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Trust your Production Freight Logistics with Packair's Shipping Masters


By: PACKAIR | September 14, 2018

Trust Packair with your Production Freight Logistics

With over 45 years of experience in the international transportation, logistics, and shipping industries, Packair has successfully transported everything from high value, rare, and oddly shaped cargo to all corners of the world. Our clients have included everyone from e-commerce sellers to major Hollywood film studios (including shipping for over 7000 Hollywood Films, Television Series, and Commercial Productions), and even aerospace/military organizations. The quality of our service and our dedication to our clients has earned us the reputation of the best freight forwarding company in the Los Angeles area. If you are looking for an experienced international freight forwarding company, click the link below and get in touch! We'd love to offer you a complimentary quote for our services and answer any questions you may have about our process.

DO YOU NEED A FREIGHT FORWARDER?


Get in touch for a free quote!

Click the button below to get in touch with one of our dedicated team! We will be happy to discuss your shipping needs with you and provide you with a complimentary quote for our services.

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Why Choose Packair?

• You will never be transferred from department to department
• You will never be on hold waiting for someone to answer your questions
• You will receive dedicated, premium, white-glove service excellence at no extra cost, every time!

No Surprises
Tired of surprises from your forwarder? Have you been shocked with excess fees, long delays, and poor customer service? Then you have come to the right place! Packair is an industry leader because our experienced agents go above and beyond to advise our customers on their best options and fully explain the why's and how's. Packair is the #1 Shipping Companies in Los Angeles.

Safety & Efficiency
When it comes to export services, knowing that your shipment has been handled safely and efficiently is crucially important. We understand this more than most, as we have successfully shipped everything from exotic cars to fragile movie equipment. Since 1973, Packair has helped thousands of clients with their complex shipping requirements and freight imports, including over 7000 Hollywood Films, Television Series, and Commercial Productions.

What can Packair do for You?

Packair can help a wide variety of clients with all Freight Forwarder needs. Below are a few of our primary functions, but for a full list of our services, please visit the services page.
Ancillary Services
• Cargo Insurance
• Customs Documentation
• Fulfillment, Pick & Pack, and Distribution
• Courier Services

We Provide the Following
• Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) documentation
• Bills of Lading (BOL)
• Warehousing and Inventory Management
• Risk Assessment and Management
• Methods of International Payment

Personal Communication & Outstanding Customer Service
• Packair's Freight Forwarder Services can handle your toughest freight loads
• Receive excellent service, reliable capacity, and effective solutions
• Enjoy stress-free freight forwarding services, such as Truckload, LTL, Intermodal, Ocean Shipping, and Supply Chain Consulting

PACKAIR AIR FREIGHT

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• International Air Import/Export
• Domestic Air Import/Export
• Documentation and Consular Licensing
• Customs Brokerage Services
• Packing and Crating
• Door-to-Door
• High Value Cargo
• Hot Rushes
• Oversized Cargo
• Charters
• ATA Carnets
• Blank Ammo
• Movie Props

PACKAIR OCEAN FREIGHT

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• Full Container Load (FCL)
• Less than Container Load (LCL)
• 40' & 45' High Cube
• 20' & 40' Open Tops
• 20' & 40' Flat Racks
• 20' & 40' Reefers
• 45' Standard
• General Cargo
• Specialized Items
• Oversized Cargo
• Heavy Equipment
• High Value Cargo
• Door-to-Door

PACKAIR GROUND FREIGHT

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• Full Truck Load (FTL)
• Less than Truck Load (LTL)
• Roll-on / Roll-off
• Break-bulk
• Out-of-Gauge
• Inter-modal Rail
• Drayage
• Straight Trucks
• Flatbeds
• Dry Vans
• Roller Beds
• Oversized Loads
• High Value Cargo
• Time Critical
• Hot Rushes
• Door-to-Door

Delivering A-to-Z in movie production logistics and Atlanta film shipping services, Packair Atlanta can provide everything you need to get your production gear from A to Z for film or video production:

• Logistics Planning - Diligently planning the most time effective and cost-efficient routing of movie props, food catering, camera equipment and film dailies.
• Freight Forwarding - Arranging and tracking each cargo shipment whether by air, ocean or ground freight transport so you can rest assured that your precious cargo will be safely and securely transported every step of the way.
• Import Customs Clearance - Our in-house customs brokers may process all documentation needed for temporary or permanent import of goods.
• ATA Carnet - We are licensed by US authorities to issue Carnets. Don't delay, Carnet the Packair way!
• Air Charter - We will arrange for the transport of your people as well as your freight.
• Cargo Insurance - Packair offers cargo insurance protections that go way beyond standard corporate or cargo insurance policies so that your valuable film production equipment is protected against every possible risk.

Get your Atlanta Movie Production and Film Shipping Quote free today!

