Less than Container Loads

When it comes to making smaller shipments of wines, spirits and liqueurs, reduced quantities do not mean reduced service. JF Hillebrand offers a range of cost effective solutions to ensure your less-than-container load shipments receive the highest level of care.

With a continually expanding geographical coverage through our global network, JF Hillebrand will take care of all your LCL requirements and recommend the most practical option for your particular needs.

Why use JF Hillebrand LCL services?

  • 100% wine only services, eliminating the risk of cross contamination
  • Cost effective sea-freight rates
  • A local office at all destinations to assist with customs clearance and delivery
  • Full online order visibility through Axis
  • Reliable and consistent lead times, allowing more accurate and optimized supply chain planning
  • Full sailing schedules, updated every 2 months
  • Palletized deliveries to minimize LCL handling and overland transport costs at destination
  • Destination LCL handling managed in a controlled bonded environment.
  • Optional added protection with VinLiner pallet wrap
  • Unique LCL Reefer services available on certain routes
  • Shrink wrapping, safety tapes, markings and safety seals available for added security
  • Control of documentation, insurance and customs formalities
  • Cargo marine insurance for LCL available


If you would like further details on any of our LCL services, please contact your local JF Hillebrand branch office.

Guidelines 1 - Instructions for the JF Hillebrand LCL services Guidelines 2 - Best Practices for securing your LCL beverage shipments Guidelines 3 - Phytosanitary measures for pallets and wood packaging