The world’s premier LCL provider

Vanguard Logistics Services is the leading neutral freight consolidation service, offering forwarders and customers of all sizes the world’s largest owned Less Than Container Load (LCL) end-to-end network, unparalleled schedule integrity, and industry-leading information technology applications.

Founded in 1978, Vanguard has been steadily expanding its reach ever since. We now have over 120 owned offices spread across more than 30 countries, employing over 3,000 people and offering in excess of 1200 direct services every week. Including trusted partners and agents this network expands our footprint to more than 100 countries. Vanguard has also been consistently adding to its capabilities, building a range of value-added services around its core competency, Less Than Container Load (LCL) ocean freight consolidation. As such, we have become a one-stop shop for many partners looking for speed, frequency and control in the Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) market.

What hasn’t changed since our beginnings, though, is our approach. There’s a lot in a name: the word “vanguard” means “forefront”, and at the forefront of the industry is where we’ve always been, offering more and more coverage, ever greater frequency, and increasingly innovative customer solutions.