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Through our extensive network, we are able to coordinate and expedite your international container cargo to or from any North American pier location.

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With decades of experience and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, VCPB is the one to call when you run into an inland transportation headache.
Problem, meet solution.
Container stuck? Ocean carrier refusing or unable to move it? Drayage carrier can’t pull it or can’t deliver it? Call us. We will have a plan to solve the problem.
Reliable carrier relationships.
We work with all major global ocean carriers’ operations departments to ensure seamless release and merchant’s own arranged haulage.
Less days in transit.
Our team of experts carefully evaluates inland schedules and is oftentimes in a position to reduce the number of transit days off of steamship lines’ best-available published rail transit times.
A special brand of service.
We uniquely offer multiple routing options and full-scope intermodal access to the entire North American geographical market.
Services for:
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Containers requiring re-routing
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Overweight and/or hazardous cargo
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Containers on bills of lading terminating at inbound port of entry which then require merchant’s own arranged on-carriage to final destination
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One-way, inland door deliveries and local, empty equipment termination as arranged via our ocean carrier merchantships


produce perishables
From apples to zucchini, berries, mixed veggies and everything in between, we handle perishables all over the country, from agricultural hotbeds like Salinas, CA and Yuma, AZ to points around the country. Our network of hundreds of fully insured carriers ensures your products reach their destinations in optimal condition.
Over the Road
Over the Road
We secure the right equipment for your over-the-road transportation needs, including 24-hour dispatch and daily tracking service.
Drayage Management
We make sure that trucks are on time, every time. When we have questions, our relationships with marine ports and carriers allow us to go to the source. Drayage management with VCPB means fewer port fees and more visibility into container locations.
Intermodal: 40’/53’
We maintain relationships with both rail and trucking carriers so that we can bundle intermodal as one service with one rate while offering operational efficiency. You can expect access to affordable, reliable capacity and seamless transitions across modes.
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Each week, we hear from customers that need special solutions for unusual projects. We use our experience and creativity to design effective solutions for cargo that doesn’t fit inside the box.
warehousing and transloading
We take time to understand what’s inside your containers so that we can design a transload shipping solution that ensures your load arrives safely, while minimizing delays and saving on costs.
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Custom Solutions
Our leadership team started in this industry by physically loading trucks. That foundational experience allows us to effectively provide a custom solution for any transportation need you might encounter.


We simplify the complex for your business. By delivering smooth and efficient operations, we make our customers feel like their logistics are on autopilot. Here’s how we work in 3 simple steps:

Share what success looks like for you.
We customize solutions to get the job done.
We execute seamlessly.

Hear from our satisfied customers

    "VCPB is our 'one-stop shop,' helping with our challenging/out-of-gauge moves. What drew us in was their reliable service, competitive rates, equipment availability, and timely responses. What keeps us coming back is their consistent performance."

    "VCPB is our go-to when we have special projects or face unusual problems. They’re knowledgeable, punctual, and reliable. Their competitive pricing, availability, and personal touch keep us partnered with them year after year."

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