Your LCL shipment
Optimize your costs: Pay only for the amount of space your shipment occupies.
Compact and protect your cargo: Low-volume shipments are safer when shipped together in an LCL container.
Minimize surprises from costs: With door-to-door LCL shipments, destination charges are made known in advance.
Ship with stable rates: LCL rates are less volatile than FCL rates.
What is LCL?
LCL: Less than Container Load
LCL shipments, also known as groupage, refer to ocean freight shipments that are transported in a shipping container alongside cargo from other shippers by sharing the space within the container.
Here’s when you should book LCL
Find out if LCL shipping is the most competitive option for your shipment.
When your volume is under 13m3
LCL rates are based on weight and volume. It is cheaper to ship via LCL when your shipment’s volume is under 13m3 > Lower shipping costs with LCL
When you want to book last-minute shipments during the shipping peak season:
During periods of congestion, it’s easier to secure a spot with LCL shipping than FCL > Secure a spot with LCL shipping
When cargo volume is too high for a full container and too low to fill two containers:
The cheapest option would be to fill an FCL container and ship the remaining via LCL > Optimize both FCL and LCL costs
When the cargo isn’t urgent:
While low-volume shipments can be transported via air freight, LCL shipping is a much cheaper alternative > Save money with LCL shipping
Get assistance from LCL shipping experts throughout the entire process.