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CaroTrans and MOLAX LINE Team Up in the Transpacific – Enrich Ocean Services Between the U.S. and Northern Asia-

CaroTrans and MOLAX LINE Team Up in the Transpacific – Enrich Ocean Services Between the U.S. and Northern Asia

–      Flexible, comprehensive service network features more direct services –

 

Clark, New Jersey, January 8, 2014 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new cooperation with MOLAX LINE, the leading independent NVO in South Korea, which will create a stronger, more robust LCL service network in the transpacific trade.  With a 26 year history, MOLAX has a well-established network supported by an experienced team of approximately 200 professionals.  The CaroTrans-MOLAX alliance will offer secure, local service for import and export cargo moving between the U.S. and Northern Asia.  CaroTrans has an extensive North American network of 14 branch offices and 24 CFS (container freight stations).  In Busan, MOLAX owns and operates a 380,000 sq. foot warehouse and will have a second warehouse of 360,000 sq. feet completed mid-2014.

The comprehensive CaroTrans–MOLAX service network includes direct export services from Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, New York and Charleston to Busan.  On-forwarding via Busan further extends coverage to North China, a wide-range of west coast ports in Japan, as well as Vladivostok, Russia.

Their import network consists of an array of direct, weekly services from South Korea to Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Seattle and Miami.  From these gateways, CaroTrans offers express IPI (interior point intermodal) connections to 70 locations throughout the U.S.

“We are pleased to be partnering with MOLAX LINE a skilled market leader that will deliver the highest level of dependable service and support.  Our strong team is focused on customer care and service quality and offers an exceptional range of LCL services to meet the needs of businesses expanding globally,” said Greg Howard, global CEO of CaroTrans.

“Our committed partnership will be a winning solution.   Together, we’ll provide first class transpacific ocean services and resources for our valued customers,” said Mr. DH Lee, CEO and Founder, MOLAX LINE.

CaroTrans will continue to grow its transpacific service network by adding direct, expedited LCL/FCL import and export services to serve market demand.  January 2013, CaroTrans added a direct, weekly LCL export service from San Francisco to Tokyo, Japan.

 

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

 

Contacts:

CaroTrans, Greg Howard, 732-540-8121, gregh@carotrans.com

CKL Communications, Carol Lerner, 973-635-6923, ckl.communications@gmail.com

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Customer Advisory Nmbr 13-008 LCL Export GRI to Colombia

Issue Date: 5 November 2013

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increases (GRIs) effective as of Sailings on December 5th, 2013:

Origin(s): All North American Origins

Destination(s): Colombia

Type: General Rate Increase (GRI)

Increase: $8.00 w/m; Minimum 8.00

Effective date: December 5th, 2013

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LCL Export Customer Advisory No. 13-007 WCSA GRI

Issue Date: 24 September 2013

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increases (GRIs) effective as of Sailings on October 24th, 2013:

Origin(s): All North American Origins (Excluding Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle)

Destination(s): Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Peru

Type: General Rate Increase (GRI)

Increase: $4.00 w/m; Minimum 4.00

Effective date: October 24th, 2013

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 13 IMP 9.15.13-A

Issue Date: 15 September 2013

Please be advised that Carotrans’ previously announced General Rate Increase for the Transpacific Eastbound Trade lane to North America has been mitigated to the following:

Origin(s): China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Destination(s): US and Canada

Type: GRI

Increase: $8.00 w/m; Minimum 8.00

Effective date: November 1st , 2013

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LCL Export Customer Advisory 13-006: Middle East GRI

Issue Date: 16 July 2013

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increases (GRIs) effective as of Sailings on August 15th, 2013:

Origin(s): All North American Origins (Excluding Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle)

Destination(s): Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia (excluding Jeddah), and The United Arab Emirates

Type: General Rate Increase (GRI)

Increase: $2.00 w/m; Minimum 2.00

Effective date: August 15th, 2013

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Import Customer Advisory 13IMP4.2.13 Addendum B – Asia

Issue Date: April 2, 2013

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increases (GRIs) effective as of Sailings on May 21st:

Origin(s): China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Destination(s): US – West Coast

Type: GRI Addendum B

Increase: $3.00 w/m; Minimum 3.00

Effective date: May 21st, 2013

**and**

Origin(s): China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Destination(s): US: East Coast and MLB

Type: GRI Addendum  B

Increase: $5.00 w/m; Minimum 5.00

Effective date: May 21st, 2013

If you have any questions, please contact your local import customer service team.

