Maritime Cargo Services (MCS) is one of the UK’s leading freight forwarding specialists in the tyre industry looking after more than 20 major tyre importers and managing the Customs Clearance and delivery of thousands of containers to well over a hundred tyre warehouses and depots throughout the UK and Ireland.
With estimates that shipping costs typically represent somewhere between 3-10% of the street price of tyres, MCS appreciates that effective freight management is a hugely important consideration for tyre importers in today’s market.
MCS has focused on specialising in container management using its own in house developed systems, with focus on achieving deliveries within budget and on time. This coupled with proactive and efficient friendly staff, we have revolutionised many of our customer’s delivery systems.
MCS also offers its clients a unique innovative online freight management and tracking system, MOATS, which was designed to encompass absolutely all of the customer’s relevant shipping information – including B/L and container numbers, vessel, port and cargo details, ETS, ETA and delivery depots, dates and times, free-time agreements etc. Changes are carefully monitored and any adjustments (such as ETA) are immediately filtered into a log book and instantly available online to the client.
The result is a fast, flexible and multi-faceted online system supplying real-time information safely and securely whenever it’s required and now, with the addition of our MOATS web app (available via our website using your QR Scanner or quick web-link) MOATS is available from the homepage of your mobile device giving full and remote access to tracking information of all consignments simultaneously.
Designed to manage every element and contingency in the shipping process today, MOATS has also been future-proofed to continue to meet the requirements of tomorrow. And the best thing about it, MOATS is provided to all clients free of charge!
Brityrex International 2012, Event City, Manchester, 9 -11 October 2012