Ocean Freight

Our broad portfolio of ocean freight carriers offers the flexibility of departure dates and decreases transit times for all your ocean shipping needs. Global FCL & LCL shipping services available.

Do you need International Ocean Freight Shipping services?

Increased buying power allows for competitive market pricing and higher service levels in ocean shipping. The flexibility that we have at Crane Worldwide Logistics with rail service providers and port of entry/port of discharge allows us to create the best ocean freight shipping solution for our clients with transit times to suit your delivery requirements. Need cost effective door to door ocean services? Reach out today for more information on how can support your freight shipments.

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Do you require international ocean freight transportation services?

As a licensed Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) for both Full Container Load (FCL) and Less Than Container Load (LCL) shipments, our ocean freight forwarding experience at Crane Worldwide Logistics allows us to be your client advocate when negotiating with the increasingly large ocean carriers and shipping lines.

To help improve your supply chain efficiency and support shipping your cargo via ocean freight, our relationships with our ocean freight cargo partners allow us to create the best shipping options for our clients, ensuring your cargo is managed cost-efficiently. We partner with the global carriers to provide the best transit times covering all major ports to provide the most productive ocean freight solution for your business.

A great alternative to air freight, our ocean freight experts work with a range of ocean shipping carriers. Our services include:

  • Project Cargo Management and Breakbulk / OOG for your particular equipment needs by ocean freight.
  • Transload / Palletization / Deconsolidation and Distribution Center bypass are all shipping services available.

Our door-to-door ocean transportation service, as well as our purchase order management and consolidation/deconsolidation methods, are all conducted with high service levels without a contractual obligation. International shipping is becoming increasingly complex, and we are here to partner with you to assist you with your ocean shipping needs. Whether FCL shipments or LCL sea freight shipments, Crane Worldwide can manage all of your documentation with competitive rates for your shipment providing complete freight services.

FCL - Full Container Loads - filling the container space solely with the goods in your consignment

LCL - Less Than Container Loads - Partial container loads that do not fill the entire container

How is International Ocean Freight shipping changing?

There has been much change in the import and export markets, notably in the ocean freight and carrier market, the consolidation of some of the significant ocean freight players and IMO2020 regulations. Our relationships with our crucial ocean freight shipping partners can benefit your overall sea freight strategy, and we will work with you as your client advocate to ensure you have the best ocean shipment profile to address your logistics needs.

What is the cost of shipping by sea freight?

Costs depend upon the type of shipping service you require, a number of factors to consider when planning your ocean freight shipment: Container size, Transit time, Cargo type, Cargo weight, Cargo dimensions and Incoterms, we can also assist with customs brokerage, reach out via the contact below for more information. Ocean shipping capacity availability can vary significantly, we are here to help you navigate any challenges you are facing with your ocean freight needs. Do you have concerns with your freight rates and shipping costs? Speak to one of our experts today. 

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