Address: 29 Metzuda St., Azor 58001
International Freight Manager
Line of Business:
International freight forwarding and customs brokerage
hay Logistics Services (SLS), which specializes in international freight forwarding and customs brokerage, was founded in 1997 by Shlomo Ersaban. The company offers ocean services, groupage, air cargo, oversized cargo, customs brokerage, and warehousing. The company takes advantage of many years of experience that it has undergone to develop the best possible solution for every customer and their unique needs. Shay Logistics has a highly professional team offering solutions in every area of the economy and its advantages are reflected in the company’s four licensed customs brokers. The company had revenue of about NIS 16 million in 2011.
Areas of Activity
The experience gained by SLS in ocean services enables the company to carefully analyze the needs of customers, and check the feasibility of each stage. The company handles Full Container Loads (FCL), provides direct sailings at unrivalled prices and has exclusive agreements with shipping companies.
In the area of groupage, SLS offers direct weekly services from ports in China, the UK, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Spain, Turkey and Italy.
In the area of oversized cargo, the company specializes in shipping project cargo, an activity that requires extensive experience, fine understanding of the smallest details, planning capabilities and control of the packing process, anchoring and sailing.
In the area of air cargo the company works with consolidated cargo and directly to all ports worldwide. The company also handles refrigerated, chilled and hazardous cargoes through working with first-rate professionals.
In the area of customs brokerage, SLS has a skilled staff comprising, among others, four customs agents, who ensure meeting the rigorous criteria of customs authorities. SLS is able to call on its know-how, resources and skill in assisting customers in all aspects from import restrictions, registration procedures, dealing the with Standards Institution, and supporting customs release procedures.
In the area of warehousing, SLS offers customers a warehousing system that includes split logistics, to allow sorting at item level, repacking and transport to the final destination that is required by the customer. It should be stressed that the company provides storage services in bonded warehouses and regular warehouses.
SLS owns a subsidiary Ersaban Holdings, which itself owns Siko Israel, Ersaban Importing, and Shiral.
SLS customers come from every sector of the economy and most customers have been operating in their field for more than 10 years. Customers are engaged in various fields such as chemicals, food, furniture, plastics, electronics, hotels and the like.
SLS plans to grow and to develop in international freight forwarding and customs brokerage, to make acquisitions of logistics warehouses, and acquire a cargo terminal that will be part of the package of services offered to customers.
SLS, which is approved by the European Union (EU), carries most of the contributions to the Palestinian Authority in the areas of replacing pipelines, water supply infrastructures and electricity infrastructure. The company is an expert in the field of donations to the Palestinian Authority by the EU.
The company’s projects include:
• The Ashkelon Eilat project – importing equipment for the Israel National Gas Lines Co. for the contractors – Italy’s Ghizzoni and Israel’s Solel Boneh.
• The Club Med Eilat project – importing equipment to renovate the Club Med Hotel owned by the Ofer Bros. and managed by Fattal Eilat Hotel.
• Alrov Mamilla project David Citadel Hotel.
• Palestinian power stations project in the West Bank
• Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem project
• Cooperation with Friedenson leading the railways and bridges project to Jerusalem
The company specializes in DDU condition consignments especially in the hotels sector. Customers in this sector include Isrotel, the Dan chain, Sheraton, Hilton, Electra Real Estate, 1Sea, Orcadia, Rich Herzliya and more.
SLS is one of the only companies of its size that has all the software used by the largest firms in tracking cargoes, accounting software on its site, and import and export software. By using these programs, customers can track the logistical and accounting progress and handling of consignments in real time. The company is installing a new customs brokerage program ‘unifreight” paperless customs brokerage to enable customs release without paper as part of a program developed by the customs authority.
SLS is linked to three international networks: Siko US based in Chicago, LOGWIN in Germany, and Embassy in Italy. The company has representatives in 185 countries and can undertake import and export operations in almost every country.
Activities for the Community
SLS contributes to the Association for the War Against Cancer and supports students with special needs.