How to ship to Avantor®

Instructions for inbound shipments

Please refer to the following instructions for inbound shipments to Paris, Kentucky, and Phillipsburg, New Jersey.

Avantor Preferred Carriers for Inbound Shipments

Less Than Truckload (LTL) (150 lb to 15,000 lb, or <10 pallets)

The table below provides helpful information for shipping. The state of the Avantor site you are shipping to is listed in the first column, and your origin state is in the second. For pickup, call the applicable primary carrier using the phone number provided in the second table. If the primary carrier does not respond, call the backup carrier.

Destination State Origin States Primary Carrier Backup Carrier
KY PA, NJ, OH, IL, NY, OR, MD, WI, MO, AZ, WV, CO, WA, all others not listed R&L Estes
KY CA, KY, CT, AL, ME, MA, LA, MI, DE, AR, OK Estes R&L
KY IN, MN, IA Dayton Estes
KY TX, TN, MS, SC, NC, GA Southeastern R&L
KY Canada UPS Freight  
NJ TX, VT, MI, NH, IN, FL, IA, MO, GA, KY, MA, all others not listed Estes R&L
NJ CO, VA R&L Estes
NJ PA, NJ, NC, NY Ward Estes
NJ OH, CA, IL, TN, WA UPS Freight R&L
NJ Canada UPS Freight  
All other than KY/NJ US states R&L Estes
All other than KY/NJ Canada UPS Freight  
Carrier Name SCAC Phone
Dayton Freight DAFG (800) 860-5102
Estes Express Lines EXLA (866) 378-3748
R&L Carriers RLCA (800) 543-5589
Southeastern Freight Lines SEFL (800) 637-7335
UPS Freight UPGF (800) 333-7400, option 1
Ward Trucking WARD (800) 458-3625

Avantor Preferred Carriers for Inbound Shipments

Full Truck Load (FTL) Quantities (15,000 lb to 38,500 lb, or >10 pallets)

Please contact the FTL carrier per instructions from your sourcing manager or buyer or as detailed on the purchase order. If no carrier is specified please set up the shipment with BNSF using the information below.

Carrier Name SCAC Email Phone Service Area*
BNSF Logistics BNLS [email protected] (844) 797-8187 Paris, KY and Phillipsburg, NJ

*Where you are shipping to


Please send invoices for Avantor-paid freight to via email to: [email protected], or to the following address:  

Avantor Performance Materials, LLC
C/O Odyssey Logistics & Technology (OL&T)
P.O. Box 19749 Dept. 34
Charlotte, NC 28219

Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.