Our sea freight solutions: Safe transport of your goods at the lowest cost

Import solutions (FCL/LCL):

Whenever you import finished goods for the German market as an importer or purchase raw materials or semi-finished products as part of your production process as an industrial company, our team of experts will find the most effective and economically sensible option for you.


We offer you, in association with our local and international partner network, a in-depth understanding of the complexity of international trade:

  • Consolidation of the buyer in the country of origin
  • Export customs clearance at the origin
  • Sea freight procurement, booking and documentation
  • Import duty clearance at the destination
  • Container transport from Rotterdam or Hamburg
  • Unpacking, storage and packaging in our own facility in Gronau
  • Domestic and international distribution, by chartering or groupage freight

Export solutions (FCL/LCL):

We are proud to work with medium-sized German companies to facilitate the supply chain when working in international markets. We offer you:

  • Filling of the containers in our own plant in Gronau
  • Export customs clearance in Germany
  • Sea freight procurement, booking and documentation
  • Regulatory declarations, in particular for shipments to Africa, North America or Japan
  • Import duty clearance at the destination
  • Truck runs to the final delivery point

Our integrated network in West Africa enables you to take advantage of the growth opportunities in the region with an expert at your side who understands the complex oppertunity of an emerging market environment. Such factors are often a blockade point for German exporters, which we solve for you in cooperation with our local team in Dakar and Senegal.

Advanced expertise to carry out the most demanding projects:

  • Own weekly import consolidation console of China’s main ports
  • Refrigerated containers
  • Fiscal representation
  • Containers  with open tops (OT), outside the truck gauge or mass projects
  • Insurance
  • Cross-trades

At corporate level, Heppner shipped 25,000 TEUs in 2019.