Ocean Import & Export

North Star Container started operations in 2007 and since then we’ve established ourselves as a local Minnesota forwarder. In today’s electronic environment, we set ourselves apart by specializing in personal attention and excellent customer service. Here at North Star Container, we can assist with your transportation needs all over the U.S. as well as all over the world.

As a licensed Ocean Transportation, NVOCC (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier), North Star Container provides flexible and customized ocean import transportation from all around the world. North Star Container has positioned itself with carriers and an agent network that allows us to offer first class pricing, customer service and freight management. We have signed and have access to numerous ocean import contracts with reputable carriers.

Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL)

We are proficient in both FCL and LCL. Through our extensive agent network, we can also arrange LCL multi-vendor consolidated container shipments. We can arrange for the staging of the shipments at one of the many warehouse facilities we have access to at origin through our vast agent network, consolidate a container of multi-vendor shipments and arrange for the movement of an FCL shipment.

With the global economy soaring, Ocean Exports are a great way to boost your bottom line. As a licensed Ocean Transportation NVOCC, North Star Container has the experience, tools, & resources to move your freight from your door, through customs and to your customer’s door.

A Personal Touch from Kick-off to Completion

North Star Container has invested in its employees to ensure we have the personnel with the knowledge and experience needed to manage your ocean import shipments professionally, timely and concise with an abundance of personal customer service. You will be assigned a dedicated account representative that will oversee your entire logistics portfolio.

With your next ocean shipment, let North Star Container provide you with the premium service and pricing you deserve. We have the Know-How you need from kick-off to completion.

For more information on North Star Container’s Ocean Services, please contact us