CaroTrans expands CFS network

CaroTrans, a NVOCC and ocean freight consolidator, has announced the addition of Cincinnati and Indianapolis to its US Midwest container freight station (CFS) network which is comprised of Chicago, Columbus, Cleveland and Detroit.

CaroTrans claims that its container freight stations offer forwarders simplified freight rate processing and greater convenience. This is based upon their market proximity which reduces inland transportation and cargo handling costs. Overall, CaroTrans’ US network includes teams at 14 offices and 23 container freight stations.

Andrew Weisse, CaroTrans branch manager, Chicago, will oversee the Indianapolis receiving station and Maggie Piktel, CaroTrans branch manager, Cleveland will manage the Cincinnati CFS.

“The Cincinnati station gives our customers near this major market the ease of dropping off freight close to their own facility rather than trucking to Chicago,” said Maggie Piktel, CaroTrans branch manager, Cleveland.

Andrew Weisse said, “With our new Indianapolis CFS, customers now have a local delivery, same day transport option in the region which simplifies processing and offers a single, end-to-end rate for global shipments.”


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