–Le Havre, France branch establishes platform for future growth and direct global connections-
Clark, New Jersey, June 18,2012 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non vessel
operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announced the opening of
a new CaroTrans branch in LeHavre, France. This new hub office in Europe creates the
foundation for future growth and supports CaroTrans’ overall network of global operations.
Container freight stations will be established in Paris and Lyon, France to serve local
shippers with secure, expedited services. For inland moves throughout France and Europe,
CaroTrans provides a comprehensive, door-to-door distribution network for consistent,
Le Havre is an important European gateway for CaroTrans’ full container load (FCL) and less
than container load (LCL) services to and from points in the U.S., Asia, Middle East, South
America and Canada and is a natural platform for freight moving to West Africa from these
regions. Initially, CaroTrans’ Le Havre office will support FCL and LCL exports from the U.S.
with exports from France to the U.S. soon to follow.
The LeHavre office is the second new office for CaroTrans in 2012. A CaroTrans office was
opened in Seattle last month to serve global freight forwarders in the Pacific Northwest.
“We are committed to strengthening our presence in Europe with strategically placed
branches in key markets. CaroTrans branches, along with our network of dedicated agent
partners, position us to provide the highest level of stable and secure customer service and
support,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, Global CEO. “The next phase of our expansion in
Europe will likely be setting up CaroTrans offices in Paris and Marseilles.”
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
CaroTrans, Greg Howard, 908.206.1067,