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Tropical Shipping Less than Container Load (LCL) Service

Tropical Shipping’s Less than Container Load service is a smarter way of shipping from the U.S. and Canada to The Caribbean and The Bahamas. From cameras and computers to furniture and fashions, our LCL service provides you the fastest and most consistent service in the industry. With one call we can take care of everything from pickup to documentation and transit arrangements.


When you need fast, cost-effective and reliable services for your LCL shipments, Tropical Shipping can handle it all. We can pickup your shipment, deliver it to one of our receiving locations, prepare your documentation and arrange for transit to any of our port destinations on our state-of–the-art vessels.


Some of the convenient services we offer for your LCL cargo:

  • Frequent, fixed day sailing schedules
  • Secure warehouse facilities at our terminals in South Florida, New Jersey and Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Fastest ocean transits
  • National Pickup Service for dry commercial LCL cargo
  • Secure warehouse facilities
  • Isolated cargo cages in our warehouses for high value items
  • Empty barrels at our Florida and New Jersey locations for customers' use when shipping to Tropical Shipping's destinations in The Bahamas and the Caribbean
  • Trained, locally staffed customer service representatives in each port location 

*Cargo and Documentation requirements for all small packages delivered by any parcel services are subject to 48-hour prior to sail cut-off times. See the LCL Hazardous Cut-Off Information for LCL Hazmat.

How to Ship LCL from the US

How to Ship LCL Canada

Tropical Shipping values its close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our more than 50-year history. Thank you for choosing us as your carrier of choice to The Bahamas and the Caribbean. For further information, please contact your local sales representative or the U.S. Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999.

Complete contact listings, including telephone and fax numbers and email address information can be found 24/7/365 on our website on the Bookings and Customer Service page – found in the Contact area of our website