ST. ALBANS, VT– Logistics provider A.N. Deringer, Inc. has steadily grown its freight forwarding business, more than 25 percent compared to last year. The logistics company has realized significant growth in their less than container load (LCL) consolidation (consol) services with an increase of 35 percent year over year. The LCL consol services showing some of the most significant gains are from Shanghai to the US and Canada. The weekly consolidations to LA, New York, and Toronto have grown because “they offer a reliable, cost-effective alternative for customers without enough cargo to fill an entire container load,” explains Matt Parrott, Director of Transportation. “Sometimes, it’s about getting the goods on the water to meet a particular deadline. Using a consol means customers don’t have to wait until the entire product order is manufactured before shipping what’s needed.”
Customers often utilize Deringer’s full container load services and complement those services with different LCL consolidations to achieve a streamlined supply chain strategy. Claudia Ashton, Deringer’s Marketing Manager, added, “Customers feel the consols and Deringer’s overall service offering provide a tangible competitive advantage. Our customers are pretty tight-lipped about their strategies because of the cost and time savings to market.”
Customers realize significant savings when using one company for Customs brokerage and freight forwarding, such as reduced demurrage and detention charges, as well as eliminating document transfer fees. Complementing the Shanghai LCL consolidations, Deringer also provides pre-carriage, Customs brokerage, distribution, on-carriage, and cargo insurance services. Deringer’s online tools provide supply chain visibility from purchase order through proof of delivery. Please visit Deringer’s product fact sheets for additional information or call 888-612-6239.
Founded in 1919, A.N. Deringer, Inc., the largest privately-held Customs broker in the US, is a leading provider of international supply chain solution services including international freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution, Customs brokerage, logistics consulting, and cargo insurance. Deringer combines over 30 US offices with a global agency network to facilitate the movement of cargo throughout the world.