• domestic transportation

    DOMESTIC
    TRANSPORTATION

  • international transportation

    INTERNATIONAL
    TRANSPORTATION

  • warehousing and fullfillment

    WAREHOUSING &
    FULFILLMENT

  • third party logistics

    THIRD PARTY
    LOGISTICS

  • truck brokerage

    TRUCK
    BROKERAGE

  • customs brokerage

    CUSTOMS
    BROKERAGE

  •  project cargo

    PROJECT
    CARGO

  • technology

    TECHNOLOGY

  • cold chain

    COLD CHAIN

Domestic Transportation

KFS is known in the domestic cargo business for our ability to meet our customers’ specific freight challenges. We differentiate ourselves by understanding the core needs of our customer and then selecting the right economic and service sensitive solution to finish the job. If you have a local hot shot or temperature controlled high value pharma shipment moving across the country, KFS has the experience and agility to make it happen.

  • Next Flight Out
  • Priority Overnight
  • Standard 2nd Day Air
  • Standard 2nd Day Truck
  • Economy 3-4 Day
  • Consolidated Trucking
  • Charter Service

KFS offers a network of carriers for whatever your cargo needs; LTL, FTL, rail intermodal, temperature controlled, oversized or project cargo. KFS specializes in GPS real time cargo tracking for high value/ high visibility cargo giving them a distinct advantage in the market as chain of custody and security specialists.

“Service is our product.”

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International Transportation

The global supply chain is intricately interconnected from every small town around the world to giant port cities. International cargo also comes with the additional demands of choosing the right carrier and meeting regulatory requirements at origin and destination. KFS’s network of freight specialists are equipped to handle all types of international shipments, including project cargo.

Air Freight:

  • TSA Certified Indirect Air Carrier
  • Express Air
  • Standard 3-4 Day Air
  • Deferred Air 5-7 Days
  • Aircraft charters
  • IATA DOT hazmat certified
  • Member of IATA since 1989
Sea Freight:

  • FMC licensed & bonded NVOCC
  • Full container loads
  • LCL consolidation services
  • Vessel charter
  • IMO hazmat certified

KFS has its roots as an international freight forwarder and after twenty-five years in the business, our professional logistics teams have the experience to match the needs of our customers and their supply chains with our extensive network of carrier partners.

Trust KFS to help design the global supply chain that is right for your needs.

“Kind, Friendly, Service.”

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Warehousing and Fulfillment

E-commerce is the fastest growing sector of the logistics industry. KFS has been in the business for years and has invested heavily in technology and facilities. Currently we have over 350,000 square feet of warehouse and we are growing in multiple U.S. locations.

  • Deconsolidation of ocean containers
  • Cross docking
  • Barcoding and RF scanning
  • Inventory management with online visibility
  • Standard and specialized material handling
  • Mode-specific crating and packing
  • Facilities secured with access controls and fire suppression.
  • Label printing
  • Kitting / assembly services
  • Experienced Pick and Pack
  • Handling at piece, case or pallet level.
  • Enhanced back order release
  • Wireless stock control
  • Cycle counts
  • On-Line returns processing
  • Flexible storage allocation
  • Drop ship integration
  • Multi-warehouse integration
  • EDI supply chain integration
  • Bulk distribution

We also directly operate our own temperature controlled warehouses. These facilities, combined with a network of select logistics partners, help meet the requirements of our temperature sensitive cargo.

Our WMS technology is state of the art and provides real-time visibility for our customers inventory, shipment and fulfilment information. This data can be seamlessly integrated into your ERP system.

“The service that smiles back.”

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Third Party Logistics

KFS understands that your cargo is not always limited to a single mode of transportation between two points. It can be air, sea, truck or rail; back order, inventory or just in time; manufactured complete or some assembly required.

The services that we offer for transportation, storage, inventory, and last mile shipping and delivery make us your ideal choice for a third party logistics provider.

We provide these services across industries whether the goods are bulk or in boxes. Our business includes eCommerce fulfilment for an apparel client, VIP gift bag assembly for a professional golf tournament and even packet preparation for runners in a marathon.

  • International transportation
  • Domestic transportation, local or longhaul
  • Customs clearance
  • Short or long-term storage
  • Cold chain solutions for food and life sciences verticals
  • Ecommerce shipping and returns
  • Reporting, auditing and analysis
  • Oversized and project cargo

“Learn why KFS is your best choice in a third party logistics provider.”

