AIRSCHOTT, INC., founded in 1977, is involved in various aspects of international transportation, specializing in the handling of sensitive and "special needs" cargoes including time sensitive shipments, perishables, heavily regulated commodities, government cargoes, hazmats, oversized/overweight and high-value merchandise. Our operating licenses and services include: Air Freight Forwarders, Indirect Air Carriers (Consolidators), Licensed Customs Brokers (#7584), Duty Drawback Specialists, FMC Licensed Ocean Transport Intermediaries (OTI #4399NF – Freight Forwarder and N.V.O.C.C.), Air and Ocean Charter Brokers, Insurance Brokers (Marine & Bonds), Warehousemen, Foreign Trade Zone Operators and Truckers. We are C-TPAT certified and validated. We provide precise execution of Letter of Credit terms and prompt banking of documents for collection. Our Quality Management System is certified under quality assurance standards ISO 9002-1994 for Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, Trucking, Warehousing and Logistics.
We are active members in the NATIONAL CUSTOMS BROKERS and FORWARDERS ASSOCIATION of AMERICA, the AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of EXPORTERS and IMPORTERS and the AIR FORWARDERS ASSOCIATION as well as a number of local international trade associations. Our staff have published articles and lectured at area universities and seminars on the subjects of international transportation, trade and documentation.
We are structured and located as follows:
AIRSCHOTT, INC., with offices and warehouses at Washington Dulles International Airport and offices at Atlanta and Baltimore, is an Indirect Air Carrier, Air Freight Forwarder and Customs Brokerage firm providing a full complement of International air, rail and motor-freight services. Our network of agents around the world enables us to provide service wherever required.
SEASCHOTT, our ocean freight division, is an Ocean Transport Intermediary (Freight Forwarder & N.V.O.C.C.) and Customs Broker offering national and worldwide service from its headquarters in Baltimore. All services required by surface-borne cargoes are provided by this company, specializing in the more challenging maritime ventures. Our staff is experienced, energetic and deeply committed to quality service.
The office operations, communications and accounting functions are automated extensively: our “TRACKSCHOTT” internet tracking module provides an on-line tracking service for shipment status and in-depth cost and service analysis. We have a Purchase Order Management module that enables up-to-date control of open shipments. We are fully engaged in CBP’s ACE module for both import and export. We communicate via FAX, EDI and (Internet) E-Mail; our telephones are answered and monitored 24 hours per day.