About

Saving Time And Money Since 1993

Founded in 1993, Quality Letters of Credit, Inc. (QLC) provides discrepancy-free documentation that expedites the payment process for exporters. Since its inception, QLC has evolved into the leader in the Letter of Credit outsourcing industry, eclipsing the 750 million dollar mark in processed credits in 1998 and currently handles over one billion dollars in annual processed credits.

Trusted Worldwide


QLC’s reputation has grown worldwide, and today, QLC is the international standard bearer for Letter of Credit outsourcing. Along the way, QLC has worked with notable global high technology entities, and provders of medical equipment and commodities.  QLC has created strong banking partnerships to enable negotiable credits in hours instead of days or weeks other firms need. QLC president David Clements heads an executive management team with more than 50 years of combined banking and freight forwarding experience – a team that recognizes the future of importing/exporting through the evolution of technology and communication.

Results-Driven Experience. Customer-Centered Professionals.

With millions of dollars on the line, there’s no one better to trust than true dedicated professionals handling the payment for your international export shipment. Combining experience and skill with an emphasis on customer satisfaction, QLC’s staff succeeds where others fail by focusing solely on letters of credit and nothing else. When you work with QLC, you get:

  • Trained document specialists, most with at least 10 years of experience in the world of freight forwarding and banking
  • A dynamic management team with more than 56 years of experience in the international shipping industry, including stints as freight forwarders and bankers
  • International experience and capabilities, including fluency in a variety of languages and contacts at major bank and freight forwarders in the world
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Since 1993, QLC has worked with companies worldwide to expedite payments and streamline processes. This experience means that QLC staff members have seen nearly every problem and handled nearly every situation possible – giving customers the confidence to know that QLC’s staff has the wisdom and capability to find solutions to virtually any export payment problem. Why trust your money with anyone but the world’s best professionals?

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