Container Service You Can Count On!

A better experience from the ground up. Marine Container Services (MCS), located in Newark, New Jersey, leads the industry a full suite of services to importers and exporters throughout the United States. We stand apart from the rest because we offer a better experience from the ground up. This means you get personalized attention from that very first phone call, thanks to our courteous staff, impeccable logistics, and state-of-the-art digital communication systems – all designed to ensure seamless operation end to end.

Our trucking division currently has 48 state common, contract and brokerage authority, and we are proud to be one of the few pier carriers that have company-owned and -operated tractors with technologically advanced digital communication systems for seamless operations.

The MCS difference begins and ends with our stellar team of personnel. From dispatchers to truckers, you can rest easy knowing your request is being handled professionally and efficiently. MCS is committed to providing quality service to our clients now and in the future.

We take great pride in providing our clients with the solid service support that has allowed our company to grow and expand over our many years in operation. As one of the few pier carriers that have company-owned and -operated tractors, with drivers equipped with radio phones for instant communications, MCS is on the front line of the importing and exporting industry. We are proud of the seamless interaction of every member of our team to result in optimal service quality.

 

Container Services

From chassis service to domestic truck brokerage, MCS offers a wide spectrum of container services. We boast an excellent safety record, courteous staff and drivers, and GPS tracking, all backed by a reputation of being a strong service organization emphasizing on-time delivery performance.

MGT Services

Our brokerage department, MGT, is your in-house U.S. Customs licensed brokerage service resource. We can produce the necessary documentation to clear or transport your cargo in bond to its destination, as well as handle remote filing for other ports in the United States in addition to the NJ/NY area.

Location

  • (973) 624-5200
  • 414 Avenue P Newark, NJ 07105
  • Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm Dispatch: 24/7

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Container Services

Making Your Transportation Needs as Seamless as Possible.
MCS is are proud to offer comprehensive services to both importers and exporters throughout the United States to meet and exceed your transportation needs. Thanks to our customer-centric approach, it’s our main priority to earn and maintain your trust and loyalty.

Ensuring you’re 100% satisfied with the end result.
We achieve that through offering end-to-end services, from export flat rack loading to warehouse transloading. Let’s take a more in-depth look at the services we offer here at MCS.

Pier Intermodal Drayage

From our centrally-located base in Newark, New Jersey, we can transport overweight containers within the port minus the high cost of overweight permits – all without negatively affecting your bottom line. And with the latest in container management systems, we can pick up cargo from the port and deliver it to our warehouse. Container deliveries are our specialty, thanks to top-notch drayage operations that are industry-leading. We keep you in the loop at all times, offering you a user-friendly website so you can keep track of your shipments at all times. Tell us your specific cargo guidelines and we’ll deliver. You can even send special instructions for the arrangement of cargo transfers. You don’t even have to worry about phone calls or emails. Simply check status updates to inquire about your request. We are proud to use state-of-the-art equipment to tailor business solutions that fit your needs, thanks to dray networks and freight stations that can readily meet your import and export requirements.

Warehouse Transloading

Our temperature-controlled warehouse space spans 130,000 square feet and features 35 doors, designed to protect your cargo from freezing if requested. With two drive-in doors, we can even accommodate your automobile loading if needed. Our warehouse services include transloading, export consolidation, import distribution, and storage. Look to us to handle any special projects which require heavy lifts (capacity 10 tons), loading of flat racks, and banding of cargo. Our transloading service boosts flexibility and reliability within your supply chain.

Warehouse Distribution

Our warehousing and distribution services are designed to match up with your unique shipping situations, pairing perfectly with our other customized offerings. With warehouse management solutions that offer you a single-source resource built to boost your efficiencies, we can help you minimize the risks that come with middlemen like suppliers, carriers, and service providers. Bottom line is, our warehouses are equipped to handle any commercial storage need you may have thanks to state of the art inventory management and distribution services that integrate seamlessly with asset tracking and inventory management programs. The result? You can easily coordinate and manage your entire supply chain from one place.

