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Optima Trade Show Services

What our customers are saying

"Optima's Volume Shipping Program helped us cut costs by 20% and we saved over $13,000 in the first year.  The savings were immediate and the program easy to implement.  We have worked on many cost savings initiatives over the years and this was one of the most impactful."

Purchasing Manager, Large Boston Area Bank


Trade Show Freight Shipping

Trade shows and events are in important and expensive piece of your marketing budget.  A tradeshow booth that does not meet its schedule or arrives damaged can be a significant setback.  That's why selecting the right tradeshow shipping company is so important. Optima Shipping's 30+ years in business and our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau means you have an experienced partner knowledgeable in all aspects of domestic and international logistics. You can be sure that your trade show booth will arrive on time without any surprises.

Optima trade show capabilities: 

  • Flexible trade show/event transportation solutions—expedited or deferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of staging and marshalling procedures.
  • A personal transportation coordinator who keeps you informed.
  • No restrictions based on size, weight or dollar value. Trucks sized to your needs with pads, straps and all necessary equipment.
  • Paperwork completion and communication of key information to drivers (e.g., booth number, delivery windows, marshalling areas).
  • Around-the-clock operations—24/7.


  • Warehousing: Storage and staging of goods anywhere in the world. Merge-in-transit capability combines shipments from multiple suppliers into a consolidated delivery to the exhibit hall.
  • Transportation: Flexible solution—range of domestic and international delivery options from same-day to deferred.
  • Documentation: Paperwork preparation to assure timely delivery to the trade show floor. Carnet application management for international shipments


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Why choose Optima?


Our first step is to understand your delivery requirements.

So we ask a lot of questions: What do you ship? Where? How often? Are there different delivery requirements for different products?

Do you require HAZMAT or other specialty certifications? What will make you relaxed and confident that we can do the job?

Are there others in your firm you need to involve? What do you see as the perfect relationship?

We then map out a proposal, which addresses all aspects of your delivery needs and demonstrates ways to contain or lower your costs and improve your service.



Our exceptional on-time delivery record, customer service and account management make Optima second to no other New England logistics company.

But don't take our word for it. Talk to some of our long-term customers, look at our delivery statistics and review our comprehensive reporting processes.

Optima's sophisticated reporting capabilities range from on-line delivery confirmation to complete delivery analyses. You can access these reports online or in hard copy to help you plan, budget, manage, control, and constantly improve your delivery function.




Optima customers enjoy the focused attention of a knowledgeable customer service team that gets to know them well over time.

These strong personal relationships make our job more fun as well as more efficient.

As an Optima customer, you're not dependent on one personal relationship. Every customer service person has a back-up rep who is familiar with the account and can provide seamless service.

Most importantly, every one of Optima's over 200 employees has a single mission: to get our customers' shipments delivered on time.

If that means the president or a service representative needs to jump in his car in the middle of a snowstorm on a Saturday to get your package delivered on time, that's what we'll do



The company was founded in 1974 as Commonwealth Carrier, a courier company servicing the greater New England area. Through steady growth and the acquisition of Optima Worldwide Shipping (in 2004) and Alpha Courier (in 2007), the company has successfully expanded our service offering throughout the continential US.

Our large size relative to most local and regional logistics companies means that we offer:

Depth of personnel: over 200 highly trained and dedicated employees, each one of whom is committed to getting each customer's shipment delivered on time.

Geographic reach: hundreds of daily courier routes, combined with high-volume shipping relationships with major domestic and international carriers.

Financial strength & stability: evidenced by our steady growth, customer loyalty and ongoing investment in new technology.