SOURCE: CaroTrans

CaroTrans

March 04, 2015 08:42 ET

CaroTrans Adds Asia to U.S. Southeast LCL Import Service to Global Network

Shanghai to Atlanta Direct, All-Water Routing Bypasses U.S. West Coast Congestion

CLARK, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 4, 2015) - CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new all-water LCL (less than container-load) import service from Shanghai to Atlanta via the Port of Savannah. It is a 32-day transit. Freight is deconsolidation at CaroTrans' Atlanta CFS (container freight station) for timely cargo availability. Expedited distribution services are available to Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Florida and Tennessee.

"We continuously adjust our global network to respond to customer demand. With this new Shanghai to Atlanta service, we provide customers with an important alternative to congested U.S. West Coast gateways. This service is our 67th direct Asia to U.S. import service," said Greg Howard, CEO of CaroTrans. CaroTrans global network includes import services from Japan, Korea, Europe, UK, India, Sri Lanka, Middle East, Oceania, South America and South Africa to the U.S.

CaroTrans Teams offer dedicated, personalized service at origin and destination to support their customers' transportation needs. In addition, CaroTrans offers e-commerce tools that provide access to critical shipment data to ensure supply chains stay on track. These include EDI and Web-based tools, such as cargo tracking and online Freight Release which expedites cargo availability.

CaroTrans has a comprehensive U.S. network including 14 U.S. offices and 23 CFS positioned throughout the U.S. dedicated to the reliable, secure handling of global shipments.

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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