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Why Choose MSC for Shipping Metal

Transported to and from every major trade lane, metal cargo is at the very centre of most modern global supply chains. Not only are metals essential to the construction and infrastructure sector, but they also play a significant part in most worldwide imports and exports. Because of this, it’s vital for businesses that require metal imports and exports to work with an experienced shipping partner like MSC who have decades of experience in the global shipment of metal products.

Whether it’s metal pipes, sheet metal, or metal parts, we have the knowledge, scale, and flexibility to allow us to play a key role in the management and safe transport of your metal shipment and offer bespoke solutions to meet your needs.

  • Container availability

  • Cargo Cover Solutions

  • Strong intermodal offering (road, rail, barge)

  • Specially trained experts

Best Practices for Shipping Metal

Because of their importance, it’s crucial that metal components and parts are not damaged during transportation. At MSC, we’re committed to going the extra mile for our customers to ensure that their metal shipment arrives at its final destination undamaged. Whether it’s our warehouse solutions, or organising bespoke intermodal transportation solutions, we make sure to deliver the best for our clients by always following best practices, such as include:

  • Ensuring your metal products are packaged properly prior to shipping.
  • Considering the best shipping routes and whether you will require intermodal transportation.
  • Maintaining optimum humidity and temperature levels throughout transportation to prevent corrosion.

Global Coverage with Local Expertise

We operate on a global scale. Our 675 global offices are staffed with experienced, knowledgeable teams ready to provide expert guidance on shipping your metal cargo both locally and globally.

We also follow a customer first approach, which consistently sets us apart. We work hard to build productive relationships with our customers, taking time to get to know their business properly. This means we’re able to offer flexible solutions that reflect their changing needs.

Because you Need more than Port-to-Port Services

Successfully servicing the huge demand for metal products requires a shipping and logistics operation on a global scale, as well as expert knowledge of the sector. That is why so many of the world’s leading metal companies choose MSC as their transport partner. To find out more about how we can help you import your metal commodities, please get in touch with us today.

  • End-to-end solutions

  • Customs Clearance

  • Wide range of equipment and transport methods

  • Warehousing and Storage