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Streamlining Information Extraction with GPT-Powered Solution through our partner theBlue.ai GmbH.

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Opening of FMS Gdansk | Poland

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First digital end-to-end trade transaction completed using trace:original, with multiple parties and document types including eBL.

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We are looking forward to welcoming all visitors at our booth!

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Fr. Meyer's Sohn has supported Flowfox from the beginning and expects enormous efficiency gains in the import operations by implementing the Flowfox platform.

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The Hamburg-based freight forwarding and logistics company looks back on a 125-year history.

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From July 2022, Fr. Meyer's Sohn will manage its own warehouse in the direct vicinity of the Port of Hamburg with >10,000 sqm of warehouse space.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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A case study on the efficient transport of paper on reels and pallets to the UK, which, thanks to the cooperation of FMS Lübeck and FMS UK, continues to function smoothly after Brexit.

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Transport insurance at Fr. Meyer's Sohn offers broad protection for all our customers.

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Thanks to the flexible use of the own trucks and double-deck loading, it was possible to deliver 53 containers of "white goods" to various recipients on time, despite delays on the shipping side.

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Case study on the successful implementation of the Fr. Meyer's Sohn Overland department's regular but flexible deliveries as well as empties pick-ups.

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From painted Easter eggs to papier-mâché figures - different traditions for Easter in different countries.

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Warehousing services are becoming more and more part of the international supply chain solutions customers are looking for. Read on to find out what Fr. Meyer's Sohn can do for you in Warehouse Management.

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To our customers

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Case study about the Warehouse Management at Fr. Meyer's Sohn

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Every year our employees can suggest nonprofit organizations FMS should donate to for Christmas. 2020 FMS selected 5 organizations:

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2020 - a year with special circumstances for all of us – is coming to an end with expected rough sea in regards to shipping and transportation.

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But what makes a good freight forwarder?

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Case study on problems encountered in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic

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Example of an industry solution in the field of agricultural products & food with frozen vegetables

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Mexico.

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Multi-modell-solution for an intra Asia transport

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Simplify the supply chain management process

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FMS Indonesia received the “Indonesian Business Professional & Education Award 2020” for "Best Freight Forwarding Company of The Year".

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Efficient control and communication processes with everyone involved - including buyers

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Checklist and audition for warehouses used by FMS.

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Transparent supply chains and cooperation between all involved: Efficient management of imports from Asia

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As a part of our strategic expansion, we are delighted to announce that we are opening a new Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (FMS) office in Arnstadt | Germany as of February 1st, 2020.

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Approximately 70% of all patients in need of bone marrow transplants find a matching donor outside of their family. We at FMS are very proud, that one of our colleagues is one of those donors. He shares his story to let others know what the process is like and how easy it is to become a donor.

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Every year our employees can suggest nonprofit organizations FMS should donate to for Christmas. 2019 FMS selected 7 organizations:

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FMS joined the NHLA Convention 2019 in New Orleans. Get to know our Top 5 Takeaways of the event.

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Case study about a smooth cooperation between FMS offices and customer to cut down costs.

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Case study about a comprehensible distribution of orders and commissions.

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Case Study about working with various logistics partners.

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A new route - through Manaus.

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Read more about our exclusive coordination of capacities on the Warsteiner brewery train system.

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Case Study | Production of promotional items for a large retailer was delayed. The task was to find a cost-effective alternative with regard to the threatened penalty costs.

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has introduced new regulations to reduce marine pollution caused by the shipping industry. This change will affect the entire shipping industry.

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Case Study about the loading of locomotives from Germany to Asia.

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Case study about the creation of a successful container block train concept.

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Equipped with its industrial solutions, additional services and Cruise Control product, the forwarding and logistics company presented itself at its own lounge at the transport logistic in Munich.

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In 1919, 22 years after the founding of Fr. Meyer´s Sohn (FMS) in Hamburg, a branch was opened at Große Altefähre 21 in Lübeck | Germany. It immediately began its activities as a shipping agent.

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Finding good professionals in the market is not an easy task. It takes time, resources and always bears the risk of hiring people who do not match with Fr. Meyer’s Sohn values and culture. Based on that, FMS Brazil has created the "FMS Academy", a structured Internship Program with the aim to develop future professionals within FMS.

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Coworkers come first: Every day, around 1000 people at more than 50 branches are commited to the success, growth, and ongoing development of Fr. Meyer’s Sohn. Responsibility toward our employees has therefore been a top priority for generations. We provide safe, health-promoting workplaces at our sites worldwide and are committed to treating each other with respect.

