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International logistics requires special care, knowledge and experience, which few companies are able to achieve. Paxton International, with over 65 years of overseas household packing and export experience, exceeds the standards that are required.


For more information contact Paxton International at: 703-321-4980

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Paxton International Shipping Terms and Conditions


Household Effects

Paxton has been relocating families around the world for more than a century.   Shipping for corporations and government agencies takes a coordinated effort from our team of packers, loaders, import/export specialists and managers to navigate the complex customs regulations of over 180 countries.   As a brick and mortar company with seasoned professionals, Paxton turns even the most challenging move into a synchronized process as we carefully package your goods, marshal them through the global transportation system and deliver them to your new home   Let Paxton be your choice- We deliver personal service worldwide         Quality Since 1901 • Door to Door Service Worldwide • Expert packing and crating • Licensed Freight forwarder • Customs Clearance Worldwide • Personal Customer Service • Controlled Storage Solutions • Auto Shipments    

General Cargo

  Paxton International is your full service transportation provider for general commodities and project cargoes shipped worldwide.   In fact, we have been providing quality logistics solutions to nonprofits, government agencies, and their contractors since the Marshall Plan. We are equipped to manage shipments of all commodity types from armored vehicles to temperature-controlled vaccines by land, sea, and airfreight. Our headquarters in Springfield, VA outside Washington, DC employs a staff of more than 200 team members who supply export packing, freight forwarding, customs clearance, and warehousing services for any commodity shipped worldwide.   As a brick and mortar company with seasoned professionals, Paxton turns even the most challenging project into a synchronized process as we carefully export pack and ship each consignment to minimize transit time and maximize in transit visibility and security.   Let Paxton customize a solution to meet your needs or those of your project today!

Freight Forwarding

With over 65 years in the freight forwarding and international removals industries, Paxton has handled thousands of shipments to every point on the globe. Each member of our staff is empowered to develop relationships with agents within our database of over 10,000 agents globally. In addition, Paxton has offices in countries where there is a “high risk” for cargo security such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iraq. Many of our staff members have lived and worked in the developing world.         Certifications/Licenses • ISO 9001:-2000 & ISO 14001 Certified • FAIM (FIDI Accredited International Mover) • FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) approved forwarder • FMC (Federal Maritime Commission) NVOCC and Freight Forwarding license holder: 001633NF • IATA (International Air Transport Association) authorized air forwarder  

DOD Contractor Logistics

• Fully Insured Door to Door transportation into post-stabilization environments • DFAR Compliant) • ITAR Knowledgeable • Expert Export Control Management  

Relief & Development

• 65 years as a Relief & Development Forwarder • 46 consecutive years as a direct USAID contractor • AIDAR Complaint • Fully-Insured Door-to-Door shipments into disaster, relief & development and post-stabilization environments • Committed to the highest recognized human rights standards through SEDEX

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