We are a Logistics Service Provider Specialized in Perishables
LCL focuses on global logistics and information management of perishable goods. LCL’s objective is to facilitate our customers’ businesses by offering a one-stop-shop service for perishables logistics.
All sales and logistics operations are handled on site, where customers and produce need us, by our global network of local offices. That is what makes us truly glocal and a great organization to do business with.
Fully integrated services
LCL’s services range from fully integrated multi-destination, door-to-door distribution, to multi-destination, port-to-port container transportation.
LCL’s staff, with a strong local focus, give their full personal dedication to individual customers, regardless of size, backed up by an international network of competence. We strive towards establishing a partnership with our customers through proactive solutions.
LCL’s intention is to give its customers total peace of mind to focus on their own key competencies by taking full responsibility for all logistics – door-to-door.
A lean management structure allows LCL to take decisions fast, this is highly needed in an industry where speed is key.
Non-asset & Flexibility
LCL is mainly a non-asset company were its primary focus is to design and execute the best logistics solution that satisfies its customer’s needs.
Our Mission, Vision and Values
“To provide integrated Logistics solutions to the world’s perishable trades”
“To be regarded as the preferred provider of logistics and transport solutions for perishables”
Address: Shop 7, Portion A point Bay, 5 Signal Road, Durban Point, Waterfront, 4069, South Africa Phone: +27 31 3320861 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Regus House, Level 3, Fairview Office Park, Greenacres, Port Elizabeth, 6001, South Africa Phone: +27 41 399 9536 E-mail: email@example.com
LCL Logistics is active in South African Fruit Export Logistics Industry Since 2001
Geographic Representation directly (own offices in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban) or indirectly (agents in Maputo)
Committed and Focused on Perishable Logistics and sustainable business, thus a Long Term Partner.
Our Experience and understanding of the fruit industry enables us to give smart innovative supply chain solutions to our clients.
With our innovative, engaging, solution-orientated approach, we have succeeded in attracting top international retailers as partners.
LCL South Africa is ISO 9001 : 2008 accredited
LCL South African Product Range
We offer the following service
Import and Export of Cargo across the South African Border
Warehousing / cold store management
Live sailing schedules
The concept of LCL/one-stop-shop was born in 2000 in Chile. Taking the advantage of a specialized team in chilled cargoes and logistics services, we were able to open the first fully integrated service to fresh fruit producer/exporters in Chile.
LCL has a network of own offices and agencies around the world as added value, offering shipping rates traded globally and experience in handling perishable cargo, to advice our customers to open new markets, growing together.
As from 2015, our main partner is Broom Group. One of the oldest shipping agency and transport group in the Chilean Market with 97 years of experience and operations in South America.
Dry Fruits (walnuts, almonds, raisins, dehydrated plums)
Wharehouse/Cold storage services
Inland transportation with our own fleet
Custom broker service under outsourcing model
Multimodal Insurance from warehouse to destination
Quality inspection at destination
Port to Port Service ( air / sea transportations)
Door to Door service (multimodal services)
LCL office in Ecuador is based in Guayaquil, which is one of the most important port in América. It is the departure on export of perishable logistics to the world as well as is the principal port of entry of different commodities from all over the world.
Fresh fruits and vegetables:
Malangas Frozen products:
Frozen Fruits General Cargo
Import and export of cargo
LCL The Netherland BV is the LCL Group's office for North Europe. Its geographical scope covers North France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Scandinavia.
As a freight forwarder focused on perishable produce, we provide a full range of logistics services for cargoes to/from above countries, especially for imported products from overseas entering North Europe via Antwerp and Rotterdam for further distribution into European and UK markets.
LCL The Netherlands BV is ISO 22000:2010 (Global logistics management of perishable goods) and AEO certified since 2012 and also a member of Fenex (Dutch Freight Forwarders Association), these certification along with recently upgraded IT System and most important the knowledge of our team members, ensures you receive a highly professional service.
In our latest Customer Satisfaction Questionnaire (05/2015), on a scale from 1 (low) to 5 (high), customers scored our service level with an average of 4.55; this a fact and result of our commitment to service level.
