Sea freight and air freight services at NOSTA

Sea & Air

On the Waves and Over the Clouds Internationally

Our sea freight and air freight services connect continents and oceans to bring real added value to your global business.

Within NOSTA Sea & Air, experienced teams are ready to realize tailor-made solutions for your international goods traffic. We feel right at home in the global sea freight business and ensure smooth operations for our customers every day in the dynamic air cargo industry with maximum efficiency.

Our global logistics operations also take us and your shipments to the United States. With our own warehouse location in Chicago and comprehensive customs advice, we bring your goods safely and cost-effectively across the Atlantic and to your end customers. Thanks to our worldwide network at airports and seaports worldwide, you benefit from first-class services.

Our intermodal solutions combine waterways, rail, road and airways into an effective overall solution to optimize costs, minimize transit times and reduce the environmental footprint. This integrated approach also extends to our project logistics services, with which we can transport oversize goods and even complete production plants worldwide.

Our Services at a Glance

From sea freight and air cargo to intermodal solutions and customs clearance. Get to know the transport services from our Sea & Air business unit.


  • LCL - Less Than Container Load transports
  • FCL - Full Container Load transports
  • Consolidation
  • Crosstrades
  • Preparation of import and export documents
  • Customs clearance (import and export)
  • Consolidation transports / groupage transports
  • Direct transports
  • Charter transports (part charter and full charter)
  • Crosstrades
  • Onboard courier
  • Customs clearance (import and export)
  • From Germany / Europe to US Midwest via Chicago
  • From US Midwest to Germany and Europe
  • Weekly own LCL groupage container services
  • Direct airfreight consolidation services
  • Break Bulk in our own CFS
  • Guaranteed LCL transit time of 28 days
  • Customs clearance and own bonded warehouse
  • Open Top and Flatrack Out of Gauge shipments
  • RoRo shipments
  • Conventional shipments (part charter and full charter)
  • Break Bulk shipments
  • Coaster transports / barge transports
  • Eastbound & Westbound
  • Full Container Loads
  • Less Container Loads
  • Door to Door Solutions
  • Special Equipment possible on request
  • Customs consulting
  • Preparation of import and export documents
  • Coordination with authorities
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Our Value Added Services for your International Freight

With our own bonded warehouses in Germany and the USA, we offer precisely the flexibility you really need in the dynamic world of international freight forwarding. Our specialists will help you to comply with all regulations and can also advise you on other logistics value added services.

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Discover our Locations

Our experienced and flexible teams are always available for you at our German and international locations. Thanks to branches in Poland, the Netherlands and the USA, we can offer you on-site service at some of the world's most important seaports and airports.


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Incoterms 2020

Do you want to handle sea freight with us? Then you will find the current Incoterms 2020 here, which regulate the risks, costs and insurance obligations for international sea transportation.

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Sea Freight
Sea Freight

Whether small loads, entire containers or bulky goods: we offer you a large portfolio of sea freight services such as full container transports and regular groupage services.

Air Freight
Air Freight

From consolidation and direct shipments to project and charter transportation and on-board courier services. We offer you a wide range of airfreight services.

Project Cargo
Project Cargo

Too big, too heavy, too wide, too complex? With many years of expertise and a strong international logistics network, we can get even unusual or oversized freight to its destination for you.


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