Ocean transportation is a substantial component of the international supply chain. In today’s continually changing market you need the strength of a sound, well-established freight forwarder to take care of your ocean freight arrangements. API Shipping Worldwide has access to carriers offering unrivalled standards for global ocean freight. Our market leading partners can provide customized logistic schedules to all over the global destination. Our experienced staff takes full responsibility for the complete co-ordination of your shipments from point of origin to final destination.
LCL stands for “Less than Container Load”. This shipping term is commonly used to describe an international ocean freight service that is designed for shipping boxed, crated or palletized cargo from or to the USA that cannot fill an entire 20 or 40 foot sea freight container.
There are many advantages for international shipping using LCL ocean freight service, i.e using shipping services from international transportation companies (Freight Forwarders, NVOCCs, VOCCs) Vs. using FCL (Full Container Load ocean freight service) or shipping service offered by international moving companies
When using LCL shipping services, you need not worry about returning the container after delivery. Because you are sharing the container, it is the concern of the shipping container service company, which is likely to have return trips booked for that LCL container. Shippers using LCL need to be concerned only about the load being shipped and nothing else.
Roll On Roll Off
RoRo is short for “roll on, roll off”. This simply refers to the method by which vehicles and machinery are loaded onto large ocean shipping vessels for transport overseas. API Shipping Worldwide is a leading provider of such services to individuals and corporations who wish to transport single or multiple vehicles. A simple consultation with our logistics pros can determine your rates and schedule for future roro shipments. The fastest way to get API Shipping Group’s service is to submit a quote inquiry from this website. By doing so you will dynamically create a ticket number to reference your quote and your future RoRo shipment. API Shipping Worldwide offers RoRo logistics solutions throughout the globe get a quote today.
Break bulk is when a container, whether or not it is modified, is not enough. It’s the solution used for over-sized cargo. In effect, API will “containerize” the space for it by laying a bed of Flat Racks and Platforms on top of standard containers, and then lash the cargo to them to create what looks like a giant pen.
With this method, there is almost no limit to the size of cargo that can be carried. In 2011, API Shipping Worldwide successfully loaded a ship’s superstructure weighing 450 tones that measured 32 meters long and 22 meters high. And yes, not all cargo travels in conveniently separate pieces! The train carriage you go to work on, the yacht you see out at sea, that digger on the building site you pass every day, etc. Sometimes these giants travel in one piece aboard container ships!