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Expeditors offers a variety of LCL solutions to help you achieve predictability and reliability within your supply chain. And you might be surprised to find that it's not always an air vs. ocean decision, sometimes what you need might be something in between.

There is a whole range of possibilities for getting your cargo where it needs to be. A solution that meets your exact needs exists.

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With over one million cubic meters moved each year on Expeditors’ Ocean Bills of Lading, 300 fixed weekly schedules, and 40,000 individual lanes, we are certain you will find the LCL service that meets your needs.


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What is Less than Container Load?

With multiple moving parts, Less than Container Load shipments can be overwhelming and intimidating, but they don't have to be.

By using our own consolidation and having fixed weekly sailing schedules, LCL becomes an asset to your supply chain. 

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Tackle the issues of LCL

Less than Container Load shipments tend to bring forth concerns due to their many touch points and moving parts. We understand the hesitation, and we pride ourselves on providing a consistent, transparent, straight-forward, and compliant service.

Here are the five biggest LCL shipment concerns and how we mitigate them.

Top 5 LCL Concerns



When the strength of our network is leveraged, LCL becomes a reliable, cost-effective solution for your supply chain.

Industry Highlightscase

Expeditors offers a variety of LCL solutions across many industries to help achieve predictability and reliability within your supply chain. We are highlighting two of our successful industries, Automotive and Retail, that work closely with our LCL solutions. 



Our automotive and mobility industry integrates with LCL consolidation to provide optimal solutions for global manufacturers and aftermarket networks. We use our powerful ground network and order management tools to ensure that you are reaching your full supply chain optimization. Learn more about our Automotive & Mobility: Integrated LCL Consolidation service highlight here


LCL consolidation is a way to continue the movement of goods while the ocean market faces container shortages, events impacting global trade, or deals with overall strain in the supply chain market. Listen to Expeditors' podcast with Bryan Ransford and Brian Murphy as they expand on LCL and share how the retail industry is using it to adjust to changing market trends.