CLARK, NJ--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2014) - CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces expansion of its LCL (less than container load) and FCL (full container load) services between the U.S. and France with a new direct, weekly New York - Marseilles service. This development is in direct response to customer demand and features reduced delivery costs and transit times to nearby major markets, such as Lyon, Nice and Toulouse. Online track and trace visibility via the CaroTrans website is available to customers to effectively manage end-to-end shipment delivery.
This new CaroTrans Central and Southern France service strengthens the NVO's comprehensive, U.S.-France service network which features service between 5 U.S. gateways and Le Havre. CaroTrans established its dedicated Le Havre branch office and team in 2012 to support its European and overall, global network. CaroTrans has a longstanding 30 year history servicing France.
Between the U.S. and Europe, CaroTrans offers a broad-range of comprehensive direct services, a total of 20, including: London, Liverpool, Manchester, Felixstowe, Dublin, Oslo, Copenhagen, Gothenburg, Riga, St Petersburg, Prague, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Hamburg, Bremen, Barcelona, Valencia, Milan, Le Havre and now Marseilles.
"Addressing the transportation needs of our customers is our primary focus. With this new NY-Marseilles service we are fulfilling this vow and will continue to search out direct service options that reduce freight handling and costs for our customers," said Greg Howard, global CEO of CaroTrans.
In the U.S., CaroTrans' local network of 14 branch offices and 24 CFS (container freight stations) are strategically placed to deliver dependable, secure cargo moves. This infrastructure results in reduced inland transportation costs and freight handling, and immediate availability to local, professional CaroTrans personnel.
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