How container shipping works in the UAE 

How container shipping works in the UAE 

Almost 90% of the world's goods are transported by sea, and 60% of these goods are shipped using containers. If you intend to ship your goods internationally to the United Arab Emirates, in this article we mention all the logistical solutions you can access when shipping containers with Vervo Middle East.

Vervo Middle East is a transportation and logistics company that offers all types of international freight forwarding of goods, including container shipping services. We cover over 120 countries. Our solutions also cover:

  1. Different forms of delivery
  2. All kinds of containers
  3. All transportation modes
  4. Various cargo types and classifications
  5. All loads 
  6. Wide range of logistics services

#1 Different forms of delivery

Vervo Middle East provides all types of cargo delivery, from port to port or door to door, besides limited-access pickups and deliveries, inside pickup and delivery, and first- and last-mile delivery. Our value-focused solutions address your needs first and foremost, ensuring you receive the convenient delivery offer you seek.

We provide delivery and shipping solutions for containerized cargoes from all over the world to the seven emirates: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, and Fujairah. Discuss your delivery requirements with our logistics specialists and get a free shipping quote within an hour. 

#2 All kinds of containers

We offer a convenient selection of containers as well as a variety of transportation options to meet your needs and cargo type. You can rent and use Vervo Middle East containers according to your needs in sizes of 20 feet, 40 feet, 45 feet, and a variety of other less common options at an affordable cost. Our container types include the following:

  • Standard containers
  • Open containers
  • Refrigerated containers
  • Flat rack containers
  • Ventilated containers
  • Bulk containers
  • Tank containers
  • Platform containers
  • Dry storage containers

Vervo Middle East's team consists of freight and logistics specialists with over 50 years of experience managing container transportation solutions. We are happy to help choose the best route for your shipment. Contact one of our experts to learn about container shipping rates.

#3 All transportation modes

We offer international container shipping by sea, land, or air freight. Vervo Middle East also offers multimodal and intermodal shipping options. To find the most suitable solution for your international cargo to the UAE, contact a logistic expert today and get a free consultation session.

Land shipping

Overland freight is ideal for short distances or domestic freight purposes. We also employ road shipping to deliver containers to and from ports in multimodal and door-to-door delivery. Vervo Middle East acquires different trucks to suit the specifications of cargo containers. Our vehicles are equipped with tracking and monitoring devices upon request to accurately track the location and status of your shipment and follow up on the delivery time. 

Air freight

In some cases, you can transport cargo containers via aircraft, such as when you need to provide express shipping or overnight delivery if the destination of the goods is far away, especially in international shipping. At Vervo Middle East, we offer all types of air freight available for container transportation. Contact us; we will find the most suitable solution for you.

Sea freight

Vervo Middle East offers a wide range of logistics solutions for container shipping by ocean. We cover more than 120 countries. We also offer express shipping upon request. Container shipping by sea is one of the most used shipping methods in the UAE. It is possible to deliver large quantities of containerized cargo abroad cost-effectively.

Our logistics experts help you manage the cost, whether you want to transport goods from the United States, China, India, Europe, or any other country to the UAE. Get in touch with our team and find the most convenient transportation mode according to your requirements.

Shipping by rail

We ship by rail to Asia, Europe, and other continents. With the full operation of the first two phases of the Etihad Rail project, Vervo Middle East is working to facilitate the use of the Etihad Road, which connects the main areas in the United Arab Emirates. Contact a shipping expert today and learn about the most suitable rail shipping solutions for your containerized goods.

Intermodal container shipping solutions

We offer container shipping solutions that include multimodal and intermodal transportation. It involves using multiple modes of transportation to reduce costs or fulfill special delivery requests while maintaining freight and delivery quality. Our logistics consultants find an efficient way to combine your cargo shipping methods. Get a multimodal logistics service today for container shipping.

#4 Various cargo types and classifications

Our container shipping services cover all types and classes of goods. We ship:

Request a free freight quote today! The freight experts at Vervo Middle East will help you find the most convenient solution for your cargo needs.

#5 All loads

Vervo Middle East provides freight services for less-than-load cargoes, including less-than-truck-load (LTL) and less-than-container-load (LCL) freight. We also offer full truckload (FTL) and full container load (FCL) shipping services. 

All transportation solutions are available via standard, express, or guaranteed services. That is in addition to hydraulic jacks, notification services, and white glove service that we add upon request. 

Learn today about the available shipping and logistics solutions for your container cargo by contacting our logistics specialist at +971508723352.

#6 Wide range of logistics services

Warehousing and distribution

Vervo Middle East provides a full range of reliable warehousing and distribution services in the UAE. We also provide expert inventory management services. With Vervo Middle East, you can store your cargo at:

  • Bonded warehousing
  • Cold storage logistics and temperature-controlled warehousing
  • Phytosanitary health certificate warehousing
  • ADR warehousing
  • Pharmaceutical warehousing
  • Oversized cargo warehousing
  • Transit warehousing
  • Excise warehousing
  • Specific warehouses

Warehousing and distribution services at Vervo Middle East are available 24/7. Our storage technologies enable you to easily save all data and manage all documents.

Cargo and container insurance

Get fully customizable cargo insurance policies for your containerized goods as per your needs. We offer full coverage for transported and warehoused cargo. Learn more about cargo insurance here.

Customs clearance and formalities

We provide all services related to the necessary documents, including customs brokerage, permits, and licenses required for the complete transportation process of all types of goods, such as oversized and dangerous goods (ADR).

Shipping international goods to or from the United States, Russia, China, Europe, and other countries is no longer a problem. Vervo focuses on handling all customs formalities for each shipment from A to Z. Customs clearance can be completed electronically, saving you time and effort.

Cargo tracking and monitoring

The container and cargo tracking options from Vervo Middle East allow you to find the exact location of your shipment with click of a button in real time. We also provide solutions to monitor the shipment status, from temperatures to humidity, ventilation, shocks, etc. We notify you every time your cargo achieves a milestone to keep you well-informed about the goods' condition and the estimated arrival time.

Cargo monitoring and tracking solutions cover all transportation modes and all cargo types. You can track and monitor your air, rail, land, and marine cargo. Discuss your cargo specifications with our experts and get a free international shipping quote to the United Arab Emirates today.

A final word

Vervo Middle East provides all types of international container shipping. We rely on our experience and extensive knowledge of the various networks of routes connecting more than 120 countries. Container shipping is one of the best ways to deliver large quantities of goods over long distances at lower costs. We offer you all sizes and types of containers—safely, conveniently, and cost-effectively!

Freight specialists at Vervo Middle East provide end-to-end and bespoke services for goods delivery at your fingertips in the UAE. You can now ship and use Vervo Middle East containers to and from the UAE.

Request a free consultation, and we will call you within an hour. Our experts will answer all your questions and provide details about international container shipping possibilities and options for your goods. Get in touch with us today at +971508723352 or send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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