Welcome BL Williams International


Who We Are

The company was founded in 1924 as an inter-island ship's agent and chandler. B.L. Williams shifted its business focus in 1948 to become a freight forwarder and an international shipper of household effects. Today, that experience brings clients a worldwide service supported from our network of strategically located agents and expertly trained import and export clerks.


1924 – B.L. Williams starts out as an inter-island ship's agent and chandler, servicing the Bahamas, the Caymans, Turks and Caicos and other major islands.

1948 – Business shifts focus; B.L. Williams becomes international shipper of household effects, and freight forwarder.

1960 – B.L. Williams becomes only certified International Airport Transport Association (IATA) cargo agent in Jamaica.

1970s – Political instability sees company sold to silent partners.

1978 – The company changes hands a second time and begins dealing in wide range of global products and services.

1990 – New professional team assembled to further develop worldwide reputation for high quality service and expertise.


Whether you're moving out of Jamaica to the rest of the world, across towns in Jamaica, or coming home to Jamaica from abroad, you can expect:

  • A friendly first interview for basic information to determine your needs, and ultimately your quotation
  • An itemized quotation with all possible costs involved in your move
  • Follow up phone calls to clarify the quotation amount and terms and conditions of service
  • A constant flow of information to ensure all documentation is submitted in a timely manner
  • A professional relocation team who are well dressed and mannered, capable of handling your every relocation need, with the support of dedicated office staff