Samskip offers pan-European, environmentally responsible combined transport services via shortsea, road, rail and inland waterway routes. Our business commitment is to deliver cost-effective services and operational excellence while taking account of best practice in sustainable transport.
Multimodal, high frequency services are offered that connect to and from, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Turkey, Iberia, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Russia and destinations in Central and Eastern Europe.
As one of the largest container transport companies in Europe, Samskip has an extensive range of equipment at its disposal to accommodate a wide variety of unitised cargoes. Services are offered both door-to-door (including collection) and quay-to-quay, and handled via dedicated customer services teams and a network of local offices and agents throughout Europe.
Samskip aligns itself with customers prioritising sustainable shipping. Our client base includes large and medium-sized shippers and logistics service providers whose reputations rely on minimising their carbon footprint. Among the cargoes shipped are many high profile brands, embracing food & beverages, chemicals, paper, construction materials, electronics and other consumer goods.
Different routes, cargo and regulations demand specialised and high quality equipment. Samskip owns a wide range of vessels, containers, trucks and trailers, in order to offer the right equipment for the cargo shipped. Unitised options include 20ft, 40ft standard and flatrack containers, 33 pallet capacity 45ft containers, 45ft curtainsided containers and a range of reefer equipment.
Throughout our network, mode of transport is offered on the basis of competitive pricing, optimal transit time and environmental sustainability. In all cases shippers can consider the modal combinations that best meet their logistics requirements, making real choices based on frequency of service, transit times, freight rates and sustainability.