Government Services – Logistics Support

Air Freight Forwarding

Bennett provides industry leading freight forwarding services, including air freight, both domestically and internationally. Bennett’s team of subject matter experts will prepare and process all of the necessary documentation in compliance with all federal and international regulations. This insures delivery on time and within stated pricing. Our suite of Air Freight Forwarding services includes:

  • Door-to-Door, Door-to-Airport, & Airport-to Airport Service Options
  • Priority Air Freight Services
  • Consolidated Air Freight Services
  • Customs Brokerage
  • Tracking and Tracing of Cargo Shipments
  • Container Cargo Shipments
  • Worldwide Air Freight Charters
  • Cargo Transport Insurance
  • Customs & Security Clearance Support

Climate Controlled Distribution

Experienced subject matter experts at Bennett provide temperature controlled transportation, storage, and distribution services to a broad spectrum of clients. Our team has experience designing logistical solutions for complex freight commodities. Bennett uses specialized air cargo temperature-controlled containers to provide seamless transport for time-sensitive perishable cargo. We partner with Envirotainer as well as major airlines to provide expedited long-haul transport services.  Our specialized team and worldwide network of partners ensures proper monitoring at all times, offering re-icing services globally to temperature control, no matter what the circumstances. Our services include:

  • Air Cargo Insulated Envirotainers
  • In-house Loading Expertise (Dry ice, Batteries, Data Recorders)
  • Refrigerated or Deep Frozen State (5c to -30c)
  • Global Re-icing Stations
  • Refrigerated Ocean Freight
  • Climate Controlled Warehouse storage
  • Spoilage Insurance Coverage
  • Single Producer Convenience

Bennett is ready to serve your perishable needs!

Customs Services – US, Mexico, Canada

Bennett provides industry leading expertise in customs brokerage. Bennett’s team of subject matter experts will prepare and process all of the necessary documentation in compliance with all federal and international regulations. We take pride in providing error free customs clearance for our customers. This insures delivery on time and within stated pricing. Our suite of Customs Services includes:

  • Importer Security Filings (ISF/10+2)
  • Customs Clearance
  • Binding Rulings
  • Bond Services
  • Consultation/HTS Classification
  • Post Entry Transactions
  • ACE
  • ACH
  • C-TPAT Guidance and Self Audit
  • Other Government Agency Fillings (FDA/EPA/DOT/USDA)

LTL, Van, Flatbed, Specialized & Heavy Haul

Since 1974, Bennett has remained the industry leader in flatbed, step deck, heavy and specialized transportation. With Bennett, you have the full capacity, expertise and reliability of an industry leading freight carrier to help manage transportation and logistics costs. We leverage the comprehensive assets of Bennett’s family of companies to deliver integrated transportation solutions worldwide. The Bennett combination of 3rd Party Logistics competency and a vast asset base guarantee a delivery of service that is second to none. Bennett delivers specialized transport solutions for truckload, LTL, break bulk, emergency and multi-vehicle transport. The specialized division provides versatile transport solutions for even the most complex short or long haul shipment. Our transportation service offerings include:

  • Jet Engine Movement
  • Transportation Protective Services
  • Boxed Cargo
  • Less than Truckload
  • Over dimensional and Out of Gauge freight
  • In-transit Visibility and Real-time Tracking
  • Custom Over the Road Transport Systems

Emergency Response Transport

Bennett has a proud history supporting emergency response for our government and private sector clients. Bennett has responded to earthquakes, floods, forest fires, hurricanes, oil spills, tornados, and other national emergencies involving Oilfield support and plant shutdowns. In addition, Bennett plays a key role in repairing and supporting the country’s communications infrastructure in times of disaster and emergency. We are a legacy provider for emergency response to the telecommunications industry. Bennett is strategically positioned and experienced in mobilizing personnel, assets, equipment, housing, support services and supplies to support specialized emergencies. Delivering quality service, often in spite of difficult and trying conditions, is a hallmark of Bennett’s Emergency Response Team. Some of our Emergency Response services include:

  • Bennett Communications Center with “Real Time” Order Tracking and Tracing
  • Shipment Staging and Distribution
  • Field Site Storage, Inventory Management and Distribution
  • Equipment Pool – Asset Management and Distribution
  • Equipment Tracking and Tracing Among Field Site Locations 
  • Expedited Truck Dispatch
  • Trailer Staging and Site Center Delivery
  • Air Freight Services
  • Air Charter Services
  • Ocean Charter Services
  • Expedited Truckload and Hot Shot Truck Transport
  • Equipment Driveaway Services
  • Equipment Tow-away Services
  • Equipment Van, Flatbed, Step Deck, RGN, Specialized and Heavy Haul Services
  • Mobile Office, Housing and Modular Storage Transport

Bennett responds with the integrity and responsibility to react and perform when you need us the most.

