Wilmington, OH: March 10, 2014 – R + L Carriers, a Global Transportation Company, has teamed up with American Fast Freight and ArrowPac to provide an offshore shipping option to many offshore markets. Manufacturers can ship freight through R+L Carriers directly to Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic and the Caribbean Islands with this service.
In compliance with the Merchant Marine Act of 1920, also known as the Jones Act, R+L Carriers serves as a trusted freight shipper between these many offshore port destinations. Greg Bronner, Vice President of Business Critical Solutions at R+L Carriers notes “We are proud to be able to support our base of manufacturing and distribution customers with this service.” Bronner continued, “The ability to simplify the process for shipping their goods offshore is a necessary part of our customers’ growth and expansion.”
Both Less than Container (LCL) and Full Container Load (FCL) are available with this service. Sailing schedules and the required paperwork including BOL, Tax Bond, Commercial Invoice and Automated Export System or Shipper’s Export Declaration are available online at www.rlcarriers.com/offshore-shipping or by contacting 888-575-2632. A summary sheet of all required documents is available for download at www.rlcarriers.com/offshore-shipping/pdf/offshore-flyer.pdf
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