Chicago, Elgin, Rockford, IL

BDG International, Inc.

Freight Forwarder, Customs Broker, and International Trade Consultant serving the Northern Illinois trading community including the cities of: Chicago, Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Elgin, Richmond, Naperville, Waukegan, Joliet, Rockford, and Belvidere.


Established in 1983, BDG International is a Freight Forwarder, Customs Broker, and International Trade Consultant serving Northern Illinois; from Waukegan to Joliet, Chicago to Rockford, and Richmond to Naperville.

We provide reliable international freight forwarding, customs brokerage and international trade consulting that meet most every need. Clients choose BDG because we provide consistently competitive pricing and superior service. Our team of professionals meet annual training requirements to hone their skills in the latest transportation regulatory and logistics changes. BDG blends highly trained personnel with the latest in logistics technology to meet the demanding information needs of today’s importers and exporters.

Three Decades of Growth

Over the course of nearly three decades BDG has grown our service offerings. Our history is consistent with growth and improvement of our capabilities. We:

  • Were approved by IATA in 1984
  • Obtained our FMC license in 1985
  • Formed our NVOCC in 1987
  • Had representation in over 170 countries by 1988
  • Obtained our corporate license as a US Customs Broker in 1996
  • Purchased our new worldwide headquarters building in 2003
  • Obtained our C-TPAT status in 2004
  • Received our MC# for Truck Brokerage in 2005
  • Opened our office in New Delhi, India in July 2007
  • Recipient of the Presidential “E” Award for Export Service 2013

BDG excels at shipping to developing parts of the world and specialized transportation projects. This work includes but is not limited to letter of credit, dangerous goods, destination documents, Project Cargo, legalization, destination delivery, and customs clearance. We use this extensive knowledge today to assist our clients to solve difficult logistical challenges.

BDG services clients located throughout the USA and the world, we are excited about our future and look forward to providing all existing and future customers with a service that can be relied upon. Rely on us!

We want to thank our clients and employees for making BDG the company it is today.

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