International Transportation, Trade and Customs Consulting


In today’s environment, managing an international supply chain to meet profitability and growth targets has never been more challenging. That’s where we come in. Powered by an alliance of experienced industry leaders, we leverage our business experience, knowledge and relationships to deliver cost-effective, tailored solutions for importers, exporters and transportation providers.

The Baker difference:

Expertise. Baker Logistics is the first consulting firm combining deep international transportation experience with independent analysis and perspective. Our solutions answer your strategic questions:

  • How can we save money on our international transportation?

  • We want to start in international - what are the next steps?

  • What do we need to do to be compliant?

  • Where can we get practical training?

  • We’re exploring new markets - what do we need to know first?

Real world experience. Every Baker consultant is an experienced business leader who has rolled up his sleeves to solve problems. We’ll be with you and your team from start to finish, providing practical, actionable solutions.

Value. We focus on what matters most to clients- sound advice, tailored to their specific situation - and eliminate inefficiencies. Our structure maximizes responsiveness, speed and value.

Our Consulting Services:

Baker Logistics specializes in international transportation, trade and customs consulting, areas many companies may be unfamiliar with or may not have resources to handle in-house. We have the experience, relationship and know-how to deliver cost effective solutions for you.

Read About Consulting Services for Shippers and for Supply Chain Providers/3PLs

Our Interim Leadership and Contract Management Services:

We have deep experience in all facets of international transportation and trade and can temporarily fill critical leadership gaps due to circumstances such as a resignation or an absence due to long term disability. Need help with a critical project? Our contract management services include experienced professional or executive level staff to lead or support your project so you can focus on your priorities.

Read About Interim Leadership and Contract Management Services

What people say about Baker’s consultants:

Deep understanding of supply chain processes and the ability to lead teams towards impeccable execution.
— Michael Schimpf, CFO Fedex Supply Chain
Provides insightful direction and creates solutions which bring a company to a higher level of success.
— Mahmoud Abbas, CFO Chaban Wellness
The key component to any organization looking to make great strides in today’s marketplace.
— Stanley Zajac, Global Logistics Leader, BOC Int'l

Our Practice

We’re a small firm based just outside of Chicago lead by experts in international trade and transport, and in doing business around the globe.

We provide cost-effective solutions to our client’s international business needs, using an industry insider’s perspective to save you time and money while reducing risks.
— Lauren Pittelli, Principal, Baker