Whether you require simple or complex inbound transportation management, integrated IT solutions or vendor management; as transport manager we deliver the service you desire.

Our import team ensures that your freight is carefully managed from during the entire chain and that our high quality standards will be respected. Additionally we, as transport manager, can take care of the following activities:

  • Importation of production shipments through our Fashion network.
  • Container transport management from country of origin to distribution centre.
  • Dealing with your incoming flow of goods by road, ocean, air or rail.
  • Coordination of purchase orders for all global manufacturing.
  • Consolidation of commodities (LCL)

Source

  • Managing EXF / PO
  • Consolidation services
  • Pre-labeling of goods for further transport
  • Pick & pack close to suppliers
  • Quality control
  • Value added services, e.g. labeling, tagging and ticketing
  • Storage and handling of goods
  • Handling of hanging garments
  • Storage of hanging and flatpacked goods
  • Handling of commercial samples

Ocean freight

  • Worldwide more than 70 agents
  • LCL (less than container load) and FCL (full container load) services
  • Opportunities to combine ocean and air freight
  • Facilities for shipping both hanging and flat packed clothing
  • Full understanding of all milestones from origin to destination
  • Agreements in place with a wide number of A-carriers based on lead times and sailing schedules appropriate to our clients’ needs.

Air freight

  • Worldwide more than 70 agents
  • Variety of services, including Time Saver and Money Saver
  • Time Saver: urgent shipments with minimal delay (1-3 days service worldwide)
  • Money Saver: for shipments where speed is not so essential (3-5 days worldwide)
  • Facilities for shipping both hanging and flat packed clothing
  • Combined ocean and air freight services
  • Block-space agreements with leading airlines
  • Full understanding of all milestones from origin to destination

Road freight

  • Daily departures
  • LTL (less than truckload) and FTL (full truckload) services
  • Facilities for shipping both hanging and flat packed clothing
  • Full understanding of all milestones from origin to destination
  • Multiple services (slow truck – fast truck)

Rail freight

  • Alternative to air and ocean freight between China and Europe
  • Cost saving compared to air freight
  • Facilities for shipping both hanging and flat packed clothing
  • Full understanding of all milestones from origin to destination

Inter-Modal transport

  • Cost-saving combinations of rail and road transport from various international origins.
  • Inland barges: container transport from ports to various countries
  • Short sea: variety of services from North African and southern European countries, including Turkey, in combination with road transport, where required.

Port logistics

For ocean and air freight, we offer the following services:

  • FCL / LCL transport management
  • Deconsolidation of shipments
  • Automated scanning and counting of product
  • Cross-docking of product within our own warehouses
  • Sorting SKU / PO level
  • Palletising on request

Integrated IT solutions

Our latest solutions optimize the speed, accuracy, security and reliability of our services.  We offer a solution for every question.

Vendor management

We work together with our clients and their suppliers to support their import and export, evaluate performances and manage purchase orders.  In addition, we offer the following services:

  • Customs advice in both country of origin and final destination
  • Consolidation opportunities in countries of origin
  • All pick and pack services for the local market
  • PO management source to receipt at the warehouse
  • A visual portal to track goods in real time

Delivering on your promises since 1862

With over 150 years of experience in transportation and logistics nowadays we have evolved into a world class partner in supply chain management (SCM) for the fashion and lifestyle industry.

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