Maxton Shipping Inc. is a leading logistics service provider specializing in providing full ocean freight services to businesses worldwide. The company has a solid global presence, with a vast network of partners and agents in major ports and cities around the world. We are a U.S. FMC Licensed NVOCC which provides a competitive advantage for trade within the largest global economic regions.
These are several types of ocean freight services include:
Full Container Load
Full Container Load (FCL) – a service where a shipper rents an entire container to transport their goods. The container is loaded at the shipper’s location and then delivered to the destination port.
Less than Container Load
Less Than Container Load (LCL) – a service where a shipper shares a container with other shippers who are also transporting goods. The goods are consolidated into one container at a warehouse and then delivered to the destination port. It is normally efficient for the shipments that less than 10 CBM volumes, depending on the route and commodity.
Breakbulk – a service where goods that are too large or heavy to be transported in a container are loaded individually onto the ship. Examples include large machinery, oversized crates, and industrial equipment.
Roll-On/Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) –a service where goods are driven or rolled onto a specialized ship that is designed to carry wheeled cargo. Examples include cars, trucks, and heavy equipment.
Refrigerated (Reefer) – This is a service where temperature-controlled containers are used to transport perishable goods, such as food, flowers, and pharmaceuticals.
Hazardous Materials (HazMat) – a service where goods that are considered hazardous or dangerous, such as chemicals, explosives, or radioactive materials, are transported by ship. Special regulations and procedures must be followed to ensure the safety of the crew and the cargo.
Project Cargo – a service where goods that require specialized handling or transportation are transported by ship. Examples include large wind turbines, oil rigs, and other oversized or heavy equipment.
Each type of ocean freight service has its own unique requirements and considerations, and businesses and individuals must choose the service that best fits their needs and budget. It is important to work with Maxton Shipping to ensure that your shipment is handled safely and efficiently throughout its journey.