Consolidation Service

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Consolidation Service

A service in which a company combines several different shipments on a single vessel or airplane in order to extract bulk rates and other favorable treatment from the transportation service. A consolidation service is also called an assembly service, cargo consolidation, and freight consolidation.
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Since 1974, we have enabled our clients' supply chain success through ocean and air freight forwarding, overland transport, customs brokerage and compliance consulting, cargo consolidation, warehousing and distribution, speciality cargo handling, and project logistics.
Far East shipments have been on a bit of a skid, particularly those from China and that has had an impact on rates as did excess container capacities," said Varuna Wirasinha, vice-president for regional operations at Belgium-headquartered ECU-Line, which specialises in LCL (less than container load) cargo consolidation.
FREIGHT FORWARDING AND CARGO CONSOLIDATION COMPANY TO MORE OF 120 DESTINATIONS IN LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBEAN, MOSTLY AIR CARGO.
We were based mainly in the air import/ export department as well as the cargo consolidation department.
8%, excluding the Aeromexico Cargo consolidation effect the margin was 20.
In view of the shipping information systems, there are many areas that need to be improved, such as shipping route selection aspect, cargo consolidation decision making process, and information exchange area.
Air and surface cargo are delivered to the Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point (TCSP) for cross-docking, tagging, and distribution to maintain cargo in-transit visibility, reduce the amount of trucks utilized for distribution, and build efficiencies through cargo consolidation and delivery routes with scheduled delivery and pick up times.
Achievements gained through cargo consolidation and the Consolidated Cargo On Hand Report include accurate inventories, flexibility for employing multimodal conveyance, improved responsiveness, guaranteed deliverability, and In Transit Visibility to the customer.
Export cargo consolidation for onward transportation to seaports would be enhanced, and activities such as clearing of goods, payment of customs levies and other duties will be performed at the ICD site, thus generating employment and stimulating new businesses and industries within its borders and environs.
The AMC-Defense Distribution Center (DDC) Air Cargo Consolidation Integrated Process Team (IPT) was formed to reengineer processes that have a positive effect on customer wait time, item availability, velocity, and demand on strategic transportation assets to benefit deployed forces.
It has also added cargo consolidation, transport services and in-project forwarding to its traditional roles and boasts a turnover of over pounds 28m.