(JACKSONVILLE, Fla; May 3, 2007) Crowley Maritime Corporations logistics segment announced today the addition of a Less-than-Trailer/Container (LTL/LCL) service between the U.S. and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Beginning with the May 30th sailing, shippers may send freight to Haiti by way of Crowleys Miami warehouse where it will be consolidated before making the trip to Port-Au-Prince.
This new service will be offered southbound twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays over Port Everglades, Fla., and will offer a five-day transit to Haiti by way of Rio Haina, Dominican Republic. Northbound services are also available with a schedule dependent upon demand.
Enmarcolda S.A. will serve as Crowleys local agent in Port-au-Prince. Jean-Charles Rousseau will supervise the deconsolidation of Crowleys loads upon arrival in the country along with associated reporting while Wood Paul will work directly with the local consignees to ensure proper routing once cargo is received. Both gentlemen can be reached in Port-au-Prince by calling 509-298-3431 to 3434, 512-3434 or 514-3434. In the U.S., customers can contact Linda Medina at 305-453-4822 or Neysa Grable at 305-463-4812 to book shipments or receive additional information on the service.
Those wishing to ship LTL cargo to Haiti should consign cargo to: Crowley Logistics, Inc. c/o Customer Name, Destination Country; 9950 NW 17th St; Miami, FL 33172. In Haiti, loads are held in a bonded warehouse until pick-up. This warehouse is located at: Haiti Terminal, S.A.; Boulevard de la Saline; Port-au-Prince, Haiti HT 6110.
In addition to consolidation and deconsolidation, Crowley also offers transportation management, warehousing, distribution, cross-docking, freight forwarding, cargo insurance and Customs brokerage services for LTL/LCL loads.
Jacksonville-based, Crowley Maritime Corporation, the parent company for the logistics services unit, was founded in 1892 in San Francisco and is primarily a family and employee-owned company. Crowley provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of four operating lines of business: Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services and Marine Services. Other services provided within these business lines include contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.Crowley.com.
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