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Land Transport

Sonade provide international and local transportation logistics solutions. The Land Transport department has been providing regular full loads and services within the GCC and Levant countries. It maintains flexible and tailor made road services to meet the customer needs.

Services Offered:
• Port operations
• Border clearance
• Flexible and timely arranging of cranes and forklifts
• Fleet of own trucks
• Land transportation to GCC countries and Levant (LTL and FTL)
• Break bulk movements
• Special and heavy equipment movements
• Door – to – door clearance
• Capable of handling perishable and dangerous goods cargo
• Fast and reliable services
• Tailor made solutions to customer requirements
• Flexible and time delivery services

The Facilities / Strengths:
• Operating own fleet of trucks, trailers, and pickups
• Well trained and experienced professionals
• Bonded warehouse facility at Beirut Port Free Zone

Sea Transport

The Sea Freight Management team handles movement of cargoes from any global origin/destination, be it LCL or FCL. Sonade has secured excellent relationships with leading carriers, thereby ensuring outstanding rates and services.

The Services Offered:
• Sea Freight Import / Export Consolidation – LCL and FCL services
• Logistics & distribution services
• Full Clearing and Forwarding services
• Quick clearance with in-house clearance dept.

Sky Transport

The Air Freight Division of Air Cargo services with its home base at the Beirut International Airport Cargo. The Air Freight team provide total logistic solutions and a trusted for Air Cargo Management. Our expertise of import and export requirements, customs regulations, licenses, and consular documentation and payment practices can guide you to achieve optimum results in the Air Freight operations. CSS Air Freight division is a proven success in the realm of its operation.

The Services Offered:
• Air Freight (Export / Import Consolidation)
• Multimodal Operations (Sea / Air, Sea / Land Management)
• Clearing and Forwarding
• Door to Door Service
• Supply Chain and Logistics Management
• Cargo General Sales Agent
• Projects Cargo handling
• Ship Spares movement
• Aircraft Chartering
• Customs clearance and delivery

Our Strengths:
• Partnerships with a network of agents worldwide
• No restriction on size of cargo and airline option
• Online customs clearance and freight booking facility
• Acceptance and handling of dangerous goods cargo

Maritime Agency

Sonade Agency gives top quality personal service and tailor-made solutions to its principals through a motivated team and a deep maritime culture. We are proud to offer you the very best and most dedicated service for all the needs of a ship’s call, both for port and shore handling operations with maximum efficiency.

Clearing Agency

Sonades offers cost effective and timely clearing and forwarding services both for sea and air shipments in Beirut port and airport. We provide the full range of customs clearing and international freight forwarding services.

Experienced customs clearing personnel are available in all Sonade office to assist with tariff classifications, audits and detailed costings. We have adopted business processes and systems that interphase with third party systems. Choosing Sonade assures you of accurate, speedy and efficient customs clearance and freight forwarding.

Stevedore Jobs

The primary role of a Stevedore is the loading and unloading of freight on and off ships while they are in port. The introduction of new technology and systems at ports targeting documentation, yard layout, ship loading and discharging, ship stability calculations and operational statistics will mean that existing and new workers need to adapt to new skill requirements.

Other responsibilities include:
• Mooring and unmooring ships
• Cleaning and preparing containers
• Stacking and securing cargo
• Administrative processes associated with the transfer of cargo

A Stevedore (also known as a dockworker, docker or dock labourer) is usually the entry point for individuals seeking a career on the docks or within ports.

Transit Facilities

We offer our customers modern, spacious and secure transit facilities options from Beirut free zone, or any port in the world through our partner chain. Our facilities include storage of cargo in cold rooms as well as in general, transit and bonded warehouses.