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Welcome to Direct Express Inc., your trusted partner in international auto shipping. Our dedicated team specializes in providing seamless car shipping services from the USA to the Netherlands, ensuring that your vehicle arrives safely, efficiently, and without complications. Whether you’re relocating, purchasing a car from the USA, or participating in international car exhibitions, we’ve got your shipping needs covered.


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Destination Overseas

In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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Freight Type

Ocean Freight

Ocean Freight

Air Freight

Air Freight

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Inland Shipping

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Do you need help with the In-land shipping of your vehicle to one of our ports?

Our departure ports are Los Angeles, CA; Houston, TX; Savannah, GA; New Jersey, NJ. 

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Marine Insurance

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In addition, we offer marine insurance @2% declared value of the vehicle. Insurance is additional at 2% for full coverage with a minimum fee of 125.00 USD.

In case of a claim, there is a 500.00 USD or 3% deductible that must be met in order for the claim to be processed. UNIRISC Insurance Terms and Conditions.

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-customs inspections if applied. Their charges will be additional

-Destination charges such as drayage, unloading, customs clearance, taxes and duty..etc

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USA – Netherlands

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Almere Stad



Your #1 Export & Import

Why Choose Direct Express Inc. for Your Car Shipping Needs?

Expertise and Reliability: With over 35 years of experience in international auto transport, Direct Express Inc. has honed the art of shipping vehicles across the globe. We understand the nuances of international shipping regulations, ensuring a reliable and lawful transport of your vehicle.

Customized Shipping Solutions: We offer a variety of shipping options, including RoRo (Roll-on/Roll-off), container shipping, and air freight to cater to your specific needs and budget.

Door-to-Door Service: To make your shipping experience as convenient as possible, we provide door-to-door service. We handle all aspects of the transport, from collection at your specified location in the USA to delivery in the Netherlands.

Competitive Pricing: Get the best rates for international car shipping without compromising on service quality. Our pricing is transparent, with no hidden fees.

Safety First: We ensure the utmost care is taken with your vehicle. Our stringent safety protocols and comprehensive insurance coverage mean peace of mind for you.

The Direct Express Inc. Shipping Process

  1. Quote and Booking: Fill out our simple online form or contact us directly to receive a customized quote for your car shipment. Once you’re ready, we’ll help you book your shipment.
  2. Vehicle Preparation: We’ll guide you through the necessary preparations, including documentation, cleaning your car, and securing loose items.
  3. Pickup and Loading: Your vehicle is collected from your chosen location and securely loaded onto the shipping vessel or container.
  4. Transit: Relax as your car is transported with care across the Atlantic. Our online tracking system allows you to monitor your vehicle’s journey every step of the way.
  5. Customs Clearance: Our team of experts will handle all the necessary customs paperwork and procedures for export from the USA and import into the Netherlands.
  6. Delivery: Once cleared, your vehicle will be delivered to your specified address in the Netherlands, or you can opt to collect it from our local facility.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Car Shipping from the USA to the Netherlands

Q1: How long does it take to ship a car from the USA to the Netherlands? A1: The transit time can vary depending on the shipping method and the specific US departure port and Dutch arrival port. On average, shipping can take anywhere from 2-8 weeks. We will provide a more accurate timeline with your quote.

Q2: What documents do I need to provide for shipping my car? A2: You’ll typically need to provide the vehicle title or a certified copy, a photo ID, proof of ownership, and a consignee’s passport copy for customs clearance. We will assist you in gathering all the necessary paperwork.

Q3: Can I pack personal belongings in my car? A3: We recommend that personal items not be included in the vehicle during shipment for security and customs reasons. If it’s necessary, there may be specific guidelines and potential additional costs. Please consult with us beforehand.

Q4: Is my vehicle insured during transit? A4: Yes, your vehicle is insured against damage and loss during transit. We offer a range of insurance options to give you peace of mind. Details of the coverage will be provided in your shipping quote.

Q5: Are there any restrictions on the types of vehicles I can ship? A5: Most passenger vehicles, including cars, motorcycles, and small boats, can be shipped. However, oversized or unusual vehicles may require special arrangements. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.

Understanding Netherlands Vehicle Import Regulations

Importing a car into the Netherlands involves specific regulations and standards. Direct Express Inc. is here to navigate these requirements for you, including:

  • Emission Standards Compliance: Ensuring your vehicle meets the EU’s stringent emission standards.
  • Tax and Duty Fees: We’ll help assess potential taxes and duties payable, such as BPM (vehicle tax), VAT, and import duties.
  • Vehicle Inspection: Your car may need to pass a technical inspection (APK) before it can be registered and driven in the Netherlands.


