Code Of Ethics

We, the members of Ocean Star International, Inc stand united in our sincere beliefs that honest, ethical, efficient and quality international shipping services to the public are the ultimate goals of this organization. And, we who are engaged in the transporting and storage of household goods, moving overseas and freight of all kind (FAK), pledge ourselves to uphold and advance the following ideas and principles:

To consistently offer and provide the most efficient and reliable international shipping service available, while adhering strictly to a policy of truth, honesty, integrity and fairness in all business transactions
To consistently strive for improvement in all facets of international shipping operations and to bind ourselves to the individual and collective effort of seeking and effectuating such improvement
To be conscious and considerate of consumer needs and to continually promote the progress, fraternity, education and dignity of our industry so that the public will be better served
To promote the elimination of fraud, deceit, misrepresentation and unethical practices within the industry and to engage in formal disciplinary review of any and all members involved in such practices
To afford all members and applicants due process in the administration of association affairs, to promote competitive practices and to eliminate unlawful restraint of trade within the industry
To maintain the highest concern for the health, welfare and safety of our employees, while recognizing their needs as both human beings and individuals
To faithfully fulfill all obligations per OSI’s contractual agreement
To protect free enterprise in a democratic society and to foster the commercial viability of the small business component of our industry

What are Ethics?

The principles of conduct governing an individual or group, i.e. professional ethics
A system or philosophy of conduct and principles practiced by a person or group
The discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation
A set of moral principles or values

Why have a Code of Ethics?

To define accepted/acceptable behaviors
To promote high standards of practice
To provide a benchmark for members to use for self-evaluation
To establish a framework for professional behavior and responsibilities
As a vehicle for occupational identity
As a mark of occupational maturity

Joshua Morales, President