International shipping needs in the food and beverage industry require specialized transportation skills and experience available at Latin American Cargo.

Latin American Cargo (LAC) is a full service international shipping and logistics resource for the transportation of food and beverage products taking into account the specific needs of small and medium sized brands to multinational retailers and global importers and exporters.

LAC provides reliable, cost-efficient shipping services for prepared and processed food and beverages being shipped throughout the US and Canada and Latin American countries like Mexico, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Argentina, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador and Brazil.

Regulations and customs active in the food and beverage industry are complicated and subject to changes affecting the costs and process of shipping products internationally. Our international shipping specialists take advantage of reefer transportation, ocean transportation (LCL-FCL), ground transportation, and air transportation to provide the safest and most affordable logistics solutions customized for your specific needs.

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Decades of International Food and Beverage Industry Shipping Experience

Shipping items and products in the food and beverage industry comes with it a unique set of challenges and complications. At LAC, we understand that each country has its own regulations, rules, and customs regarding the international shipping of food, wine, liquor, and other perishable items. We help you navigate the complicated and ever-changing parameters regarding the transportation of the food and beverage industry and we can manage all the Customs clearance procedure for you.

With over 20 years of international shipping experience, the latest technology and a global network of transportation and logistics resources, we ensure safe transportation of perishable goods and other sensitive products that might require refrigeration throughout the shipping process.

What do we ship for the Food & Beverage industry?

Our tailor-made shipping solutions are designed to meet your unique supply chains requirements by using all modes of transportation: ground transportation, ocean transportation and air transportation, along with multi-temperature storage solutions.

At LAC we are able to offer a unique door-to-door delivery service, adapted to any food-grade specifications, cold-chain management and special security measures, to ensure your products always arrive in pristine condition.

We can move any type of processed food and beverage throughout North America, Latin America and the Caribbean, from prepared foods and snack foods to processed fruit & vegetables, nuts, fish and seafood, frozen meats, dairy products, wine, beer, liquor, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages

Why consider Latin American Cargo shipping services for your food & beverage company

The benefits and features of LAC’s wide range of international shipping and logistics services for the food and beverage industry include:

  • FCL (Full Container Load):  Filling a complete ocean container with your food and beverage goods, giving you more control over the packing and security of your cargo.

  • LCL (Less than a Container Load): Share an ocean transportation container with others to ship smaller volumes of cargo at more affordable rates.

  • Reefer Transportation: Temperature-controlled transportation using food-grade refrigerated shipping containers to transport your perishable cargo by ground, sea or air.

  • FTL (Full Truckload Shipping): Ground cargo shipping throughout Canada, the USA and Mexico filling a whole trailer.

  • LTL (Less than Truckload Shipping):  Shipping smaller volumes of cargo throughout Canada, the USA and Mexico by ground, sharing a trailer with other customers.

  • Air Transportation: The fastest way to ship your perishable products with our reliable and secure air freight services, offering daily flights and weekly consolidations.

  • Tracking Management: We track your shipment throughout the shipping journey  so you know where your cargo is at all times, allowing you to make informed business decisions.

  • Specialized Services: Our team of experienced international shipping professionals specializes in freight forwarding services and critical logistics management.

  • Customer Support: A support team dedicated to getting your cargo delivered on time.

Choose LAC your best logistics partner when it comes to food and beverage products

At Latin American Cargo, our dedicated team of industry experts has extensive experience in the transportation of perishable and processed products for the food and beverage industry throughout the US, Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
We provide reliable, cost-efficient international transportation solutions to suit your needs, your budget and to build a successful, long-term relationship whether you are a retailer, an importer, an exporter, a grower, a producer or a wholesaler.

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