LCL (Less Container Loads) – Groupage
All the shipments, also the smallest groupage, can benefit of the shipment in container/trailer, with all the safety offered by the containerization, and are represented by a documentary and negotiable bill. Many of the sea groupage services offered by FER Fischer & Rechsteiner are strictly and regularly consolidated at our terminal, specifically equipped for the loading and the co-ordination of these containers. In fact, we dispose of a warehouse of about 3.000 sq. mts. with the possibility of moving both 20′ and 40′ containers (crane with a carring capacity of 16 tons and 30 tons). The departures are regular with several sailings a week: the long term relationships with the most important shipping lines working on the lines served by us permit to us to be very flexible in booking the containers and we can co-ordinate them directly at our terminal. The market shares reached put us in the position of shipping our containers/trailers at every available vessel sailing, therefore with an high frequency, offering to our clients competitive conditions. The transit-times are among the best ones on the market and, thanks to a selected network of skilful foreign agents, the service quality standard is the same both at the departure and at the arrival. Our customers can, moreover, rely on several facilities covering the customs consulence, the container consolidation, the goods storage and the distribution.
FCL (Full Container Loads)
We offer a global and well organized and integrated handling of the shipments from loading to delivery. We dispose of reserved and guaranteed spaces with the main part of the shipping lines so that we can assure a faster service. We assure the customs and logistic assistance at the shipping and arrival ports. Thanks to our solid ralationships with the main shipping lines, we can guarantee very good freight rates. Working with a forwarder offering a long term experience in the sea traffics such as FER Fischer & Rechsteiner , in case of FCL shipments, the client has the possibility to meet, in one only interlocutor, specific and competitive solutions for the destinations of his interest.
LCF/FCL opp. FCL/LCL - Personalized container
Under request and on the base of the Italian and foreign clients’ exigences, we load and co-ordinate personalized containers, with goods of one only supplier addressed to different consignees (FCL/LCL) or with goods of several Italian suppliers to one only client abroad (LCL/FCL). We get in touch with the suppliers checking the dates when goods are ready and the dimensions and characteristics of the several lots in order to combine them exploiting all the container room, and verifing also the picks-up times and places. In this way such kind of expeditions can represent an interesting alternative not to be disregarded – when the goods quantitaties permit them – for the mix of transport costs competitiveness and the service quality got.