International Freight Management Solutions

International Freight Management Solutions


The ability to move goods efficiently is essential to any supply chain solution. Red’s fully developed air, land and sea transportation capabilities improve supply chain flexibility, predictability and efficiency. Solutions are tailored to customer needs from single shipments to complex multi-location logistics programs.

Red has a strong presence in all key markets and is well positioned to support customers in attaining their transportation goals by leveraging our network. Our experienced staff of freight specialists evaluates customer requirements and uses their expertise to ensure cargo arrives safely and as expeditiously as possible, while maintaining cost. To support freight movements in all modalities, Red is further enhancing its worldwide capability for EDI messaging and Track & Trace.

Air Transportation

Red provides comprehensive airfreight forwarding services, and specialises in air transportation to and from West-Africa:

  • Any size, any shape, any weight, to and from anywhere in the world
  • Wide range of flexible, time definite services
  • Multimodal capabilities, complete customs brokerage
  • Solutions tailored to meet individual needs of customers
  • Air Charter Services
  • Airfreight Packaging
  • Aircraft Handling Services(Nigeria)
  • Air Gateway Solutions to Nigeria / Centralised Consolidation Point in the Netherlands.

Ocean Transportation

Sea freight is a core offering within Red’s comprehensive range of services and can be offered on a stand-alone basis or as part of a managed supply chain solution.

The clearly defined and established services provided withinthe product portfolio are tailored to meet the specific needs of each customer, from multi-route, multimodal customers with complex requirements, to customers with one-off shipments requiring route expertise only. Red utilises its network (with agents based a.o. in Houston, Aberdeen, Dubai, Norway and Singapore), its expertise and buying power, to deliver robust and economic services to all customers, irrespective of their size or scope.

Red is strongly positioned to manage all of our customers’ sea freight requirements with experienced freight personnel handling product flow from start to finish. Costs are controlled by leveraging the annual buying power. Service excellence is assured by utilising a number of preferred carriers whose service is monitored on a regular basis. With this spirit of partnership, we are able to constantly improve our joint product to the benefit of all customers.

Ocean Chartering Services

Red offers all types of Vessel Chartering Services both in-house who operate a dedicated chartering desk. In addition, Red is the nominated West-African ship’s agent for several large breakbulk/project vessel owners, who each manage a large fleet of modern Multi-Purpose vessels.

Through this business relationship, Red is able to offer a unique service in managing the international (vessel) chartering, the local vessel agency, and the destination services alike.

Road Transportation

Red provides roadfreight services both as stand-alone operations and in conjunction with other logistics services.  The expertise and critical mass acquitted through this enables us to provide a range of dedicated and multi-user transport solutions designed to offer flexibility, cost effectiveness and high service levels.

Road Transportation Services are offered  in various regions, but most prominently in West-Africa and in Europe. By using subcontracted vehicles we can satisfy the most stringent customer requirements and offer a maximum of flexibility and diversity. Red has strategic partnerships and/or relationships with integrators such as UPS, FedEx, DHL, TNT and many domestic transportation companies.

A large part of Red is focused on the Oil & Gas and Offshore industries, and as a result we have a proven experience in moving heavy and out of gauge materials. Through our affiliated company, Team Heavy Lift, we can offer Transport Engineering Solutions to the local Industry in West-Africa, operating both owned and leased equipment.