Warehouse Export Consolidation

With extensive experience export consolidations, you can rely on our staff to assist you with any type of load request you may have. Our systems are fully equipped to manage all of your export cargo needs, such as:
  • Bill of lading
  • Certificate of origin
  • Insurance declaration
  • IForwarder's certificate of receipt
  • Banking transmittal
  • Commodity-specific documents
  • IChamber & consular legalization
With expert knowledge of port regulations, such as licenses and AES declarations, you can rest assured you get all warehouse services in one place. We consolidate everything from documentation to commercial invoices to packing lists to help minimize multiple-supplier confusion.

Out of Gauge Services

Here at MCS, we realize not all cargo loads are within normal parameters. That’s why we offer abnormal loads services to cover a variety of out of gauge and heavy lift shipments. As your local specialist in large, complex cargo shipping, we help you organize the transportation of breakbulk and non-containerized cargo. Our staff works closely with shipping limes and ports to optimize the loading of your out of gauge and breakbulk cargo. Through the use of container equipment such as flat racks, platforms and open top containers, we offer you the versatility you need in order to handle the high payload capacities thanks to a fleet of flat racks that can deliver on promises of reliability – no matter how much your cargo weighs. Turn to us as your specialist equipment solutions provider.

Export Flat Rack Loading

Call us today to get a quote on the securing and bulk heading of any measurement flat rack you need. Flat racks are sometimes required for stowing heavy lift, over-height and/or over-width cargo, usually featuring collapsible end frames, lashing rings, corner posts, straps and chains to ensure safe, secure transport of your cargo. Our securing devices and materials keep your shipments safe from any damage that may occur for the ultimate in peace of mind.

Regional and Local Trucking

Our trucking division currently has 48 state common, contract and brokerage authority. In fact, we are one of the few pier carriers that have company-owned and -operated tractors. Our company drivers are all equipped with radiophones for seamless communication. We also have a current Customs House License in N.J. (NWK269), bonded carrier authority between states, and a liquor license for the transportation of liquor within New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Our truckload and flat bed services span from Essex and Hudson counties to 48 states in the nation. Our company matches you with the best value in transportation and logistics solutions, thanks to our comprehensive regional and local trucking services.

Domestic Truck Brokerage

With 48 state common, contract and brokerage authority, we hold a Customs House License New Jersey (NWK269) allowing us to function as a bonded carrier between states and licenses for the transportation of liquor in NJ, NY and CT. It’s not enough to get your shipment where it needs to be: you need a reliable and timely supply chain to contribute to the success of your business. For that, we give you personalized attention, seamless brokerage processes and instant communications, drawn from many years of experience in the shipping industry. From immediate updates to clients on the location of their goods to the handling of all necessary paperwork, rely on MCS for full-service domestic truck brokerage services.

Chassis Services

MCS currently owns 115 chassis that can be provided as rentals for your account. We currently have 85 x 40’ chassis, 17 x 20’ chassis, 4 x 20’ tri-axles, 8 x 40’ tri-axles and 1 x 8 pin chassis in our chassis fleet.    Rely on our company-owned fleet of intermodal and container chassis, backed by the most technologically advanced systems in Newark New Jersey and beyond. We thank you for considering Marine Container Services for your transportation and trucking needs. Please give us a call at 973-624-5200 for further information on any one of these services.

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Global Transport Services

Get peace of mind with MCS Global Transport (MGT) - An NVOCC is licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to provide Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) services (License # 017311). We are proud to offer both ocean and air freight quotes to and from the United States for all international import and export cargo. Take a look at the services offered by MGT. Please don’t hesitate to call us and inquire about any of these that may apply to you.

Customs Clearance

MGT, a licensed Customs Broker, takes the hassle and stress out of the whole process by preparing all documentation to clear or transport a client’s cargo in bond to its destination. We also provide Remote Location Filing (RLF) for other ports in the United States beside the NJ/NY area to reduce messenger fees and expedite clearance so your shipment gets where it needs to go FAST. MGT is a member of the NCBFAASA, giving us access to exclusive contracts with several steamship lines all over the country to meet and exceed your transportation needs, all at competitive rates that won’t break the bank. We coordinate all documents necessary to clear Customs, such as power of attorney, commercial invoices and bills of lading. Rely on our attentive and expert staff to streamline the process of getting your freight through Customs quickly and efficiently.