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Truck Brokerage

We are a licensed property broker holding the operating authority to transport cargo by truck between any two points in the U.S. KFS has many years of experience in this area with the technology and needed driver resources.

With ever increasing regulatory and financial burdens for drivers and property brokers, you need a partner that doesn’t just say what you want to hear to get the business, but has the resources, experience and documented history to handle your domestic trucking needs.

  • Insured and bonded
  • Dedicated contract carrier
  • Local cartage
  • Vans, straight trucks and tractor-trailers
  • Specialized equipment including refrigerated and flatbed
  • Member of the TIA since 1986

KFS offers full service, insurance, value added visibility and asset protection on your trucking needs crossing into either Canada or Mexico.

“KFS shipping: Easier than mailing a letter.”

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Customs Brokerage

KFS holds a national Customs permit and can file entries at all ports of entry through Remote Location Filing (RLF) or with a local port if required by Customs and Border Protection. Experienced in working with and solving complications or delays that arise with agencies such as Food & Drug, Agriculture, Fish and Wildlife and others, KFS insures your imports are cleared quickly and in full compliance with the law.

  • Consumption Entries
  • Remote Location Filing
  • Duty Drawback
  • In-Bond Entries
  • Periodic Monthly Statement
  • Surety Bonds
  • Regulatory Compliance Audits

Our licensed Customs brokers also review classifications for the lowest eligible duty rate and can audit your previous entries to look for recoverable revenue opportunities.

“Listening requires an active response, it’s what we do.”

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Project Cargo

Project cargo requires years of expertise and a network of vendors who operate in niche sectors of the industry. KFS has a documented history of successful high profile project cargo moves on a massive scale. If it is possible to ship KFS knows how to get the job done….and anything is possible when you have an experienced team with the right attitude.

  • RO/RO
  • Oil and gas equipment
  • Electric generators
  • LP tanks

KFS has special experience in several key businesses. We have carrier relationships allowing us to move all types of air and ocean out of gauge cargo for the oil and gas shippers. We have moved countless firetrucks and ambulances via Ro/Ro vessels around the world. KFS is one of a handful of companies with the specialized, technical experience to handle electric generators.

Ask us for examples of past projects or for a client testimonial today. Our rates are competitive with the more well-known project freight forwarders, and our customer service second to none.

“Nothing is impossible when it comes to logistics at KFS.”

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Technology

KFS believes technology combined with high levels of personalized service is what provides our firm the competitive advantages. It is simply critical to compete in a global marketplace.

In 2013 we upgraded our office and warehouse hardware and software. We moved our communications and operations to a cloud-based solution providing security, disaster recovery and the flexibility to grow and react more quickly. We understand the trust that our clients place in us with their cargo and confidential business information, so security protocols and our architecture are built for redundancy and all of our facilities are secured and monitored through links to our corporate headquarters.

  • Online booking and tracking
  • Customer designed reporting
  • Exception reporting and workflow management
  • EDI integration
  • Barcoding and RF Scanning
  • Online warehouse and inventory visibility
  • Purchase order management

While other logistics providers are still trying to offer basic tracking and booking systems, KFS is already exploring the next generation of GPS tracking devices, RFID tagging, and mobile device routing and rating control. If you need a partner that understands technology, KFS can help you design a global supply chain using technology at the core.

“KFS moves the world with technology.”

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Cold Chain

Working with our sister company SCL Cold Chain, KFS provides cold chain solutions 24x7x365. KFS takes pride in proactively communicating with our customers, providing real time status from pickup through to proof of delivery. Working with leaders in both the life sciences and food distribution industries, KFS excels at expedited state of the art refrigerated and frozen services. This includes temperature controlled deliveries on an appointment basis, while securing traceable chain of custody performance.

Refrigerated Sprinter Vans:

  • Interior dimensions 160” x 50” x 64”
  • Maximum capacity of 4,000 lbs
  • 75% better fuel economy compared to 53’ reefers
  • Accommodates temperatures as low as 34 degrees F
Refrigerated 53′ Trailers:

  • Newest most fuel and energy efficient equipment
  • Data ports
  • GPS monitored
  • Can accommodate sub zero temperatures
  • Web controlled and monitored thermostats

KFS offers a network of carriers for whatever your cargo needs; LTL, FTL, rail intermodal, temperature controlled, oversized or project cargo. KFS specializes in GPS real time cargo tracking for high value/ high visibility cargo giving them a distinct advantage in the market as chain of custody and security specialists.

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