What began as a small, two-person office in 1991 at JFK airport in New York has become the largest logistics provider in the United States devoted entirely to the special needs and requirements of shipping artwork. With ten locations throughout the United States, Dietl International now has more than 80 employees dedicated to the safe transportation and handling of valuable works of art.
An International Freight forwarder with in-house customs brokerage, Dietl International maintains the highest level of service in the industry. Our number one concern is providing an honest and thorough assessment of your needs from the beginning of our relationship, and maintaining that throughout the entirety of the shipment. This will take into account the safety of your artwork as well as managing a budget to meet the specific needs of each client.
Fritz Dietl opened Dietl International over twenty-seven years ago intent on providing comprehensive door-to-door coverage for his clients. He is a founder and board member of a leading art handling, crating, and storage provider in New York state that manages over 150,000 sqft of art space. Additionally, he owns and operates the Delaware Freeport which provides 36,000 sqft of cost-effective, high-security, museum-quality art storage for the region.
Dietl International is proud to provide excellent service to its agent partners world-wide as well as our clientele of collectors, galleries, auction houses and museums.
At Dietl International, our mission is to provide you with the safest, most efficient service possible.
We pride ourselves on offering a broad range of fine art and logistics solutions tailored specifically to our
customers' needs; our staff will work closely with you to deliver optimal results for every transaction
Services we offer:
- Door to Door Logistics
- Air Freight and Ocean Freight
- Ground Transportation
- Free estimates
- Logistics planning
- US Customs brokerage and bonding
- Airport and tarmac supervision
- Packing and crating
- Storage and viewing rooms
- International presence
- A network of field agents
- Shipment tracking
- On-site art handling and supervision
- Condition reporting
- Coordination of traveling exhibitions
- Collection management
- Courier services
- ATA Carnets
- Restoration, framing and related services
- On-call 24/7 service
Dietl International’s credentials include:
- IATA License:
Approved agent for all major airlines.
- TSA Security Endorsement:
Approved by both the FAA + TSA as a “secure” indirect air carrier capable of determining “known shippers”.
Bonded and licensed in domestic surface transportation by the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration.
Only freight forwarding member of the US Council of International Business and the only freight forwarder sanctioned by this Department of Treasury body to issue ATA Carnets directly from its offices.
In addition to our various bonds, Dietl International, through its parent Rock-It Cargo LLC, maintains high levels of liability, errors and omissions and International transport insurance