Lynden International


Service Guide

An Introduction to Lynden International

Our job is to meet and exceed our customers' requirements. Whether your needs require service in North America or a more global reach, Lynden ensures convenient pick-ups, reliable deliveries, and safe and efficient transportation.

Domestic Services

Our domestic service is your link to over 6,000 cities nationwide. Lynden offers an array of service levels allowing you to ship or receive goods door-to-door based on your schedule.

  • Next Business Day Service:
    Delivery by 5PM of the next business day.
  • Second Business Day Service:
    Delivery by 5PM of the second business day.
  • Fifth Business Day Service:
    Delivery within three-to-five days, not to 5PM of the fifth business day.

Priority Plus

Lynden's expertise in handling emergency, time sensitive shipments has led to the development of our next-flight-out service called Priority Plus. Priority Plus features exacting procedures designed to maximize reliability. They include:

  • immediate booking
  • firm rate quotation
  • accurate communication every step of the way -- --from confirmation on board through to direct proof of delivery.

The service commitment for Priority Plus is based upon the customer's stated time standards, and satisfaction is guaranteed up to including a full refund. Priority Plus shipments are handled on a case-by-case basis, please call your Lynden representative when your needs require a next-flight-out response.

Offshore Market Specialties

In addition to our strong domestic network, Lynden International is the predominant forwarder serving key offshore markets, including service to/from:

  • Alaska -- Lynden is the most complete transportation company in Alaska. Our Alaska Time Definite program links more than 200 Alaskan cities and villages with the Lower 48.
  • Hawaii -- Lynden's Hawaii services reach across the Pacific to effectively connect Hawaii with the Mainland
  • Guam
  • Saipan
  • Puerto Rico

International Services

Lynden International is an IATA-approved air freight forwarder and an FMC-licensed ocean forwarder. Lynden's full array of import and export capabilities includes:

  • documentation and consular service
  • customs clearance
  • overseas banking assistance

International Market Specialties

Lynden International has formed a comprehensive network of global service capabilities, including particular expertise between the United States and:

  • Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States
  • South America
  • Hong Kong and the Pacific Rim
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom

Lynden Expo Air

Lynden Expo Air is a division of Lynden International that caters solely to the unique needs of events' managers. It features a full-time staff knowledgeable in the process of trade show installation and tear-down. With a firm understanding that an exhibitor's success is dependent on products and display materials arriving at convention sites on-time and intact, we've developed proven trade show shipping procedures that include:

  • direct line haul between convention sites;
  • a variety of transportation options ranging from air, to truck, to LTL;
  • specialized trade show paperwork and labels;
  • constant access to tracing information through our EZ Commerce system.

Lynden Expo Air is a member of the International Exhibitors Association (IEA) and the International Association of Exposition Management (IAEM). Its staff is on-site at most major shows to assist with transportation details. For companies that exhibit in a circuit of trade shows, Lynden Expo Air can develop a service schedule to minimize transportation costs.