History

    • A new sales office opens in Newark, NJ.
    • A new branch opens in Cleveland, OH.
    • Company launches its trade consulting division, Mohawk Global Trade Advisors.
    • A new branch opens in Chicago, IL.
    • Company celebrates 40 years in business.
    • Mohawk’s Charitable Fund is renamed the Michael J. McSherry Fund in tribute of the company’s founder.
    • The Capital Region Global Business Network of Albany, NY names company Trade Partner of the Year.
    • Trans-Pacific Express (TPX) service launched as an efficient alternative to traditional ocean import service.
    • Mohawk Charitable Fund is launched.
    • The first issue of Global View, the company’s client newsletter, goes out to subscribers in August.
    • Company changes name to Mohawk Global Logistics as part of a re-branding project.
    • A new branch opens in Albany, NY.
    • Mohawk ranks #2 on FastTrack 50′s listing of fastest growing companies in Central New York.
    • Mohawk opens a bonded container freight station at Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport; launches domestic freight forwarding services.
    • Company begins using Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and QPWP for filing electronic in-bonds at all U.S. ports.
    • Mohawk is approved to operate under the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) standard security program for Indirect Air Carriers.
    • Company begins filing Remote Location Filing (RLF) entries with Customs.
    • Mohawk becomes a certified member of Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).
    • Rochester branch named International Service Provider of the Year by the Rochester International Business Council.
    • Company begins Pre-Arrival Processing System PAPS clearances at border and Customs Automated Forms Entry System (CAFES) for expediting electronic (in-transit) bond handling at the border.
    • Mohawk begins using the Automated Export System (AES) to electronically file export declarations on behalf of its clients.
    • A new branch opens in Rochester, NY.
    • U.S. Customs issues Mohawk a National Permit—enabling the company to conduct Customs business at any U.S. port and setting the stage for remote location filing (RLF) of Customs entries.
    • The Federal Maritime Commission issues Mohawk an Ocean Transportation Intermediary License, allowing the company to provide non-vessel operating common carrier services.
    • Mohawk establishes a global network in Europe and Asia through the World Cargo Alliance and Cohesion Freight Worldwide.
    • Cargo Network Services (IATA) endorses Mohawk.
    • Federal Maritime Commission issues Mohawk a freight forwarder license, allowing the company to work directly with the steamship lines for ocean services.
    • Mohawk breaks ties to J.V. Carr and creates a new vision for itself.
    • Company becomes a member of the National Customs Brokers Freight Forwarding Association of America (NCBFAA).
    • The company joins John V. Carr & Sons, Inc., a Detroit-based Customs broker with offices along the Canadian border.
    • Mohawk focuses on a new direction for business—import and export freight forwarding; company changes name to Mohawk Customs & Shipping Corporation.
    • Mohawk forms partnerships with Air Tiger Express Group (ATE) and Distribution Services Limited (DSL) for air freight and ocean freight consolidation service.
    • Mohawk Customs Service merges with Heidl’s Inc. of Utica, NY.
    • Mohawk Customs Service is founded in Utica, NY.
    • Mohawk Airlines asks the company to help them import their fleet of BAC-111 jets and parts for maintenance.
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