JACKSONVILLE, FL – As business grows more and more global, Crowley Liner Services will begin fixed-day, weekly service directly between Florida and Costa Rica and Panama to better connect customers’ U.S. and Central American supply chains. The new service, beginning August 9, offers fast transits to speed cargo to market at peak times.
“The new, dedicated service continues our strategy of providing importers and exporters the fastest, most dependable suite of supply chain solutions possible between the U.S. and Central American regions,” said Frank Larkin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Logistics and Commercial Services. “Crowley has a unique ability to benefit U.S. and international customers by combining its longtime ocean shipping expertise with full, fast, and robust supply chain solutions.”
Crowley's vessels will sail southbound from Florida on Wednesdays from the Port of Jacksonville, and Fridays from Port Everglades, and will arrive on Tuesdays in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, and on Wednesdays in Manzanillo, Panama.
Northbound, the ships will depart on Wednesdays from Panama and Fridays from Costa Rica, then arrive on Tuesdays in Port Everglades and on Wednesdays in Jacksonville.
“Crowley’s ocean cargo service blends seamlessly with our logistics offerings to provide customers a single point of accountability, increased visibility and reduced costs while building on the confidence they already have in the company’s regular, fast ocean transport service,” said Steve Collar, Crowley Senior Vice President and General Manager, International Liner Services.
The new service will complement Crowley’s logistics offerings for customers to deliver cargo for import and export, include Customs clearance, pool-point distribution, inland transportation, and dry and refrigerated warehousing for both full container loads (FCL) and less-than-container loads (LCL) in Central American countries and U.S. locations. Crowley’s complete supply chain management services, including ocean container transportation, are designed to deliver cargo of all kinds at strategic times for a diverse customer base.
Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found at www.crowley.com.