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  November 15th, 2017 | Written by

CaroTrans-Craft Expands Service Portfolio

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  • NVOs strengthen direct, weekly US-South America service options.
  • CaroTrans adds service of the West Coast of South America.
  • CaroTrans-Craft have nearly 30 export and import services between the US and South America.

CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, has announced the expansion of its cooperation with the Craft Group, a major multinational leader in NVOCC services in South America, with the addition of Peru and Ecuador to the alliance’s LCL/FCL service portfolio.

The longstanding CaroTrans-Craft alliance has served the US-to- East Coast South America trade with direct container services between the US and Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay and now adds coverage of the West Coast of South America with Peru and Ecuador to add further value as a consistent, unified agency network in the Americas.

For the last 15 years, the CaroTrans Craft alliance has delivered direct, weekly end-to-end container services enhanced by local support to provide reliable supply chain resources for today’s global logistics firms. CaroTrans has 14 local offices and 25 CFS (container freight stations) throughout North America to provide expedited, secure local consolidation and deconsolidation services. The Craft Group serves the forwarding community with a dedicated team of experienced sales professionals and specialized customer service teams.

“The CaroTrans-Craft alliance is strong and getting stronger as we build out our US-South America service network,” said Kika Veiga, Latin America Trade Development Director, CaroTrans. We are thrilled to be expanding our relationship with Craft to deliver the same high level of service and support to logistics service providers for Peru and Ecuador shipments. We’re both committed to personalized, first-class service which is critical in today’s ever-changing, volatile container shipping market.”

The CaroTrans-Craft service portfolio includes over 25 direct, weekly US-South America export services from seven gateways, and over 12 South America – US import services.