Decades of experience in the service of prestigious companies have contributed to the economic growth of our clients and the enrichment of the competencies of our teams – qualified and dynamic agents who work daily with all types of cargo vessels on the French Riviera and beyond.
We assist operators on major projects at ports or on the waterfront, for example:
I am proud to perpetuate a customized and high-quality service, thereby maintaining the precious confidence that our partners continue to instill in us since the company was founded in 1950.
Regulation in France is undergoing changes to require that the ship-owner designates a cargo ship agent at every port of call.
The shipping agent accompanies the legal representatives of the ship owner while at port with respect to administrative and procedural tasks (acting on behalf of…).
Some owners use integrated shipping agents which belong to the ship-owning group.
However, there are several advantages to working with an independent agent:
MATHEZ FREIGHT builds on its excellent foundation with respect to the ports of the French Riviera and shares with its clients that expertise as a freight fowarder with its IATA and FIATA certifications, registered customs representative, and Authorized Economic Operator (AEO). Our group also possesses unparalleled expertise in VAT. Our group also possesses unparalleled expertise in VAT. The group also has unparalleled VAT expertise.
MATHEZ FREIGHT is FIATA, IATA and FONASBA certified and since 2013 it has also had AEO-Full status, which includes the AEO "streamlined customs" certificate and the AEO"safety and security" certificates.
Our IATA certification allows you to use any commercial airliner and their AWB.
When you work with MATHEZ FREIGHT, you can rest assured that all your operations will be performed with precision, reliability, and professionalism, according to the highest standards.
Required documents vary a great deal from one port to another, from one vessel to another, and depending on the tasks performed by that vessel. Make a Pro Forma request and we'll provide you with a price, a feasability report, and all the information you need to ensure a successful call at port.