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Groupage

Grouped Goods, Seamless Moves: Groupage Solutions Simplified!

Groupage shipping, also known as consolidated shipping or LCL (Less than Container Load), is a shipping method that involves combining multiple smaller shipments from different shippers into a single container. This is in contrast to FCL (Full Container Load), where a single shipper utilizes an entire container for their shipment.

Door-to-Door Service: Leader Relocations offers door-to-door service  for groupage container shipments, handling the entire relocation process from pickup to delivery. This includes packing, loading, transportation, customs clearance, and final delivery to the destination address, providing a convenient and hassle-free experience for customers.

Here’s how groupage shipping typically works:

Consolidation:

ThoughLeader is a primary booker of end user groupage shipments in UAE but does offer groupage options to Freight forwarders or shipping companies who do not have sufficient loads to close groupage containers. to collect smaller shipments from multiple shippers. All groupage shipments These then grouped at a consolidation warehouse or facility.

Container Loading:

Once a sufficient number of smaller shipments are gathered, they are loaded into a container. The container can be shared by multiple shippers, each paying for space based on the volume or weight of their goods.

Transportation:

The loaded container is then transported to the destination port or hub.

At the destination, the container is deconsolidated, and individual shipments are separated for delivery to their respective recipients.

In conclusion, groupage or shared container service offered by international moving companies provides a cost-effective, flexible, and environmentally friendly solution for individuals and businesses relocating overseas. With benefits such as cost savings, flexibility, door-to-door service, shared resources, risk mitigation, and environmental sustainability, groupage container service is a popular choice for international relocations.