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LCL Shipping: Less-Than-Container-Load Logistics

Less-than-container-load (LCL) describes ocean freight shipments of lower volume that do not require full-container capacity. Multiple shipments from different customers are grouped in order to create a consolidation, enabling cost advantages.

 Our LCL Services – Your Advantages

Our LCL Services – Your Advantages

The consolidation of multiple shipments from different customers means you share the transportation costs compared to full-container loads (FCL). Rhenus USA provides custom LCL ocean freight solutions, a great economical alternative for less time-sensitive air freight shipments, reducing costs and improving your environmental footprint. 

Freight Options for Your LCL Shipment

Rhenus USA provides the best possible option and route for your LCL shipments. You can choose between these freight options: Seaport-to-seaport, door-to-door, seaport-to-door or door-to-seaport transport.

We offer a cost-effective weekly consolidation service that efficiently ships your cargo from our Hilden Gateway via Antwerp to New York , and more.

Benefits of sending your LCL with Rhenus

  • Worldwide service at competitive prices
  • The Rhenus gateway service – globally-orientated and locally-focused
  • Supply chain optimization with fixed departures and reliable transit times
  • Centralized control tower operation
  • Support in opening up new markets

Quality you can count on

  • Rhenus USA provides the best possible transit times, space, and equipment availability in combination with cost advantages for its customers’ LCL shipments
  • We maintain a close relationship with preferred shipping companies
  • We always offer the required cargo space at competitive prices – even in peak season 

Reliable transit times

  • Rhenus USA provides worldwide LCL services at competitive prices
  • End-to-end solutions within a global network guarantee supply chain and transit time optimization
  • Our lean and regulated processes ensure on-time delivery for your cargo arriving at seaports  



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