About the CSS Group
The Consolidated Shipping Services (CSS) Group is a global leader in international transport & logistics. Constantly adapting to its customers’ changing needs, the company has enriched its expertise to become a tier-one logistics and freight forwarding partner in the GCC, with integrated logistic networks in Africa, Middle East, Europe and the Americas.
The Group delivers value to offering fast, quality, and delivery services via a network of partners. Consolidated Shipping Services Group’s scalable, direct-service technology platforms through its team of skilled salespeople support network operations, designed to optimize delivery efficiency and effectiveness.
CSS Group’s Global Presence
Over the past 25 years, the CSS Group has expanded across South Asia and the Middle East.
With branches across the UAE (Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah), Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Sri Lanka and India the CSS Group works with the best talent, resources and partners across the globe to enable premium and high-quality services to its customers.
- Ocean Freight Management
- Air Freight Management
- Land Transportation Management
- Industrial Packing, Crating & Lashing
- Multi-modal Operations
- Container Freight Station (CFS)
- Yacht & Marine Logistics
- Projects, Oil & Energy
- Exhibition & Event Logistics
- Supply Chain Management
- Automobile Logistics
- Art Logistics
- Global Frieght Forwarding
- CSS Hospitality & Hotel logistics
Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC)
As a Non Vessel Operating Common Carrier, CSS is rated among the top customers of almost all leading shipping lines operating in the region. This reputation has ensured us competitive rates & space with major liners for consolidated shipments on a regular basis.
- LCL services across six continents
- Representing various NVOs globally
- Regular scheduled arrivals & departures through reputed carriers
Ocean Freight Management
The Ocean Freight Management team of Consolidated Shipping Services L.L.C handles movement of cargo from/to any global origin/destination, be it LCL or FCL.
- LCL services across 6 continents
- A leading NVOCC maintaining excellent relationships with leading carriers, ensuring competitive rates and services
- Regular scheduled movements with reputed carriers, including Main Line Container Carriers
- Seamless service for custom documentation and deliveries
Air Freight Management
The Air Freight Division of CSS offers innovative Air Cargo services. Our expertise in operations, customs regulations, licenses & consular documentation help achieve optimum results.
- Multimodal Operations (Sea/Air, Sea/Land Management)
- Project, Perishable and DG Cargo handling
- Aircraft Chartering, clearing and forwarding
- Supply Chain and Logistics Management
- IATA Certified
- Bonded warehouse facility in Dubai Cargo Village
Land Transportation Management
The CSS Land Transportation division has been providing regular full loads and services within the GCC and Levant countries. It maintains flexible and tailor made road services to meet customer needs.
- Container transportation and heavy equipment movements
- Surveys on demand & Break bulk movements
- Providing riggers, Port operations & Border clearance
- Capable of handling perishable and dangerous goods cargo
Industrial Packing, Crating & Lashing
CSS provides Industrial Packing, Crating & Lashing logistical solutions within the UAE and GCC. We specialize in crating fragile items (glass, mechanical items etc.), sensitive cargo (laboratory equipment, calibration equipment’s etc.) and heavy cargo (generators, turbines etc.).
- Skilled resources for fabrication of industrial crates
- Innovative solutions for packing needs
- ISPM certified heat treatments
- Over-dimension and overweight cargo lashing
CSS offers integrated freight forwarding and logistics solutions to a great number of clients using multimodal operations.
- Local and International services
- Dedicated clearing division for air, sea and land services
- Capable of handling perishable & DG cargo
- Door-to-Door services through CSS’ fleet of vehicles, inclusive of border clearances
Container Freight Station (CFS)
The CSS Group’s Container Freight Station has become a landmark success, located in Jebel Ali, Bahrain and Oman.
- State-of-the-art, fully-racked insured custom bonded facility
- Custom built dock levelers
- Managed and operated by the CSS staff and equipment
- All operations are monitored by CCTV
Yacht & Marine Logistics
The CSS Group is the preferred shipper for many of the world’s leading yacht manufacturers.
- Access to Shipping cradles
- CSS Load Masters and Surveyors to oversee all operations
- All shipments are handled directly through our local offices
- Offering General Freight Services for Marine Spares and Equipment
Projects, Oil & Energy
The CSS Projects, Oil & Energy division is a proven success in the Middle East. Providing end-to-end solutions in projects management, the company is seen as an expert in the global energy business.
- Management defined strictly by the complexity of the cargo
- Optimal combination of liner services and part/full charters to meet project and contract needs
- Global Shipping, sea cargo container, consolidator, special Air Freight charters with global shipping worldwide at competitive rates
Exhibition & Event Logistics
This dedicated division in the CSS Group specializes in logistics involving events, exhibitions, trade shows and motorsports, providing end-to-end logistical solutions locally and internationally.
- Local and international logistics support offered
- Specialize in handling high-value cargo and fine arts
- All documentation works handled for the movement of cargo
- Assistance provided in designing and installing booths
Supply Chain Management
The CSS Group’s SCM facility links external partners including suppliers, vendors, and distributors. Supply chain management reduces inefficiencies linked to time, inventory and cost.
- 3PL & 4PL Services
- Facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman and Bahrain
- Fully racked warehouse facility with staging and reworking areas
- Open yard facility for outdoor storage
The CSS Group’s Automobile Logistics division allows for effective and environmental friendly loading of vehicles, to specialized handling of high-end vehicles.
- Facilities in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Bahrain and Oman
- Specialized racking for vehicles, including luxury and sports cars
- Large storage facilities
- Exceptionally strong worldwide network
UAE’s cosmopolitan culture attracts both artists and art lovers, a gateway for the east and the west. With a number of galleries, exhibitions, and museums, the art scene in the UAE is forever growing. The city’s vibrant art scene has established UAE as a cultural centre for global Fine Art communities.
- Fine Art Collectors
- Fine Art for museums and galleries
- Art insurance for door-to-door services
Global Frieght Forwarding
The CSS Group’s Integrated Global Forwarding Solutions offers you an extensive network to help you optimize your planning, execution, and management for obtaining, storing, and moving goods internationally via air, ocean, and land freight. Our end-toend integrated freight solution is available across all industry verticals.
- GCAA and IATA approved DG Agent
- Partnerships with an exclusive network of agents worldwide
- ISO 9001 Certified
CSS Hospitality & Hotel logistics
CSS Hospitality & Hotel Logistics recognizes the specialized and complex needs of the hospitality industry, offering an integrated approach with turn-key solutions. We understand the requirements of ever-changing project timelines, warehouse management coupled with planned installation processes and the need for maintaining high quality standards. We are a single-source, tailored solution provider for the hospitality industry.
- Global Freight & Transportation Management
- Purchase Order Management, Transportation visibility, monitoring and reporting
- Temperature controlled warehousing
- FF&E full Installation services for Mock Ups, Hotel openings and refurbishing projects
- Relocation services for hotel staff and families