CONTACT US AND LEARN MOREThe answer never gets old: Established
in 1839, Overton & Co. is the oldest operating
Customs brokerage in the United States.

About Overton

circleimgFrom Elmont, New York, we reach the world.

Overton & Co. was established in 1839, making it the oldest Customs brokerage firm in America today.  Everyone at Overton understands that time is essential to the clearance of freight and focuses on completing our work as quickly and accurately as possible.

There are more than seventeen thousand tariff codes that the United States uses for imports, and no Customs broker can profess to specialize in them all.  At Overton, we’re proud to be among the best in some of the most complex.

  • Wine and spirits
  • Wearing apparel
  • Cosmetics
  • Chemicals and pharmaceuticals
  • Movie sets
  • Precious stones
  • Jewelry
  • Upholstery fabric / Textiles


Knowing what you’re doing isn’t enough.

Overton & Company works hand in hand with Customs, regulatory agencies, airlines, NVOCC’s and steamship lines to keep cargo moving through the supply chain between origin and destination by minimizing delays and streamlining the process.


CONTACT US AND LEARN MOREOverton & Co. handles a diverse mix of general and specialty cargoes for importers and exporters worldwide.


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Air Freight


Sea Freight




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