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LCL Customer Advisory No. 13-004: LCL Export B/L Fee Increase

Issue Date: May 24, 2013

Carotrans will implement the following surcharge increase effective as of Sailings on June 23rd, 2013:

Origin(s): All North American Origins

Destination(s): All Destinations (except the Caribbean and Central America)

Current B/L Fee Level: $7.00 per LCL Bill of Lading

New B/L Fee Level: $10.00 per LCL Bill of Lading

Effective date: June 23rd, 2013

**and**

Origin(s): All North American Origins

Destination(s): The Caribbean and Central America

Current B/L Fee Level: $17.00 per LCL Bill of Lading

New B/L Fee Level: $20.00 per LCL Bill of Lading

Effective date: Sailing June 23rd, 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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LCL Import Customer Advisory No. 13 IMP 6.6.13

Issue Date: June 1st,  2013

Carotrans will implement the following General Rate Increases (GRIs) effective as of Sailings on July 1st:

Origin(s): China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Destination(s): US – West Coast

Type: GRI

Increase: $8.00 w/m; Minimum 8.00

Effective date: July 1st, 2013

**and**

Origin(s): China / Hong Kong / Taiwan

Destination(s): US: East Coast and MLB

Type: GRI

Increase: $12.00 w/m; Minimum 12.00

Effective date: July 1st, 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 Bolsters Transpacific Service Network with New Philippines Agent Partnership

 

CaroTrans Bolsters Transpacific Service Network with New Philippines Agent Partnership

 

–      May 24th sailing to Manila from Long Beach marked start of new cooperation –

 

Clark, NJ, June 4, 2013 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a strategic alliance with Multifreight Consolidator System, Inc. (MFCSI), a well-respected NVOCC in the Philippines market committed to responsive, flexible transportation services.  The CaroTrans – MFCSI partnership will offer fast, reliable LCL (less than container load) and FCL (full container load) import and export cargo services between North America and the Philippines.  A direct, weekly service to Manila departed Long Beach on May 24th, transit 22 days, and a Manila to Los Angeles service with 17 day transit has also launched.  The Los Angeles service offers IPI (inland points intermodal) connections to over 75 North American market locations.

 Multifreight has offices in all major ports in the Philippines including: Manila, Davao and Cebu.  Pre-carriage services are provided from Davao and Cebu to Manila.

 “We are pleased to partner with Multifreight Consolidator System, Inc. to grow our services to and from the Philippines.  This collaboration provides the dedicated resources and expertise our customers are accustomed to,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, Global CEO.  CaroTrans strategically partners with premiere neutral NVOs, regional leaders with strong brand recognition, in key global markets to fulfill trade demand.

Elaine Bautista, General Manager, MFCSI, said “MFCSI is extremely honored to partner with CaroTrans one of the biggest NVOCC names whose leadership in the market is highly recognized and established.  Backed by an experienced and dynamic team in Manila, MFCSI looks forward to further strengthening its US market service network and expanding its consolidation base through consistent quality logistic services.”

 CaroTrans will connect with MFCSI via EDI to expedite the transfer of freight data for these collaborative services.  Additionally, CaroTrans offers a suite of Web-based e-commerce tools including: bookings, sailing schedules, LCL/FCL rates, tracking and inland rates to streamline freight processing, boost efficiencies and deliver a greater level of shipment visibility so customers can serve their clients better. 

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.  Fourteen, local CaroTrans offices and twenty-three CFS (container freight stations) throughout North America provide expedited, direct services and safe and secure local consolidation and deconsolidation services.

 For additional information, visit: www.carotrans.com

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