-- User tools deliver fast and easy way to access customized shipment data --
Union, NJ, October 11, 2011 – CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (Non vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, announces the first desktop gadgets for CaroTrans’ LCL (less than container load) customers.  These innovative tools allow users to quickly and conveniently access critical LCL shipment data.  CaroTrans now offers gadgets for bookings, sailing schedules, rates, tracking, and inland rates.  A gadget is a mini application that resides on a computer desktop or personal home page.  

Consistent monitoring of customer feedback enables CaroTrans to determine the critical tools customers need to make the processing of ocean freight cargo easier, faster and more convenient.  CaroTrans will continue to evaluate every application to determine which should be made available as a gadget in the future.

“We are pleased to be offering our customers innovative technology solutions that help them streamline ocean freight processing, increase efficiencies, and better serve their clients.  CaroTrans’ gadgets are a first in the NVO community and they represent a new, faster way for customers to retrieve shipment data,” said Greg Howard, CaroTrans, Global CEO. 

Gadget features:

- Rate gadget:  Is customized for each customer.  Rates are pulled from the customer’s current contract rates.  A password and login is required for this gadget.
- Easily accessed from CaroTrans’ homepage.

- Users may send the gadget link to their desktop as a shortcut for quick access.

- Windows 7 and Vista operating system users are able to download the gadgets to their desktop.

- Results from the Sailing Schedules and Rates gadgets can be viewed, emailed or printed.

- Track and Trace:  Users can search by container, booking, arrival notice, or their own reference numbers from the Bill of Lading.

About CaroTrans

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

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