We offer the full suite of direct and third party logistics and supply chain services including: warehousing, forwarding, brokerage, customs clearance, and consultative services.
Whether you need a dedicated service for one form of transportation or are looking for a full international logistics plan, Argents has the experience to advocate on your behalf with carriers, destinations and international service providers. You can lean on our expertise to create efficient solutions to move your international cargo today.
The air cargo market looks different now as planes have been stripped of seats and flown carrying all freight in formerly passenger aircraft. Rates will be volatile and you’ll need an advocate who can offer options and guidance for your cargo. Argents is the expert you need.
What was once thought of a languid ship drifting across the ocean has now become a headline grabbing industry. With the explosion of e-commerce and surge of imports, ocean freight is getting hot and you don’t want to try to navigate it on your own. Lean on our carrier connections, industry wide network of partners and decades of experience to protect your ocean cargo.
Project cargo can be daunting and worrisome for inexperienced shops but at Argents, we’re excited to see the solutions we can create to suit even the most time-sensitive, oversized, and complicated cargo. Do you need to shut down a street and get a crane? Argents knows a way!
Near-shoring options for cargo in Canada and Mexico will drive cross border cargo to new heights as more companies take advantage of the benefits of the USMCA. While that’s good for rates, it could lead to delays, unless you’re rolling with Argents. Our cross border agents are experts at the pitfalls and delays that can plague other carriers. We have a solution to suit your situation.
Argents operates strategically positioned hub offices, linked to all major domestic air, truck and rail carriers. Within the U.S., multimodal solutions bring carriers together to meet your exact needs and shipping requirements.
Remaining in constant contact with carriers electronically and telephonically provides the highest level of service in the industry. Argents communications to both you and your customers ensure all parties are kept apprised of shipment progress.
You don’t have to pay for space you aren’t using when you contact Argents for your less-than-truckload shipments. We’re able to consolidate your cargo with other shipments to increase efficiency and value while saving you time in transit.
While trucking used to be a simple industry, driver shortages, seasonal demands and trying to make up for airport and seaport delays have injected new levels of complexity. Regardless of equipment, time in transit or other special need for visibility or security, Argents has a plan to ensure you get the equipment you need on a schedule that fits.
The first and final mile of a transportation journey is where heroes are made and friendships are lost. Seeing your shipments to their destination is a critical part of what makes Argents stand shoulders above others. You can trust us to be there until the last drop is made.
Expedited freight is the service that separates Argents from competitors. Our trusted name and experience is working full-time in your corner to offer the shortest transit times for your budget. Whether you need team drivers or dedicated service, Argents can find you a solution to meet your timetable without breaking your budget.
“The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” ~ Robert Burns The aforementioned proverb is generally invoked to discuss a situation that goes off the rails despite good planning and intentions. We at Argents prefer to think of it as a way of explaining that all the planning, research, and intentions for success… Read more »
Try transloading instead. Earlier this year, the Union Pacific Railroad elected to impose an embargo on ocean containers for a week from Southern California to Chicago to regain fluidity and clear out their overcrowded ramp. Chicago’s Intermodal rail congestion has been a much written-about topic throughout the year. That embargo only further backed up ocean… Read more »
It’s not our fault that the pandemic accelerated a shift to e-commerce by five years in less than a year and a half. But those buyers are increasingly having their orders fulfilled directly from foreign countries or from facilities set up just outside of America’s borders. The de minimis rules which raised the ceiling to… Read more »
After a year of fitful recovery from the pandemic in most areas, one industry has seen astronomical growth and expansion – eCommerce. Global eCommerce statistics in 2021 show a meteoric rise that advanced the industry by a decade, speeding up the infiltration of online shopping faster than ever before. As we face a difficult peak… Read more »
Cargo Congestion brings Continual Crunch Ocean cargo congestion & disruption reached critical levels in 2020 and then got worse. Where we once had a plethora of containers waiting for transportation off ships anchored in San Pedro Bay, we’re now looking at a dumpster fire of delays and fees. It would be a comedy of errors… Read more »
The United States Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has testified before Congress several times in the past few months as he tries to make a case for his ten-year plan to reform the Postal Service. DeJoy, whose roots hail from the private sector and with a background in logistics, most recently at XPO in senior leadership,… Read more »