The tradeshow industry can be very hectic at times, with a great deal of planning, scheduling, re-planning, and so much more going into putting a successful show together. The amount of work involved can easily become a logistical nightmare.

Our Inventory and Logistics offerings provide complete shipping, storage, and freight services designed to cater to the specific needs of the tradeshow industry.

You can count on great rates and reliable service when you ship with LVE. We skillfully manage the transportation process by offering a wide array of options to save you time and resources, giving all shipments priority handling and working only with carriers we trust.

Our inventory and logistics operations are also fully integrated with all other services we provide to give you a convenient show experience. There are no boundaries, shipment sizes, or equipment requirements we can’t handle, whcih eliminates you having to work with multiple companies to set up your shipments and/or transportation.

  • Integrated services mean less hassle, giving you more time to focus on the show
  • We provide nationwide transportation at competitive rates, via carriers who specialize in the exhibit industry to ensure time-critical service that’s 100% hassle-free

FTL Logistics

We provide full-truckload services for domestic road and rail transportation in the United States, Mexico and Canada. As a non-asset based linehaul carrier, we have relationships with hundreds of trucking companies and can optimize your ground cargo flows based on the best cost and transit time available. With our network of LVE-branded final mile equipment, you can be confident your cargo will arrive at its destination without any special handling needs.

LTL Logistics

Have a less-than-truckload shipment that’s larger than standard parcels but not large enough for a full load? Our LTL services are the most economical way to ship palletized freight, offering you the same great services and tracking as our full-truckload service.

Van lines

Van lines are the best way to get small freight to your destination as fast as possible. We provide Van Line services to all customers, ensuring that your shipment arrives at its destination on time and at a reasonable price.

Small Parcels

We have extensive experience working with all the major small parcel companies — UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc. — to make sure every shipment arrives on time.

We currently offer the following transit options for small parcels:

  • Overnight
  • 2 Day Air
  • 3 Day Air
  • Ground

Air Freight Logistics

When it comes to Air Freight Logistics, we have one goal and one goal only: to provide outstanding service and competitive pricing. Our experience helps us meet those goals, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

We’re committed to providing you with flawless air freight service — and fewer headaches. We handle specialized documentation for shipping to certain countries, such as those in the Middle East, providing certificates of origin and registration, letters of credit, and much more. We even do banking when the job requires.


Our value-added services are managed by experienced routing specialists who will ask you when your shipment needs to arrive, and then tailor the air logistics service accordingly. If there’s flexibility in your delivery date, then our expertise in international markets can save you even more money. And if your air freight is on a tight deadline, we supplement our commercial lift with dedicated and part-charter flights that will offer you any aircraft, from nearly anywhere to nearly anywhere, carrying nearly anything.

  • Express (1 to 2 days)
  • Standard (3 to 5 days)
  • Economy (5 to 7 days)
  • Charter

Ocean Logistics

Our global logistics network encompasses more than 40 countries worldwide, including all the world’s major seaports. Our employees are thoroughly familiar with all local customs laws and regulations — saving you time and money, and ensuring your shipments reach their final destinations safe and secure.

We have strong working relationships with the largest ocean carriers in the world, enabling us to offer flexible routing and multiple ocean transportation options for both part container (LCL) and full container (FCL) movements. In addition, we provide consolidation and deconsolidation at both origin and destination to optimize your supply chain.

Customs & Compliance

We provide customs clearance services globally, with all offices managed by approved customs brokers and offering full clearance and entry services — regardless of transport mode.

LVE Customs Brokerage offices maintain Remote Location Filing (RLF) at all ports of entry around the world. Our goal is to provide an Import Management Program that addresses all your clearance requirements, and our standard service includes assisting you with reasonable care, complete post entry audits, and customized point-and-click report writing.

LVE Customs Brokerage services include:

  • Real-time track and trace
  • Importer security filing (10 + 2)
  • Import compliance consulting
  • Paperless environment
  • EDI transmissions and email alerts
  • Remote Location Filing (RLF)
  • Commodity specialists
  • Bonds and insurance services
  • Duty drawback and reconciliation
  • Classification and value assistance


For a list of all the major tradeshow convention halls we’ve worked in, click here.