MOL has contracted with California Cartage
to provide seamless logistics services for U.S. importers
November 08, 2006
TOKYO - Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), one of the world's leading maritime shipping and logistics companies, has contracted with California Cartage Company (Cal Cartage), a major U.S. logistics provider, to provide seamless logistics services for U.S. importers. The agreement will combine MOL's consolidation service network at the product origin side, primarily in Asia and managed by MOL Consolidation Service Ltd., and Cal Cartage's deconsolidation/transloading facilities/network in the United States.
MOL has been listening to customer requirements for optimizing logistics services in an increasingly competitive international market, where customer needs in logistics go beyond traditional transport modes such as shipping, trucking and seamless door-to-door intermodal service. MOL established MOL Consolidation Service Ltd., and has been strategically positioning this unit to enhance customer's supply chain deliverables.
Cal Cartage provides trucking, warehousing, deconsolidation and distribution services for U.S. customers through its network in the U.S.
The MOL and Cal Cartage arrangement offers combined seamless service for U.S. importers starting from the issue of a purchase order until delivery of the shipment to final destination.