Company profile

SAIL GmbH, Sea Air Integrated Logistics, is an independent, privately owned company, which was founded in Hamburg in 1999.
Today, our Hamburg office is the center of operational activities and offers the full range of services and expertise associated with commercial Ocean and Air Freight logistics and transportation.


We provide global service; in particular SAIL offers regular and comprehensive coverage of routes worldwide. An extensive network of partners and agencies around the world with local expertise ensure the efficient and smooth transportation of your cargo. Still the North America Trade Lane is one of the focal points of our business. We offer additional services which cover customs clearance, on/pre-carriage, overweight trucking and the stripping and packing of containers.


SAIL GmbH is a registered Ocean Transport Intermediary with the FMC, holding all the necessary bonds and licenses needed to issue negotiable Bills of Lading in Transatlantic Trade. Moreover, SAIL holds a number of service contracts with several well-established and reputable shipping lines, as well as airlines. This enables us to offer our customers reliable and regular ocean and air freight services at competitive rates. The flexibility offered by multile sailings and fast transit times means we can help you respond quickly to changes in price and demand and give you that crucial competitive edge.


We are recognized as one of the industry's leading temperature controlled foodstuffs specialists. This includes shipping of perishable goods in dry and reefer containers at all temperature ranges from deep frozen, frozen, strictly-chilled and chilled to ambient.


People are our best asset. We insure that your cargo gets the best care by employing experienced specialists in our different offices. All members of our team have extensive background in shipping frozen and perishable goods. Regular training sessions assure that experience is built-up. All of us understand what you are talking about since we have extensive knowledge of your product requirements. Each customer has a personal contact in our organization. No voicemail, no general E-Mail addresses.


SAIL is both AEO-F and C-TPAT certified. Regular audits assure that our logistics management and supply chain system is state-of-the-art and accurate monitoring systems are in place. We built our product in close co-operation with quality vendors, be it shipping lines, air lines and truckers, rail or warehouse operators or customs Brokers.


We are a successful, modern and innovative company, continuously increasing its turnover and extending its range of services through purposeful investments.

The close working relationships with our customers, experienced and technically competent staff and an extensive network of selective partners offering first class service are the key to our success. This is what shapes our business today. It ensures quality services, personalized customer support and excellent business practice in the future.