MIAMI, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ --
- The network expansion with multiple new direct services will offer customers more options for their supply chain with set weekly schedules on each trade lane
- Customers of any size can expand into new markets at affordable rates and benefit from DHL Global Forwarding's extensive network
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, announced today it has added 17 new direct Less than Container Load (LCL) ocean freight services throughout the Americas. The new trade lanes offer more frequency and better reliability, while helping customers reduce inventory.
In 2018, DHL Global Forwarding has launched outbound and inbound lanes from the U.S. and Latin America to Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
"Our network of LCL experts are able to provide customers with an end-to-end service to handle all their shipping needs and we ensure a smooth transition from freight collection to delivery by offering outstanding assembly and distribution networks at both origin and destination," said Tara Caputo, Head of LCL Americas, DHL Global Forwarding. "At DHL, we know the importance of helping our customers meet their commitments and deadlines, that is why we are always looking for ways to help them get their goods to market faster and more efficiently."
DHL Global Forwarding is one of the leading LCL freight forwarders in the world, covering 45,000 point-pairs and offering on the ground presence in over 180 countries and territories, with 4,000 trained specialists in more than 330 locations. As a global leader in LCL, DHL Global Forwarding's network enables the control of cargo flow, information flow, speed, accuracy, cost efficiency and reliability.
"Through our large global network, we are consistently looking at expanding our services to offer our customers greater oversight of their logistics chain and reduced risk of damage or loss," said Caputo. "These new LCL services with regular direct schedules let customers properly plan their supply chains."
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 Less than Container Load (LCL) refers to smaller amounts of ocean freight cargo that are insufficient to fill a Full Container Load (FCL) on its own. The service is widely used by customers across many industries as it offers greater flexibility in the management of supply chains by being able to ship smaller quantities on a timelier basis.
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