If Online Retailers Won’t Send Your Purchases Home to the Caribbean, Crowley Can Help

It’s that time of year again, when residents in the Caribbean try to figure out ways to get their purchases home on time and without blowing huge holes in their wallets.

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Miami, FL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013

It’s that time of year again, when residents in the Caribbean try to figure out ways to get their purchases home on time without blowing huge holes in their wallets. Online retailers typically do not provide shipping to customers outside the United States, so what’s an island resident to do? Consider Crowley this year.

"We work with island consumers to transport virtually any sized shipment – from small and medium-sized packages to home appliances, furniture, loaded pallets and more – to consumers throughout the Caribbean,” said Tony Otero, Crowley vice president.

For consumers, getting shipments in motion is as easy as consigning their purchases (cargo) to Crowley.

Online shoppers should follow these steps:

  •     Use Crowley’s Miami warehouse address - 10205 NW 108 Avenue, Suite 1; Miami, FL 33178 - as your shipping address when making purchases at popular websites.
  •     Specify that the shipment is to Crowley in care of (C/O) your name, or your company’s name.
  •     Once the purchase is complete, contact Crowley’s Miami office at 305-463-4800, or teamcaribbean(at)crowley.(dot)com to provide the tracking number and a copy of the on-line invoice.

Shoppers visiting Miami in-person should:

  •     Deliver purchases to 10205 NW 108 Avenue, Suite 1; Miami, FL 33178 where they will meet with a member of Team Caribbean and be walked through the process of delivery back to their door in the Caribbean.
  •     Fill out a copy of Crowley’s shipping instructions and provide a commercial invoice or store receipt.

Shoppers traveling to Puerto Rico should:

  •     Call 787-793-8575 or email ccl.traffic(at)crowley(dot)com to arrange for pickup of large cargo within Puerto Rico or deliver smaller cargo to Crowley’s warehouse in Guaynabo - Crowley Caribbean Logistics, LLC, Road 165 KM 2.4 BLDG #1, Foreign Free Trade Zone #61, Guaynabo, PR 00970
  •     Fill out a copy of Crowley’s shipping instructions and provide a commercial invoice or store receipt.

To view a video explaining these steps, click here.

With weekly sailings, cargo is taken from Miami, Fla., or San Juan, Puerto Rico to the Caribbean island of residence where onsite, experienced logistics professionals can help to quickly clear packages through Customs for release to the customer picking up at the port, or can arrange for additional services, including door delivery, warehousing, consolidation, deconsolidation or even expedited air shipment to a secondary location. A single-point of contact, availability of barrels and packaging materials, cargo insurance options and acceptance of credit cards makes the entire process, even simpler.

Jacksonville-based Crowley Holdings Inc., a holding company of the 121-year-old Crowley Maritime Corporation, is a privately held family and employee-owned company. The company provides project solutions, transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response through its TITAN Salvage subsidiary; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture through its Jensen Maritime subsidiary; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales. Additional information about Crowley, its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at http://www.crowley.com.


Contact

  • Amelia Smith
    Crowley Maritime Corporation
    +1 (904) 727-2513
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  • Mark Miller
    Crowley Maritime Corporation
    (904) 727-4295
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