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Shipping | Metals, Minerals and Chemicals

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

We use our global nimbleness and passion for our work to deliver customized solutions for you. 
Our customers gain value from our logistics experience, partners, and technologies we integrate within their supply chain. With your needs in mind, we select the right equipment, based on legal requirements, the volume, and of course the type of commodity you are shipping.


aluminum, copper, iron, ore, railway track, slag, steel, tin, or zinc


coal, coking coal, graphite, marble, stones


additives, adhesive tapes/foils, alcohol, batteries, color pigments, fertilizer, food-grade materials, granulate, lignosulfonate, paints, polymers, resin, rubber, sulfate, synthetic fibers

These commodity groups require specific knowledge of transport, storage, and handling. The strict requirements in the areas of safety, environmental regulations, and customs regulations are constantly being developed.

Logistics can amount to up to 50-70% of delivered costs for those commodities to customers, which is why suppliers should make use of the most cost-effective and efficient logistics solutions and companies. 

With offices throughout the globe, experienced staff, and value-adding services, we can help minimize your risks and reduce costs for administrative processes:

  • Container, general and open top FCL, RoRo, bulk, breakbulk cargo, tankers, flexi-tanks
  • Bulked or packed, jumbo bags, or pallets
  • Silo transport and shipping, day and night delivery, warehouse and distribution
  • Product-specific packaging solutions
  • Full customs procedures and documentation§ Complete online transparency | 24/7 cargo control and monitoring
  • Cross-docking and warehouse facilities§ Professional handling of dangerous goods
  • Compliance with the Anti-Terrorism Ordinance through regular review of national and international sanctions lists and embargo regulations
  • QM system based on ISO 9001; the implemented processes guarantee compliance with worldwide dangerous goods regulations such as IMDG Code, 49CFR, TDG, IATA, ICAO, ADR, and RID
  • Employment of an external dangerous goods officer
  • Dangerous Goods Helpline | GlobalChem24
  • Research and validation of substance data

Our employees pay attention to cost-efficient routes, reliability, and adherence to delivery dates.

Further request or in need for more information? Please contact: 



Nadine Kinscher-Masur

Corporate Head of Marketing | Fr. Meyer's Sohn


Fr. Meyer's Sohn acquires Swedish freight forwarder C Land Logistics

Fr. Meyer's Sohn strengthens its network in Northern Europe. The Hamburg-based logistics company has completed the acquisition of the Swedish freight fowarder C Land Logistic.


Collaboration | Automating Information Extraction in Logistics

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


New Branch | Fr. Meyer's Sohn Poland

Opening of FMS Gdansk | Poland