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When it comes to efficient, cost-effective shipping solutions that are tailored to you, look no further than Stellar International. We specialise in LCL (Less Than Container Load) shipping to accommodate smaller shipments. 

If you’re a small to medium business looking to expand, and you’re seeking a reliable logistics partner to help with your cargo transportation needs, Stellar International is here to make your expansion a success.

Our LCL solutions

Logistics are important to get right, no matter what your business is. We strive to always deliver the best possible solution for you, which is why we offer a range of different shipping methods.

Our commitment to excellence has made us a prominent LCL (Less than Container Load) shipping partner in the region for a wide range of clients. Our LCL shipping solutions can be tailored to meet your requirements, giving you a strategic advantage in your market. 

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InterStellar – Cutting-edge track and trace visibility

We use the latest global technology platforms to keep you up to date on where your cargo is at all times.
We can offer this information via a variety of channels:

On-line portal (24/7)

Personalised and automated email reports

Exception management alerts

Online tracking app (located on our website)

Stellar International holds well-established relationships with carefully selected partners around the globe.
Together we offer a range of services and capabilities you can rely on.

A Long-Term Logistics Partner

Our logistics solutions are perfect for long-term partnerships, giving you more time to focus on expanding your business.

Improved Efficiency

Thanks to our wide-reaching partnerships, we’re able to offer you support across the whole of your supply chain, finding savings for you every step of the way.

Innovation and Tracking

Our commitment to innovation is evident in our adoption of the latest global platforms like ConnectCast.io and InterStellar which provide you with real-time tracking and custom reports.

What are the benefits of LCL shipping?

Cost-Efficiency

LCL freight is the perfect choice when your cargo doesn’t fill an entire container. You only pay for the space you need, which will result in a better deal for you.

Flexibility

With LCL, there’s no need to wait until you have a full container before you ship—you can ship smaller volumes of goods when you need to to keep your business moving.

Global Reach

LCL shipping offers great coverage around the world, connecting you to new markets and expanding your global reach.

What is the difference between FCL and LCL freight?

Less Than Container Load (LCL) shipping is a widely chosen method in sea freight due to its flexibility and cost-effectiveness, particularly for smaller cargo quantities. The primary distinction from Full Container Load (FCL) shipping lies in the cargo volume each option can handle.

FCL is ideal for larger shipments, as it involves booking an entire container, maximising cost-efficiency. In contrast, LCL enables you to share container space with other shippers, making it an excellent choice for smaller cargo quantities that require immediate shipping without the need for a full container. This flexibility ensures that you can adapt your shipping strategy to meet your specific cargo requirements efficiently.

LCL allows you to share container space with other shippers, making it great for smaller amounts of cargo that you need shipped now.

How does LCL freight work?

There are four general phases your cargo will go through when you choose to ship it via LCL:

  1. Collection. Your cargo is collected and then consolidated with other shipments at a container freight station.
  2. Loading. The consolidated shipments in the LCL container are loaded onto a vessel that is bound for a common destination.
  3. Unloading. Upon arrival, the container is unloaded and your cargo is separated out from the other shipments.
  4. Delivery. Your cargo is then delivered to its final destination.

Why choose Stellar International for LCL shipping?

At Stellar International, we know how important reliable shipping is for you and your business, no matter what you need to ship. 

Here’s why we stand out:

  • Expertise: With decades in the industry, we have a wealth of practical experience that backs up our service, so you know you’re getting the best.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: We design our services to fit your business, not the other way around. One of our key goals is to use our flexibility to deliver solutions that are as tailored to you as those you would want to build yourself.
  • Wide Industry Reach: We’ve successfully provided logistics solutions to customers across various industries, including manufacturing, retail, healthcare, electronics, construction and more.

When you choose Stellar International for your long term LCL shipping, you’re not just choosing a logistics partner that will get you from A to B—you’re choosing a partner that will put you first every step of the way too.

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Customer comments

Good communication, they genuinely try and do the right thing and improve everything they do. They get things done when you need them and are easy to deal with.

Craig Hyland
ENGINE DYNAMICS

In my experience, these guys are the best logistics’ provider I have dealt with and I have 30+ years in the business. Personable. Knowledgeable. Responsive to an unbelievable degree. Very very cost effective. From a personal as well as a business perspective, what can be better than no stress logistics’.

Mike Davies – Operations Manager
D.E COFFEE AND TEA

Great little team, work well together and deliver as a unit. Stellar is the best partner we could have found, we feel important that they care about our business.

Peter Rickerby – NZ General Manager
Gunnerson Ltd

At Stellar they have the service/price balance perfect. Excellent follow up on orders and a very good internet tracking system.

Warren Wills – CEO
EASYCOOK PTY LTD