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Freight Transportation Services

Winterhuder Weg 31
22085 Hamburg,
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Contex provides quick, cost-effective logistic services to safely transport goods by water, air, rail and road.

In addition to delivering items directly or in smart grouped multimodal transport shipments, the company also offers short and long-term storage and container handling services.

Cargo logistics solutions

Contex offers economical, customised solutions to transport a wide range of items, including:

  • Industrial plants, equipment and components
  • Chemicals
  • Printed matter
  • Liquid, dangerous or palletised items
  • Materials: metal, timber, textiles, paper
  • Temperature-controlled cargo
  • Packing material
  • Sanitary ware
  • Heavy cargo

The company’s experienced logistics advisers support clients in order to optimise value chains, while saving time and money.

Contex delivered a 27t bearing from Lippstadt, Germany, to Rossaga / Korgen, Norway, over a distance of 1,800 miles.
The company transported a total of 2,000 freight tonnes (FRT) of heavy components for a 95t tunnel boring machine from Singapore to Seattle.
Past shipments include 14 concrete mixers from Zeebrügge, Germany, to the Alto Maipo job site in Chile.
A 65t excavator with accessories was successfully delivered from Austria via Hamburg, Germany, to Rohtang Tunnel in the Himalayas.
A total of 6,000FRT comprising parts of a 135t tunnel boring machine were transported by Contex from Guangzhou, China, to San Francisco, US.
Contex shipped the first ever tunnel boring machine (TBM) to Albania.

Global project shipment services

Contex is experienced in delivering bulk and heavy goods shipments worldwide by land, sea or air freight.

The company coordinates well-timed deliveries of the plant and components from different countries by choosing the appropriate shipment method, and planning the best route to organising customs clearance and the correct transport insurance.

Contex often finds creative solutions for its customers so the right components arrive undamaged, complete and on-time.

The company also offers an array of logistic support services such as:

  • Project management
  • Transport and project supervision
  • Route planning
  • Selection of transport means
  • Customs clearance
  • Transport insurance

Sea freight deliveries

Contex delivers shipments such as single pallets, containers and complete plants, safely to any destination.

The company transports full container loads (FCL), less container loads (LCL), liquid shipments, dangerous goods, plants and short sea shipments.

Upon request, the company also oversees the logistics to ensure timely door-to-door deliveries.

Air freight transportation solutions

Every day, Contex arranges flight connections throughout the world for your shipments.

Full or part charters are available, depending on the size of the client’s deliveries.

With connections to international airports, the company always ensures that all deliveries efficiently reach their final destination.

Industrial storage and packing services

The Contex packing division has 10,000m² of indoor and 15,000m² of outdoor space available for storage, repacking, sorting, picking and palletising consignments.

The company’s team of experienced employees collects and consolidates deliveries from customers worldwide, as well as overseeing onward shipments.

About Contex

Located in Port of Hamburg, Germany, Contex has been supplying freight transportation services since 1986.

The company’s international agency network has proven itself over many years and guarantees quick and reliable order processing worldwide. With branches in China and the US, Contex offers high-quality services to a global client base.

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  • Contex Moves TBMs Across Downtown San Francisco for SFMTA Project

    For the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) Central Subway project, part of the contract for Contex Shipping was to transport two TBMs from San Francisco Pier 80 three miles downtown to the jobsite, Fourth Street between Bryant and Harrison Streets. Since Pier 80 does not have heavy lift cranes, the firm had to discharge the pieces with the vessel's gear and load directly onto the trucks. To move the 130t piece Contex Shipping had to rent two mobile 350t cranes to lift from the vessel onto a Goldhofer truck.

CONTEX Shipping GmbH
Winterhuder Weg 31
22085 Hamburg

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Contex Shipping (NW) Inc.
1762 6th Ave. S
98134 Washington
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Contex Shipping (USA), Inc.
Summit 1, 4700 Rockside Road
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44131 Ohio
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Contex Shipping (China)
Shanghai Representative Office
Rm 1203, JunJiang Intl’ Building
No. 218 NingGuo Rd
Yangpu District
200090 Shanghai

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