About us

We are two companies consisting of ELTE International b.v. and VTL SHIPPING & Forwarding.  VTL SHIPPING & Forwarding, with offices in the centre of Rotterdam, was founded in October 1990 and ELTE b.v. was founded in 1994. Our company has been in existence for a 25 years, during which time we have been able to develop a high level of expertise in our core areas. Over the years VTL shipping & Forwarding specialized in shipping goods to Africa. Our top destinations on the continent being Nigeria and Ghana. With ELTE International b.v.  shipping goods worldwide we are in control of shipments all over the globe.

We are an independent freight forwarding agent for international RORO shipments, container loads (FCL), project loads, conventional loads, road transport and air freight.

Our professional and enthusiastic team will assist you with all aspects of the shipping process. We take care of your transport needs allowing you to focus on what's most important - running your business. We come highly recommended by our current customers.

We manage all customs matters for you, such as preparing customs documentation for the import and export of goods.

If your container needs to go on the floor on or on a trailer when in transit, that's no problem either! We will make all the necessary arrangements. You can also specify how long you want to take over loading the container: either all at once or you might want the container to be left in a specific location for a few days.

We always have all the latest information on different transport options and prices in a sector that is subject to continual change. Our aim is to give you up to date information on prices upfront so that you can plan accordingly.

Many factors play a role when deciding on the best logistics solution for a goods shipment. Transport mode, speed, type of freight, point of departure, destination, commercial and customs requirements, cost, etc., may be key to whether a product can compete with other products on the world market. We put your wishes and requirements first and on this basis seek to plan the best route to suit your needs.

Please feel free to contact us if you need further information about our services.

We look forward to being of service.