About us

THE PORT GROUP is an assembly of family owned businesses, established by Eugene F. Hayes - a second generation U. S. Customs Broker. Now, with the third generation of U. S. Customs Brokers in the family, THE PORT GROUP continues to provide customized transportation solutions to the international trade industry.

Our Individualized Customs Traffic Strategies are designed to control time and costs while accommodating growth and evolving requirements. A proven team approach ensures that THE PORT GROUP understands the customer's business and can manage the customer's requirements dependably and with consistency. With more than forty years of experience, THE PORT GROUP is a highly respected industry leader. A long tradition of strong management and financial stability makes THE PORT GROUP uniquely qualified to be trusted with your business.
PORT BROKERS, INC ., (PBI), created in 1967, offers fully automated and electronic interface with CBP and ACS, ABI and AMS. PBI is also ACE certified and approved for Remote Location Filing, (RLF). In addition, PBI is C-TPAT certified and ISF 10 + 2 compliant. PBI takes great pride in it's excellent working relationship with U. S. Customs and Border Protection, (CBP), as well as other government agencies and has been selected and participated in many of U. S. Customs pilot programs.
In addition to our import operations, we also offer state of the art "PICK & PACK" service for wearing apparel. Our immaculate and fully automated facility affords you the opportunity to store inventory until needed. You tell us what to send and where and we will take it from there.
PORT AIR CARGO INTL. CORP. , (PAC), was formed in 1975 to provide export services for our import trade base. PAC is IATA and TSA certified with a staff of hazardous materials specialists to handle all types of export cargo. In addition to standard exporting, PAC specializes in government project cargo, with expertise in both State Department as well as Department of Commerce controlled goods. Our experienced agents expertly process export Registration, ATA Carnet, Letter of Credit and U.S. F & W shipments. PAC is fully automated with electronic interface with CBP's AES system as well as direct links to major air carriers. Our export Compliance & Regulatory Specialists are in constant contact with CBP, TSA, DOS, BXA and FMS to ensure your shipments are in accordance and compliance with their respective Government regulations.
PORT CONTAINERS INC. , soon followed in 1978 when THE PORT GROUP expanded to form the first off-airport bonded container station at JFK International Airport, with expertise in handling consolidated airfreight and air unit load device breakdown. The company has been an industry leader from the outset. Its role within THE PORT GROUP is constantly evolving by updating, expanding and automating our services to provide the highest level of customer service available.
PORT FORWARDING INC. , was licensed in 1995 to offer our clients the most competitive ocean freight rates and services through our network of international carriers. Your exports will be transported under the PORT FORWARDING name, providing you with confidence that your merchandise will be handled with the highest level of service and expertise.



EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE IS NOT ONLY OUR FAMILY TRADITION - IT IS OUR PASSION.