Fresh fruit (grapes, apples, pears, stone fruit, avocados, bananas, mangos, berries, pineapples, etc)
Frozen fruit and concentrated juice
Frozen fish and seafood
Local haulage from port to coldstore
Storage (fresh and frozen)
Phytosanitary and Health Inspections
Distribution all over Europe of groupage or full truck loads
Quality Control upon arrival or dispatch
Value added services (repacking, sorting, labelling, punetting, netting, rippening, lab analysis, etc)
Address: Av. Jorge Chavez 631, piso 4, Lima 18, Perú Phone: +511 631 3726 Fax: +511 622 2658 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LCL office in Peru was founded in September to 2013. Base own in Lima, with the main departure port of Callao one of the most important in America. It is the departure on export of perishable logistics to the world.
Fresh fruits and vegetables:
Onion and garlic
Tomatoes Frozen products:
Seafood and Vegetables
Shipping Agency Service
Address: 18290 Andover Park West, Suite A, Tukwila, WA 98188 Phone: +1 206 575 1700 Fax: +1 206 575 1707 E-mail: email@example.com Sales Manager: Thomas Kang (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Universal Freight Forwarders, LTD., dba LCL North America has established since 1977.
Strategically located in Seattle, WA, where Pacific Northwest is home of the Apple Capital of the World.
We have long history and deep understanding of the fruit industry. We offer customized logistic solutions for our clients.
Frozen products General cargo:
Express courier shipments (e-commerce)
Import and Export of cargo of Pacific Northwest region of USA
LTL & FTL (dry & reefer cargo)
Warehousing & Cold Storage management
CCSF (Certified Cargo Screening Facility)
World Wide Services
LCL Logistics will assist you in every step of the inco terms to ensure a fully perishable supply chain service.
What we do
Integrated Logistics Solutions for perishable produce (fresh and frozen products), from cold store at origin up to retailer’s DC at destination.
How we do it
By coordinating 7 own offices and industry specialized partners we ensure that all logistics activities necessary are aligned to provide the best possible service.
Key elements of LCL Group:
Knowledge and experience (+13 years focused on specific industry)
Glocal approach (worldwide coverage / local expertise)
Non asset company (customer focused, not asset focused)
We provide Integrated Logistics Solutions to the world’s perishable businesses, wherever and whenever it is required.
Quality & Temp Control (prior shipment)
Customs formalities (exp)
Multimodal ocean transportation
Road Transportation (Europe)
CA technology Nitec
Customs formalities & phytoinspections (imp)
Quality & Temp Control (upon arrival)
VAL (Re-packing, labelling, sorting, etc)
Distribution to DC (FTL and LTL)
Matrix Services / Geographical Coverage
LCL Strategic Committee
LCL and the Broom Group are pleased to announce that by 1st August
2016, Mr Ole Schack Petersen will join our group of companies. As SVP
and Chief Strategy Officer, Ole will be focusing on developing our future
strategy within the field of perishable logistics in specific, but also the
development of land-based logistics activities for reefer as well as for
dry, providing to our existing as well as new customers the most
comprehensive door to door logistics solutions when service and price is
Size: (L) 5.45 m, (W) 2.29 m, (H) 2.16 m
Door Opening: (W) 2.29 m, (H) 2.26 m
Capacity: 27.5 Cbm
Weight: 3 200 Kgs
Pay Load: 24 080 Kgs
Loadline: 2.13 m
* 9 Std pallets (1000x1200)
* 10 Std pallets (1000x1200)
* 11 Europallets (800x1200)
40ft Refrigerated Container
Size: (L) 11.59 m, (W) 2.29 m, (H) 2.70 m
Door Opening: (W) 2.29 m, (H) 2.26 m
Capacity: 64 Cbm
Weight: 4 840 Kgs
Pay Load: 27 540 Kgs
Loadline: 2.4 m
* 20 Std pallets (1000x1200)
* 20 Std pallets (1000x1200) + 1 Euro pallet (800x1200)
* 20 Euro pallets (800x1200)
* 21 Europallets (800x1200)
• Open spaces to be covered with cardboard to improve vertical airflow
• Do not load cargo above the red line
• Temperature recorder to be placed in the left pallet closest to the door