new silk road


The Chinese “Belt and Road Initiative” is a strong impulse for the improvement of the railway infrastructure and the development of new railway connections between Eastern Asia and Europe and vice versa. The intercontinental railway transport between Asia and Europe offers significant advantages in the time/cost ratio between the economic areas of Europe and Eastern Asia (China, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan). CHEAPER than airfr-8 & FASTER than seafr-8.

fr-8 offers the complete range of services and routes on this corridor with deep market experience.

No matter if you need to ship 1 pallet or 100 containers…. fr-8 will find the most economic way for your transport from any place to any place in the areas of China, Eastern Asia, Central Asia and Europe on the fastest and most reliable route.

fr-8 good reasons:

  • Transit times from 12 days terminal to terminal
  • All available routes, connected with all available means of transport
  • Door 2 Door services
  • FCL (full container) service
  • Special equipment (reefer, OT, GOH)
  • LCL (groupage containers) service
  • Daily departures
  • Customs and other related services at origin or destination

air fr-8


For very time sensitive cargo traveling long distances, there is no alternative to Air fr-8. Transport by airfreight is the fastest and safest way to ship your goods but not necessarily the most expensive. Our Air fr-8 experts help you choose the most economic way to deliver your goods safely and perfectly on time to the right place.

Ship your goods “economy class” with one of our regular consolidation services or “first class” with our Express Services (24/7 response and next flight guarantee). We have the right solution with a wide variety or airlines and a global network of selected, highly specialized partners.

For heavy and/or oversized cargo or origins/destinations, not called by regular airlines Air fr-8 CHARTER Service is the right choice. We have access to a fleet of aircraft from the world’s largest freighters to small helicopters.

fr-8 good reasons:

  • Consolidation services
  • Express service
  • On board courier service
  • Perishable / temperature control solutions
  • Door 2 Door services worldwide
  • Customs services at origin / destination
  • 24/7 availability on request
  • Charter services

sea fr-8


Transport by sea is the bloodstream of the globalized economy. Our tailor made seafr-8 solutions offer a wide variety of services for each and every kind of transport to fully satisfy our customers’ demands.

From LCL (less than container load), within our dense network of groupage services for small shipments to FCL (full container load) Services from almost every port of loading to almost every port of discharge with inland connections by all available means of transport. Special projects, bulk, heavy and oversized cargo or RO/RO (roll on / roll off), our sea fr-8 specialists will find the most economic way for our customers and partners.

Thanks to decades of experience in this industry and long-standing, excellent relationships with carriers, port- and container operators, fr-8 logistics ensures reliable and cost-effective solutions for your demands.

fr-8 good reasons:

  • Worldwide LCL services
  • Worldwide FCL services
  • Special solutions for temperature controlled cargo (reefer container services)
  • Solutions for liquid cargo (tankcontainers, flexitanks, IBC’s etc…)
  • Special equipment (FCL) for all demands like “GOH”, open top containers, flat racks….
  • Break bulk / Project cargo
  • Door 2 Door services worldwide
  • Documentation and customs services

road fr-8


Road fr-8 provides the unbeatable advantage and flexibility of a seamless transport by truck from door to door.

Transport by truck is the most essential part of the global transport industry and indispensable for the last mile.

No matter if you require one parcel of super-urgent spare parts overnight by minivan with our road fr-8 Express Service, Full Truck Loads (FTL), one pallet with our cost effective LTL service or a super-heavy power transformer by special low bed trailer with our fr-8 project service, we have the right capacities and expertise to transport your goods on the road from door to door.

The trucks in our fleets are usually equipped with GPS devices, which allows a 24/7 localization of the cargo.

If there is a road, road fr-8 will bring your goods there – safe and on time!

Fr-8 good reasons:

  • Highest flexibility
  • Road fr-8 Express Service
  • FTL Service
  • Part loads
  • LTL Service
  • Single point of contact
  • Access to all kind of special trucks / trailers (Thermo, Tank etc…)
  • Customs Services

multimodal fr-8


Multimodal Transport is a sustainable way to relieve our highways from congestion and to reduce emission of climate destructive CO2. This is achieved by shifting long distance transports from road to rail or water without giving up the unbeatable flexibility of road transportation on the first or last mile.

Special containers and swap bodies for almost any kind of goods are available. These can be used for all means of transport like Truck/rail/inland navigation or short sea in order to construct the most sustainable and commercially reasonable way to ship goods from A to B.

The network of intermodal terminals for the transshipment of containers and swap bodies is getting denser day by day. New railway connections between those terminals allow an easy and safe modal shift from road to rail and also inland or coastal waterways.

We support our customers and partners in the modal shift process of their supply chains and identify the best ratio of environmental impact / cost and time by finding the perfect modal mix.

fr-8 good reasons:

  • Eco-friendly
  • Cost saving
  • Better on-time performance by avoiding traffic jams
  • All kinds of containers available
  • Comprehensive knowledge in all means of
  • Door 2 Door services
  • Best relationship to terminals, railway companies, carriers, truckers all over Europe (and Asia)
  • Single point of contact

fr-8 projects


Whether it’s complicated, huge or super heavy, our experts will find a solution to transport your cargo safely and on time to it’s final destination. The fr-8 Projects team accompanies a project from the first feasibility study until turn-key.

Thanks to decades of experience and a dedicated global network of partners for our projects and break bulk business, we have global access to transport capacities, hardware and knowledge.

Our services include guidance on documentation, customs process, safety and security issues as well as suitable insurance solutions in order to ensure a seamless execution of the project.

Fr-8 good reasons:

  • Project consulting services
  • Breakbulk
  • RO/RO
  • Aircraft charter services
  • Road fr-8 – abnormal loads
  • Rail fr-8 – abnormal loads
  • Turn-key service
  • Insurance/documentation/customs

fr-8 warehousing and fulfillment services


As a non-asset-based logistics provider, fr-8 logistics does not offer one warehouse for all demands but the right one for the right product at the right place – worldwide. Our services are driven by expertise and technology.

Customized reporting, document management, inventory with full transparency down to SKU level can be provided at the right location, wherever needed through a dense network of close partners worldwide.

Fulfilment services including assembly, quality control, pick and pack, labelling is provided in most of our warehouse locations.

Contact us to learn more….

fr-8 good reasons:

  • Global coverage
  • Single point of contact
  • Technology driven solutions
  • Access to warehouse capacities for almost all demands
  • Pick and pack
  • Customized reporting
  • Real time inventory
  • Highest safety and security standards

fr-8 consulting


With our fr-8 consulting services, customers benefit from the transfer of our experience, knowledge and global network into their own business.

The transport and logistics industry is an important link within the global economy. A wide variety of knowledge about the global flow of goods, national regulations, regional specifics as well as the impact of transport- and customs laws and regulations in international contracts or L/C’s is accumulated thanks to decades of experience.

We are glad to accompany our customers and partners during the process of entering new markets. We help with our specific knowledge when negotiating new contracts or we find exporters, importers, distributors or partners.

Optimizing logistics processes and costs through deep analysis of the current structure, knowledge transfer and comparison with best practice examples is a further part of our services.

fr-8 good reasons:

  • Execution and escort of outsourcing projects
  • Logistics optimization
  • Tender Management
  • Transport and Logistic costs analysis and improvement
  • Support and consulting in the process of entering new markets
  • Consulting and training (Customs regulations/INCO Terms/Legal Framework of Transport and Logistics etc…)
  • Quality control
  • Scouting for vendors/distributors/agencies in new markets