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Monthly Archives: March 2017

LCL Import Customer Advisory 17-007

Issue Date: March 29, 2017

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 17-007

General Rate Increase (GRI)

CaroTrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective

May 1, 2017. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

GRI

USD 16.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm

May 1, 2017

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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LCL Import Customer Advisory 17-005 *Cancelled*

Issue Date: March 15, 2017

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 17-005 

*Cancelled*

General Rate Increase (GRI)

The previously announced General Rate Increase (GRI) effective

March 15, 2017 has been cancelled. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

GRI

USD 12.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm

*Cancelled*

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LCL Import Customer Advisory 17-006

Issue Date: February 27, 2017

 

LCL Import Customer Advisory 17-006

General Rate Increase (GRI)

CaroTrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective April 1, 2017. Details as per below:

Origin

Destinations

Type

Amount

Effective

Date

China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

USA

GRI

USD 16.00 w/m Min: 1 cbm

April 1, 2017

If any mitigation and/or delay of this increase is confirmed, we will pass this along as applicable.

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CaroTrans Augments Central/Eastern European Service Network

CaroTrans Augments Central/Eastern European Service Network

– TransOcean Shipping cooperation broadens FCL/LCL service reach and scope –

Clark, New Jersey, March 6, 2017CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new alliance with TransOcean Shipping (TOS) a neutral NVO headquartered in Vienna, Austria.  CaroTrans and TOS offer a strong team that is knowledgeable and well-established in FCL (full container load) and LCL (less than container load) services to the freight forwarding community.  CaroTrans, with over 35 years in the industry, has built a foundation of good brand recognition and service within the Eastern and Central European region.

The CaroTrans network of 13 local North American offices and 25 CFS (container freight stations) provide personalized service and care for customers shipping between North America and Central and Eastern Europe.  Initially, Prague will be the central point of consolidation and distribution.  Further expansion and coverage will come with the addition of Vienna as a key relay gateway, as well as the Port of Koper, Slovenia on the Adriatic Sea.  Both will be introduced in the near future.

Prague is an efficient service point for freight moving to and from Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and other Central and Eastern European destinations.  Future gateway expansion at Vienna and Koper will enable greater convenience and flexibility for the local forwarding community managing freight to and from the region.

“Our relationship with TOS offers customers strong, local support and efficient transportation hubs close to key markets.  We are like minded in our commitment to simplified, online freight management and e-commerce tools which offer customers timely, effective management of their customers’ freight,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, CEO.  “We put our customers first, as TOS does, and go above and beyond to meet their needs.  Increasingly, shippers are looking for an excellent customer experience which is the hallmark of the CaroTrans brand.”

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

Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn

Contacts:

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

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

 

About Transocean Shipping

Established in 2005, Transocean Shipping Transportagentur GesmbH (TOS) is one of the leading neutral NVOCCs in Southern and Eastern Europe maintaining offices in Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Germany and Belgium, and has a strong global partner network.

 

TOS Group is a privately owned company with a well skilled and experienced team passionate about delivering perfect services to customers, and supported by a fully integrated, EDI enabled IT system.

For more information visit: www.tos-ship.com

 

Contact:  TOS, Peter Czajkowski, +4312350075, peter.czajkowski@tos-ship.com

 

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CaroTrans Expands its Direct Europe to U.S. Service Network

 

CaroTrans Expands its Direct Europe to U.S. Service Network

 

– Milan to Miami service launches February 19th –

Clark, New Jersey, February 8, 2017CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces a new, direct weekly LCL service from Milan to Miami which provides logistics service providers with an efficient, dependable supply chain option.    Miami serves as an ideal hub for Italian goods bound for Central American and Caribbean destinations.  The Milan-Miami service, a 14-day transit, is CaroTrans fourth direct service from Milan to the U.S. Service is also offered to Chicago, Charleston and New York.

 

Milan is the main freight hub for products manufactured in the north and all of Italy, as well as cargo moving from Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia.  Main U.S. imports from Italy include: beverages, industrial machinery and engines, autos, pharma and footwear (U.S. Census Bureau).

 

Euro Italian Freight Systems in Milan, CaroTrans dedicated partner in the region, has been serving the area for over 30 years and is one of Italy’s NVOCC pioneers.  EURO Italian Freight has its own customs bonded import/export CFS and operates a comprehensive global import/export network.

 

In North America, CaroTrans has 13 local offices and 25 strategically positioned CFS (container freight stations) to serve the transportation needs of shippers in local markets.

 

“The current global containerized shipping market is marked by ongoing changes that impact today’s supply chains.   As a global NVO, we’re able to offer a broad range of secure, direct services that provide our customers with transportation solutions they can rely on,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, CEO.  “Our new Milan-Miami service, in partnership with Euro Italian Freight Systems, is another excellent service option that further expands our offerings.”

 

Carmen Ronzoni, Director, Euro Italian Freight Systems, said “We provide broad coverage of Italy origins with an efficient truck service network that offers dependable pick-up and transits.  Our partnership with CaroTrans continues to grow to support supply chain flexibility and the need for efficient transportation alternatives.”

 

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

Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn

 

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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CaroTrans Export Advisory 17-002

Issue Date: January 20, 2017

 

CaroTrans Export Advisory 17-002

General Rate Increase (GRI)

 

CaroTrans will implement the following General Rate Increase (GRI) effective for cargo sailing on, or after, February 20, 2017:

 

Origin

Destinations

Type

Rate

Effective Date

All North American Origins

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay

GRI

4.00 w/m

Min: 1 CBM

February 20, 2017

 

LCL cargo transshipped via any of the countries above will also be subject to
this increase. If any mitigation and/or delay of the 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.

www.carotrans.com

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