Exporting to the United States

November 15, 2022

Exporting to the United States from Europe

In 2021, the United States was the largest partner for EU exports of goods (18.3 %) and the second largest partner for EU imports of goods (11.0 %). The United States is also the United Kingdom's largest trading partner accounting for 16% of the UK's international trade for goods and services.

Crane Worldwide Logistics is headquartered in Houston, Texas with leading logistics capabilities in the United States that include a fully owned domestic trucking service as well as an established network of warehousing throughout the U.S..

As a leading global logistics solutions provider, our services include a full suite of supply chain solutions to support your exporting requirements into the United States from Europe. 

Air Freight to the United States

Air Freight: As a leading freight forwarder with leverage and partnerships with major airlines transporting cargo from Europe to the United States, our air freight capabilities include full freight charters and air freight consols

Air Freight consolidations, otherwise referred to as 'freight consols,' are made up of individual consignments that are consolidated at our key warehouse hubs in Europe and built into aircraft units bound for the United States. Freight experts at each of our European air freight hubs build consolidated freight shipments from multiple shippers with each shipment transported under individual house air way bills. 

Benefits of consol shipments include:

  • Cost effective air cargo transportation
  • Consistent and forecastable space​
  • Guaranteed capacity throughout the year​ with block space agreements

Charter Flights: Crane Worldwide Logistics regularly handle charter flight operations out of Europe into the United States. Dedicated charters are available for your ongoing or urgent airfreight requirements. We also have a our own weekly charter agreement running from central Europe into Cincinnati airport (CVG)... utilising our domestic trucking service in the United States, multiple destinations are accessible.

Ocean Freight to the United States

Our close relationships with major ocean shipping lines enables our ocean freight experts to provide competitive pricing and flexibility. The flexibility that we have at Crane Worldwide Logistics with rail service providers and port of entry/port of discharge allows us to create the best ocean freight shipping solution for our clients with transit times to suit your delivery requirements into the United States.

We have you covered in all major trade lanes between European ports and the United States with the additional benefit of our own domestic trucking network and warehouse solutions throughout the U.S. 

Transloading & Cross Dock - Throughout the United States, Crane Worldwide has the ability to Transload / Cross Dock with the ability to fully utilize our FTL trucking service, you can find out more here

Customs Brokerage in the United States

As a licensed corporation, regulated and empowered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) as a customs broker, we assist importers and exporters in meeting Federal requirements governing import and exports. Our customs brokerage team has experience in the customs entry procedures, admissibility requirements, classification, valuation, and the rates of duty and applicable taxes and fees for imported merchandise. 

Trade Compliance

Our trade advisory experts are on hand to provide guidance for your imports into the United States, need to understand if there are potential duty savings on your shipments? Get in touch. 


Your Logistics Partner in the United States

Crane Worldwide Locations in the United StatesCrane Worldwide Logistics has an extensive network of offices and warehouses throughout the United States with our own dedicated domestic trucking service.

Further information on our U.S.locations is available here

Our goal is to provide agile and flexible supply chain solutions that provide not only cost benefit for our clients, but, superior service to adapt to changing events in the supply chain, a key area to consider when exporting to the United States.

Utilizing the Crane Worldwide network for transportation solutions using our freight forwarding services and delivery, storage and value added services in the United States can provide our clients with a one stop shop to export to the United States from the European Union and the United Kingdom.

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