CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM have combined their expertise and service capabilities in Thailand and Laos to launch a new cross-border service for ocean freight containers used by customers across both countries. The new service provides imaginative solutions for both import and export customers and helps them reduce their carbon footprint as empty containers no longer have to be returned to their origin.
The new combined ocean freight and cross-border trucking service enables importers to drop off their empty containers at a newly expanded CMA CGM container depot, operated by CEVA, outside the Laos capital, Vientiane.
This means there is no need for an empty return leg where equipment would be previously unused and would have been sent back to the Thai port of Laem Chabang where it entered the country. Exporters from both Laos and Northeastern Thailand benefit from no delay in accessing containers in their region, which means they can swiftly and easily expedite their freight on its journey to the port.