Evacuation and Disposition

The efficient execution of evacuation and disposition phases in any logistical operation is as important to mission accomplishment as the implementation and deployment phases. Bennett understands the importance of effective drawdown and disposal processes and will execute those services with the same level of professionalism delivered during the startup and sustainment phases of operations. Bennett’s experienced logistics experts will protect your bottom line from the often excessive costs of redeployment.

Facilities Management

Bennett provides seasoned logistics professionals capable of managing personnel, equipment, inventory and capital (See Logistics Planning – Project Personnel tab). Bennett’s team provides everything required to operate and maintain a business unit to fully support the core objectives of the organization. Clients outsource their non-core business functions to Bennett with confidence in knowing that Bennett’s personnel will manage every process with the client’s strategic goals foremost in mind. Bennett offers experienced Facilities Management personnel to handle:

  • Transportation Office Functions
  • Load Planning
  • Freight Rating
  • Freight Bill Auditing
  • Warehouse Management
  • Kitting and Assembly
  • Shipping Crate Design and Construction

Inter-Modal Services

Bennett has provided transportation of cargo from all combinations of imported containers utilizing inland rail distribution or consolidated export container loading and port delivery for decades. Bennett’s extensive network of terminals provides easy access for drayage to and from ports and railheads across the country. Bennett arranges competitively priced transportation on domestic and international rail and ship lines in support of government and private sector initiatives. Bennett’s longstanding partnerships and years of expertise in the delivering Inter-Modal services our capabilities include:

  • Port Container Drayage
  • Rail Depot Container Drayage
  • Import Container Trans-load and inland delivery
  • Export Container – Product Consolidation and Ocean Booking drayage delivery.
  • Container Pool Management
  • Container Trans-Load with inside / outside storage and distribution
  • Master Ocean Bill Management
  • Container Per Diem / Demurrage Management
  • Dedicated Port Distribution Facilities

Bennett provides the vast array of expertise to organize and execute your inter-modal shipments.

Ocean – NVOCC, LCL, Vessel Chartering

Bennett provides worldwide ocean freight forwarding transportation to all major ports overseas. We offer a complete range of ocean freight services for all types of consolidated cargo shipments or full-container loads, full and partial charters, roll-on/roll-off, and barge cargo transportation. Bennett is licensed as a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC), and bonded ocean freight forwarder. This means Bennett has significant industry experience and the financial stability you can trust.

  • Complete Worldwide Shipping Services
  • Multiple Weekly Sailing Departures
  • Warehouse Services
  • Port to Port – LCL / Container / Break-bulk and Charter Vessel Services
  • Door to Door – LCL / Container / Break-bulk  / Project / Charter Vessel Services
  • Break-bulk and Out of Gauge Cargo Specialist
  • Heavy Lift Planning and Execution
  • Regional Consolidation Services
  • Import Distribution Services
  • Documentation and Compliance Services
  • Customs Clearance and Coordination Systems
  • Letter of Credit Banking Services
  • Project Management
  • Vessel / Charter / River Barge Trans-load Services
  • Full Tracking & Tracing
  • Non-Containerized Cargo & Oversized Loads
  • Fixed Sailing Schedules with Fixed Arrival Dates
  • Insurance Services

Bennett will handle most weights or size shipments to include less-than-container loads, full container loads, special equipment and oversized cargo. And our state-of-the-art E-Document System provides our customers with online critical shipment information for all ocean freight consignments handled by our team.

Rail Distribution Services

Bennett provides the expertise to handle USA rail distribution either from Ports of Call or Inland USA distribution warehouses.  Bennett offers rail support services that include stripping or stuffing cargo on the rail box, trans-loading, truck to rail consolidation and deconsolidation of rail inbounds. The deconsolidation process continues with cross docking into domestic Van trailers for local delivery or into containers for drayage to the ports for export shipments. Our experienced operators are experts in blocking, bracing, dunnage placement and banding in accordance with cargo securement best practices. We enjoy an excellent record of damage - free shipments and work diligently, every day, to maintain our high standard.

Warehouse and Distribution

Bennett has dedicated itself to be a market leader in Supply Chain management and distribution in the USA and provides the expertise from manufacturing just-in-time inventory distribution and delivery to pipe yard distribution. Our warehouses are professionally managed and strategically located near ports and railheads to minimize costs and maximize the efficient use of our transportation resources.
We support import, export and domestic supply chain models.  Our specialized Warehouse and Distribution services include:

  • Shared and Dedicated Warehousing
  • IT Technology – WMS Systems – Red Prairie
  • Rail Support Services
  • Contract Logistics
  • Manufacturing Support
  • Project Management
  • Distribution Transport
  • Dedicated Contract Carriage
  • Outside Storage and Distribution
  • Oilfield Tubular and Equipment Storage and Distribution
  • Supply Chain Management and Visibility 

Bennett has the systems, expertise, and financial foundation to custom design, engineer and support your tailored supply chain solution.