Sentinel International Forwarding

10512 19th Ave SE Ste 103
Everett, WA 98208-4250
Contact Phone: (866) 691-9202
Additional Phone: (425) 316-3942
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Moving with Sentinel International Forwarding

Sentinel International Forwarding, Inc. was established in August of 1988 in Issaquah, Washington by the present proprietor, president and CEO.

Sentinel has dependably been, and will keep on being, a completely committed, family claimed, administration supplier in the worldwide family merchandise and individual property shipping programs supported by the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC).

J.W. (Jim) Westbrook, the president and CEO, has a long and committed profession in the matter of giving quality universal transportation administrations to the formally dressed and non military personnel individuals from the United States Armed Services. Jim has been locked in, in somehow (driver/packer, warehouseman, dispatcher, chief, proprietor and universal forwarder) for most of 50 years.

J. Mark Westbrook, the Vice President and general supervisor, likewise brings more than 10 years involvement in the universal sending business, both in the U.S. Military and additionally in the business market.

Both Jim and Mark have lived and worked in abroad assignments (Europe) and pride themselves on those encounters. They subsequently convey with them those extraordinary capacities to comprehend and manage the necessities of our clients who are being migrated to an abroad task.

The organization is a part on favorable terms of the Household Goods Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (HHGFA) and the American Movers and Storage Association (AMSA). Sentinel is an establishing individual from the Household Goods Forwarders Tariff Bureau (HHGFTB) and the International Shippers Association (ISA). What's more, Sentinel is likewise a taking an interest individual from the Claims Prevention and Procedure Council.

The objectives of our organization are, and might remain, the total and aggregate duty to giving the most noteworthy conceivable levels of value administrations to the U.S. Military individuals, their families and associates.

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