cargo
- Consolidations
- Expert container Stuffing
- Cars, Motorcycles & Boats Shipping - Containerized & RO/RO
- Oversize and Overweight Cargo
- Rigging
- Packing & Crating ISPM15
- Time-Sensitive Freight
- On-site Loading
- TSA Certified Screening Facility
- ATA Carnet Setup & Clearance
- Full Booking Service / Export Documentation
- Certificates of Origin
- Consular Legalization Services

IMPORT SERVICES

- Customs Clearance
- Air & Ocean
- Duty Drawback
- IFS & AMS Filing
- Bonded Warehouse Entry and Withdrawal
- Free Zone Entry
- General Order Clearance
- Deconsolidation & Distribution Services
- Foodstuff Specialists
- Household Goods Specialists
- Cars & Boats Specialists
- Oversize and Overweight Cargo Shipping
- Rigging/Installation

Air Cargo Porsche Shipped Bike Containerized
Gondola Shipped Project Cargo pink Ford Custom Built Bluemoon V8
Custom Motorcycles Goncdola shipped Close Up Boat Shrink Wrapping

CARS, MOTORCYCLES AND BOATS

Shipping cars, motorcycles and boats, whether containerized or shipped via RO/RO service, requires a unique set of expertise.
At Aetna we have mastered a full range of special options over the many years of shipping vehicles.
We provide all services related to the export procedures, shipping and destination services all over the world.

PACKING & CRATING

We custom make all types of cardboard containers and wooden crating in our own facility for the specific needs of your freight, no matter what size. We offer a wide range of packing/crating material to fit any budget, from one-time use to museum quality standards. Our packing/crating facility is approved to meet the most recent International Wood Packing Standard (IPPS ISPM 15).
On-site packing and crating is also available.

WAREHOUSING & STORAGE

We offer short and long-term safe storage, sprinkler system, fire and smoke detection, state-of-the-art security system (including infrared motion and heath detectors) with round-the-clock monitoring linked to police.
- Consolidation / Deconsolidation Services
- Expert Container Stuffing
- Long Term Storage

DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

- Database Management
- Order Matching
- Inventory Control
- Pick & Pack
- Reshipping

DOMESTIC SHIPPING

We handle both air and over-the-road shipping.

We cover a 300-mile radius from New York City on a regular basis. Nationwide coverage can be handled on a special or consolidation basis. Exclusive convoys for local and domestic shipping.

Temperature controlled shipping.

Our trucks have a standard 2-man crew at all times.

GPS tracking devises on our equipment.

TRADE SHOWS & CONVENTIONS

Through our integrated logistics services we can provide complete trade show assistance. We can pick up and ship your goods from anywhere in the world, clear customs, deliver to the show site, booth set up, assistance during the show, dismantle, repacking and reshipping.
All is done under one roof with the benefits of having complete control on each and every stage of the process. This approach guarantees the highest possible quality output and gives our clients peace of mind.

INSTALLATION

On-site Unpacking, Assembly, Installation and Dismantle.

WHITE GLOVE SERVICES

White glove transports require special handling, special vehicles and special people. Aetna offers air-ride suspension, blanket wrap protection, straps, tie downs, lift gate and temperature control.

Aetna is properly equipped to handle electronics, medical equipment, specialty items and trade show exhibits. We also provide shipping protective services, such as constant surveillance, gps tracking system, alarmed vehicles and dual driver teams for government shipments and high value products.

We will give you enormous flexibility and immediate access to a combination of services not available from any other carrier. At Aetna we specialize in providing you with a one-of-a-kind service. All our people, systems, procedures and equipment are dedicated to the individual needs of your special shipment. Call us, we are ready to go to work for you at any time with guaranteed performance.

INSURANCE

All-risk and FPA Insurance Coverage for Transit and Storage available.

PROJECT CARGO / SPECIAL PROJECTS

We tackle special projects with a customized approach. Whether you need to move a single heavy piece or a complete plant around the world to a remote construction site, Aetna arranges customized shipping solutions for the entire route. A special supervisor is assigned to each project to coordinate all aspects of communication, planning and execution.
- Logistical Engineering & Large Project Studies
- shipping Consultancy & Feasibility Studies
- Design and Supervision of Complex Shipments
- Budget Calculations & Project Flow Charts
- Heavy and Over Dimensional Objects Handling, Shipping and Rigging
- Site Recognition
- Bulk Cargo, RO/RO Service & Ship Chartering

CRITICAL SHIPMENTS / TIME-SENSITIVE FREIGHT

Critical shipments demand special expertise. Aetna provides the highest level of exclusive use and expedited shipping services available with pinpoint accuracy and special care in handling.
Your freight will move faster, safer and more control than air freight, common carrier or van line.
We offer coast-to-coast service with time-definite pickup and delivery.
Our unique capability of matching the vehicle to the freight and going door to door without consolidation, eliminates any need for special packing as well as size and weight restrictions. In addition, it virtually eliminates loss or damage due to extra handling.
If you are looking for an alternative to heavy weight air freight that will give you guaranteed delivery times, call us. In many cases we will be faster and less expensive.

FINANCIAL / ADMINISTRATIVE / CONSULTING SERVICES

- Letters of Credit negotiations
- Purchasing Services
- Sales Taxes filing for foreign clients
- Banking Services
- Sight Drafts
- Logistics Consulting Services
- Supply Chain Management
- JIT Development



No-obligation estimates are provided for any job. Competitive pricing is offered for comparable services.

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