About us

A global logistics company

With offices in 35 countries across Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia, we offer transport and related services by land, sea, rail and air, around the world, focusing on cost efficient, reliable and environmentally friendly solutions.

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We consider sustainability to be fundamental for our business. Samskip is one of the very first Dutch companies whose Environmental Management System is recognized under the renewed Quality Assurance scheme.  

Samskip and sustainability

Facts & figures

  • 850000 Transported container units (TEUs) a year
  • 677 million Total Turnover in 2018
  • 80+ Rail departures per week
  • 50+ Shortsea departures per week
  • 30+ barge departures per week
  • 140000 m2 rail terminal
  • 16000 Containers
  • 750 Mega trailers
  • 300 Trucks
  • 15 Container vessels
  • 5 Reefer vessels
  • 1700 Employees around the world

Our history

Samskip is a Dutch company with its headquarters in Rotterdam, Netherlands which was founded originally in Iceland, in 1990. Since then Samskip has consistently grown and extended its network in 35 countries.

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At Samskip we are always able to offer you the right equipment for your specific cargo needs using a wide range of vessels, containers, trucks and trailers.

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