DGX-Dependable Global Express, Inc., a global ocean freight forwarder, and DAX-Dependable Air Cargo Express, Inc., an indirect air carrier and certified cargo screening facility, announce a strategic alliance with U.S.-based Novo Express International, a global air freight forwarder and U.S. customs broker, to give the Dependable Companies an increased export presence to the Middle East. Together, DGX and DAX will expand their current scope of services enabling both to have increased volumes in ocean and air freight, greater service frequency, as well as enhanced competitive pricing. Both companies are founding members of the WCA Family, a global network of independent freight forwarders, and actively support the organization’s goal to provide high-value benefits and services to its members to help them succeed. Established in 1988, Novo Express provided both import and export services to and from the United States and markets throughout the world. Novo’s strength was trade to and from the Middle East and China. DGX began International operations in 1999 and has been active in both import and export markets, with emphasis in the Pacific Rim and Latin America. DGX is a U.S. Customs Broker and a C-TPAT member, and has roughly 30 ocean contracts on a worldwide basis. DAX, an indirect Air Carrier and a Certified Cargo Screening Facility in Chicago and Los Angeles, has been operating since 1997. DAX specializes in global air freight services with concentration in domestic offshore locations.
About Novo Express InternationalPrior to the strategic alliance, Novo Express International was a global air freight forwarder that provided import and export services, consolidations, and U.S. customs brokerage services. Novo Express will remain in the Customs Brokerage business.