Thursday, February 9, 2017

New LCL Sea Freight Service Starts Between Milan and Miami

Direct Fourteen Day Service Offered by Consolidator
Shipping News Feature
ITALY – US – Non-vessel operating common carrier (NVOCC) CaroTrans has announced they are instituting a new, direct weekly LCL service from Milan to Miami. The consolidators state that Miami serves as an ideal hub for Italian goods bound for Central American and Caribbean destinations and that the new service will entail a 14-day transit. It is CaroTrans fourth direct service from Milan to the US, with other container freight services also offered to Chicago, Charleston and New York.

Milan is the main freight hub for products manufactured in the north of Italy, as well as for cargo moving from Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. Volume US imports from Italy include beverages, industrial machinery and engines, autos, pharma and footwear. Greg Howard, CEO at CaroTrans said:

"The current global containerised shipping market is marked by ongoing changes that impact today's supply chains. As a global NVO, we're able to offer a broad range of secure, direct services that provide our customers with transportation solutions they can rely on. Our new Milan-Miami service, in partnership with Euro Italian Freight Systems, is another excellent service option that further expands our offerings."

Photo: The Port of Miami