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CaroTrans Boosts Service to Japan with Direct, Weekly San Francisco LCL Export


CaroTrans Boosts Service to Japan with Direct, Weekly San Francisco LCL Export

–      12 days from San Francisco to Tokyo is fastest overall transit in the market –


Clark, New Jersey, January 16, 2013 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced expansion of their global service network with the addition of a direct, weekly LCL export service from San Francisco to Japan.  This reliable service offers the fastest overall transits from San Francisco to Tokyo – 12 days, to Yokohama – 13 days, to Osaka, Nagoya and Kobe – 17 days.  There is no transshipment via Busan, South Korea or additional handling via Los Angeles.  The first sailing is January 29, 2013.

 CaroTrans delivers the highest level of customer-focused, reliable consolidation and deconsolidation services in the U.S. – Japan trade in partnership with Seino Logix, an experienced, well-established NVO in Japan and also with representation in the U.S.  CaroTrans has collaborated with Seino Logix over 14 years in this trade lane.

 Mark Tanelli, CaroTrans, San Francisco branch manager, said, “Now global forwarders have a direct, expedited service to Japan from San Francisco.  With this new service, we’re delivering a faster LCL export service option to customers in the region.”

 July 2012, CaroTrans introduced direct LCL export service from the Pacific Northwest to Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Kobe and Osaka, Japan.  CaroTrans will continue to grow its global service network by adding direct, expedited LCL/FCL import and export services to serve market demand.

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, 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, experienced 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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