Partner with Project Cargo Logistics Pros to Safely Ship Oversized, Sensitive Freight
We'll work with your budget and requirements to transport your bulky, heavy or unique items
What are some project cargo examples?
Project cargo is any freight that either doesn't fit in a standard shipping container or isn't suitable for container shipping. Cars, boats, construction equipment, locomotives, pre-built homes, turbines, and helicopter blades are just a few project cargo examples from AIT's shipment repertoire. Project cargo examples often include ocean break bulk, delicate, high-value, overweight or oversized freight.
AIT offers project cargo logistics services for air and sea freight as well as ground shipping, serving customers across a broad range of verticals every day, including the aerospace, government, automotive, and energy industries.
Why select AIT for project cargo logistics services?
AIT's transportation logistics experts call upon our global network and more than four decades of experience to offer highly competitive rates and flexible, customized options that meet your organization's specific needs.
From loading oversized freight to managing customs clearance, AIT provides a complete range of options to ensure your shipments are transported on time and on budget, including:
- Secure shipment tracking and tracing
- 24/7 customer support
- Long-time relationships with specialty and core carriers
- And much more!
How does AIT's project cargo logistics process differ from standard freight?
Loading and unloading
While standard cargo unloading usually involves unloading a container or pallet, project cargo examples like overweight or oversized freight often require special equipment, like cranes or forklifts, to remove the crate from the vessel.
Moving bulk, heavy and/or oversized freight requires special engineering and analysis to determine the most appropriate route and shipping conditions.
Extra security measures
For sensitive or delicate cargo, in-depth planning is often required to ensure the shipment's safety. For example, special arrangements might include extra padding, wrapping or stuffing, weight distribution analysis to prevent in-transit cargo shifting, or ventilation or temperature-control measures.
What additional options can AIT include with my project cargo shipment?
With AIT, you'll find a full-service shipping partner. Around the world, we offer a comprehensive range of transportation logistics services across nearly every mode, including barge, ground, rail, and air.
And our global logistics experts are ready to work alongside you to develop a customizable program from a range of options, including:
- Packing and crating
- Air and ocean charters
- Exclusive use vehicles
- Specialized equipment access
- In-house customs clearance brokerage
- Cold chain packing and reefer services
- Direct filing via the Automated Export System
- Purchase order management
- Landed costing
- Permit management
- Foreign banking support
- Sight draft creation
- Letters of credit development
- Legalization support
- And much more!
From cranes to planes—easily ship unique, oversized freight with AIT's project cargo logistics experts
When you partner with AIT, you gain access to a team of global freight forwarders who have the experience, knowledge, and industry relationships to successfully manage every aspect of your shipping process—from booking your cargo to arranging pickup and delivery to managing shipping documentation.