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Direct Seattle to Japan LCL Export Service – Wednesday, July 25, 2012

CaroTrans Adds Direct Seattle to Japan LCL Export Service to Extensive Global Service Network

– 13 days to Tokyo from Pacific Northwest is fastest overall transit in the market –

Clark, New Jersey, July 24, 2012 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced a new, direct LCL export service from Seattle to

Tokyo which broadens their already sizable U.S. – Japan import and export LCL and FCL service portfolio. This direct service offers an industry best overall 13 day transit to Tokyo, Yokohama in 14 days, and Osaka, Nagoya and Kobe in 18 days. It features weekly service, fixed day cutoffs and there is no transshipment via Busan, South Korea.

CaroTrans has established a strong service network in the U.S.–Japan trade region in partnership with Seino Logix, an NVO based in Japan. Over the last 13+ years, Continue reading

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Customer Advisory 12-001 – Monday, February 13, 2012

Due to the increases imposed on the market by the Carriers, Carotrans will be implementing a General Rate Increase (GRI) into the West Coast South America trade lane. Details of this increase as follows:

Transship cargo will also be subject to this increase. In the event any further information is required, please contact your International Account Manager or local Customer Service Team.

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CaroTrans Launches New Desktop Gadgets for Booking, Schedules, Rates, and Tracking

Union, NJ, October 11, 2011 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (Non vessel operating common
carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announces the first desktop gadgets for CaroTrans’ LCL (less
than container load) customers. These innovative tools allow users to quickly and conveniently
access critical LCL shipment data. CaroTrans now offers gadgets for bookings, sailing schedules,
rates, tracking, and inland rates. A gadget is a mini application that resides on a computer desktop
or personal home page.
Consistent monitoring of customer feedback enables CaroTrans to determine the critical tools
customers need to make the processing of ocean freight cargo easier, faster and more convenient.
CaroTrans will continue to evaluate every application to determine which should be made available
as a gadget in the future.
“We are pleased to be offering our customers innovative technology solutions that help them
streamline ocean freight processing, increase efficiencies, and better serve their clients. CaroTrans’
gadgets are a first in the NVO community and they represent a new, faster way for customers to
retrieve shipment data,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, Global CEO.
Gadget features:
– Rate gadget: Is customized for each customer. Rates are pulled from the customer’s current
contract rates. A password and login is required for this gadget.
– Easily accessed from CaroTrans’ homepage.
– Users may send the gadget link to their desktop as a shortcut for quick access.
– Windows 7 and Vista operating system users are able to download the gadgets to their desktop.
– Results from the Sailing Schedules and Rates gadgets can be viewed, emailed or printed.
– Track and Trace: Users can search by container, booking, arrival notice, or their own reference
numbers from the Bill of Lading.
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
CaroTrans, Greg Howard, 908.206.1067, gregh@carotrans.com
CKL Communications, Carol Lerner, 973.635.6923, ckl.communications@gmail.com

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