Car Shipping to Netherlands Checklist

In order to export any vehicle from the U.S., we will require the following in order to meet US Custom regulations:

  • Original Title/MSO
  • Completed SLI & POA form
  • Copy of Passport
  • Commercial Invoice / Bill of Sale (official DMV template available on request)

What Our Customers Are Saying – Testimonials

“Fantastic Service from Start to Finish!” “Direct Express Inc. handled the shipping of my vintage Chevrolet with outstanding professionalism. The team was communicative every step of the way, and my car arrived in Amsterdam ahead of schedule. Highly recommended for anyone needing peace of mind when shipping their vehicle internationally.” – Jan W., Amsterdam

“Smooth Process, Even for a First-Timer” “As a first-timer shipping a car abroad, I was nervous about the process. The staff at Direct Express Inc. put my mind at ease, explaining everything and taking care of all the customs paperwork. My SUV arrived safely in Rotterdam without a hitch. Thank you, Direct Express!” – Sarah G., Rotterdam

“Reliable and Trustworthy” “Direct Express Inc. has been our go-to for car shipping needs. We’ve used their services multiple times for our dealership cars, and they’ve consistently provided reliable and cost-effective shipping solutions. Their attention to detail and customer service is what keeps us coming back.” – Alex D., International Auto Dealer

“Above and Beyond Expectations” “The team at Direct Express Inc. went above and beyond when I needed to ship my car to the Netherlands on short notice. They expedited the process, and I was pleasantly surprised by how easy and stress-free they made it all seem. A five-star service that I would use again!” – Emma R., Utrecht

Your #1 Export & Import

International Auto Shipping

Are you ready to ship your car from the USA to the Netherlands with ease? Contact Direct Express Inc. today for a free, no-obligation quote, and let us handle the rest. Trust us to steer your international auto shipping experience in the right direction!

Air Freight

At Direct Express Inc, we understand the importance of timely delivery, especially for time-sensitive car shipments required for events or exhibitions. When time is of the essence and you need your car to arrive abroad as quickly as possible, we've got you covered with our reliable air freight shipping services. Our team of experts is experienced in handling car shipments of all sizes, ensuring swift and safe delivery to its destination. With Direct Express Inc's air freight shipping services, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing that your car is in good hands. We prioritize your needs and preferences, providing fast and reliable services. Contact us today to discuss your air freight shipping needs and let us help you get your car abroad as quickly as possible.

Inland Transport

Looking for a stress-free and worry-free way to transport your car to its new home? Direct Express Inc offers an excellent inland transport service that takes care of everything, from picking up your car from any location in the USA to delivering it to its destination. Our experienced drivers handle your car with care and ensure it's secured with specialized equipment, arriving in perfect condition. We can also arrange for crating and packing to give your car the love and attention it deserves. Sit back, relax, and let us take care of the transportation, knowing your car is in good hands with Direct Express Inc's inland transport service. Contact us now for more information and a quote on our reliable and efficient transportation services.


Warehouse and Loading

At Direct Express Inc, we offer secure and reliable warehousing facilities for your car before or after shipping. Our state-of-the-art facilities are equipped with advanced security features, such as surveillance cameras and restricted access controls, ensuring that your car is protected from theft and damage. Our facilities can accommodate cars of all sizes, providing both short-term and long-term storage options to cater to your needs and preferences. You can trust that your car is in good hands with Direct Express Inc, so contact us today to learn more about our warehousing services and how we can help you with all your car shipping needs.

Ocean Freight

RORO shipping is an efficient and cost-effective way to transport your car. With RORO shipping, we can safely and securely load and unload your vehicle onto the shipping vessel using specialized equipment. This method of shipping is ideal for larger cars or cars that cannot be disassembled. On the other hand, containerized shipping provides extra protection for your car during transit. We offer different container sizes to accommodate various types of cars and equipment. Containerized shipping is an excellent option for smaller cars or cars that can be disassembled. Our team will work with you to determine the best shipping solution for your needs and budget, whether it be RORO shipping or containerized shipping. We also offer additional services such as crating and insurance to ensure that your car is protected during transport.





230 West Carob St. Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

Direct Express, Inc. is a leader amongst shipping companies.