CaroTrans, a leading global NVOCC (non-vessel operating common carrier) and ocean freight consolidator, today announces the expansion of its cooperation with the Craft Group, a major multinational leader in NVOCC services in South America, with the addition of Peru and Ecuador to the alliance’s LCL/FCL service portfolio.  The longstanding CaroTrans-Craft alliance has served the U.S. – East Coast of South America trade with direct container services between the U.S. and Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay and now adds coverage of the West Coast of South America with Peru and Ecuador to add further value as a consistent, unified agency network in the Americas.

For the last 15 years, the CaroTrans – Craft alliance has delivered direct, weekly end-to-end container services enhanced by local support to provide reliable supply chain resources for today’s global logistics firms.  CaroTrans has 14 local offices and 25 CFS (container freight stations) throughout North America to provide expedited, secure local consolidation and deconsolidation services.  The Craft Group serves the forwarding community with a dedicated team of experienced sales professionals and specialized customer service teams.

“The CaroTrans-Craft alliance is strong and getting stronger as we build out our U.S.-South America service network.  We are thrilled to be expanding our relationship with Craft to deliver the same high level of service and support to logistics service providers for Peru and Ecuador shipments.  We’re both committed to personalized, first-class service which is critical in today’s ever-changing, volatile container shipping market,” said Kika Veiga, Latin America Trade Development Director, CaroTrans.

The CaroTrans-Craft service portfolio includes 25+ direct, weekly U.S.-South America export services from 7 gateways, and 12+ South America – U.S. import services.