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The actions of Fr. Meyer‘s Sohn are fundamentally guided by a special appreciation of the different needs and requirements of the customers, and this is reflected in all our solutions. We aim to provide our customers with the service that lives up to their expectations, to meet an obligation of ongoing improvement, and to maintain a strong position within the logistics market.

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As a global transport and logistics company, Fr. Meyer‘s Sohn has an influence around the world and has a responsibility to use resources in a sustainable and responsible manner. We take environmental aspects into account in a wide variety of areas, from energy management and transport solutions to employee training.

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As a family-owned enterprise, Fr. Meyer’s Sohn acts responsibly as a member of society around the world. We initiate and support social and cultural projects not only in Hamburg where our head office is located, but also at our national and international sites.

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New Office Chile

As a part of our strategic expansion, we are delighted to announce that we are opening a new sales office in Santiago de Chile | Chile. Please find all contact details under: https://www.fms-logistics.com/en/contact/

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The shortage of skilled employees does not stop when it comes to logistics companies - especially when it comes to recruitment, firms compete immensely with competitors to gain new talents. As a result, they have to invest not just a lot of money but also time to fill key positions.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Singapore.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Netherlands.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of China.

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FMS sends the "globetrotter" on a journey from Hamburg over Belgium, Morocco, the Suez Canal to Shanghai and back to Hamburg.

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We are there for you worldwide. Every location and its teams are important to us, so we would like to introduce them to you.

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Opening | Fr. Meyer's Sohn Bristol | UK

Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (UK) Ltd announces the opening of a representative and operational branch office in Royal Portbury Dock, Port of Bristol effective April 2018.

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Certificate of excellence | FMS apprenticeship

We are one of the best and received a “certificate of excellence” for our apprenticeship. We are proud to hear, that we are among the top 5 training companies in the logistic branch in Germany. With a score of 83.2 out of a maximum of 100 we overtook some of our biggest competitors in the ranking done by DEUTSCHLAND TEST and the business magazine FOCUS MONEY. http://www.deutschlandtest.de/ausbildung/

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Boy´s and Girl´s Day | 2018

Last week we hosted the annual Boy’s & Girl’s Day at our Headquarters in Hamburg. 11 school kids had the chance to experience working at FMS for one day. The day was packed with activities ranging from informative talks with our apprentices about our apprenticeship, to an exciting drive around the harbour. Thank you for everyone who participated!

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If Anny Meyer had been happy with settling in the provincial town of Tangermünde, the company might never have been founded in Hamburg.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Florida.

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Hamburg’s new start-up accelerator for the logistics industry, the Next Logistics Accelerator (NLA), is ready for operation. At the same time, the accelerator will arrange important industry contacts for these teams. Fr. Meyer's Sohn is one investor.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Turkey.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Spain.

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New Branch | Overland in Hamburg

As a part of our strategic expansion, we are delighted to announce that we are opening a new office for Overland in Hamburg | Germany as from January 2, 2018. The office is near the harbor.

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From tiny pigs made of marzipan as a token of luck to swimming in the new year. Different countries have different traditions to start off the new year.

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50th anniversary Fr. Meyer's Sohn Spain

The party was a huge success with the participation of customers, suppliers, the president of the Barcelona Port Authority (Sixte Cambra), and Heiko Voigt representing FMS EMEA, along with other personalities and part of the team at FMS Spain.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Thailand.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Canada.

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Grand Opening Vienna | Austria

This month we had the grand opening of our office in Vienna. It was a great evening in a relaxed atmosphere with a unique view over the rooftops of Vienna. Everybody enjoyed an exquisite selection of local wines, in the company of an Austrian wine grower. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.

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Fr. Meyer's Sohn goes Miniatur Wunderland | Hamburg

Our big FMS-Truck handed over a mini-sized FMS truck to the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg´s Speicherstadt– the biggest model railway in the world. Come and have a look at our truck model on a scale of 1:87.

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Heiko Voigt will be appointed Managing Director at Fr. Meyer’s Sohn (GmbH & Co.) KG as of October 1st, 2019. The new Management Board will consist of him and Dominik Lucius.

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Logistics stands for the mobility of goods across borders, making it one of the most important factors of society and business. Fr. Meyer's Sohn has be contributing customer-oriented solutions for 120 years to meet the increasing possibilities and challenges for customers in this segment.

