Shipping & Port Services

Friends Group is a name to reckon within the shipping industry, Gautam Freight Private Limited and Arvind V. Joshi & Co. are the Group’s premier shipping solutions & port service providers. Together, these companies are engaged in activities ranging from Stevedoring, Lighterage, Cargo Handling, Dry Cargo Storage & Warehousing, Logistics, Clearing & Forwarding, Agency Services, Custom House Agent as well as Grain pre- cleaning support. Both the group companies work in unison with one another and adhere to all international standard of shipping.

Our in-house expertise enables us to undertake handling / stevedoring of all types of bulk cargoes for export or import, be it in loose bulk, or bagged. Gautam Freight handled app. 8 million tonnes of bulk cargo in FY 2018-19.
Managing heavy lift projects requires special expertise, care and detailing.

We have also built a formidable reputation in Project Cargo Logistics and heavy lift shipments with our dedicated operations team who have a thorough understanding of handling cargo’s with ports, customs and transport agencies. We offer innovative Project Cargo Handling solutions as well as technical engineering services to manage the project completely from start to finish, ensuring timely delivery of your valuable goods. Major bulk cargo handled Coal, iron ore, steel, fertilizers, cement clinker, limestone, agri-products,
scrap among others.

Equipment Support for Shipping Solutions & Port Services :
In Shipping we understand essence of timing for which the Group has an array of heavy-duty equipment to support its Shipping Solutions, Port Services and Cargo Handling with 2 Leibherr Mobile Harbour Cranes (LHM 400) with a lifting capacity 104 MT, Manitowoc Mobile Crane with lifting capacity 140 MT and 2 Liebherr A954 material handler for speedy barge operations. In addition also has CAT and 66 Wheel Loaders, 72 Excavators, 150+ Dumpers, Trailers,Trucks, 16 supportive Cranes, 163 Grabs, 8 Reach Stackers, 10 Barges and many more.

Combining transport execution and transport management services

Through our global network of control towers and state-of-the-art technology, we are able to monitor and dynamically react to situations such as adverse weather, additional pick ups or drop offs, or heavy traffic, meaning that your goods are always travelling the most efficient route.

Our non-asset based Road network provides you with flexibility, improved service levels, accelerated delivery, reduced direct and indirect costs and much less

Safe & Secure

You benefit from our experience in delivering effective solutions to the complex global supply chains of some of the world’s biggest corporations.

Fast Delivery

You benefit from every innovation, whether it involves a simple extension to our Air and Ocean Freight products, whether it means a development in warehousing.

24/7 Support

All of which explains why you’ll find the team of outstanding support at TransCargo ready to apply their passion for solutions in support of your business.