Bulk Cargo Forwarding

Capes maintains a full-service, independent cargo forwarding department that offers export forwarding, documentation and supervisory services to major bulk exporters of coal, grain, and other cargoes.

Our experienced team is well-versed in the requirements for exporting a wide variety of cargoes, with a heavy emphasis on coal, from the United States to locations all over the world. We handle the issuance of all required export documentation and offer a comprehensive array of services related to the export of bulk cargoes.

We actively monitor, manage and report cargo movement to our clients from origin, to vessel, to final destination. We proactively indentify and address issues before they become problems for our clients. We offer customized reporting and onsite loading supervisory services at all ports we serve.

Our forwarding services include:

  • Full cargo documentation, including bills of lading, manifests, and statement of facts
  • On-site loading supervision and representation
  • Preparation of certificates of origin
  • Automated Export System (AES) filing
  • Arrangement of cargo surveys
  • Coordination of cargo sampling
  • Notary services
  • Laytime calculations
  • SCAC and bond renewals