Services

 

IDEA is a dynamic company which provides integrated quality solutions in logistics and distribution in order to maintain their supply chain in total control, our experience over 18 years in the maquila area gives us the support to trust your product with us , possess a sophisticated inventory control and shipping of their products, with the advantage of being able to make an interface between its financial system and inventory and minimize our time in the process. Idea is a company operating under the Law of International Services is born under the concept of distribution center with capacity to handle more than 50,000 SKUs with inventory control systems which ensure the accuracy and control.IDEA provides full range of services: Warehousing & Distribution, Domestic & International delivery, Global Air Freight, Global Ocean Freight, LCL Ocean Consolidation, Manufacturing Supply Chain, Value Added Activities.

Freight Forwarding :

  • Global Ocean Freight: Licensed neutral N.V.O.C.C. (Non-Vessel-Operating Common Carrier). We specialize in providing expert international ocean freight forwarding services to companies large and small. We are an integral part of our clients export departments, offering custom tailored ocean/sea freight logistics solutions for a wide variety of cargo. We offer all types of containerized shipping, from less than container loads to 20′, 40’, and 45’. Our ocean shipping experts are available to provide you with fast quotes to all destinations across the globe.  We are proud members of the AIO Logistics Freight Forwarding network with partners around the world.
  • Global Air Freight. We know that the need for urgent air freight shipping can present a stressful situation and we will support you from the first call with a dedicated single point of contact who will drive you through your options, assess best pricing options and manage your air freight shipment from origin through to destination keeping you fully informed throughout. We also are able to provide comprehensive ground expedited freight solutions to partner with our air services and present a full range of options for you to choose from.

Warehousing – Re-allocate your resources and improve the availability of your products, container break bulk, low labor requirements, close proximity to ports, faster response time to decrease inventory, shift your focus to production and sales, free up, employee time, free up your square footage, simplify managing your business.

Trucking – We operate our own trucks, trailers and chassis mostly in North and South Carolina, delivering products our customers import and picking up cargo for our export consolidations to the Caribbean. Any containers going through the Port of Charleston are transported on and off the container terminals with IDEA trucks and drivers.  Outside of our asset based footprint, we broker domestic freight through our partner UCW Logistics

Distribution – Take advantage of our network and move you goods between the USA,  Central America & the Caribbeans without issues.

Ocean Consolidation –  Our platform makes it easy to move goods internationally from our warehouse location in Charleston, SC to our sister locations in Central America, including Dominican Republic & Haiti ! We strive to promote as much excellent customer service as possible! We also coordinate pick up of your cargo according to your needs.