Your specialist in Greenhouse logistics
Short lines of communications throughout entire organization
Complete care of your logistics
Sector specialists and local knowledge
We understand your logistic challenges
Your logistics specialist for the greenhouse industry
Our Horti Logistics department is specialized in all logistics involved for global greenhouse building projects.
We manage all the logistics and customs formalities in your greenhouse projects from A to Z. Our experienced staff takes all this work off your hands. In addition to our experience, competitive rates and long-standing relations with well-known container shipping companies, our extensive online logistics information system offers several options to keep all steps during transport transparent and well organized. Thereby we have been able to grow a customer portfolio within the greenhouse industry of greenhouse building companies and suppliers to the industry.
What we offer you
Our specialists are experienced in the greenhouse sector, concerned and 24/7 available.
Information is realtime and available online by our track and trace system.
Updates are send by pro-active automated email.
Short lines and one single dedicated contact person.
How we uphold quality
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Allport Netherlands B.V. is a full service airfeight and oceanfreight forwarder with offices in Rotterdam and Nieuw-Vennep. The office in Rotterdam is conveniently located to the port of Rotterdam and Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Near Schiphol airport our Nieuw-Vennep office is situated, where we also use 13.500 m2 warehousing.
Allport Netherlands is a joint venture with Allport Cargo Services Ltd, UK's leading independent freight forwarder. In 2010 Allport merged with key partner CS Logistics Holding Ltd. to create a global presence of 5500 employees in more than 30 countries and a consolidated yearly revenue of more than one billion US$.
Our team consists of customer focussed, well educated and experienced professionals. We are flexible and personally committed to ensure a flawless execution of your consignments. Each customer has its own single point of contact within our organisation which is flat and our communication lines are short. This enables us to respond proactively to the more stringent expectations of our customers. No matter how big or small your shipment is, our team of experienced freight forwarders is ready to serve you.
The global network of Allport has been carefully selected and has been growing since its founding in 1963. In 30 countries we have opened our own offices. Besides those offices we also operate exclusive partnerships with local agents which have the same quality standards as Allport Netherlands. The geographic coverage of our offices is spread across the globe, so we can assist you everywhere!
30 Countries - 5.500 colleagues.
3047 BG Rotterdam
T +31 10 3021 000
2153 PL Nieuw-Vennep
T +31 (0)252 745777
Our ways of transportation
Allport Netherlands has modern (customs) warehouses at strategic locations.
⦁ Inbound, storage and outbound of customs or EU free goods
⦁ Cross docking
⦁ Order picking en Value Added Logistics (VAL)
⦁ Secured storage (TAPA-A)
⦁ (Ships) spare parts handling
⦁ Inventory control and online reporting
⦁ Dangerous goods storage
With a modern Warehouse Management System (WMS) we can guarantee a reliable inventory administration.
Value Added Logistics
The VAL solutions are very customer specific and with that we aim to be an extension to your own business. Activities can be arranged at our warehouse or at your office location.
Some examples of our Value Added Logistics services are:
⦁ (Re) Packing
⦁ Sorting, stickering and palletizing
⦁ Shipping preparations
⦁ Assembly and quality control
⦁ Pick and pack
⦁ For transportation of your export shipments we can supply wooden crating in all sizes or even custom made for your order. We make sure the packing is seaworthy and labeled with proper marking. We can also pack the goods at your own location.
All your e-fulfilment services within reach: from storage, order picking, packing, shipping and returns. The specialist in e-commerce fulfilment and shop logistics on piece level. With a revolutionary order picking system we assure you of an efficient logistical processing of your orders, for both the B2B and the B2C market. With a continuous focus on innovation we assure you of a service that is always optimal and up to date.
Allport is familiar with omnichannel logistics: when you sell the product offline as well as online, it is important that your logistics are integrally adapted to this. We optimize your webshop and traditional shop logistics together.
Our warehousing and the inventory control go beyond that. We assist you to optimize your stocklevels, service performance and reduce inventory costs. The Warehouse Management System gives you direct, online access to your stock, historic data and orderdetails. Herewith you can control your stocklevels and avoid surprises.
You prefer to outsource your customs requirements to a licensed specialist? You can rely on us when it comes to accuracy, quality and compliance to local and international legislation. Our customs brokers have many years of experience and can assist in several ways.
⦁ Import, export en transit documentation
⦁ Fiscal representation
⦁ Storage documents
⦁ Counsel and tax optimisation
⦁ Request a Binding Tariff Information (BTI)
Authorized Economic Operator - F (AEO)
Certificate number NL AEOF 0001885
Advantages for the holder of the AEO-license and her customers are:
⦁ Less physical and documentation checks
⦁ Priority with customs checks incase your shipment has been selected
⦁ Upon request we can transfer the inspection to another location
⦁ Advance notice in case of inspection
⦁ Less information has to be supplied for a customs declaration
⦁ Recognition of AEO license Security (AEO-S) by other countries (Also outside the EU)
IT-systems and support
Since 1974 Allport has conceived, developed and supported IT systems. Initially, focus was on our own operational and accounting requirements, but in the early nineties our programmers began to develop systems that helped our customers to manage and increase transparency of their supply chains.
Some examples of our services are:
⦁ Supply Chain Management (PO Management Applicatie LIMA)
⦁ Sourcing and PLM
⦁ Supplier Relationship Management
Project shipments require special attention, know-how and focus as often the stakes and risks are high. The team of Allport Netherlands has the expertise to complete the job for you. We aim to achieve a safe and timely delivery of your global project cargo and do so in a cost effective way.
From multiple vendors or suppliers we plan, organize and coordinate the transport to the project site, end to end, saving you money by consolidating and combining freight, whenever possible. Every project is unique and requires a tailor made transport plan.
⦁ Costs, schedule and risk analysis
⦁ Selection of the preferred transport method and nomination of carrier(s)
⦁ All-in rates as much as possible, with full transparency of how these are calculated to avoid surprises afterwards and to help you keep to budget
⦁ Site surveys and mapping of the local conditions, requirements and legislation
⦁ Securing space and equipment with partner carriers and planning and monitoring of departure and arrival schedules
⦁ Temporary export and return logistics
⦁ Customs clearance and tax optimization at destination
⦁ 24/7 emergency support to deal with different time zones
⦁ Temperature controlled and exceptional transport
LIMA (Logistic Information Management) is our extensive IT system which will enable you to manage your supply chain from the moment of placing the order with the supplier until delivery to your warehouse.
⦁ Increases visibility and control of your supply chain processes
⦁ Streamlines working procedures
⦁ Reduces administration by automating manual processes
⦁ Integrates with other systems with ease
⦁ KPI reporting capabilities
⦁ Powerful alerting possibilities