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FCL Shipping - Full Container Load Logistics

FCL stands for full container load, which transports a container at maximum capacity. Depending on the volume, FCL can be the most cost-efficient transport mode for your business.

How FCL Shipping Boosts Your Business

How FCL Shipping Boosts Your Business

Economically, FCL ocean freight is the ideal transportation mode if your cargo volume reaches a sufficient capacity utilisation. Dedicated use of a container offers the shipper full transparency, a high level of control and a secure supply chain. Alternatively, we provide LCL and consolidation services.

Freight Options for Your FCL Transport

Here are our customised and integrated solutions for FCL ocean freight:

  • Full container load (FCL), less-than-container-load (LCL), break-bulk offered to and from Europe and various locations in Asia
  • Own operated export and import LCL consolidation box from Europe to Thailand via Hilden and Singapore and vice versa. Our network in Europe includes countries such as Germany, the UK, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark), the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria and South Eastern Europe (Czech Republic, Slovenia, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania)
  • Fast, flexible and cost-efficient door-to-door services
  • Project and oversized cargo
  • Multimodal services and transshipment
  • Customs clearance and documentation
  • International marine insurance
  • AMS (Automated Manifest System) filing
  • FMC licenced and bonded
  • IMO handling (handling dangerous goods according to IMO and DGR guidelines)
  • Triangle shipment
  • Container loading and unloading, load securing and stuffing
  • Container services
  • Packaging for carriage pursuant to the IPPC (International Packaging Regulations)

Benefits of Choosing Rhenus FCL Services

  • The Rhenus gateway service – globally-orientated and locally-focused
  • Enhanced security through continuous sealing
  • Data accuracy and efficiency
  • Optimisation of transport expenses
  • Paperless booking and shipping instructions for distribution to the shipping companies
  • Tailored container shipping, catered to your needs
  • Continuous shipment tracking
  • Door-to-door transport connecting all continents

  • Dedicated in-house customs department

  • AEO certified

  • Supply chain optimisation with fixed departures and reliable transit times


Global Quality Standard

  • Close relations with many shipping companies through our preferred carrier programmes
  • Offering the required cargo space at competitive prices – even during peak season
  • Fixed schedules and guaranteed planning security

Reliable Schedules and Delivery Times

  • Offering the best possible transit times, space and equipment availability
  • Guaranteed weekly sailings from various drop locations globally
  • Lean and regulated processes assure punctual delivery
  • Cargo arriving at seaports is forward quickly by truck, rail and inland barge through our hubs