Job Code
Job Description

Specialty Services


  • California Cartage Company and its divisions have multiple automated warehouses used for import retail deconsolidation, footwear and apparel distribution.
  • Locations:
    • Suffolk, VA: 375,000 sq. ft.
    • Ontario, CA: 504,000 sq. ft.
    • Long Beach, CA: 255,000 sq. ft.
    • Torrance, CA: 300,000 sq. ft.
    • Carson, CA: 135,000 sq. ft.
  • Types of Automation in Place:
    • Conveyor System
    • Print & Apply
    • Tilt Tray Sorter
    • Wave Batch Picking
    • Trash Bailer
    • Box Cutter
    • Induction Printer
    • Carton Erector
    • Scale

Over-Dimensional and Project Cargos

  • Specialize in the transportation and loading or unloading of project cargos.
  • Extensive background in securing and loading procedures for flat rack and bolster containers.
  • Load and unload automobiles, transformers, power plants, mobile missile batteries and many more heavy-weighted and over-dimensional items.
  • Permit drayage to and from the piers.
  • Yard storage for marshaling projects.
  • Heavy lift equipment on site.

Value-Added Services

  • Pick & Pack
  • Purchase Order Management
  • Bar & Date Coding
  • Palletizing & Crating
  • Kitting
  • Automated Transloading
  • Garments on Hanger
  • Club Store Packaging
  • Quality Inspection
  • Stretch Wrapping
  • Sorting
  • Tagging / Ticketing
  • Overnight Parcel Shipping
  • Bonded Storage

Specialty Services

Railcar Unloading:

  • Seven facilities served by railroads with extensive experience in carload loading or unloading.
  • Adept at handling lumber, panel and other building products.
  • All facilities equipped to handle both consumer and industrial cargos.
  • Wilmington handles all cargoes including reefer transloads and over-dimensional flatcar loading and unloading.
  • Wilmington also has heavy-lift equipment for machinery and transformers.
  • All facilities have multiple car unloading capability.

London Metal Exchange Warehousing:

  • We handle copper, tin, lead, aluminum, zinc, and nickel, under LME warehouse contract.
  • Our partner, Pacorini Metals USA, issues warrants for the metal received. Those warrants are traded on the open London Metal Exchange.
  • Ship or receive via truck or railcar and load into our warehouse or into export containers.

Foreign Trade Zone and Bonded Warehousing:

  • Active Foreign Trade Zones in Chicago and multiple cities in California.
  • All space is expandable and contractible for bonded storage.
  • Weekly entry, duty deferral and avoidance, MPF consolidation or light manufacturing can be performed under bond at our FTZs.
  • Operator of 4 bonded Container Freight Stations approved by U.S. Customs and Border Protection available for bonded cargo.

Retail Services


  • Fully integrated system sends and receives EDI at all stages of cargo movement from ASN transmission prior to vessel arrival to outbound trailer manifest sent directly to receiving DC.
  • Ability to unload and distribute by P.O. and SKU to multiple destinations based upon allocation.
  • Full assimilation of domestic cargoes with the deconsolidation and load-out process.
  • Client web access with real-time tracking and visibility; reporting tailored to customer requirements.
  • Highest industry standards for on-time delivery and accuracy.

Quality Inspection/Retagging-ticketing/Re-packaging/Labeling/Pick-Pack:

  • Freight can be quality inspected; re-ticketed using software and labor to insure your freight arrives at its destination, on time.
  • Completely equipped for spot labor or full staff projects to re-package or perform new quantity separations.

Order Fulfillment:

  • Customer-direct orders or internet orders handled as smoothly as full truckload orders.
  • FedEx and UPS machinery available at all warehouse locations to process small or single unit shipments.


  • Expertise in setting up efficient assembly operations for the integration of various products into single items.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled with assembly efficiencies including nested luggage, assembled gift baskets, or piggybacked product sets.

DC Bypass:

  • Experienced operations and software integration to handle large volume seasonal merchandise, or over-dimensional and non-conveyable merchandise.

Freight Quote

Enter the characters shown in the image.

Latest News & Articles

View All