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CaroTrans and Nordicon Add New York to Finland LCL Service

CaroTrans and Nordicon Add New York to Finland LCL Service

Longstanding neutral NVOCC alliance provides comprehensive services between the U.S. and Nordic region along with end-to-end inland distribution services.


Helsinki, Finland – Clark, New Jersey, November 27, 2018CaroTrans and Nordicon, leading neutral, global NVOCCs (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidators, today announce an enhanced weekly New York, New York to Helsinki, Finland LCL service that launched November 17th.  This direct ocean transportation solution bypasses European gateways which would require extra freight handling.  End-to-end inland services are available at origin and destination.


The 16-year CaroTrans – Nordicon alliance partnership delivers comprehensive import and export services for LCL freight moving between the U.S. and Nordic region where Nordicon has offices in Sweden, Finland Norway and Denmark.  CaroTrans has 14 U.S. branch offices and 24 CFS (container freight stations) throughout the U.S. for convenient, stable shipment distribution.

Linus Ahlm, managing director and CEO of Nordicon, said “We’re pleased to respond to market demand for this new New York to Helsinki LCL service.  With CaroTrans, we provide a comprehensive U.S.-Nordic service network backed by advanced digital freight management solutions for rates, booking, visibility and schedules.”

Chris Wilson, president of CaroTrans, said “We continue to adjust our service network to respond to the needs of global freight forwarders.  With Nordicon we’re delivering dependable, direct U.S.-Nordic region LCL services for secure and stable freight delivery.”

About Nordicon

Nordicon is the leading neutral consolidation company in the Nordic region with offices in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark. From our own warehouse in Gothenburg, as well as local terminal’s in each country – the company organizes the consolidation of freight to more than 500 export destination and from more than 300 import locations around the world. Nordicon collaborates with more than 200 offices and agents globally, and are part of an international network of GCA – Global Consolidator Alliance.

Besides the core business of LCL – Less than container load and focus on direct consolidation services, Nordicon also offers FCL – Full container load and a range of other transport services on land, rail and air. With Nordicon tailor made solutions for forwarders, FCS, we create a logistic chain and monitor cargo flows after our customers specific needs and requirements.

Our highly experienced staff, quality operational systems, innovative IT solutions and financial strength, give us the reliability required to meet the demands of today’s market and future expectations.

For more information:  www.nordic-on.com



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’re 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.  In addition, CaroTrans offers a freight management mobile app for Android and iPhone.

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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