Ocean Freight Services

When navigating unknown waters,
Laufer is the difference.

We've established a complete ocean logistics and service platform so you can see improved shipping flexibility, have immediate decision-making empowerment, and gain enhanced operational control. We have the services that give you a custom ocean freight experience.

The Laufer Advantage For Ocean Freight

Pre-Alert Booking Notifications

This tool lets you select services, change routings, and delay or expedite shipments, depending upon your specific transportation and logistics needs – because giving you greater control over our shipments is important to us.

Choices ProgramSM

This powerful supply chain management tool gives you the resources to manage service and cost flexibility on an individual shipment level, regardless of origin. Routing decisions can now be made easily on a per Booking, per Purchase Order basis with predetermined options − all in a matter of seconds.

Multiple Carrier Services

We move significant volumes in all the major global trade lanes. To support this volume and offer you unparalleled service flexibility and price options, we contract directly with multiple global and niche carriers. This way we can structure specific shipping programs that satisfy unique seasonal pricing, volume, or transit requirements throughout the year.

Additionally, having strong carrier partnerships enables us to minimize your exposure to risk by having the tools and market strength to navigate through market and supply chain disruptions.

Tracking and Visibility

Our tracking portal is a sophisticated management tool that enables complete shipment visibility from booking conception to delivery confirmation, and much more, including:

  • P.O. and SKU-level Visibility
  • Container Status Summary
  • Door Delivery Confirmations and Auto-Alerts
  • Hot Shipment Status
  • Last Free Day
  • Detention Free Time Management Program
  • Booking Summary Visibility
  • Rail Departure and Updated ETA
  • Reporting Tools
  • Drop-shipment Visibility Program


Contract Management

We work with companies who sign their own carrier service contracts but want to utilize our full suite of visibility and management tools. Then we incorporate the contract into our program to make it seamless and efficient to manage.

Laufer At Work

Laufer’s customized solutions helped improve business processes and results for this Leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of towing systems.

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