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CaroTrans Ningbo | Opening

CaroTrans Ningbo | Opening

23 November 2023
We are thrilled to announce the recent expansion of our presence in China with the opening of our new branch in Ningbo on 21st Nov.
CaroTrans Qingdao | Opening

CaroTrans Qingdao | Opening

16 November 2023
We are excited to share the moments from the grand opening of our Qingdao branch!
Service Announcement | Golden week in China 2023

Service Announcement | Golden week in China 2023

12 September 2023
The Chinese Golden Week of 2023, a week-long holiday from September 29th to October 6th, is approaching. To ensure timely shipping before the Golden Week in China, we kindly request that you promptly plan your shipping requirements....
Smooth Sailing to Buenos Aires

Smooth Sailing to Buenos Aires

01 June 2023
We offer weekly direct LCL shipments from our US offices to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
General Rate Increase (GRI) *Cancelled *

General Rate Increase (GRI) *Cancelled *

22 May 2023
CaroTrans will cancel the following GRI out of China, Taiwan and Hong Kong. 

´╗┐Details as per below:
Submitting Bill of Lading Instructions

Submitting Bill of Lading Instructions

24 March 2023
CaroTrans will require HS Codes to appear on Bill of Lading Instructions sent to our team members in order to properly submit our instructions to the underlying carrier(s).
Books In Homes and Team Houston

Books In Homes and Team Houston

13 March 2023
Books in Homes USA is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting children in under-resourced communities in literacy and beyond. Mainfreight has been a global partner since the organization's origins in 1994. The CaroTrans Houston team enjoyed working with Books in Homes USA at Reed Academy. A free book fair was held allowing each student to collect books of their choice.
Shipping Instructions - "Pallet(s)"

Shipping Instructions - "Pallet(s)"

08 March 2023
US Customs & Border protection has eliminated the use of "pallet" as a packaging type for shipping instructions - instead requiring such items to be listed as "skids." 
Hazardous Minimum Increase & Li-ion Batteries

Hazardous Minimum Increase & Li-ion Batteries

08 March 2023
CaroTrans will increase its hazardous minimum by $100 to all destinations except those in the Middle East. In addition to this increase, the current hazardous charges in place will now apply to lithium-ion batteries being exported as non-hazardous under Special Provision 188.

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