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Metal Logistics


From Rotterdam - the world's leading port for non-ferrous metals - Broekman Logistics takes care of the total logistics of all your non-ferrous metals, like aluminum, copper, lead, zinc and nickel. You can fully focus on your core business. Your cargo is always handled reliably, flexibly and expertly. Without delays and without damage. And fully tailor-made to your business. A choice for Broekman Logistics is a choice for full service.

From our optimally accessible dedicated non-ferrous metals terminal in the heart of the port of Rotterdam, Broekman Distriport, we take care of your entire supply chain; the high-quality treatment and transhipment of your goods are guaranteed. Depending on your requirements, we store your cargo in the open air or indoors in our highly secured warehouses (also LME-certified). In addition to our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, which among other things include ultramodern breakbulk cranes and our own RoRo ramp, our well-trained, skilled and motivated staff are also always ready to serve you. With a track record of 99.7 percent in terms of damage-free operations and 80 percent own staff, your valuable non-ferrous metals are clearly in good hands with us.


As your experienced, efficient and reliable logistics partner, we combine professionalism with flexibility. For example, you have 24/7 access to up-to-date information. Linking your and our computer systems offers you real-time insight into your inventory; essential for reliable (just-in-time) delivery to your customers and for optimal business processes.  When using our ICT systems, you can count on Broekman’s full support.  And of course our systems are easy to use: simply give an order with the click of a mouse.


Dealing with metal requires expertise. Needless to say we understand that you always want to meet the highest safety standards. Our non-ferrous metals terminal meets stringent regulations governing the quality of the services rendered, sustainability, safety and security. Additional information on certification is available on the page Certifications & audits.


As a globally operating logistics service provider, we of course also efficiently arrange all your transports of non-ferrous metals. We coordinate your supply chain from A to Z, in which we mitigate risk and add value to your products. Rotterdam is the preferred port of call in Europe for many shipping lines and offers highly frequent connections to the European market by road, rail and inland waterway each day. In conjunction with our own extensive network, this also makes us the perfect partner for your return cargo. Furthermore, Rotterdam’s leading position as a container port makes it easy to smartly combine breakbulk and container transport. This makes your transport even more cost efficient.


  • Deepsea quay for vessels up to 50,000 DWT and a draught of 12.65m
  • Quay cranes and mobile cranes with lifting capacities up to 104 tonnes
  • Indoor storage facilities (50,000 m²)
  • 1.4 km of railway tracks
  • Outdoor storage of 200,000 m²

Do you wish to know more? Contact our expert Mark de Laat for more information.