Peterson logistics

Commodity logistics

    We support all supply and value chain activities

    Your partner in commodity chains

    As your supply and value chain partner, Peterson tailors its services to your needs and wants. With over 100 years of experience, our shipping service offerings have evolved to serve international customers in vast networks. With roots in agricultural inspections and logistics, we distinguish ourselves in efficient commodity logistics, just-in-time deliveries, sustainable alternatives and complete value chain solutions.

    Untangle your logistics

    Our thorough understanding and experience in commodity networks allows us to advise and deliver the solutions that fulfil your needs. In addition to the transport of commodities themselves, we can unburden your logistics by providing stowage plans, ensuring diligent loading/discharge operations, performing quality and quantity surveys, monitoring commodity temperatures and executing pest management measures. From origin to destination, we pride ourselves in global presence providing inspections, shipping, agencies, customs and storage for commodity products. Whether it be agricultural commodities, other feed components, biomass, construction materials and fertilizers, your trust is well placed.

    Commodity Logistics

    Our services

    Inland shipping

    Inland shipping

    Inland shipping activities are coordinated by our dedicated planners who have the expertise to plan as efficiently as possible.
    Road transportation

    Road transportation

    Peterson specialises in bulk cargo logistics and road transportation logistics. Our expertise in both the logistics and the inspection of bulk cargoes is well established and we have built up a flexible road freight fleet.
    Ships agency

    Ships agency

    As an established shipping agent, Peterson has the experience and expertise to deliver high-quality customised logistics services around the world, using only reputable and thoroughly screened subcontractors.
    Multimodal

    Multimodal

    As a multimodal transport operator, Peterson offers the transportation of goods under a single contract, regardless of the means of transport.
    Customs expertise

    Customs expertise

    Customs formalities and customs logistics go hand in hand with the international transportation of goods. At Peterson, we are experts in custom laws and procedures.
    Deep sea and short sea chartering

    Deep sea and short sea chartering

    Peterson has a dedicated ship and vessel chartering department with over 20 years of experience in both deep sea and short sea charter capabilities.
    Freight forwarding

    Freight forwarding

    Our team of highly motivated professionals within our worldwide offices provide a wide range of international transportation and logistics solutions, developing the ideal freight forwarding options and delivering value added services throughout your supply chain.
    Storage and handling

    Storage and handling

    Our expertise in floating storage comprehensive inventory management and warehousing management solutions provides you with the most efficient logistics service. Transport via motor ships and push barges provides you with the most efficient logistics service and we work closely with tenants and buyers to meet your specific warehousing needs.
    Transshipment

    Transshipment

    Peterson is able to arrange the transshipment of goods to an intermediate location prior to reaching their ultimate destination.

    Important notice: Biva Shipping

    We have recently become aware of a fraudulent website using one of our trade names, BIVA Shipping B.V., and our address (Boompjes – Rotterdam – The Netherlands). Please be advised that we are not associated in any manner with this website and also do not provide the type of services mentioned on it. We have initiated all necessary legal measures to address the fraudulent website in question. It is recommended that caution be exercised. All legal actions abolishing the website have been initiated by us.

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    The journey to increased sustainability

    At Peterson, we know that sustainability challenges can be daunting. It is important to realize that zero emission logistics do not evolve overnight, and that is why we are committed to assisting our clients achieve their sustainability ambitions over the long term. We put the proof to the pudding in 2023 when Peterson became incentive provider in the Green Award certification program for sustainable inland shipping. This year, we have taken the next steps and delivered our first waterborne cargoes using hydrotreated vegetable oil. We keep a close eye on innovations in shipping technology and are ready to partner strategically to drive sustainability. Whether your budget is big or small, we invite you to get in touch to discuss the various options.

    Commodity Logistics – Green award

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    We offer a wide range of logistics solutions such as inland shipping, agency support, transshipment, road transportation, and much more. Trained and accredited to the highest standards, our inspection and logistic services give our customers the assurance that their products are in the best hands.

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    Cargo types

    Agriculture

    Agriculture

    Our team of experienced and motivated cargo surveyors ensure a consistent quality throughout the entire process of transporting your goods. We continuously develop sustainable solutions for this industry
    Biomass and biofuels

    Biomass and biofuels

    Peterson is an independent global service provider offering specialised services comprising of inspection, analysis and certification of biomass and biofuel products. We continuously develop sustainable logistical solutions.
    Coal, minerals and iron ore

    Coal, minerals and iron ore

    We are experts in coal and minerals shipping and ensure that our services meet the highest delivery standards.
    Feed

    Feed

    The need for feed logistics support and monitoring in the feed industry is important as it ensures its quality.
    Fertilisers

    Fertilisers

    As the fertiliser industry grows, so does the demand for inspection and analysis. At Peterson, we are continuously developing sustainable solutions.
    Fly-ash, lime, cement and sand

    Fly-ash, lime, cement and sand

    Peterson specialises in the logistics and inspection of bulk goods such as fly ash, lime, sand, gravel and other construction materials.
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    Integrated logistics of powdered commodities

    Binnenlloyd is our preferred partner in the end-to-end logistics of powdered commodities. Their specialized self-unloading silo ships in combination with a fleet of powder trucks offer integrated logistics solutions for clients both far away and close to waterways.

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    At Peterson we are not afraid of a proper challenge in logistics. What can we do for you?