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Shipping. Simplified. Whether you need to ship your freight as an LTL (less than truckload), FTL (full truckload), LCL (less than container load), FCL (full container load), expedited/”hot shot”, or via ocean, air or rail – we provide the shipping expertise to get it done. We pride ourselves on offering the best shipping services available – in partnership with the best freight carriers in the industry. As a full service logistics provider, we also offer warehousing, freight bill auditing, and cargo claims resolution. Give us a chance to solve your freight shipping issues – try shipping the American way! While we are most well known as an LTL Carrier and international freight shipper, try our freight calculator and request a freight quote while you’re here!

Latest Shipping Articles from American Group

2012: The Stories of the Year

From labor battles to natural disasters, 2012 was filled with risk for shippers and the companies moving and managing their cargo. Here are the stories that defined the year. THE ILA VS. USMX As 2012 entered its final days, the International Longshoremen’s Association was on the verge of its first coastwide strike in 35 years. [...]

FAQs Ltl Carrier FAQs For Freight Quotes

When shipping your international freight to foreign customers and markets you will most often use Ltl carriers to get your goods where they need to be.  These common carriers consolidate shipments to fill trucks headed to foreign destinations.  If you are not familiar with the services of Ltl carriers these FAQs will help you understand [...]

Partial Load Less Than Truckload Carriers

Much of the freight moved out of the U.S. to Canada, Mexico and to the Americas is carried by Ltl carriers in consolidated shipments.  The alternative by truck is to use Ftl – full truckload – carriers but most shipments are not large enough to make that cost effective.  Ltl carriers transport goods in semi-trailers [...]