SOURCE: CaroTrans

CaroTrans

March 11, 2015 08:48 ET

Announcing a Direct Japan to Miami LCL Import Service From CaroTrans

Miami Key Hub for Freight Bound for Florida and Latin American Destinations

CLARK, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 11, 2015) - CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces further expansion of its Asia import network with a new multi-origin Japan to Miami LCL service. The first sailing was February 27th. Direct consolidations from five Japan origins -- Kobe, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo and Yokohama to Miami occur each week. CaroTrans, with extensive Latin American connections, delivers a one-stop transportation solution for LCL freight moving to Caribbean and Central and South American destinations from Japan. CaroTrans Miami provides a reliable, affordable service for all kinds of LCL cargo moving south or destined for the Florida market.

"Miami is our 5th direct, weekly service to the U.S. from Japan further strengthening our network that includes services to Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Atlanta. It is an important connection for U.S. clients in Florida and boosts our North-South service network. Our Miami branch is strategically positioned to facilitate Japan import cargo flows to Latin America," said Greg Howard, CEO of CaroTrans.

In Miami, CaroTrans has a dedicated team that handles all aspects of the import process. "We utilize a secure, state-of-the-art warehouse in Miami which allows us to provide high-value, reliable management of cargo flowing to Florida and Latin American destinations," said Kika Veiga, CaroTrans branch manager in Miami. The Latin American market GDP (gross domestic product) as a whole is projected to grow 2.2% in 2015 according to IMF (International Monetary Fund). In 2015, a strong U.S. economic recovery is expected to benefit Caribbean and Central America trade.

About CaroTrans

Established in 1979, CaroTrans International is one of the world's leading NVOCCs providing global LCL, less-than-container load, and FCL, full container load services. CaroTrans has a network of offices in Asia, Europe, South America, Oceania, and the United States, along with strong local partners, to offer a global reach that is truly unique.

The CaroTrans suite of Web-based and EDI-enabled e-commerce tools include -- booking, ocean and inland rates, sailing schedules, and tracking. They are an essential part of CaroTrans' commitment to delivering faster, more efficient freight management solutions. For import shipments, CaroTrans Online Freight Release solution provides logistics service providers with direct control of the release of their customers' cargo.

CaroTrans is a people driven company with dedicated and knowledgeable team members who engage customers with passion and experience on a local level.

For additional information, visit: www.carotrans.com

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