SHIP-LPA has strategically opened a facility in Elizabeth, NJ within close proximity of Port Newark and Port Elizabeth. SHIP-LPA is using this facility as a cross dock for trans-loading both import and export ocean containers as well as light warehousing and small pick pack operations. Our location also features a drop yard for both dry vans and ISO containers. SHIP-LPA is a preferred carrier for MAHER Terminal and can offer very competitive rates for both local and regional drayage in and out of any of the NJ or NY ports.
All SHIP-LPA drivers within our intermodal division are current participants in the TWIC program (Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC™) Effective Monday March, 23rd 2009 ALL NY and NJ ports will require an active participation in the TWIC program as well as an current SEALINK card to enter any pier with the ports of NY or NJ as regulated by the department of Homeland Security.
Intermodal and especially ocean container (also know as ISO containers) transportation in general is a very competitive industry within our region (Ports of New Jersey or New York) but SHIP-LPA continues to offer impeccable service at very compatible rates for all aspects of the ground transportation of ocean (ISO) containers. This includes local and regional drayage, FCL (Full Container Loads) LCL (Less then Container Loads) and Break Bulk or Trans Loading. SHIP-LPA also offers extra value services like Pick Pack, Light Warehousing and a Secure Drop Yard just to name a few.
Whether you need service from Maher Terminal, PNCT or any other pier within the ports of NY or NJ SHIP-LPA Ocean Container Division is ready to help. Remember SHIP-LPA, Logistics. Better.
Explanation of terms as listed on Wikipedia.
Drayage is commonly used to mean the transportation of containerized cargo by specialized trucking companies between ocean ports and shipping docks
Transloading is the process that occurs when a shipment must be transferred from one mode of transportation to another. It is most commonly employed when one mode cannot be used for the entire trip
Intermodal freight transport involves the transportation of freight in a container or vehicle, using multiple modes of transportation
Containers, also known as intermodal containers or as ISO containers because the dimensions have been defined by the ISO, are the main type of equipment used in intermodal transport.
The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (or TWIC) program is a Transportation Security Administration and U.S. Coast Guard initiative in the United States. The TWIC program provides a tamper-resistant biometric credential to maritime workers requiring unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, outer continental shelf facilities, and vessels
Full Container Load
Standard (20` or 40`(ft)) container that is stuffed (loaded) and un-stuffed (discharged) under the risk and account of one shipper and only one consignee
Less than container load (LCL) is a shipment that is not large enough to fill a standard cargo container.
Break Bulk Cargo, a shipping term for any loose material that must be loaded individually, and not in shipping containers nor in bulk as with oil or grain. Used in this connection, "breakbulk" is often one word.