Strategic Partners

The use of logos does not connote endorsement by the Department of Commerce of the organizations’ views, products, or services.

Transportation and Shipping

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DHL, the world’s leading international shipping specialist to exporters and importers across more than 220 countries and territories, is pleased to partner with the International Trade Administration to help small-to medium-sized U.S. companies increase their international export sales success. With DHL, even the smallest firm can reach over 90% of the world’s GDP within just 2-3 days. DHL capabilities span international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services. DHL, a part of Deutsche Post DHL, is a global network composed of 275,000 employees worldwide.

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DHL Global Forwarding is present in over 150 countries and territories across the globe with a workforce exceeding 4,000 employees in the United States. We provide solutions for an almost infinite number of logistics needs, from standardized logistics operations and multi-modal transportation to highly individualized sector specific solutions and industrial projects. In Air Freight we can organize scheduled flights and chartered planes from a wide range of major carriers, as well as on our own carrier.  In Ocean Freight we provide services from Full Container Load (FCL) delivery and traditional Less-than-Container Load (LCL) shipments to multi-vendor buyers’ consolidation, across all continents.

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FedEx Corp. provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $43 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 300,000 team members to remain “absolutely, positively” focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.

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Lufthansa is proud to have partnered with the U.S. Commercial Service (CS) since 2009.  With more than 60 years’ experience as a passenger airline, Lufthansa understands the critical importance of global business connections made possible through travel. Together with our joint venture partner United Airlines, we offer corporate programs for customers of any size which can help to reduce costs. 

Lufthansa is a member of a global aviation group, with more than 95 centers of operation throughout the U.S.  We employ nearly 10,000 aviation professionals here including passenger services staff, cargo logisticians, aircraft maintenance technicians, IT specialists and airline catering personnel.

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UPS and the U.S. Commercial Service have a long-standing partnership to help U.S. companies grow their exports. Together, we equip businesses with the resources, tools and know-how to streamline the export process and turn international trade into a competitive advantage.

UPS is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight, facilitating international trade, and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide.