Vanik International, Inc.

6301 S. Cass Avenue, Suite 303 FMC # 018930F

Westmont, IL 60559

Tel. No. 630-769-1250

Fax. No. 630-769-1251

Vanik International, Inc.’s mission is to go above and beyond our customer’s expectation. Our company values are firmly grounded in the collective experience of the staff and our focus is forever on providing excellent customer service.

Vanik International, Inc. opened its doors in October 1994, as an International Freight Forwarding Company, and we have remained a neutral International Freight Forwarder. We value our experience and focus on the core values of the business.  We handle project cargo, oversize vehicle exports, temperature controlled container shipments, letters of credit and direct collection letter shipments.

Vanik International, Inc. has been in business for over ten years, and our business has grown manifold since the company’s inception in 1994. Most of our customers have been referred to us, and we consider this an excellent testament of the level of services we provide.


Our clients range from small size companies to very large corporation, and we take great pride in doing business with them.  We have a long-standing business relationship with each of our customers that we value greatly.


We also have business alliances with:


·         Shipco Transport, Inc.


·         Carotrans International, Inc.


·         The NACA group, consisting of Brennan, DCL and Conterm.


In addition to the above we also work closely with


·         American President Lines

·         Crowley American Transport

·         Evergreen America

·         Hyundai Merchant Marine

·         K-Line America

·         MOL Lines

·         NYK Lines

·         Seaboard Marine, to name a few.


Our business alliances with these carriers place us in an excellent position to negotiate competitive rates for our customers.


We also work with agents overseas; our business partnership with our foreign agents further expands our International network.


At Vanik International, Inc. our strategy to strengthen relationships is to go above and beyond the expectations of our customers and to view them as our business partners, to work collectively, assisting them in reaching their company goals based on mutually beneficial business relationships.


Finding the right Freight Forwarding Company is essential to the smooth functioning of an Exporting Company.  We pride ourselves in having an experienced staff, ever willing and ready to assist with all aspects of International Trade, with special emphasis on our


·         Focus/sensitivity to customer needs


·         Technical expertise


·         Knowledge of supply chain hand-offs in the movement of cargo


·         Collective work experience of over 20 years


·         Competitive Pricing


AES filing – We provide AES filing services to several carriers and exporters. We were pioneers in offering this service to Carriers and Exporters when electronic SED filings were made mandatory by US Customs. Contracting our services to file the AES’s for them helps them stay focused on their core business of manufacturing and moving cargo from the US.  Outsourcing this essential but time consuming aspect of International Trade helps the carriers and exporters maintain continuity through their own staff turn over and our expertise, it is also financially viable to use our infrastructure and software already in place. As AES filing partners with several carriers and exporters, we stay current with the rules and regulations in the ever-changing post 9/11 world.  Our content expertise, accuracy, quick turn around time, record keeping on compliance is another source of great pride for us at Vanik International, Inc.



Cuba Exports – Cuba is an emerging market holding great potential for growth for US Corporations. We are familiar with the limitations, requirements, documentation and procedures for exporting to Cuba.  Exports to Cuba are still regulated and require an OFAC license, a contract and a Letter of Credit to ensure payment for your goods.  Our alliance with Global Strategies Trading, LLC, protects your interest and can help US Corporations take giant strides towards exploring this market that is currently untapped, unsaturated, and underutilized. They specialize in the Cuban market that has a great potential benefit for US companies. Global Strategies Trading, LLC can assist in negotiating and obtaining signed contracts between the Cuban Importers and US Exporters; and Vanik International, Inc. can handle all the US Export regulations, logistics and documentation requirements to ensure Export compliance. Their legal expertise along with our content specific knowledge is a great asset to the US Exporter.


Export Documentation – Our experience in export documentation ensures that documents are prepared in conformance with L/C clauses, terms and conditions, we review the L/C to ensure that requirements can in fact be satisfied, pointing out any potential gray areas and recommended course of action. We advise exporters on import documentation needed to clear shipments once cargo arrives overseas, in doing so we not only look out for our customer’s needs, but we go beyond that and assist with post sale customer service for their customers as well.