Other Services include:
Warehousing Los Angeles, and other locations.
• Weekly process reports:
• Freight on-hand (the "On Dock" report)
• Freight in-transit to the job site (the "Sail" report)
• Various reports as required
Freight forwarding
Coordination of Project Cargo or Oversize Cargo-heavy / oversized equipment-between shipping origin and destination points including special handling or loading
Consolidation based on a project area, phase, specified or predetermined timeline
Final Mile or Last Mile, and White Glove delivery services for safe, reliable end-to-end transportation including installation of appliances, putting together furniture, etc.
Assistance in scheduling and container movement system
Emergency expediting
Coordination of ocean freight, air freight and other types of shipments
Complete itemized freight listing within container prior to container arrival
Intermodal container movements for container load (FCL) and less-than-container load (LCL) shipments
Timely response to tracing requests, billing requests, and other customer requests

Packair Hawaii Movie Production Logistics and Film Shipping Services:

Logistics Planning - Diligently planning the most time effective and cost-efficient routing of movie props, food catering, camera equipment and film dailies.
Freight Forwarding - Arranging and tracking each cargo shipment whether by air, ocean or ground freight transport so you can rest assured that your precious cargo will be safely and securely transported every step of the way.
Import Customs Clearance - Our in-house customs brokers may process all documentation needed for temporary or permanent import of goods.
ATA Carnet - We are licensed by US authorities to issue Carnets. Don't delay, Carnet the Packair way!
Air Charter - We will arrange for the transport of your people as well as your freight.
Cargo Insurance - Packair offers cargo insurance protections that go way beyond standard corporate or cargo insurance policies so that your valuable film production equipment is protected against every possible risk.

Get your Hawaii Movie Production and Film Shipping Quote today!

Hawaii Logistics Services

Packair Hawaii understands that every multiple shipping project presents logistical process complexities. We've created a diverse international Logistics Division to provide customized freight solutions exclusively for our customers for their specific transportation requirements. As your single information source, we coordinate all cargo delivery and carrier requirements into a collective solution.
Utilizing our industry network and trusted partnerships, the Logistics Division develops a definitive plan and most efficient schedule for each shipment phase. Our focus allows for service analysis, tracking, consultation and adjustment throughout the shipping process.
Our Logistics Division specializes in meeting the needs to construction. Each project, whether a start-up or operational phase, has its own needs; hence our Logistics Division is designed with the flexibility to adjust our services to the job at hand. Our experienced staff can provide a wide range of services, from simple consolidations to maintaining an exactly timed intercontinental shipping schedule.

Packair Hawaii Logistics Services include:

Warehousing in Hawaii, Los Angeles, and other locations.
Weekly process reports:
• Freight on-hand (the "On Dock" report)
• Freight in-transit to the job site (the "Sail" report)
• Various reports as required
Freight forwarding to Hawaii
Coordination of Project Cargo or Oversize Cargo- heavy / oversized equipment-between shipping origin and destination points including special handling or loading
Consolidation based on a project area, phase, specified or predetermined timeline
Final Mile or Last Mile, and White Glove delivery services for safe, reliable end-to-end transportation including installation of appliances, putting together furniture, etc.
Assistance in scheduling an on-island container movement system.
Emergency expediting
Coordination of ocean freight, air freight and other types of shipments
• Complete itemized freight listing within container prior to container arrival on island
• Intermodal container movements for container load (FCL) and less-than-container load (LCL) shipments
• Timely response to tracing requests, billing requests, and other customer requests

Get Your Hawaii Film Shipping Quote today!


Top 5 Reasons to Get an ATA Carnet Service:

1. Save time, because an ATA Carnet will facilitate smooth customs clearances.
2. Save money, because you won't have to pay duties and import taxes on goods that will be re-exported within 12 months.
3. An ATA Carnet is accepted in 83 countries and Packair provides same day ATA Carnet Preparation Service.
4. At Packair our normal turnaround time in preparing, processing, and obtaining Carnet is 48 hours. However, we do urgent ATA Carnet preparation service, so your merchandise is prepared, processed and registered within one day!
5. We guarantee that you'll have your ATA Carnet in your hand within 24 hours if your documents can be submitted to the U.S. Council before 2 PM.

Packair provides ATA Carnet Los Angeles Service for those in the film industry-camera and grip equipment, wardrobe, etc., for animal actors, for companies sending equipment to trade shows, museums shipping art on short-term loan, car enthusiasts, and much more.

What is an ATA Carnet?


An ATA Carnet is an international import-export customs document. Commonly known as Merchandise Passport or Passport for Goods, carnets simplify the customs process and exempt you from paying duties and taxes on temporary import-exports. Carnets last up to 12 months and cannot be extended but may be re-applied for. They do not exempt you from obtaining necessary permits and licenses.

There are two types of ATA Carnets, The ATA Carnet Company applies to 84 countries and territories worldwide, while the TECRO/AIT Carnet applies only to Taiwan. They both function similarly, and an ATA Carnet may also accompany merchandise that passes through other countries in addition to Taiwan.


Nearly all goods are covered by carnets. Examples include professional equipment, commercial samples, and goods for fairs and exhibitions, as well as ordinary goods such as jewelry, apparel, and automobiles. Carnets also cover a range of unusual goods such as priceless paintings, yachts, and satellites.

What does an ATA Carnet not apply to?


1. Consumable items (such as food or agricultural products), disposables, postal traffic, explosives, and goods subject to repair.
2. Goods intended for sale. If some of the goods are sold, carnets are subject to a penalty fee - the total payment of duties and taxes for the sold goods plus an additional 10% several duties and taxes.

The benefits of using ATA Carnet revolve around the fact that they save a lot of time, money, paperwork, and effort in the customs process. ATA Carnets are a single document and last up to 12 months. They eliminate taxes, duties, and temporary importation bonds (TIBs). Payment is in US dollars and the paperwork is in English. Entering and re-entering countries with your goods is exceptionally easy and hassle-free when you have carnets for your items and stay within the guidelines of how they are intended to be used.

Don't hesitate to contact Packair to find out if your shipment qualifies and if the country you'll be visiting is a Carnet participating country. Our ATA Carnet Preparation Service Agents are on standby to serve you...Click here to get an ATA Carnet Service and Carnet Rates.



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