History ACB Agencies
The ACB Group is a family of medium-sized companies with extensive know-how and more than 25 years experience in shipping and logistical services. The group-members family are: ACB Agencies – ACB Logistics – ACB Containers - ASHCCO. The group offers a one-stop-shop partner for all your shipping and logistical needs. Although based in Antwerp, we offer our services internationally via a network of long-term partners to guarantee the ACB quality level. Our staff is multilingual (Dutch, French, English, German, Polish, Russian), highly educated and trained to create the added value that you demand. ACB Agencies focuses on intermodal and Shortsea-transport and was awarded with the Belgian Shortsea Shipping Award in 2011.
CONTRADE Shipping & Transport SA was established in Piraeus in 2002. Its main activity is international transport by sea containers. Since 2005, Contrade SA has been focused on Intra-European container transports, offering services from all the main countries in the Europe and the West Med to Greece and v.v. For deliveries to northern Greece and to the Balkan states, Contrade guarantees their service via the branch office in Thessaloniki. Being specialized in intra-European container transport, Contrade has selected the most flexible and reliable partners in the main European ports. Via this network all transport modes are offered (barge, shortsea, rail, truck). Contrade guarantees day A discharge from the vessel, day A or B delivery.
Transorient International Forwarding Ltd. Established in 1961 is a forwarding & 3PL company offering multimodal transport solutions, warehousing, customs consultancy and brokerage.The philosophy of Transorient is to analyse and understand customer needs and create the most suitable logistics solution by minimizing costs. Detailed service analysis and KPIs, monitored by purpose designed IT software & regularly measured and improved service standards differentiate Transorient in logistics sector. Transorient is specialized in short-sea and intermodal intra-European trade lane. As a result of our intensive studies with our European partners we are able to offer several alternative multimodal routes between Europe and Turkey, by utilising 45’HCPW containers and using inland water-ways combined with short-sea and rail transport. Presently Transorient is the only company to offer 45’HCPW short-sea solutions in Turkey which brings a great cost advantage to our clientele.