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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: 




Portrait Nadine Kinscher
Nadine Kinscher-Masur

Corporate Head of Marketing | Fr. Meyer's Sohn


Reorganisation of the Management Board at Fr. Meyer’s Sohn

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.


PPI Transport Symposium 2019

Being the no.1 in international transportation of forest products, we will be once again part of this year’s „PPI Transport Symposium“. The PPI will take place in Tarragona | Spain on September 16 to 18. The must-attend event for anyone involved in the transportation, materials, handling, or distribution of pulp and paper products. We´re very much looking forward to meet you at our „FMS Lounge“ in September.

Turnaround: import to export containers

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