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Customer Advisory No. 12-003 – GRI Notifications

Advisory 12-003

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CaroTrans Opens Office in Seattle

– NVO now offers expedited import & export services to and from the Pacific Northwest –

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the opening of a new CaroTrans office in Seattle, Washington. This office will provide enhanced, expedited import and export ocean transportation services – LCL (less than container load), FCL (full container load) and breakbulk – in this active trade region. CaroTrans’ Seattle office is the company’s fourteenth office in the U.S. In 2011, CaroTrans added a Dallas office, as well as a new global office in Santiago, Chile. They anticipate further expansion in 2012 with new office openings in the U.S. Midwest, and in global locations.

“We are committed to opening offices where our customers are located to better serve their needs,” said Greg Howard, Global CEO, CaroTrans. “Our decentralized approach empowers our local teams which enables them to provide the highest level of customer service and support.”

Brian Allcorn, Seattle Branch Manager, CaroTrans, remarked, “We are excited about the opportunity to serve local freight forwarders in the Pacific Northwest, an important international trade area. We believe we are positioned well, in the U.S. and globally, to provide the service and support freight forwarders require to meet their customer’s global shipping needs.”

The CaroTrans Seattle office is located at: 20415 72nd Ave. South, Suite 470, Kent, WA 98032 Phone: 253-277-1898, E-mail: briana@carotrans.com

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CaroTrans Responds to Market Demand with Specialized Breakbulk/OOG Team

– NVO offers dedicated local service in all 14 U.S. office locations –

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the creation of a specialized breakbulk (BB), out of gauge (OOG) and Ro-Ro Team that is positioned to serve local forwarders in all fourteen CaroTrans U.S. office locations. This dedicated group joins CaroTrans’ FCL (full container load) department strengthening the service offerings from this business sector.

This team will effectively address the diverse freight needs of the global freight forwarder community. They will provide the following services: specialized equipment – flat racks and open tops, door to door service, shrink wrapping, haulage, crating and delivery to the exit port.

“We are excited to provide this service offering backed by an experienced team of CaroTrans professionals. Over the last few years, we have honed our knowledge and capabilities in this area and believe we are well prepared to deliver exceptional safe, secure and dependable service for our customers,” said Michael Forkenbrock, President, CaroTrans. “This service sector is a growing area, especially in developing markets such as Latin America, Middle East and Asia. We are committed to delivering quality solutions to meet our customers’ needs and that will help them better serve their global shipper customers,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, CEO.

CaroTrans’ fourteen U.S. offices include: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, San Francisco and Seattle.

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