Ocean Transportation

Ocean transportation is the best way to ship commercial cargo for less strict schedules with low costs. GCA offers multi-modal shipping and global tracking, providing services to and from the USA to more than 500 ports around the world.

Some of the services that we provide include: full container, less than full container, break bulk cargo and Roll-on / Roll-off, warehousing and full intermodal Door to Door service as well as documentation, customs formalities, and cargo insurance. GCA is a bonded Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) and Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) corporation regulated by the Federal Maritime Commission.

Our Benefits

  • Personalized customer service. Our customer service and strategic solutions are extensive and customized to meet our customers’ needs. You will always receive an answer from us.
  • Our services contracts with various carriers will assure you the best transit times and rates.
  • You won’t have to worry about the logistic of your cargo – our experience and excellent rates can support that. Your cargo will be in best hands.
  • Special handling is never a problem. Heavy machinery, oversized, door pickups, vehicles, hazmat concerns, AES filing, customs clearance at your destination. We can do it all.


How many standard pallets fit in a 20FT / 40ft container?

A 20-foot container has an interior dimension of 19’3”L X 7’8”W X 7’9”H (L 5.86m X 2.33m X 3.38m.). It has 146 square feet (13.86sqm) of floor space and 1,172 cubic feet of volume (33.2cbm.). It will hold 9 to 10 standard pallets without stacking. A 40-foot container has an interior dimension of 37’5 5⁄8” L X 7’8” W X 7’9”H (L12.01m X W 2.33m X H2.38) It has 285 square feet of floor space and 2,120 cubic feet of volume (60CBM.) It will hold 20 to 22 standard pallets without stacking.