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LCL Import Customer Advisory 16-029

Issue Date: October 26, 2016

LCL Import Customer Advisory 16-029
General Rate Increase (GRI)

CaroTrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 1, 2016. Details as per below:
Origin Destinations Type Amount Effective
China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan USA GRI USD 12.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm December 1, 2016
If any mitigation and/or delay of this increase is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.
We appreciate your support. Please do not hesitate to contact your local CTI representative, if you have any questions or need additional information.


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CaroTrans Launches Atlanta–Nhava Sheva Service in Response to Market Demand

CaroTrans Launches Atlanta–Nhava Sheva Service in Response to Market Demand


– Direct, weekly LCL service begins October 9th –

Clark, New Jersey, October 3, 2016CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new direct, weekly LCL service from Atlanta to Nhava Sheva, India to address increased demand from the U.S. Southeast and Gulf regions.  This service offers extremely competitive transit times, from the Gulf – 38 days, and the Southeast – 33 days.


At destination, shipments are securely handled and deconsolidated by CaroTrans’ dedicated partner, Globelink WW India, which provides full India market penetration serviced from 15+ inland container depots.    Together, CaroTrans and Globelink offer 10 weekly, LCL import/export services between the U.S. and India.


“Flexible, direct LCL services provide logistics service providers with secure, consistent

transportation options to serve the varying needs of their customers.  We’re committed to delivering reliable U.S.-India trade LCL services,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, CEO.


CaroTrans serves U.S. markets with its comprehensive network of local container freight stations and 13 offices nationwide.

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 in global markets, offering 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

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

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


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