iContainers is an online freight forwarder that can help you access the global trade environment. We are a digital international ocean freight forwarding service to make global logistics and trade an easier endeavor.
Pay only for the amount of space your shipment occupies.
Low-volume shipments are safer when shipped together in an LCL container.
LCL rates are less volatile than FCL rates.
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.
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
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
While low-volume shipments can be transported via air freight, LCL shipping is a much cheaper alternative, Save money with LCL shipping
This is the most recommended option because your cargo is transported safely on pallets and allows for easy handling. Truckers also usually require cargo to be palletized for inland moves. → Palletize your cargo to protect your LCL shipment
With loose cargo, your merchandise is transported in stacked boxes. While it’s a popular option for shipping LCL cargo in Asia, the merchandise is susceptible to damages. → This option compromises the security of your cargo and that of other shippers
iContainers is a digital freight forwarder based in Barcelona that assists thousands of companies and families around the globe in moving their merchandise internationally.
Our online freight quoting platform has the latest technology in the sector and simplifies ocean freight, quoting and managing your bookings from the same user area.
We are part of the Agility group, and we work side by side with Shipa Freight to fully cover the demands of our customers.