Freight Consulting


What We Do

Applying our extensive expertise in air, ocean, rail and road transportation, The Chit Chat Group (TCCG) assists freight forwarders and manufacturers achieve savings, increase efficiencies and manage revenues through a full range of freight and transportation functions.

Our Services

Rely on TCCG to provide any or all services listed here. What’s more, we can deliver complete project management solutions on a turn-key basis, offering you the convenience of a single source while freeing your team for other requirements. Alternately, we offer expert consulting if you are relying on others or undertaking any of these endeavors on your own:


Includes flatbed, LTL, partial and refrigerated shipments – local, nationwide, Canada and Mexico.

Heavy Hauling

Provides over-legal transportation inclusive of all services including local, state and federal permitting.


Moves legal as well as overweight containers from point-to-point at all locations throughout America.


Offers transportation services to and from Canada and Mexico.Includes flatbed.

Crating & Packing

Offers complete, turn-key solutions including cost-effective design, build and packing for both international and domestic shipments. Highly experienced in plant closures, re-locations and machinery.


Delivers services at competitive pricing throughout the continental U.S., Canada and Mexico; supported by seven American facilities from coast-to-coast.

Local Pickup & Delivery

Covers a 200 mile radius around Chicago, Illinois.

Air & Ocean Export Services

Includes crating, heat-shrinking, labeling, loading, stenciling, wrapping and related functions.

Bonding, Warehousing & Distribution

Includes CFS Bonded facilities throughout continental U.S. plus short- or long-term storage, pick-and-pack, labeling or re-skidding services as well as nationwide cross-docking.

Replenish Programs & Vendor-Managed Inventory (VMI) Programs

Features inventory management for cartons, crates, pallets, skids and wrap, as well as nationwide delivery services.

Equipment, Machinery & Commodity Transportation

Includes automobiles, coils, electrical panels, engines, machinery, oil and bulk petroleum products, steel and wind energy equipment, among many other goods.

Specialty Crating

Extends to sensitive electronics, re-usable crates, shock mounting, rigging and crane services, J.I.T. crating and packing, heavy-duty and dangerous skids, and more.

Machinery Storage & Handling

Includes machinery handling in-and-out as well as full inventory tagging and reporting, and much more.