THE WORLD’S LARGEST SHIPPERS ASSOCIATION SPECIALIZING IN WINE & SPIRITS
WHAT WE DO
The North American Shippers Association, Inc. (NASA) is an industry-sponsored and operated non-profit shipping organization specializing in the transportation of beverages worldwide. It is identified and recognized by the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1998, as a "group of shippers that consolidates or distributes freight on a non-profit basis for its members to secure volume rates or service contracts" to transport goods from/to Europe and other countries.
Our mission is to vigorously pursue and establish cost advantages in the area of transportation through collective buying power.
North American Shippers Association, Inc. (NASA) negotiates service contracts with the steamship lines for reduced rates on ocean freight for full container loads of beer, wines and spirits and mineral water in various trade lanes. By joining our association you may be able to save on your ocean transportation costs.
NASA Membership can simplify your transportation process through:
- Negotiated rates, space and port commitments: members can enjoy substantial savings on ocean freight costs
- FDA Registration and US Representation
- US Customs Brokerage - Clearance, Compliance, ISF Filing
- Comprehensive marine insurance program with customized coverage options
- News and alerts on transportation matters
- Extensive service package, in conjunction with
Hillebrand, including an online logistics management tool providing customers the visibility and control they require to optimize their entire supply chain proces
HOW WE ARE ORGANIZED
The North American Shippers Association is partnered by
Hillebrand, the world’s leading logistics provider to the beverage trade. Since inception, the company has been dedicated solely to the efficient and cost-effective logistics of beverages. Today, we work with some of the world’s leading retailers, producers and brewers to manage the global flow of beverages.
On behalf of its members, NASA negotiates service contracts with steamship lines for reduced rates on ocean freight for beverage shipments from around the world. By joining our association you may be able to save on your ocean transportation costs. Membership in NASA is open to importers, exporters, distributors, brokers, wholesalers, liquor control boards, and overseas suppliers.