Gelders Forwarding

Your shipments are in good hands

Gelders Forwarding
Company profile

Our Service is Our People

As one of the few remaining independent forwarders Gelders Forwarding has provided specialized air, ocean and road forwarding services to organizations across the globe. Big or small, import or export, urgent or not, your shipments are in good hands.

Although Gelders Forwarding serves customers from a wide variety of industries, it has built a reputation in the following sectors:

  • high-tech machinery
  • medical equipment
  • fashion & textiles
  • ship-spares
  • Live Animal Transport

Independent and personal

With Gelders Forwarding you are not a number and neither are your shipments.

As a medium-sized independent freight forwarder Gelders Forwarding is small enough to guarantee personal attention to each shipment and big enough to deliver the professionalism you would expect from a large forwarder. We think it is important that you feel like a customer.



Gelders Forwarding is headquartered at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam and has a dedication ocean freight office in the Rotterdam area. It also operates an in-house subsidiary in Almere on the premises of one of its customers.

IATA & Customs Brokerage

Gelders Forwarding is a licensed IATA cargo agent and is a fully licensed customs broker with an electronic link-up to local customs authorities to ensure quick and efficient customs handling for import and export shipments.


Sector Expertise

While Gelders Forwarding serves customers in a wide variety of industries, it has built a solid reputation in the following sectors:

  • Semiconductor machinery
  • Medical equipment and devices
  • Fashion and textiles
  • Ship-spares
  • Live Animal Transport


Global Network

Gelders Forwarding has a very strong global agent network consisting of independent medium-sized forwarders with motivated and professional staff who can offer the type of service that Gelders Forwarding’s customers are used to. Via this network Gelders Forwarding organizes import and export shipments on a regular basis to and from more that 200 destinations in 40 countries on six continents.


Autorised Economic Operator

Gelders Forwarding is AEO certified since June of 2015. Quality and safety does not start or end with a handbook, but involves a continuous cycle of monitoring, evaluation and improvement. Becoming AEO certified has strenghtened our focus on quality and gives our clients tangible benefits.