Global non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) and ocean freight consolidator CaroTrans announced a new weekly less than container load (LCL) service from Atlanta to major markets in Japan including: Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Nagoya and Osaka.
This service eliminates transshipment and double handling in Los Angeles and Busan.
Freight moves from Atlanta to Tokyo in 29 days, Yokohama in 30 days, and Osaka, Nagoya and Kobe in 33 days.
In Japan, CaroTrans’ partner of 16 years, Seino Logix, provides secure unpack and expedited distribution throughout Japan. Overall, the CaroTrans - Seino Logix service portfolio is comprised of six export services
– Chicago, Charleston, New York/New Jersey
, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle to Japan, and now Atlanta. Import services include Japan to Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and New York/New Jersey.
Greg Howard, CEO of CaroTrans, said, “Recent market challenges revealed the need for transportation alternatives for global supply chains. Today’s transpacific supply chains require service flexibility and increased transportation choices to ensure reliable, timely freight delivery. Along with Seino Logix, we’re committed to dependable, secure U.S.-Japan consolidation and deconsolidation and transportation services to ensure our clients are effectively serving their customers’ transpacific shipping needs.”
CaroTrans has added six new, weekly and direct LCL and FCL services in the last six months.