Optimise your supply chainand gain more control

Buyer’s Consolidation (BCN) provides a solution for customers who use multiple suppliers or have multiple manufacturers to ship to a singular destination while reducing freight costs and streamlining the process. By grouping these different suppliers and manufacturers’ shipments onto a single, dedicated Full-Container Load (FCL) container before shipping, the customer enjoys a more efficient and streamlined supply chain.

Full control and visibility

The Buyer’s Consolidation method of shipping combines the benefits of both Less-than-Container Load (LCL) and FCL shipping. We collect and consolidate your goods from the multiple sources at origin to our own Container Freight Station (CFS), palletising and loading onto a full container dedicated to your cargo. This ensures that your goods remain entirely within your control and visibility, without you having to wait for a particular supplier to ship enough goods to make an FCL.

Additionally, with an entire container dedicated to your cargo, we can ensure optimal utilisation and higher security. We simplify the process by coordinating and managing the bookings on your behalf and consolidating the goods at our own facilities.

Our global network operates CFS in key markets, strategically located near major manufacturing hubs in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, Oceania and India. For customers who have suppliers across multiple countries, we also have extensive capabilities to provide Multi-Country Consolidation (MCC) and offer the same benefits of BCN.

There are many benefits of shipping with a world-class BCN service provider such as TVS SCS. We manage the local pickup from your suppliers at origin, and have capabilities across all modes at origin, in-transit and at destination. By helping you ship with BCN, we not only reduce the risk of damage by consolidating multiple LCL shipments, it is also more cost effective.

Comprehensive ocean solutions

Our other ocean capabilities include Vessel Charter, Breakbulk Solutions and Intermodal and Multimodal Solutions. We offer flexible service for all types of container equipment, including dry-box, open top, flat rack, reefer (refrigerated), Flexitank and Isotank.

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    • 1300

      Global forwarding professionals

    • 45

      Global forwarding operating locations

    • 140K+

      TEU p.a. ocean freight volume

    More benefits of shipping Buyer’s Consolidation with TVS SCS

    • Global footprint - Our own offices and staff in key logistics hubs and markets
    • Streamlined - Centralised billing process
    • Peak season - Space protection – relationships with Tier 1 carriers
    • Savings - As part of our consolidation services, we optimise container utilisation, reducing cost
    • Reduce lead time - Support to create a consolidation optimisation plan to decrease lead time further
    • Value-added services - We provide warehousing and 3PL value-add services to streamline transit
    • Less delays - By shipping with BCN, your goods undergo less handling, reducing lead-time and additional warehousing delays at destination compared to multiple LCL shipments
    • Compliant - In-house customs clearance services in key markets to streamline the international movements of your goods
    • 24/7 online - Visibility and easy access to e-documents via e-Connect track and trace platform

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    Welcome to e-Connect 24/7 Online Platform

    Our global freight forwarding network integrates our e-Connect online track and trace with the CargoWise IT platform. We use this across our entire international business to provide you with seamless 24/7 shipment visibility and live access to your data. With e-Connect, our airfreight customers also enjoy one login to access other aspects of their business, such as warehousing, order management, account management and shipment management information on the desktop website platform.

    We also have a mobile app available on iOS and Android, which provides on-the-go visibility on shipment data that matters most to you.

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    Why TVS SCS?

    100 Years Of Excellence In Trading And Technology

    Pivotal Supply Chain Solutions To Top Companies In The World

    Warehouse Space, Labour & Technology Anywhere It’s Needed

    Customised Solutions With AI Integrations And Machine Learning

    Customs Clearance/Brokerage Services

    Simplify your customs and ensure compliance across the world. Our dedicated in-house experts are in key markets across our global network, with in-depth knowledge of local regulatory requirements.
    With extensive knowledge of customs clearance and documentation requirements, we will assist your international shipment clearance and compliance needs. We have Australian Trusted Trader (ATT) and Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) accreditations in Oceania and Europe.

    FAQs

    To offer our customers competitive pricing and efficient freight forwarding, we group several smaller consignments (deliveries) from different suppliers into a larger consignment. Not only does it create efficiency in space utilisation, it gives us the ability to leverage much better pricing from the carriers on behalf of our customers.

    We have 45 dedicated freight forwarding offices in 15 countries, and work with trusted and reliable agents across the world to deliver global freight forwarding capabilities.

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