St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a city that has been known through the years by several different names (Petrograd and Leningrad being the other two) and is called by the locals just “Petersburg,” or even simply “Piter.” But, whatever it’s been called, from the time it was founded by Peter the Great in 1703, it has grown […]


Doing business in Moscow can be daunting for a foreign company, but the shipping experts at Ocean Transportation Services Freight Forwarding Inc. provide freight forwarding services that eliminate stress and concerns. The red tape and bureaucracy of the former Soviet capital are infamous, but our local agents have the experience, training and know how that […]


Getting your goods into and out of Russia can be a daunting challenge due to the sheer size of the nation and the corruption that is known to permeate the government at many different levels. Companies doing business in the area should turn to Ocean Transportation Services Freight Forwarding Inc. for all of their shipping […]


Turkey (Turkiye) is an incredible Middle Eastern country straddling the continents of Europe and Asia. Home to about 75 million people, the nation has always been integral to the world due to its position on the Mediterranean Sea. Ocean Transportation Services Freight Forwarding Inc. (OTSFF® / OTS®) can ensure that your valuable merchandise reaches its […]

Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia occupies the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula and is the largest Arab state outside of Algeria with a total of 2.2 million sq km (830,000 sq mi). Their most populous cities are: Riyadh (the capital, 5.3 million), Jeddah (3.5 million), Mecca (1.7 million), Medina (1.2 million), and Al-Ahsa (1.1 million). […]


In recent years, Europe has become China’s number one trading partner, and quicker access to that continent through the Suez Canal has become crucial. But this February 14th (2014) a new rail-line project has been announced, still in its planning stage, to connect Israel’s Red Sea port of Eilat with their Mediterranean port of Ashdod. […]


Dubai is a city and one of the seven emirates that form the United Arab Emirates, an Arab nation on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. Dubai’s 2.1 million population ranks it first in that category among the UAE’s cities and emirates, though only one-sixth of that number are local Emiratis- the remainder being […]

The Middle East

While definitions of what constitutes the Middle East vary somewhat, most commonly included in this region is the area or Asia from Iran westward, excluding the Caucasus nations (such as Azerbaijan), but including Egypt and Turkey. This zone has been of great historical importance since it was the “Cradle of Civilization,” is the place where […]


Peru is ranked only second to Chile in the quality of transportation Infrastructure in South America. This ranking is determined by the following factors: Quality of ports. Air transport. Railways and roads. The percentage of paved roads and airport runways. This infrastructure is for you to use to expand your business. We are there just […]


Because Mexico is a border country, some merchants and shippers presume that sending cargo to this country should be simple. It is true that shipping to Mexico and Canada is easier than to other countries, because there is no need to lift shipping containers from a truck to another format such as rail or barge. […]


By far the most strategically critical trade and freight shipment location in the Western Hemisphere, the nation of Panama contains numerous transportation infrastructure installments that facilitate massive amounts of trade between the continents just above and below it and between all points east and west across the world’s vast oceans. Most conspicuous among these is […]

Costa Rica

Ocean Transportation Services Freight Forwarding Inc. specializes in multi-national transportation tracking systems. We direct cargo to and from Costa Rica, and we have 20 years of experience working with air, ocean, road and rail authorities. Our logistics team coordinates cost-effective air, road and ocean routes that keep all goods intact. At the same time, all […]