We are Steder Group, a globally operating logistic service provider, offering a complete range of logistic services within a broad, worldwide network. We have multiple teams, closely working together to take complete logistic processes out of your hands. Whether this is a forwarding, air cargo transport or project logistics challenge, a port call or a chartering question, Steder Group can arrange and manage the entire process for you. Our services include customs documentation and handling, while practicing close communication with the client. Steder Group has 8 offices in 5 countries on 3 continents as well as a broad network of agents in other parts of the world. With a large team of experts in different fields of logistics, we can handle any logistic challenge.
We offer two fields of expertise. Firstly, Global Logistics and secondly in Maritime Services.
Steder Group Global Logistics
The Steder Group Global Logistics department includes the following teams:
The forwarding department is specialized in forwarding (import and export) of for example containers through road or ocean transport. Additionally, due to increased demand we established an Air Cargo department in 2016, offering the service of an Air Cargo agent to our clients. These 3 teams are working closely together in order to assure also multimodal transport can be arranged for clients, which entails a combination of road-, ocean- and air transport for any cargo.
The Project Logistics department has an impressive track-record of over 35 years of out-of-gauge and heavy-lift projects in a large array of locations worldwide. The team is highly experienced in both managing and preparing projects thoroughly. Such preparation includes road-surveys, feasibility studies, the inspection of location and cranes/machines.
Our Liner Agencies department has been an agent for ESL (Ethiopian Shipping Lines) and Fednav for many years. Both line shipping companies have weekly departures to respectively The Port of Djibouti (via Antwerp) and the Canadian Lake District (via the UK) and offer Ro/Ro services. Our Liner Agencies team is dedicated to book your cargo on the vessel of your choice and manage documentation and communication in the most efficient way to get your cargo to its destination.
Steder Group’s in-house customs desks completes the Global Logistics department. For all shipments, whether this is import or export, transport via road- ocean- or air, our customs experts know which documents are necessary to legally get your shipment to its final destination, while taking the customs process out of your hands.
Steder Group Maritime Services
Our second field of expertise, Maritime Services, includes a large Agencies desk, with a Top-3 reputation in the ARA (Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp) range, offering a wide range of port services, as well as a Chartering department, focusing on, but not limited to break-bulk.
The Agencies team handles any type of Port Call, examples can be: arranging a tugboat, delivering packages to crew, berth reservation, crew-services and many more. Also, customs clearance of ocean-vessels is one of the daily routine tasks the Steder Group team handles for its clients. In addition, the agencies team arranges spare-parts that certain vessels need, delivers it to the ship and handles storage/warehousing if needed.
Finally, the Steder Group’s Chartering team completes the Maritime Services department. Our Chartering team is experienced in ship-broking, especially dry-bulk, coastal and deep-sea chartering, freight contracting and project- and break bulk cargoes. The team monitors freights closely and maintains close communication with our clients regarding their freight. With their expertise on the market, the Chartering team provides our clients advice regarding forecasting and market conditions. The team also carries out cargo inspections and supervises agricultural cargoes.