Ocean Transportation

Your unique ocean freight requirements meet customized solutions at CH Powell.

We bring predictability and door-to-door control to your ocean freight program.

CH Powell provides global transportation and customs services for our clients – right to their specifications. Through our Tandem Global Logistics network, CH Powell manages ocean freight supply chains across over 80 countries and on 6 continents. We focus on quality solutions, matching the individualized requirements of shippers with the most effective service options in the marketplace. We understand the dynamism of our clients’ supply and demand patterns, and we provide the personalized expertise to deliver in any environment.

As a strategic partner, our success is defined by your success. Our Ocean Transportation group brings the experience and energy to make it happen.

Supply Chain Visibility

Utilize our Tracking System to monitor key transit milestones and manage documentation digitally.

Cargo Control

Our ocean experts know your freight and are invested in your supply chain success from door to door.

Unique Partnership

We are planning partners and problem solvers connecting shippers and consignees globally.

Move your business forward through global collaboration.

As a founder and leader of Tandem Global Logistics, we have a resilient partnership platform covering over 80 countries around the world.


We have worked closely with CH Powell for many years, and they have always done an excellent job not only helping us move freight globally, but also in helping us to fully-understand regulatory compliance complexities. When Covid hit, everyone at CH Powell worked extremely hard to find solutions to the chaos – a truly outstanding effort in an extremely difficult environment. If you are in the market for some help in moving freight anywhere in the world, sign up with CH Powell, you will not find anyone any better.

Global Product Manager
Industrial Goods Manufacturer

How we can help with Ocean Transportation.

Specialized Booking Management

  • FCL and LCL bookings arranged, maintained, and controlled based on agreed delivery terms.
  • Seamless communication and data exchange with suppliers and Tandem network partners.
  • We partner with premium ocean carriers to provide the most reliable transportation services.
  • We invest the time required to understand our clients’ products and supply chain success factors to deliver effective solutions.

Global Solutions

  • Door-to-door freight control and visibility.
  • Valuable in-country expertise delivered by exclusive Tandem Global Logistics partners worldwide.
  • Foreign-to-Foreign shipment management.

Supporting Services for Ocean Transportation

More ways that CH Powell can support your logistics needs.


Kris OsewskiOcean Manager,
Chicago, IL

I firmly believe our clients come first and that our impeccable customer service is key in our role. Our customers become part of the CH Powell and Tandem family, and we treat them as such. We provide the utmost professionalism in the services that we tender to our clients.
32 years of logistics experience. 21 years with CHP.

Sonia SatchellOcean NVO Manager,
Miami, FL

I have learned and grown a lot through my twenty-five years working with CH Powell. It is important to provide excellent communication and customer service to our clients. We take pride in handling your shipments in this shipping industry.
31 years of logistics experience. 25 years with CHP.

Rosanne SheppardNVOCC Manager,
Charleston, SC

Our industry is in the most turbulent time of my career. Our jobs are difficult, but at CH Powell we strive to keep our customers’ needs met. Our Tandem global network assists our customers worldwide to facilitate their import and export transactions. I am proud to be a member of the CH Powell family.
42 years of logistics experience. 13 years with CHP.

Fourth-Generation Family Business

Providing personalized, professional services to facilitate international trade for more than a century.

A World Class Team

Long-term partnership with our exceptional employees creates reliable, foundational partnerships with valued clients.

Leadership in Regulatory Compliance

Actively representing the trade and our clients at all levels of policy formulation and best practice.

Enterprise Technology Solutions

Here to help you move smarter and faster, no matter where you are on the technology curve.

Accessible & Adaptive

Relationships are key to our business, and we believe in being the best personal communicators in the industry.

A Global Company

Valued global capabilities and owned assets with localized expertise and care.

Dedicated Ocean Freight Service Begins With CH Powell.