Sea Freight

Sea Freight

Our freight management experts partner with you to learn your business first-hand. Equipped with an intimate understanding of your supply chain requirements, we pull from a range of standard sea freight products and supplementary options to secure the space allocation, timing, frequency and rates that fit your precise objectives.

Our global partnership with shipping lines makes us the ideal logistics provider when you are transporting bulky items by sea.

We provide facilities for Less than Container Loads (LCL)Full container loads (FCL) and break-bulk shipments. We also offer facilities for Sea Freight charter services over and above our usual clearance and documentation services.

Whether we need to reserve an oversize container or securely transport your high-value cargo, Uplift Express Sea Freight specialists treat each shipment with the care and attention it takes to earn your trust.



With our broad range of Ocean Freight products covering different equipment types and consolidation services, we ensure your cargo reaches the right place, at the right time in a cost-efficient way. We work with a spread of ocean carriers covering major carrier alliances with planned space protection from every major container port in the world to deliver reliability.


Naturally, our expertise also includes focused and professional handling of all conventional cargo transportation.



OCEAN FORWARD – As one of the largest Ocean Freight service providers for Full Container Load (FCL) and Less-than-Container Load (LCL) shipments, we currently handle in excess of 2.8 million TEU’s and more than 2 million cubic meters of LCL freight annually, across all continents.


Full container loads provided by Global Express ensure a reliable, safe and cost-efficient transportation from door to door globally. By using various equipment types we offer tailored solutions for all kinds of commodities.  


  • Capacity and space protection from and to all major ports globally
  • Shipments covered by our own Bills of Lading – Danmar Lines
  • A huge variety of pick-up and delivery options in any country
  • Rigorous vendor selection and quality management process
  • Transportation of dangerous goods
  • Flexitank for non-hazardous liquid transportation
  • Ocean Secure for GPS enabled tracking in real time
  • Index Linked Container Contracts (ILCC) that align customer rates with market dynamics
  • Dedicated customs experts throughout the Global Express network
  • All shipments and orders can be tracked 24/7 via the internet
  • Green Danmar: option to select a more carbon efficient carrier that best fits customer operational needs

Operating our own LCL network globally, we serve more than 45,000 point pairs with around 2,500 scheduled direct sailings per week, to and from all major ports and inland points. 
Managed from end-to-end with our own network experts ensures predictability in our Customers supply chains, keeping deadlines, and promises towards the end Customer.


  • Planned space protection from every major container port in the world
  • More direct services, cutting transit times to a minimum, and avoiding transshipment and double handling
  • Cargo is handled and checked in our own/approved warehouses at all locations
  • A huge variety of pick-up and delivery options
  • Scheduled and guaranteed – ‘Shipped as Booked’
  • Our services are provided by over 4,000 trained Ocean Freight specialists in more than 330 locations
  • Containers are controlled and monitored from loading to arrival
  • Dedicated customs experts throughout the DHL network
  • All shipments and orders can be tracked 24/7 via the internet
By managing our Customer’s direct contracts with the shipping lines, this service ensures an efficient execution of bookings and monitoring of orders. This can include the arrangement of pre and on-carriage by all means of transport, as well as customs clearance services.


  • Shipment visibility from end-to-end and in real time
  • Inland services for pre and on-carriage
  • Import/export customs brokerage

Provides flexible, customized DHL conventional and break bulk services for the transportation of oversized goods too large for standard containers. 

  • Worldwide availability
  • Available for break-bulk cargo
  • Available for roll-on/roll-off cargo
  • Shipment visibility from end-to-end
  • Import/export customs brokerage
Provides customized buyers’ and shippers’ consolidation, so multiple orders can be bundled from various manufacturers in single or multi-country origin locations, and loaded into own dedicated Full Container Load (FCL) containers. As a result the load factors are increased and your costs are reduced.


  • Worldwide availability
  • Cost efficiency through Customer’s Supply Chain optimization
  • Shipment visibility from end-to-end and in real time
  • Import/export customs brokerage

This service meets the needs of customers with large non-containerized cargo who need to charter vessels to transport their goods, guaranteeing capacity and delivery times.
Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) is integral to this service and all carriers are vetted and pre-approved.

  • Part and full vessel charter options
  • Any size and any weight global transportation
  • Route study/assessment for oversized and heavy cargo
  • Shipment visibility from end-to-end
  • Import/export customs brokerage
  • DHL FLEXITANKS are multi-layered bladders
  • 24,000 litres capacity
  • Fit into a standard 20ft ocean freight container
  • Up to 31% increased volume for cargo transportation
  • Increased end-to-end visibility for time, condition and value sensitive cargo
  • Visibility platform to track shipments at near-real time and get post-transportation records for documentation
  • 24/7 monitoring team, including incident management in case of irregularities

Designed for temperature-controlled ocean freight life science shipments that require real-time visibility and active monitoring.


  • Expert Network – Staff trained on Good Distribution Practice (GDP) regulations with periodic refresh and audits
  • Quality and Compliance – through quality management system and GDP guidelines
  • Cold Chain Design and Implementation – customized lane level SOP management with exception management
  • IT Platform ‘Life Track’ – specifically designed for the Life Science industry
  • Visibility and Monitoring – end-to-end and in real time, 24/7/365 temperature, humidity, shock and light monitoring using Container Security Devices

Providing the visibility you need.

  • Precise information: online platform that provides information from multiple sources with smart forecast and near-real time shipment status enabling you to take fast and proactive solutions
  • Better user experience: simple to use tool with no staff training or IT setup required
  • Reduces costs: ability to reduce costs improving end-to-end supply chain planning