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The Finest in LTL Service.

For over 40 years, R+L Carriers has offered fast, friendly, and affordable LTL service.

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Global transportation solutions.

R+L now provides many global transportation solutions to better serve you.

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Discounted truckload services.

R+L offers truckload services on shipments 22,000 pounds or greater.

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Offshore Shipping

How to Ship Offshore

There is smooth sailing ahead for your Offshore shipments with R+L Carriers.


Offshore shipping includes the markets of
Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Islands, Guam, Alaska, and Hawaii

Worldwide LCL and FCL Transportation

R+L Carriers provides unparalleled shipping and logistics services for virtually any type and any size shipment.

How to Ship Offshore

Destination: Puerto Rico | Dominican Republic | Caribbean Islands

  • Commercial invoice must accompany the Bill of Lading to determine the value of the shipment.
  • Shipments valued over $2500 must electronically file Shippers Export Declaration (SED), through U.S.
    Customs Automated Export System (AES).*
    *SED must be filed and authorized 24 hours before the scheduled vessel departure. We can assist with filing!

R+L Carriers offers full coverage to and from Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Islands, Guam, Alaska, and Hawaii.

  • Fully bonded freight forwarder.
  • Tax clearance service.
  • Multiple sailing schedules.
  • All modes of transportation incurred are included in a single invoice.
  • Convenient and flexible billing.
  • Customer discount on inland charges.

Merchant Registration Certificate

To avoid delay of loading, or freight delivery, every consignee accepting freight in Puerto Rico requires registration with the Puerto Rico Tax Department to obtain a Merchant Registration Certificate. The 11-digit Merchant Registration Number is required to be on the Bill of Lading at time of pick-up.

Application for Merchant Registration Certificate

For information on shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, visit our page on United States Shipping

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