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CFL Montego Bay Celebrates It’s 80th Vessel Call

CFL Montego Bay, recently welcomed and worked the BF Leticia at Port Montego Bay, Jamaica.

The Vessel, operated by the Global Carrier CMA-CGM, was the 80th Vessel handled by the Company.

Safety and Operational efficiency are the hallmarks of CFL Montego Bay’s philosophy for Vessel operations.

CFL maintains excellent relationships with all local Authorities, Terminal staff, and Vendors, as well as our Clients by our ability to streamline superior service & costs.

In addition to weekly Liner calls by CMA-CGM, CFL Montego Bay offers service to General Cargo Vessels calling the Port. Contact our team today!

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Jamaica Shipping Company

CFL Project Team delivers Rock Crushing Plant to Jamaica.

The CFL Project Team safely and successfully secured and delivered a large Rock Crushing Plant from China to Jamaica.

The Plant will be used for infrastructure development on the island with the construction of Roads and aggregate for various building foundations.

Comprising of some large, heavy and out of gauge pieces, the machinery was disassembled and loaded into 24 x 40’ containers and 3 flat racks in order to deliver the shipment at a competitive price and to use available vessel space in the very tight Asia/Caribbean Cargo market.

“It was a great job by the Team especially the CFL Montego Bay Team, who coordinated with our Asia colleagues in order to secure the Vessel space and have the Cargo disassembled and stuffed in the Containers timely” said CFL CEO, David Ross.

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St Vincent shipping company

CFL Agencies Contributes to the St. Vincent Volcano Relief Effort

CFL, together with two major Caribbean Companies, Rainforest SeaFoods and Wisynco joined together to receive, consolidate and ship 4 x 40’ Containers of various relief supplies to St. Vincent as part of a Caribbean wide response to the devastating eruption of the Soufrière Volcano.
 
The Volcano caused the disruption of everyday life and the evacuation of thousands of people within the proximity of the Volcano.
 
Widespread Ash clouds and falling Ash were creating further challenges for the Island’s communication, roads, and citizens.
 
Cruise operators, Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise Lines assisted by using Vessels to accommodate the displaced residents.
 
CFL is proud to serve St. Vincent on a weekly basis and responded quickly to assist in the ongoing Relief effort.
 

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Bahamas Shipping Company

CFL Project Team Delivers To Site In The Bahamas.

As the saying goes, “It’s better in the Bahamas” and it certainly was as CFL delivered to site, a Bridge Construction Project in the Bahamas.

Originating in Europe, the components were loaded into 54 Teu’s for shipping.

CFL arranged the receiving, transfer and delivery in Europe, shipping to the Caribbean and delivering to the final destination Island by RO/RO Landing Craft Vessel and final Trucking to site.

CFL’s Project Team in Europe and Miami combined efforts to secure this cargo safely and timely to the site.

Do you need assistance with a shipping project? Contact us today!

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Cost Recovery Increases for all U.S. and Canada Exports

Dear Valued Clients,

Please be advised that based on the numerous recently announced Ocean Freight Rate and Bunker Fuel Recovery Surcharges by the Carriers, CFL Agencies USA wishes to advise the following Increases effective April 4th, 2021 on all export shipments from the United States and Canada.

Origin: U.S. and Canada Ports. Destination: Worldwide Ports.

Rate Recovery Amount: U.S. $100.00 per TEU.

Bunker Recovery Surcharge: U.S. $105.00 per TEU.

Effective Date: April 4, 2021.

Please feel free to contact your local CFL Representative if you have any questions. Visit www.ShipCFL.com for latest news and Worldwide Service updates.
Thank you as always for the continued support.

Sincerely,
CFL Management

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CFL CARES – SHARES THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT

In the spirit of the Holiday Season, the CFL Group gifted Toys and 300 Meals to the local Broward County FL Outreach Shelter.
“This Christmas more than ever, our Team’s greatest joy was to share our Blessings with those in need” said David Ross, CEO of the CFL Group of Companies.
“Giving back to the communities we serve is what our CFL CARES program is all about” continued Ross.
The CFL CARES program supports over 10 Charities in various Countries served by CFL.
CFL is a leading Logistics Service Provider (LSP) with a global Network of Offices and Agent partners in North America, Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and Central & South America.

