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 Turn your logistics into a strategic success factor with us.

Company Strategy

  • Purpose To be a leader in the Airline and Air Cargo industry by providing enhanced services, relationship and profitability.
  • Vision To provide quality services that exceeds the expectations of our esteemed customers.
  • Mission statement To build long term relationships with our customers and clients and provide exceptional customer services by pursuing business through innovation and advanced technology.
  • Core values  We believe in treating our customers with respect and faith• We grow through creativity, invention and innovation.• We integrate honesty, integrity and business ethics into all aspects of our business functioning
  • Goals• Regional expansion in the field of Air Cargo Handling and Logistics and develop a strong base of key customers.• Increase the assets and investments of the company to support the development of services.• To build good reputation in the field of Air Cargo Handling and Logistics and become a key player in the industry.


Burak Handling is acting an independent air cargo handling company, with more than 50 years of handling experience combined. Burak Handling INC is a member of the IGHC (IATA Ground Handling Council).

If you are looking for air cargo handling services characterized by excellence in safety and security, quality, simplicity and environmental thinking, choose Spirit as your partner.

Improving your competitiveness is our goal.



Burak Handling is one of the largest provider of ocean container freight station (CFS) services in Chicago handling both import and export cargo. For more than 30 years, we have efficiently and securely transported your freight from port to final destination, treating our customers’ goods as our own. Our extensive network of 66 partner facilities gives us more national coverage than any other independent CFS in the state. We offer a wide range of logistics services that complement our ocean CFS operations and add value for our customers:

  • Highly reliable IPI / inland transportation schedules and service nationwide
  • Port-to-door cargo visibility through our robust technology interface
  • Local / regional drayage, devanning and door delivery
  • Expertise in Project and Out-of-Gauge (OOG) cargo
  • A comprehensive network of bonded facilities that includes General Order Warehousing (GO), Customs Examination Stations (CES)
  • Transportation including drayage, intermodal, LTL, and FTL services
  • Secure cargo storage and ancillary logistics services
  • Customized services including transloading, hazardous material handling, and heavy lift services



Burak Handling’s bonded warehouse and yard are used for the storage of imports that are undergoing Customs examination, are under seizure, in long or short term bonded storage under “Warehouse Entry”, or is pending final release from US Customs custody for consumption is the USA. Our Bonded yard is available for the storage of heavy / bulky imports while maintaining “duty free” status.

Our Customs Bonded Warehouse has over 300,000 sq feet of high quality, covered, secure bonded warehousing space with 24 hour security patrols, CCTV, and alarm systems that allow our customers to store imports up to five years with confidence. Our Container Freight Station (link to freight management), accompanied by the most experienced, complete line of quality and innovative, shipping / import services on the Chicagoland Area , allows our customers cost effective solutions that seamlessly integrate with both your budget and import logistics plan.

Our Container Freight Station enables us to unload full container loads or LTL cargos into our bonded warehouse or park your import trailer / container on our bonded yard. When the shipment is cleared you may recover it or we can arrange delivery for you.

Importers appreciate the flexibility of our Chicago – based, bonded warehouse programs and with our extensive bonded warehousing experience we are happy to offer advice and help on any import issues you may have.


Burak Express is a Midwest carrier that specializes in providing premier service to meet the freight transportation needs of our customers.

Reliable, Professional, Innovative, Safe Members of our Operations and Sales Departments can help assess your needs and recommend ways the latest technology, specialized equipment and our network of professional partnerships can be customized to manage and expedite your freight movements.

Air Freight to Refrigerated trucks; We have a fleet of trucks and nearly 300 drivers / 160 trucks available throughout the throughout North America to manage your truckload transportation requirements.