One of the company’s main activities is shipping. Due to close cooperation with leading shipping lines, we offer delivery of goods from virtually any point of the world, at the lowest and most competitive prices.
In addition, we are able to offer terminal handling in Riga, Ventspils (Latvia), Odessa and Ilyichevsk (Ukraine), as well as full customs clearance.
The key to the success of our company in the field of shipping, is our flexible approach to every customer, alongside exclusive terms of partnership with ocean lines and an extensive network of agents around the world. All these factors equip us to resolve any arising eventualities both effectively and efficiently.
Our company has extensive experience in both international and local road transport operations. We don’t have any pre-exiting priority directions. Instead, our priorities are determined by the needs of our customers. We are always ready to offer top quality transportation at the best price and shortest transit time. The key to our success in this segment is our cooperation with top Latvian and foreign trucking companies.
Our professionals are always ready to offer the best solutions in the field of trucking which results in the minimization of our customers’ expenses.
Additionally if necessary, we also provide cargo insurance services.
Express Shipping Service also offers cargo air delivery.
Cooperation with the major airlines results in a wide spectrum of services offered to customers in the field of air shipments and other associated procedures at points of departure and arrival.
Due to our company’s agent agreements, Express Shipping Service offers customs clearance at Riga Airport, as well as at the biggest airports of CIS countries.
Air delivery is the fastest way of transportation and our professionals are always prepared to handle customer requests quickly and effectively.
Traditionally, railway has always been one of the most reliable and cheapest modes of transport. Our company holds the railway forwarder status in the Baltic States and Russia, allowing us to offer all types of railway transport and other associated services.
Consequently our experts are able to offer optimal variants of railway transportation at the best possible prices.
Cargo Consolidation is a relatively new segment of our services, however we have quickly established a high degree of expertise in this area. Currently we offer warehousing and consolidation services in Riga, as it is both a convenient transit point between Russia and the EU, and substantially cheaper in comparison to alternative options available in the EU.
We encourage you to contact our warehouse specialists regarding options and solutions to reduce your storage expenses.
Hazardous and Oversized Cargo
In addition to the aforementioned services, our company is engaged in transportation of oversized and hazardous cargo of all classes. Due to our expertise in this area, gained through our extensive experience in this sector, we are able to offer our customers great deals at reasonable prices.
If necessary, our company is happy to provide customs clearance services. We work closely with customs terminals in Europe, Baltic States and Russia. We would be pleased to help you with a variety of solutions, concerning the vast majority of common issues in this area at affordable prices.
In addition to that, our services include consultations on the matters concerning the rules of customs clearance procedures in different regions.
Apart from organizing individual shipments (FCL), we offer consolidation and transportation of the smaller volumes (LCL) with all types of transport. A well established working algorithm allows us to determine the most economically efficient and fastest way of delivery in no time.
Cooperation with the major insurance companies, such as “Ergo”, “Allianz”, „Underwriting Risk Services”, „Achmea”, Lloyd’s”, “Balta” guarantees reliable protection against all possible risks during the transportation process.
Consultations on the optimisation of financial flows
In addition to regular transportation services, Express Shipping Service provides consultations on the optimization of contracts associated with logistics. This additional service leads to the reduction of clients’ costs in the field of transportation, storage and customs clearance.
Express Shipping Service also offers shipbroking services since 1998, which include:
• Finding the vessel of the required tonnage;
• Search of the required cargo tonnage for the vessels;
• Advisory services when negotiating “contract of affreightment”;
• Help in signing contract of affreightment;
• Monitoring the implementation of the contract of affreightment during the voyage;
• Support in the event of disputes between the customer and the carrier based on the articles of “International Maritime Law”;
• Advisory support on all matters related to the maritime transport;
• Financial operations (at customers request);