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New Zealand Shipping Company

CFL Continues Expansion of Global Network

With the addition of Australia and New Zealand, CFL’s Network has grown to over 48 Markets around the world. CFL’s rapid expansion is in response to growing need from Clients for additional services globally. Throughout 2020, the Logistics Service Provider (LSP) has continued adding markets to its offerings as traditional trade patterns have shifted due to supply chain challenges as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Blank sailings, lack of Containers and Vessel space as well as increasing rates are all issues impacting various trade lanes. During this year, the Company added six South American Countries in addition to expanding its European services. “Clients have been looking at alternative markets to source goods and this has led to our connecting various new trade lanes that may not have happened under normal circumstances” said David Ross, CEO of CFL. Further expansion of the Network with additional Markets will continue through 2021 and beyond.

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SAJ welcomes new member CFL Shipping Jamaica

Consolidated Freight Line (CFL) Shipping Agencies Limited and CFL Shipping Montego Bay Limited have been welcomed as the newest members of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ).

CFL Holdings Inc’s Director of Jamaican Operations William Brown heads a team of shipping industry professionals led by Stacia Nosworthy Cunningham, general manager, operating from the Kingston office, and Michelle Hutchinson, sales and marketing manager, heading the Montego Bay office.

The Kingston office is located at the SAJ building in Newport West, while the CFL Montego Bay office is located at the Freeport Shopping Centre.

CFL is a full container load, project and RO/RO cargo neutral logistics service provider headquartered in Miami, Florida, operating regionally and globally. CFL offers full logistics and project cargo expertise through its global contracts with liners and specialized carriers.

Read the full article here.

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CFL continues Network expansion during the Covid19 Pandemic

CFL Agencies USA CEO, David Ross announced a major expansion to the Logistics Company’s network.

“While we have all faced adjustments and headwinds in this Covid19 pandemic, it did not slow down our planned 2020 expansion set out in our Vision 2020 Conference held at our Miramar FL Head office in February. In fact, it showed us that it was even more important to spread our reach and connect more dots in the Logistics chain to satisfy our Clients” said Ross.

During the last few months, the Company announced services connecting North America, Asia, China, Europe, and Brasil with the following new Markets:

Antigua, Belize, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Kitts, Saint Thomas, Saint Vincent, Tortola, Turks & Caicos.

This brings the current network of Offices and Agents to 33 overall.

“The Company is growing at a quick pace due to the strong loyalty from our Clients and supporters and we are very grateful for the trust they place in us to be their Logistics provider and partner especially at this time when the supply chains are stretched and challenged” Continued Ross.

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CFL Launches South America Express Shipping Service

With the appointment of Agents in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Brasil, Argentina, and Uruguay, CFL announced the launch of its CFL South American Express Service.

The Service is focused on both Exports and Imports between these South American Countries and the other Markets in the CFL Network – North America, Central America, Europe, and the Caribbean.

The Service supports Dry and Refrigerated Full Container Loads (FCL) as well as Project & RO/RO Cargo solutions utilizing many Carriers to obtain competitive Rates and frequent Sailings.

“The strong trading ties that are developed amongst these Countries and the desire to find new source markets in South America particularly by the Caribbean Countries has led to a wave of activity that our Clients have asked us to assist with,” said David Ross CFL’s CEO.

Gino Valencia the CFL Director of Business Development continued by pointing out the noticeable shift by many Caribbean and Central American Clients buying products from South America, including Foodstuff’s, Furniture, Building Materials, Tiles, etc.

“The folks we have partnered with in these Countries are top tier Operators with close ties to their respective local Markets,” said Valencia.

Additional information on the CFL South American Express Service and Contact information for the CFL Agents Globally, including South America, can be obtained by contacting CFL at Solutions@ShipCFL.com

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