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AT HOME AROUND THE WORLD

As a subsidiary of the Brussels-based Ziegler Group - with a workforce of 3200, over 120 offices and 900,000 m2 of warehouse space - we are part of a huge network of our own. Using that network, plus our selected agents, we can take reception of your goods anywhere in the world, for delivery anywhere in the world. Wherever your products hail from, or are expected: Canada, USA, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, the Middle East, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Malaysia, Japan, Australia, etc. That goes for all types of freight: single consignments, group shipping, partial or full loads, express delivery and just in time.

COURIER OPERATIONS

We can always find the right solution for your specific transport needs. That is what our network members work so hard for. Day after day. Around the clock. 

Here at Ziegler we provide house-to-house service and consignment monitoring from reception to delivery (track and trace); we are also linked to the customs authorities online, to relieve you of tedious paperwork. An emergency? We can take care of it, fast. At the weekend, if need be.

Air freight

FLYING HIGH - WE TAKE QUALITY TO ANOTHER DIMENSION

  • We are present at all the major Swiss airports
  • IATA agent with access to modern installations and innovative solutions
  • Handling for all consignments from small parcels to full-service air cargo (charter/dedicated freight aircraft)
  • Express courier service
  • Charter
  • Globally connected via an exclusive agent network
  • Regular consol services
  • Door-to-door service
  • Fast transit and customs clearance
  • Tracking and tracing

Sea freight

WELL ABOVE SEA LEVEL: TAILOR-MADE SOLUTIONS ARE OUR FORTE

  • We are present at all the major European ports
  • Partner to the best sea freight outfits
  • Project logistics
  • Import and export documentation
    • Customs
    • Letters of credit
    • Ocean bills of lading
    • Permits
  • Cargo insurance
  • Regular consular service
  • Door-to-door service
  • Fast transit and customs clearance
  • Tracking and tracing
  • Hotline (24/7)

MODERN SEA FREIGHT TRANSPORT STARTS AND ENDS FAR FROM THE PORT

For each consignment, we choose the best loading option, the best sea route and the best-qualified carrier. 

  • Interconnected transport options: truck, rail, inland/sea vessels
  • Efficient connections between your procurement and sales markets
  • Transparent handling of exports and imports by a single supplier
  • Deadline monitoring and prompt customs clearance
  • Container loading and clearing away

CONSOLIDATED CONTAINER SERVICES (LCL) AND FCL CONTAINER TRANSPORT

Fast, reliable, cost-effective, global: consolidated container services (LCL) via all European ports and worldwide FCL container transport by first-class carriers, e.g. from and to

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Asia
  • Middle East
  • Australia

and vice versa with a reception terminal in Basel.

Overland transport

TOAD HAULAGE: ALL SYSTEMS GO!

Our core business - with 5,000 vehicles of our own or under contract in a pan-European network of direct transport

  • Guaranteed deliveries within 24 to 72 hours across Europe
  • Regular national and international groupage service for guaranteed on-time delivery to any part of Europe
  • Partial and complete loads
  • Charter
  • Door-to-door service
  • Just in time

Customs clearances

  • Import and export customs in Switzerland
  • Advice and help with customs matters (Swiss customs permit, etc.)
  • Transit formalities for all European countries
  • Online import and export clearance
  • Intrastate reporting in EU member states
  • TIR carnet
  • Bonded warehousing
  • Fiscal representation if required

Warehouse logistics

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Automated and traditional warehousing, high-bay storage, pallet and bulky-goods warehousing
  • Picking bays
  • Lifting platforms
  • Rail connections
  • IT online and radio

SERVICES

  • Five-level order picking
  • Labelling, packing, blister packs
  • Incoming goods inspections, quality control
  • Inventory
  • Sampling
  • Dispatch into and out of Switzerland
  • Administration

PERMITS

  • Bonded warehousing
  • Swissmedic (medical)
  • Approved shipper/recipient
  • Hazardous goods

Special logistics

  • Planning and implementation of projects and logistics concepts tailored to your needs - worldwide
    Wine & Spirits, Temp. controlled transports -60 Degr. - 20 Degr.  2-8 Degr. 8-15, 15-25 (Frozen, Medicaments etc.), Loading Unicooler, Envirotainers, Valuable Cargo, Perishable, Live animals, Aérospace
  • Dealing with transport operations for especially large goods
  • Organising loading aids (e.g. crane)
  • Applying for transport permits
  • Organising escort vehicles
  • Local help and advice

Parcel logistics

  • Parcel labelling if desired
  • Advice on all customs matters
  • Fiscal representation
  • Consignment tracking via the Internet
  • Flexible in choice of integrator
  • Cost savings deriving from special terms, even for low unit volumes
  • A single contact - address all your queries to the same person
  • Leaner costs and better environmental performance - parcels and parcelled consignments can be shipped on the same vehicle

Contract logistics – crew4you

MISSION AND GOAL OF CREW4YOU

crew4you coordinates and monitors your logistics projects. Ziegler has educated right in-house experts to perform for these tasks. crew4you maintains professional relationships with external partners should additional services be required. Are your logistics projects international? crew4you thinks and acts in a global context on your behalf. This is where you will benefit from the international ZIEGLER network.

 

  • Logistics consulting
  • Neutral transport concepts worldwide
  • Operational shipment processing
  • Warehouse logistics
  • Packaging logistics

Example of markets

COSMETICS

  • Dry storage at the correct temperature(s)
  • Handling of certain product groups as hazardous goods as required by special regulations
  • Four special hazardous-goods areas in a self-contained fire zone
  • IMO (International Maritime Organization) certificate for sea freight 
  • DGR (Dangerous Goods Regulations) for air cargo 
  • Reference samples to track down all batches

FASHION SERVICE

  • 30 years` experience – national and international
  • Transport and handling of clothes, hanging or folded
  • State-of-the-art IT connections for partial or total logistics concepts tailored to specific requirements
  • Quantity checks and packaging quality control
  • Sorting and labelling
  • Issuing transport papers
  • Warehouse lists by article, number, colour and size

INTERNATIONAL REMOVALS

  • Relocation services for diplomats and businesses
  • Superior quality in terms of service, materials and systems
  • Competent employees trained in country-specific circumstances with appropriate technical expertise
  • Maximum security before, during and after relocation to another country or further afield overseas
  • Help with cultural and linguistic aspects

WATCH INDUSTRY

  • Contract logistics provider with full logistics service
  • Our approach, as well as the complexity involved, is tailored to our clients` requirements
  • Customised solutions for 
    • merchandise acceptance process
    • reception
    • storage
    • inventory
    • packaging
    • dispatch
    • invoicing

The cited markets are examples: we do the same for some dozen car brands.