Thank you for your continued support of Carotrans

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CaroTrans Expands Shanghai to U.S. LCL Service into Atlanta and New York

CaroTrans Expands Shanghai to U.S. LCL Service Network with Direct Atlanta

 Service and a Second Weekly Service to New York

 

 

Clark, NJ, April 2, 2013 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces the addition of two Shanghai to U.S. LCL services to its comprehensive Asia – U.S. service network.  The first sailing from Shanghai to Atlanta is scheduled for April 7th.    The expanded New York service commences with a May 5th departure from Shanghai.  CaroTrans’ Asia – U.S. network features professional CaroTrans sales and support teams at origin and destination.

The weekly Shanghai-Atlanta service offers expedited IPI (inland point intermodal) services to locations throughout the U.S. Southeast and a 21 day transit, the shortest in the market.  Cargo will be available within 24 hours at Atlanta Forward Air CFS (container freight station).

CaroTrans’ second, weekly Shanghai to New York service provides added flexibility, fast transits, and broad coverage of the Northeast with express IPI services offered throughout the region.  These direct services reduce cargo handling providing greater cargo integrity.

“We are pleased to offer these expedited Shanghai LCL services, along with our full scope of Asia-US services, to streamline transpacific supply chains,” said Greg Howard, Global CEO, CaroTrans.  “Additionally, we’re committed to providing advanced e-commerce solutions, such as our Online Freight Release solution, which provides freight forwarders with direct control of the release of their customers’ cargo.”

 

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, Europe, 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 and knowledgeable team members who engage customers with passion and experience on a local level.

For additional information, visit: www.carotrans.com

 

Contacts:

CaroTrans, Greg Howard, 732-540-8121, gregh@carotrans.com

CKL Communications, Carol Lerner, 973.635.6923, ckl.communications@gmail.com

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Export Customer Advisory No. 13-002 A

Issue Date: March 18, 2013

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increases (GRIs) effective as of Sailings on April 17, 2013:

Origin(s): All North American Origins (Excluding Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle)

Destination(s): Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Emirates

Type: GRI

CANCELLED

**and**

Origin(s): All North American Origins

Destination(s): Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom: Felixstowe, London

Excluding The United Kingdom: Glasgow, Liverpool, and Manchester

Type: GRI Addendum A

Increase: $4.00 w/m; Minimum $4.00    $2.00 w/m; Minimum 2.00

Effective date: Sailing April 17, 2013

If you have any questions, please contact your local customer service team.

Thank you for your continued support of Carotrans.

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Export Customer Advisory 12-011 Asia GRI

Issue Date: December 24, 2012

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective as of Sailings on January 23rd, 2013:

Origin(s): All North American Origins

Destination(s): China, Fremantle, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, and Vietnam

Type: GRI

Increase: $4.00 w/m;  Minimum $4.00

Effective date: CANCELLED

Trans-ship cargo will be subject to the applicable increase. If you have any questions, please contact your local customer service team.

Thank you for your continued support of CaroTrans

 

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CaroTrans Boosts Service to Japan with Direct, Weekly San Francisco LCL Export

CaroTrans Boosts Service to Japan with Direct, Weekly San Francisco LCL Export

–      12 days from San Francisco to Tokyo is fastest overall transit in the market –

 

Clark, New Jersey, January 16, 2013 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced expansion of their global service network with the addition of a direct, weekly LCL export service from San Francisco to Japan.  This reliable service offers the fastest overall transits from San Francisco to Tokyo – 12 days, to Yokohama – 13 days, to Osaka, Nagoya and Kobe – 17 days.  There is no transshipment via Busan, South Korea or additional handling via Los Angeles.  The first sailing is January 29, 2013.

 CaroTrans delivers the highest level of customer-focused, reliable consolidation and deconsolidation services in the U.S. – Japan trade in partnership with Seino Logix, an experienced, well-established NVO in Japan and also with representation in the U.S.  CaroTrans has collaborated with Seino Logix over 14 years in this trade lane.

 Mark Tanelli, CaroTrans, San Francisco branch manager, said, “Now global forwarders have a direct, expedited service to Japan from San Francisco.  With this new service, we’re delivering a faster LCL export service option to customers in the region.”

 July 2012, CaroTrans introduced direct LCL export service from the Pacific Northwest to Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Kobe and Osaka, Japan.  CaroTrans will continue to grow its global service network by adding direct, expedited LCL/FCL import and export services to serve market demand.

 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

 

Contact: 

CaroTrans, Greg Howard, 732-540-8121, gregh@carotrans.com

 CKL Communications, Carol Lerner, 973.635.6923, ckl.communications@gmail.com

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