May 17 - Bremen-based project cargo forwarder LS International Cargo was contracted to move a dryer for the paper industry ex-Santos, Brazil to Krapkowice, Poland in a voyage of around five weeks.
The LS team selected the box vessel CMA CGM Sambhar which arrived in Hamburg with just a 14 day window to arrange for the on-carriage to final destination, a distance of 750 km. Its dimensions meant that only barge transport was available from Hamburg.
The barge arrived at the jetty in Chorula near Opole and transhipment to a road trailer was executed the same day. The truck transport to final destination was just 19 km and was arrange for overnight on the following day.
LS International Cargo, which has offices in Bremen, Ratigen, Waiblingen, Nurnberg, Dubai and Prague, is a member of the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) in Germany and the Czech Republic. The WWPC is a global franchise network for project cargo forwarders with country/area exclusivity.