DB Schenker Trade Solutions

NVOCC Consulting & Services

NVOCC & Ocean Freight Forwarder Consulting & Services


Licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediaries (OTIs), including Ocean Freight Forwarders (OFFs) and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCCs), have access to virtually limitless market opportunities. However, fulfilling licensing and documentation requirements with the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) can be confusing. We make it easy!

  • Unparalleled industry experience and customer service
  • One-stop shopping: NVOCC/Freight Forwarder bonds, insurance and consulting
  • Electronic filing with the FMC

DB Schenker Trade Solutions provides the bondsinsurance and consulting you’ll need for your FMC licensing. We electronically file documentation directly with the FMC, getting you operating as an NVOCC or OFF as quickly as possible. Why struggle with paperwork when our experts can do it for you, saving you money in the process?


Our consultants will help you prepare the license application and guide you through the intricacies your NVOCC Tariff obligations. And once you’re bonded and licensed as an OFF or NVOCC, we can help you make sure you’re properly insured (learn more).


Want more information? Request an NVOCC Bond Quote, Insurance Quote or Consultation. We can also be reached by phone M-F 8 am – 6 pm ET at 1 (844) 724-8723.


Having a knowledgeable consultant on your side to liaise with the FMC can be invaluable — spend more time focusing on your business, and less time worrying about paperwork and regulations! 


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More NVOCC Products & Services


NVOCCs & OFFs are legally responsible for the cargo they accept on a shipper’s behalf. Get your bond from a reputable Surety.

NVOCC / OFF Insurance

If you’re setting up or running an NVOCC or OFF, insurance is a must. It’s critical to get the right coverage from a broker that understands your unique business.

Ocean Forwarding Training

Some 90% of world trade is shipped by Ocean Freight; it takes an army of highly skilled Ocean Forwarding professionals to keep it moving.

Ocean Forwarder Training

Ever-changing laws, regulations, environmental requirements, and markets require Ocean Forwarding professionals to keep up-to-date. As ocean freight becomes increasingly driven by technology, the need for training becomes even more critical. Whether you’re an experienced Ocean Forwarder, or you’re just getting started, DB Schenker’s training classes are of great benefit. 


Why Choose DB Schenker Trade Solutions?

As a division of the world’s leading global logistics provider, DB Schenker Trade Solutions is uniquely positioned to offer single source comprehensive risk management & trade compliance solutions. We take the complexity — and risk — out of international shipping. Whether you’re an importer, an exporter, or both, we have the bonds, insurance, online tools, training, and consulting expertise needed to optimize your supply chain and keep your cargo moving. Our trade compliance experts provide unmatched support and guidance, reducing the burden on in-house resources and helping your business to thrive. Minimize your taxes, duties and fees, and maximize your profits: contact our dedicated team of professionals today!


Have questions? Click below to contact us anytime. Click here to send us an email. Or call us and speak directly with one of our experts (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET). 

Schenker, Inc.
Trade Advisory & Risk Solutions
41 Pinelawn Road, Suite 110
Melville, NY 11747
Phone +1 (844) 724-8723 (in USA)
Phone +1 (516) 690-2171 (outside USA)