-- New alliance strengthens North America, Middle East and Africa service offerings –
Union, NJ, August 8, 2011 -- CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (Non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announces today a new alliance with the CSS Group (Consolidated Shipping Services Group), a fast-growing NVOCC and total logistics company based and headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Together, these well-established NVOs will deliver the most comprehensive FCL (full container load), LCL (less than container load), and breakbulk, out of gauge and ro-ro cargo handling services to and from North America, Middle East, and Africa. CaroTrans has been involved with the Middle East trade for over 16 years. Now with CSS, CaroTrans expands its service capabilities to include a seamless network of offices in the Middle East and Africa region, as well as a team of dedicated ocean transportation experts with local market experience and knowledge. CaroTrans offers weekly direct consolidation services to Dubai from their primary gateways of Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta, Charleston and New York.
“We are excited to be partnering with CSS, an industry leading NVO in the Middle East. Both our companies have similar cultures focused on customer care, best in class service and the highest quality standards. This partnership enables us to provide the high level of service and support our customers are accustomed to,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, Global CEO.
The Chairman of CSS, Mr. T.S. Kaladharan, commented, “CSS is delighted to partner with CaroTrans. The synergy of CaroTrans and CSS provides first class service, resources and expertise to the marketplace. The senior management teams of both companies have worked hard on this project and are 100% committed to making this a major success for our customers.”
CSS enhances CaroTrans’ position in the Middle East market and opens new markets including Iraq. CaroTrans’ overall global network of import and export operations consists of the United States, Europe, United Kingdom, Africa, India, Japan, South America, Oceania, Asia and Middle East. CaroTrans strategically partners with premiere neutral NVOs, regional leaders with strong brand recognition, in key global markets where it provides for the best customer service.
Established in 1979, Carotrans International is one of the world’s leading NVOCCs providing global LCL, less than container load, and FCL, full container load services. Through our network of offices in Asia, South America, Oceania, and the United States, along with our strong local partners, we offer a global reach that is truly unique.
Carotrans is a people driven company with dedicated, experienced and knowledgeable team members who engage customers with passion and experience on a local level.
For additional information, visit www.carotrans.com
About The CSS Group
Consolidated Shipping Group is one of the fastest growing NVOCC in the region it operates. Headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. With a team consisting of over 750 experienced and dedicated professionals, across 20 offices, CSS has what it takes to meet your freight forwarding requirements, be it by sea, land or air. CSS has always adapted itself to the latest trends in the industry to offer efficient and most feasible solutions to its clients' and associates.
For additional information, visit www.cssgroupsite.com