Sigmai’s extensive commercial relations and long term agreements with ocean and air
freight carriers give our customers preferential rates and priority service on any route.
We handle your shipments from the initial order to the delivery confirmation at
destination proficiently, seamlessly and on schedule.
Marine and Air Freight
Marine and air freight carry the bulk of the international forwarding business.
Key accounts with leading marine and air freight carriers enable us access to almost any location
and destination and give us flexibility to customize the best solution for your specific needs.
Door-to-door, multimodal or third party drop shipments are all handled with the same
proficiency and care, recruiting our strong network of agencies, customs brokers and
carriers to ship your commodities safely, efficiently and on time.
Sigmai provides any freight services required to complete the supply chain cycle and handle the
shipment from the initial order to delivery acceptance. These include:
- Cargo consolidation,
- Land transportation,
- Warehousing and bonded facilities,
- Customs clearance at the departure and destination ports, as well as
- Applications for market specific import certification that may be required.
Land transportation is an integral link in the supply chain handling the merchandise to and from
the port. Being able to have control over the pricing of the shipment door-to-door can be
advantageous when negotiating the commercial terms. Incorporating low cost truck and rail
options into the total cost of the transaction gives our customers beneficial margins on their
Third Party Shipments – DROP
In a changing world where manufacturing facilities are geographically on the move to
specified markets the global village makes third party purchasing commonplace,
increasing the need to manage supply chain operations from and to locations that are
foreign to the transacting parties.
Such a service requires understanding the trade requirements of all parties and countries
involved and a delicate handling of documentation.
This is simplified through a solid network of professional agents with vast
geographic deployment, capable of quoting local service and handling
complex documentary transactions skillfully and discretely.
With many of our customers active globally and taking advantage of this service
we handle third party shipments regularly, efficiently and to your full satisfaction.
Hazardous and Out of Gauge Cargo
Sigmai handles any type of irregular shipments professionally, efficiently and on schedule.
Hazardous and out-of-gauge shipment should be planned ahead, taking into account the
entire supply chain form source to destination.
Hazardous shipments have booking restrictions, and must comply with international
safety standards and regulations. Our team has the know-how to handle hazardous
goods, prepare the necessary documents and help with the formalities for customs
at departure and destination; we locate approved carriers with the best schedule
and rates and confirms bookings to meet your deadlines.
Out-of-gauge shipments also require foresight and planning. When handling
irregular sized shipment we check the compatibility of the entire supply
chain services. This includes special land transportation means and
authorizations, port facilities such as special cranes and lifting equipment,
planning the stacking on the vessel and booking the cargo throughout the
transshipment ports ensuring that the same process goes smoothly at the