Shipping and Logistics
One-Stop Refrigerated Cargo Shipping Solutions
When you have chilled or frozen cargo to ship, trust Crowley – the reefer cargo experts.
Crowley offers comprehensive services to keep your perishables chilled and fresh, and your frozen products icy cold throughout the entire cold chain. With a single point of contact, our customers have access to a diverse suite of liner shipping services throughout the Caribbean and Central America, and cold chain logistics services worldwide, including cold storage (warehousing) and distribution, inland and air transportation, Customs brokerage and so much more.
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Refrigerated Shipping and Logistics Services
- Liner Shipping
Crowley is the leading ocean cargo carrier between the U.S. and Puerto Rico, the Eastern and Western Caribbean and Central America. With frequent and timely sailings, Crowley is able to deliver Speed to Market and perishable shipping expertise for customers in need of liner shipping services for time-sensitive cargo.
- Refrigerated Equipment and Expertise
Crowley's hundreds of refrigerated units, including 45' (102" wide), 40' high-cube and 20' reefers and 45' (102" wide) insulated containers, are built with advanced microprocessors that keep temperatures stabilized to within plus or minus one-half degree Fahrenheit.
But having the right reefer equipment is only part of the equation when it comes to shipping perishables successfully. The true difference lies in the expertise and helpfulness of the Crowley staff. Our reefer cargo experts are here to recommend the right equipment, explain packing techniques to achieve proper air circulation within the container, and monitor and track your shipment during the entire move. Power packs and back up power sources are continually monitored via satellite.
- Cold Storage and Warehousing
CrowleyFresh, a joint offering from Crowley and Customized Brokers is a Miami-based cold storage and warehouse facility featuring multiple humidity and temperature-controlled coolers. It is open 24/7 to store and handle perishables arriving from Latin and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and the Far East in South Florida for import and export.
Learn more about CrowleyFresh online here.
- Customs Brokerage for Perishables
Customized Brokers is an international leader in helping imported goods and cargo clear U.S. Customs quickly and without delays. We provide reliable import customs clearance services for nearly any perishable or time-sensitive product, including fresh and frozen produce (like asparagus), seafood and other refrigerated cargo.
Learn more about Customized Brokers online here.
- Air Freight Forwarding
Crowley is an air freight forwarder and a registered FAA Independent Air Carrier and member agent of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). When it comes to perishables shipping, we can determine the most efficient and effective routing to ensure your cargo arrives fresh and on time. Through our network of carriers we provide direct, all-cargo flights to Latin America and the Caribbean.
- Inland Transportation
Crowley’s U.S. Trucking and Distribution Center provides all the services for every aspect of your transportation and logistics needs, offered individually or on an integrated basis. Our Transportation Management Center is a single resource that you can depend on for all of your shipping needs. And it's staffed with experienced logistics professionals who understand the importance of maintaining proper temperatures and schedule integrity when it comes to shipping perishable cargo.