United – International Shipping and Customs Brokerage Ltd

International Shipping and Customs

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Company's Profile

Established: 1997
Line of Business: International Shipping and Customs
Address: 4 Ariel Sharon St., Or Yehuda
Phone: 972-3-5393939
Fax: 972-3-5368002
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.unitedxp.co.il
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Company Executives

  • Shimon Kaniass, United – International Shipping and Customs Brokerage Ltd

    Shimon Kaniass


    United – International Shipping and Customs Brokerage Ltd

  • Ofir Kaniass, United – International Shipping and Customs Brokerage Ltd

    Ofir Kaniass

    Deputy CEO

    United – International Shipping and Customs Brokerage Ltd

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About United – International Shipping and Customs Brokerage Ltd

Founded 25 years ago, United is one of Israel’s leading international shipping and customs brokerage companies. The company specializes in international cargo shipping (by air and sea), customs brokerage, logistics solutions, cargo insurance, ground transportation, and shipment packaging. The company also handles shipments that require special permits from the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Transportation, and the Israeli Standards Institute. United provides its customers with professional service, full responsibility, and involvement in all stages of shipment transportation. Using the most advanced computerized systems in the industry, the company provides professional service in accordance with international standards.

Company HQ

The company was founded by Shimon Kaniass, who serves as the company’s CEO. A significant number of the company’s employees have over 20 years of experience in the field of shipping and customs brokerage. Sitting next to Shimon in the executive headquarters are his son Ofir Kaniass, who serves as the deputy CEO, Merav Amsalem, Vice President of Shipping, and Nitsa Eton, who manages the customs brokerage.

Shipments from all over the world and nationwide distribution

United has a nationwide distribution with a main branch in Yehud and additional branches in Haifa, Lod (Ben Gurion International Airport), Gesher Allenby, and Ashdod. The company provides import services and shipments from all over the world with an activity distribution of 60% from the Far East (China, India, Vietnam, and South Korea), 20% from Turkey (the company operates a Turkish department with speakers of the language) and 20% from Europe and the USA. Every year it imports a total of about 27 thousand containers (TEU) and handles close to 30 thousand customs clearance cases in various fields such as food, agriculture, textiles, construction, and many others.The company specializes in importing frozen fish and vegetables and has the largest customers in these industries in Israel. In addition, United has a network of dozens of agents worldwide that enables fast and efficient service across the globe.

Rapid growth while maintaining a boutique attitude

Even though the company has grown rapidly, the family atmosphere and boutique character that distinguished its early years is still preserved.The company’s small and large customers enjoy a personal and caring attitude and quick response time.

Providing solutions that are cost-effective and time-efficient

Members of the company’s management and teams are in constant contact with the company’s customers and handle every request and demand on an ongoing basis, anywhere in the world, at any time. The company also provides creative solutions for customers who need to transfer goods from extremely distant geographical locations. Professionalism and a service-oriented approach are what have earned the company a good name and reputation. In addition to serving hundreds of businesses and companies, United’s team works continuously to reduce the logistics cost involved in international shipping and to provide customers with an end-to-end solution to import and export goods with ease and simplicity.

Customized solutions

United’s team of experts personally oversees the entire contracting process, from planning to delivery. Each client’s needs and goals are individually addressed to ensure the best results.

Brand new Export Department

The company is currently developing an export department in the air and marine niches, mainly in the food sector.

Technology and innovation

Currently, the company is implementing innovative and advanced computer and communication systems. These systems allow the company’s customers and agents to be continuously updated ONLINE regarding the shipment’s location by air, sea, and land.
Approximately 85 employees work in the company’s service centers in Israel and abroad, specializing in providing “door-to-door” service from the supplier to the customer.
Yehud, Lod, Ashdod, Haifa, and Gesher Allenby branches of the company are connected by computerized systems and communicate directly with customs terminals so that cargo can be released quickly and efficiently at any time of the day or delivered directly to customers.

The company’s clientele

Many prominent United customers are in various industries, including textiles and footwear, construction, electricity, electronics, food - retail, etc.
The company’s clientele includes Shikun and Binui, Solel-Bone, Tnuva, TO GO, ALDO, Baldi, Osher Ad, Electra, ALLIANCE Tires, Hamat Group, Tadiran, etc...

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