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Our apprentice Soeren, regularly located in the Hamburg HQ, is supporting our colleagues in FMS Barcelona for 6 weeks.

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4 km run for a good cause!

Almost 30 employees of FMS and family members took part in a charity run called „HSH Nordbank Run 2017“. It was a successful event with typical weather conditions for Hamburg.

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The dimensions were big, the weight was heavy, and the timing was urgent. A complete test lane had to be delivered from Germany to China exactly as scheduled.

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Grand Opening Fr. Meyer's Sohn Vancouver | Canada

In the middle of a rare Vancouver snow shower, Fr. Meyer’s Sohn Canada celebrated its inauguration in the company of many friends from near and far. In spite of the weather, the local shipping community showed up ‎in great numbers for a pleasant evening by Vancouver Harbour.

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Grand Opening Fr. Meyer's Sohn Bangkok | Thailand

This month we had the grand opening of our office in Bangkok | Thailand. It was a great party. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.

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Three sided article about Fr. Meyer’s Sohn in the IFPTA (International Forest Products Transport Association) Journal

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Two sided article about our digital innovations in the apr magazine (Aktuelle Papier Rundschau)

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Grand Opening Fr. Meyer's Sohn Surabaya

This friday we had the grand opening of our office in Surabaya | Indonesia. It was a great party. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Vietnam.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Indonesia.

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Grand Opening Fr. Meyer's Sohn Vietnam

This weekend we had the grand opening of our office in Ho Chi Minh City | Vietnam. It was a great party. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.

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We want to provide the best service and tailored customer solutions every day. We achieve this with employees with excellent expertise and great commitment. For us, a cooperative and trusting partnership internally and externally goes without saying.

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted a new regulation under the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) that requires Shippers to provide a Verified Gross Mass (VGM) for all packed containers.

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Our Overland departments in Luebeck and Hamburg are responsible for the complete processing of the overland transport.

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Grand Opening FMS Qingdao | China

Today we had the grand opening of our office in Qingdao. We wish our colleagues all the best and great success.

UK London City
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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of the United Kingdom.

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Case study about the proactive control of a supply chain.

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Case-Study air freight (non-hazadous chemicals)

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The brand Fr. Meyer's Sohn or for short FMS will be re-designed.

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Insights into the regulations, traditions, and logistics of Germany.

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Efficient collaboration, transparent communication and monitoring of the progress

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Measurement of all process related cycle times and the determination of relevant performance indicators

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Our tracking & tracing tool: relevant and up to date information regarding your shipments combined with automatic monitoring of deviations

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Our solutions form the reliable basis for your individual process chains – all that with shortest implementation times!

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Fast results based on facts: Cruise Control provides the methodological framework for the continuous improvement of your logistics processes.

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Air Freight Turkey

There is a steady growth of 15% in the air freight sector in Turkey and a third airport will open next year in Istanbul, which will result in the city becoming one of the most important airport hub in Europe. To be part of this progress, we could win Handan Pinar for our branch office in Istanbul. She will support us with her 14 years of professional experience in air freight businesses. From February the 1st our branch in Turkey will also be an official partner of the IATA network.

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Opening Xiamen | China

We are pleased to announce that FMS Xiamen has already been established and the staff has been working in our own office in Xiamen since 4 Jan 2016. Jackie Luo, Branch Manager, and the team are looking forward to start working on business development and to support all branches and partners worldwide.

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Because of their dimensions, large paper rolls can no longer be loaded in a standing position in the container. Instead they have to be laid down diagonally to save space. The JuStIn system allows safe loading of jumbo rolls in containers at considerably lower cost

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With over 100 years of experience in forest products, there's no need to knock on wood.

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Whether your goods are in bulk, liquid, or bagged form, our experts for agricultural products will ensure that our service meets the highest shipping and delivery standards.

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Our approach to dealing with import freight inquiries involves not only handling the process description at hand (transporting from A to C via B), but also looking for alternative options.

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Individual Transport Solution from Mine and Laboratory to Port and Everywhere in between.

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We take care of your massive, heavy, and fragile goods, while also offering you a wide range of services for efficient, uninterrupted transportation.

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Waste paper and scrap are not garbage, but rather goods that we are happy to transport.

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With over 100 years of experience in forest products, there's no need to knock on wood.

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Whether your goods are in bulk, liquid, or bagged form, our experts for food will ensure that our service meets the highest shipping and delivery standards.

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Whether your goods are in bulk, liquid, or bagged form, our experts will ensure that our service meets the highest shipping and delivery standards.

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