First Direct LCL Poland-USA Service Launched

7th December 2016

Logistics BusinessFirst Direct LCL Poland-USA Service Launched

CaroTrans, a global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, is to begin the first direct, weekly LCL service between Poland and New York. The transit time from Gdynia to New York is 22 days, and the first sailing is December 12th.

CaroTrans is partnering with Euroconsol in Poland to offer this direct connection for imports into the U.S. Euroconsol is a leading, neutral global NVO providing comprehensive local market coverage from 6 container freight stations (CFS) throughout Poland. The CFS are located in Warsaw, Krakow, Katowice, Poznan, Gdynia and Wroclaw. Both NVOs offer complete information technology solutions including freight tracking and online booking for effective shipment management.

“Expansion of our direct LCL European service network will continue. Our aim is to provide our customers with the most efficient, timely and secure LCL services in the market. Flexible and reliable ocean transportation services are critical to the integrity of today’s global supply chains,” said Greg Howard, CEO of CaroTrans.

Top exports from Poland to the U.S. include: television receivers/video monitors, petroleum oils, autos, cargo and other vessels and digital process units. In 2014, the value of U.S. imports from Poland totalled $5.2 billion (source: OEC – Observatory of Economic Complexity).