Airfreight, Roadfreight, Seafreight, Railfreight

Airfreight services

Bertling's experience in the provision of airfreight, air charters, aviation support and management services covers the complete range of fixed wing operations and helicopters. In addition to traditional airfreight services, Bertling provides existing infrastructure development, passenger processing and freight handling services, operating policies and procedures, security services, auditing and liaison services with local civil and military aviation authorities.

Roadfreight services

Bertling offers a complete range of inland transportation services including full and partial truckload transportation, heavy haul and over-dimensional trucking, out-of-gauge rail shipping, barging and expedited services. Bertling has an in-depth understanding of market conditions such as fuel costs, truck availability and lane saturation. The corporate heavy haul team is comprised of experienced transportation professionals dedicated to providing customised solutions. Bertling's offices provide 24-hour service, seven days a week.  


Seafreight services

Bertling's experience in chartering and brokerage goes back to the company's foundation. Shipping and brokerage experts around the globe select and charter the ideal vessel for each cargo requirement. Bertling also provides liaison with local marine authorities, cost management and control, operating policies and procedures, vessel scheduling and ship chandler's services for all marine vessels. This includes management and support of AHTS's, pipe-laying and heavy-lift barges, hovercrafts, crew change vessels and diving support vessels.

Bertling's looks at the market not only form a freight forwarder perspective, but also as a ship owner. Bertling owns a fleet of state-of-the-art, double skinned, multi-purpose vessels ranging from 35,000 to 82,000 DWT utilised in shipping bulk and general cargo.

Railfreight services

Railfreight is imperatively important for countries with vast territories, such as the former Soviet Union. Bertling offers in-depth expertise in these remote locations and handles railfreight shipments with ease and know-how.

Bertling is able to arrange transportation by rail from any place of origin in Europe, China through the border stations where cargo is reloaded from European railcars to FSU railcars, as well as shipments in FSU railcars through the Baltic or Black Sea ports through to any destination in FSU or vice versa. Bertling's in-house engineers are experts in developing lashing and securing designs for HL and OOG cargo on specialised railway transporters.

Bertling's engineers in cooperation with Railway Authorities keep the record in designing, lashing, securing and shipping the largest and the heaviest items in the world by rail.

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Project Solutions
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Heavy Lift
The movement of super-heavy cargoes is challenging. No problem for Bertling's in-house heavy lift and technical team.
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