GCA’s Ground department does not know the limits… With vast experience in ground shipping, GCA is capable of moving any type of merchandise from cranes, tractors, excavators, heavy-duty vehicles to cars, pallets, crates or boxes over 150 lbs. This department works very closely with the GCA’s Air and Ocean department in order to cover international shipments also. GCA ships to the 5 continents, so no matter the destination, GCA will deliver in the most efficient way.
GCA offers competitive shipping within the USA, Canada, and Mexico. GCA has agreements with carriers who comply with quality service and competitive prices. Our goal is to reduce your inland costs and to give you the best customer service from pickup to delivery. Let us handle your inland shipments while you concentrate on your business!!!
Intermodal Freight involves the transportation of freight using different modes of transportation (rail and truck). GCA works with all major rail companies in the US. When you ship intermodal, or truck-rail-truck you will be assisted with knowledgeable intermodal freight experts. We are able to create customized plans in order to pick up and deliver your freight in the most efficient methods possible. We have in place several contracts with hundred of carriers that allow us to negotiate a competitive rate. We will assist your company from the pickup to the delivery so you can focus on your business.
The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) details 18 freight classes, where Class 50 is the lowest and Class 500 is the highest. The higher the class, the higher the rate for every hundred pounds you ship. This is why if we quote as GENERAL MERCHANDISE an LTL shipment, it might be not competitive. The class is based on four characteristics
The following ratings are given to these carriers based on general customer service, tracking, # of cases (over, short & damaged, on-time deliveries vs delays, on-time pickups vs delays and equipment availability:
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Click on this helpful link to get the freight class of your merchandise. Contact us if you need a shipping quote! LINK