Project Management

Global project logistics is a complex and challenging business. It requires planning and preparing for the known and managing the unforeseen. Each project is made up of a unique combination of obstacles and challenges depending on cargoes, systems, and scope of work.

Identifying the challenges and the risks requires experience and expertise, and putting solutions in place requires organization and determination. Achieving this around the world is what Bertling does every day. Bertling's projects get delivered on time and on a budget around the world.


To achieve sustainable success in the project logistics world requires a company to have people with a depth and breadth of skills, talents, and experience and an organization with the ability to manage and mobilize them effectively. Bertling complements the core competencies of its clients by providing in-depth transport expertise at both origin and destination countries, and extensive local knowledge through project staff located in all of their offices. Bertling's people make things happen. The experts range from Heavy Lift Engineers, Project Managers, Shipping & Chartering Experts, Air Charter Specialists, Freight Forwarders, HSE Managers, Quality Experts, Compliance Personnel, and IT Specialists.

This regional expertise provided on the ground at the key project locations is underpinned by the support from corporate centers of excellence to create a complete freight management package, providing expertise on and management of:

  • HSE
  • Compliance
  • Quality and Assurance              
  • Risk
  • Heavy Lift and Engineering  
  • Project Management
  • Information and Systems
  • Diversity and Inclusion

Working together with our clients, Bertling has the experience and the expertise to develop focused and objective project plans that are designed to fulfill customers' project goals and provide an integrated solution for each stage of the project lifecycle. The creativity and energy of our multi-skilled Bertling project team then realize these plans, driving performance, overcoming all obstacles, and transforming ideas into reality no matter where the project is in the world.


The ability to offer this portfolio of services on a worldwide scale, and then deliver on those promises, can only be achieved if our Bertling team is supported by effective information and freight management systems that are robust, reliable, and accessible from anywhere. To meet this need Bertling founded its own IT company, BESITEC, and developed its own Transport Management System: BLU. This system is accessible globally across a secure Bertling VPN network and has the capability to exchange information between client and service provider systems, thus delivering a complete and comprehensive freight and transport management solution.

From this system, it is possible for the Bertling project teams to manage cargo down to PO item level, track and trace cargo, measure actual logistics spend against budget, provide an auditable history of every shipment and related documentation and monitor the supply chain performance using flexible KPI reports.

In summary, it is through the competence and commitment of our staff and the reliability and effectiveness of our management systems that Bertling is able to plan, manage and deliver global projects to the levels of performance and visibility that today's clients expect and regulate authorities demand.


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