SOURCE: CaroTrans

CaroTrans

April 17, 2012 15:42 ET

CaroTrans Expands Brazil Services With Miami to Itajai Export Service

CLARK, NJ--(Marketwire - Apr 17, 2012) - CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced expansion of their global network with a new LCL (less-than-container load) export service from Miami to Itajai, Brazil. The service is available now. Cargo moves direct from any one of CaroTrans' 24 local CFS receiving stations throughout the U.S. via Miami for a more cost effective and secure transit. Miami to Itajai is a 22 day transit.

Brazil is an important and fast growing trade region for global containerized shipping. CaroTrans' new Miami to Itajai export service is a new option that provides additional depth to CaroTrans' established transportation network to and from Brazil. CaroTrans' comprehensive Brazil service offerings include: direct, efficient consolidation services to Brazil from Miami, New York, Charleston, Chicago, Houston and Los Angeles. Brazil destinations include Santos, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande, Vitoria, and Paranagua.

"We are pleased to add this new direct Brazil export service option for our customers shipping to the busy Brazil commercial center of Itajai. Our exclusive partner in Brazil, Craft Multimodal, is a dominant player in the region that handles over 40% of all Brazil LCL cargo. Craft is a dedicated ocean transportation expert with local market experience and knowledge that is committed to the highest levels of customer support," said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, Global CEO.

The hallmark of the CaroTrans brand is best in class service and total customer care. Kika Veiga, Miami Branch Manager, CaroTrans, remarked, "The way CaroTrans deals with its customers is different from other service providers. We offer truly personalized service and our customers find it easy to work with us. This Miami to Itajai service offers a fast transit and excellent destination support."

CaroTrans will continue to expand its direct LCL and FCL import and export services to provide simple, efficient and high value services to the global freight forwarding community.

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. Through our network of offices in Asia, South America, Oceania, and the United States, along with our strong local partners, we offer a global reach that is truly unique.

CaroTrans is a people driven company with dedicated, experienced 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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