975 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
Fax: +1 630 766-0205

Time Zone:

UTC -6:00 (Central Standard Time)

Opening Hours:

Weekdays 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturdays 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Available on call 24/7

Food Logistics

Toll Free: +1 888 323-6650
Phone: +1 630 766-0800
Fax: +1 630 766-0612

Life Sciences

Phone: +1 630 274-4300
Fax: +1 630 860-5847

Add Four Decades of Expertise from One of the Top Chicago Logistics Companies to Your Bench

Grow your business with one of the most trusted Chicago shipping companies

For more than 40 years, AIT's team of Chicago logistics experts have created world-class supply chain solutions for customers of all types and sizes, with a meticulous focus on customer service.

Every day, they collaborate with experts on multiple continents to tailor flexible, cost-effective solutions unique to each client's industry and specific organizational needs. Read on to find out if one of the leading Chicago shipping companies is a right fit for your organization.

As one of the leading Chicago shipping companies, AIT is your go-to contact for regional and global freight forwarding and logistics services solutions across air, ocean, intermodal and ground, including:
The AIT-Chicago logistics team creates transportation logistics solutions every day for nearly every industry, with a strong focus on food and beveragetechnology, consumer retail, life sciences and the industrial manufacturing sectors.

As part of the leading Chicago-based food shipping organization, AIT's food logistics division is a trusted provider of smart, efficient perishable shipping solutions.

Using innovative technology and well-tested procedures, we ensure your food products are delivered to their destination quickly, while maintaining the highest quality possible.

  • Temperature-controlled warehousing
  • Expedited, sample and high-volume shipment capabilities
  • New product introduction support
  • Fulfillment services
  • Packaging, re-packing, kitting, and labeling
  • International documentation support
  • TSA-certified cargo screening facilities
  • Cross-docking services
  • Merge-in-transit capabilities
  • And much more!
AIT-Chicago features a U.S. Customs bonded warehouse and a U.S. Transportation Safety Administration-approved warehouse security program.

This facility holds the following certifications and qualifications:
  • ISO 9001
  • Qualified Envirotainer Provider
  • CEIV Certified
  • Good Distribution Practices
  • C-TPAT validated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America member
  • U.S. Meat Export Federation
  • International Refrigerated Transportation Association

And all of AIT’s North American locations feature advanced safety and security features, including 24-hour monitoring, closed-circuit cameras, keypad access and a driver check-in and escort policy.

Additionally, AIT is a member of the Transport Asset Protection Association and the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

All U.S. AIT facilities are also authorized economic operators.
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Yes! AIT's expanding global footprint includes more than 110 locations across Asia, Europe, and North America.
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From helping your cargo clear customs to finding freight capacity on tight timelines, whatever it takes to move the needle, our Chicago logistics experts are here to deliver for your business.

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