The newly booming domestic natural gas industry through fracking and other means has increased supplies and opportunities for petrochemical manufacturing in the U.S. As the nation’s oil and gas boom fuels the growth of the petrochemical industry, transportation and warehousing costs have risen for this sector. These companies are also dealing with a shortage of adequate rail cars and qualified drivers that can safely and legally transport petrochemicals.
Due to all of these factors, intermodal transportation is becoming a preferred method of shipping for the petrochemical industry. Many petrochemical companies engage third party logistics partners or 3PLs to manage the intermodal transportation of goods in order to save time and money. 3rd party logistics partners, such as Global Shipping Services, can help businesses eliminate fixed warehousing costs, and provide the industry expertise necessary to provide more cost-effective intermodal transportation options.
Global Shipping Services is an international freight forwarder that is known for shipping what others can’t. We specialize in commercial and industrial shipping, and we are experts in dealing with tough-to-manage cargo such as petrochemicals and other hazardous materials. We have the capabilities and expertise to provide global and domestic transportation services by waterway, rail, truck or air and intermodal transportation. We also manage cargo insurance, warehousing and documentation. We’ve been a leader in industrial shipping for over a decade, and our team members have around 15 years of experience each, which allows us to conquer any variety of logistical challenge.
As our clients’ testimonials will reflect, we are known for providing exceptional customer service and go the extra mile to ensure that your cargo is managed properly and deadlines are met, whether that means coordinating with transportation authorities or dealing with complex federal or international shipping regulations. We are members of well-known global freight forwarding networks such as Lognet and the WCA Family, which gives us the ability to offer competitive pricing and greater flexibility to our clients.
Contact Global Shipping Services today to start solving your biggest challenges in petrochemical logistics and make your supply chain more efficient and cost-effective. To learn more about our services and to get your quote for a specific shipment call us at (908) 232-0505 or fill out our online form.
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"We have complicated international shipping requirements and tight schedules to maintain, GSS has always gone above and beyond to meet these requirements and ensure we have the information needed to keep things running smoothly"
Director, International Operations, OSG Lightering LLC
"In my 16 years of service to industry, I would highly recommend this company as a reliable broker and shipping company to cover any logistics scenario that could arise with professionalism, attention to detail & accuracy. Our representation has been nothing but superb from Global whether a simple shipment is brokered through customs or multiple containers are negotiated to our project sites direct from Germany this company delivers on time at competitive rates every time."
Senior Project Engineer, Geda USA Elevator & Material Lift Company
"Presmer has been working with Global Shipping for over 3 years now and the service they provide is excellent. They go above and beyond the call of duty to ease your shipment hassles. They take the frustration out of the process with their knowledge and relationships. Forever grateful."
"This company truly puts the customer first. They are always ahead of issues and their follow-up and communications with us has been exemplary. They made what used to be a horrific part of our work, something that is now almost effortless.
Thank you for having the highest work ethic, great industry knowledge, reasonable rates and uncompromising customer service. We appreciate you!"
President, Superior Building Supplies