Freight Forwarding

Because MGT is a licensed freight forwarder by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), we can provide Export Documentation services including:
  • Booking the container with the steamship line
  • Coordinating the inland drayage
  • Negotiating international shipping rates
  • Managing the routing of cargo on both water and land
  • Providing dock receipts
  • Filing the necessary Shipper’s Export Declaration electronically
  • Forwarding the Ocean Bill of Lading to the proper party
By very definition, as an NVOCC, we don’t maintain ships or equipment; this means our logistics specialists can focus on transporting your cargo to its destination via world-class service and transparency through all phases of the process.

NVOCC

Are you in need of ocean and air freight quotes to and from the United States? You’re in luck. MCS Global Transport (MGT) is an NVOCC licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to provide Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) services for all international import and export cargo. Anything that needs to be done to clear your cargo, we will do. As an NVOCC, we are common carriers that provide ocean transportation and issue our own house bill of lading but we do not operate the vessels that provide the actual ocean transportation. Rest assured, we are a fully bonded and licensed NVOCC providing affordable shipping rates for major ocean carriers all over the globe. Let us solve your company’s international shipping challenges, including ocean freight consolidations, through cost-effective shipping rate negotiations.

Automobile Document Services

If you’re looking to import or export a vehicle, we are the ones to  turn to. Our comprehensive automobile document services ensure a simple and seamless process thanks to our vehicle clearance services and shipping services. Documenting your auto properly before and after shipment protects your investment, gives you peace of mind, and helps you comply with local and international law for all types of vehicles, such as:
  • Cars
  • Pickup trucks
  • SUVs
  • Vans
  • Earthmoving equipment
  • Military vehicles
  • Roll Trailers
Let us handle the entire process, from the creation of all documentation to handling all legalization, insurance and customs issues on your behalf. Please get in touch with Marine Container Services at 973-624-5200 to learn more about our full-spectrum MCB services.

A Better Experience From The Ground Up

Marine Container Services, Inc. (MCS), headquartered in Newark, New Jersey, leads the industry with complete services to importers and exporters throughout the United States. We stand apart from the rest because we offer a better experience from the ground up. You get personalized attention from that first phone call, thanks to the courteous staff, impeccable logistics, and state-of-the-art digital communication systems – all designed to ensure seamless operation end to end. ‍ At MCS, we take a customer-centric approach that forms the foundation of our success, setting us apart from all the rest in this competitive marketplace. Earning and maintaining your trust and loyalty is our main priority, backed by a comprehensive global platform, strong company values, and a deep dedication to ensuring you’re 100% satisfied. It’s time you found out why so many other companies just like yours are doing business with MCS.
  • We are a trucking operation with 48 state common, contract and brokerage authority.
  • We use technologically advanced digital communication system keeping our dispatchers in communication with our drivers at all times, with real-time updates to clients on the location of their goods.
  • We hold Customs House License New Jersey (NWK269), allowing us to function as a bonded carrier between states and licenses to transport liquor in NJ, NY, and CT.
  • We handle all size loads, including overweight shipments, via tri-axle chassis.
  • We give you complete warehousing services, including transloading, export consolidation, import distribution, loading of flat racks, banding of cargo/storage, and special projects requiring “heavy lifts.”
  • Our fully-owned sister company, Management Consultant Brokerage (MCB) is an NVOCC licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to provide Ocean Transportation Intermediary (OTI) services License # 017311.
  • MCB is a licensed Customs Broker that prepares all documentation to clear or transport a client’s cargo in bond to its destination.
  • We provide both ocean and air freight quotes to and from the US for all international import and export cargo.
  • We work with ports throughout the US via Remote Location Filing (RLF) to reduce fees and expedite clearance.