International Maritime Agency LLC (IMAL) is US based company whose primary focus is providing independent freight forwarders around the world with a trusted neutral option for reliable representation in North America. Our North America offices in New York and Los Angeles are staffed with experienced logistics professionals who have expertise in multiple international trade lanes. In addition to our ability to provide reliable and competitive logistics support in North America, we provide timely and dependable settlements along with financial security to our agent partners. Our dedicated sales team provides our partners with timely, professional and effective follow up on all leads and other sales related matters.
IMAL began as India Maritime Agency with a focus on the India – US trade and distinguished itself from other forwarders in both India and North America through dedicated personalized service and a commitment to excellence. IMAL expanded to open an India branch in Mumbai in early 2016 to further strengthen our relationships with our Indian partners. Our scope of service quickly grew to cover trade lanes beyond the Sub Continent to include South East Asia, Europe and the Middle East. IMAL continues working exclusively and non-exclusively with forwarders eager for a trusted partner in the US.
Joe Monaghan has over 35 years of experience in logistics and is the founder of the Worldwide Logistics Group of Companies. Before forming IMAL in 2010, Mr. Monaghan was Executive Director of International for Fritz Companies, Inc., where he was employed for 10 years. In this role, he was responsible for managing all Fritz, non USA locations. This included management of over 1000 employees in over 25 countries. During his career, Mr. Monaghan has held executive positions with Fritz, Geo Logistics and OOCL before establishing his own company, Worldwide Logistics, in 1998. He has spent extensive time, travelling and living abroad.
Mukesh Shah is Managing Director for International Maritime Agency LLC ( IMAL). Mukesh has over 30 years of experience in Feight forwarding and logistics. Before joining IMAL as a Joint venture partner in 2016, Mr. Shah started his career in Forwarding industry in St.louis, Mo, USA in 1986 with Fritz companies Inc., and was promoted as Managing Director of Fritz Companies India in the year of 1995, post UPS acquiring Fritz Companies, Inc in 2002, Mr. Shah was a Managing Director UPS Supply Chain, Indian Sub- continent from 2002-2006. In this role, he was responsible for managing all Fritz operation in India, Bangladesh and Srilanka. Most recently Mr. Shah has held Country Manger position with BDP India before joining IMAL in 2016. He has extensive knowledge and experience of operation in USA and India.
Tom Peacock is General Manager for International Maritime Agency LLC. Tom is responsible for the USA operations of the organization which include strategic initiatives, business development, and vendor relationships. Prior to his current role, Tom was an operations analyst at the affiliated Worldwide Logistics Group of Companies. Tom started his career at the global 3PL NFI Industries where he worked in the corporate finance group working on corporate initiatives, M&A research and analysis, financial planning and reporting, and business line strategy/assessment. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware where he earned his degree in accounting. Tom is a devoted professional with a passion for developing relationships, understanding customers pain points while providing solutions. Through his diverse background and analytical nature Tom brings an unparalleled skillset to the organization and its customers.