ASF Global Services

  • Ocean transportation – FCL LCL
  • Consolidations
  • Customs House Brokerage
  • Marine Cargo Insurance
  • Warehousing / Distribution
  • Transportation Management
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Cross Dock and Transloading

P.O. Management System

ASF Global offers purchase order management through the Descartes eCellerate module. EDI connectivity for the importer/exporter, carrier, freight forwarder, customs broker and the vendor allows purchase order, vendor management and tracking and tracing for your shipments from booking to final delivery.



  • Advanced, role-dependent and party-driven security settings
  • Provide visibility and data entry privileges to defined parties
  • Ensure that valuable business information remains confidential
  • Comprehensive validation procedures
  • Advanced reporting capabilities
  • Customizable event and exception notification schema
  • Seamlessly bolt-on and connect modules including: Purchase Order, Booking, Shipment, Ship Order, AMS and ISF
  • Part Number Classification and database upload functionality
  • Customized forward-facing branding capabilities powerfully place your company as the name behind the product
  • Document management and source document storage on a transactional level
  • Options to connect with the Descartes’ IES Enterprise Solution for robust Forwarding, Brokerage and Warehouse Management (WMS) capabilities.

Ocean Containers

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  • Standard – Furniture, Garments/Textiles, Consumer Goods
  • Open Top – Items with a height over 8’5″, articles loaded by overhead lifts
  • Reefer – Frozen foods, flowers, fruit, temperature controlled items
  • Flat Rack – Oversized Machinery, oversized crates
  • Collapsible Flat Rack – Oversized Machinery, oversized crates
  • Platform – Oversized Machinery, oversized crates

Carrier Selection

ASF Global, LLC offers customers a wide variety of steamship line options and a broad selection of sailings. Over time, we have built strong relationships with many top carriers.  These partnerships allow us to extend more options to our clients when space gets tight, or rates increase.   Our carrier selection is based on steamship lines that offer the following:

  • Schedule Integrity
  • Sailing Frequency
  • Centralized pricing
  • Space commitments
  • Financial stability