World Transport Overseas is one of the fastest growing logistics companies in Eastern Europe with own subsidiaries in Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, N. Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Taiwan. The companys policy is entirely focused on meeting and exceeding all the requirements of its customers in the field of transport and logistics, as well as offering additional services directly or indirectly related to this activity.
WTO was born with offices soon following in Varna and Burgas. The initial main focus of the company was ocean freight service FCL.
WTO expanded its portfolio to include airfreight service and inaugurated a new office in the airport of Sofia.
First own ocean consolidation services have been launched by WTO, connecting Asia and Eastern Europe. Within the next 2 years, the own consolidation network grew exponentially. Today WTO is one of the main players on the ocean consolidation market in the Black sea and in the Adriatic.
WTO has made the first step towards becoming a regional player by opening own offices in Belgrade (Serbia), Zagreb (Croatia) and Koper (Slovenia), which firmed WTO's position as a strong player on the Adriatic market.
WTO opened own offices in Romania and signed agency agreement for the Balkan region with JAS Forwarding Worldwide, a leading global freight forwarding company. Microsoft Dynamics Nav based ERP system was implemented in all Bulgarian offices. The company got ISO 9001:2008 certified in 2014.
First EDI projects with main customers and partners have been successfully completed: Awarded by Forbes Bulgaria for "Quality of Services" and "Customer Policy".
Automated cargo tracking notification service started; Purchase of land for construction of Logistics Center next to Sofia Airport. Awarded for the 2nd time by Forbes Bulgaria for "Quality of Services" and "Customer Policy".
Certification of the new version of ISO 2008:2015 standard. Enhanced website functionality and vision; Initiation of the construction of the company's new Logstics center nearby Sofia Airport.
This evening at the Forbes Awards Ceremony, World Transport Overseas was honored to receive the “2020 Company of the Year” award in the sector of services in Bulgaria by Forbes.
Following Vision 2030's strategic plan to cover the world's major logistics markets with our own subsidiaries, World Transport Overseas opened its own company in China. World Transport Overseas China is an NVOCC operator and is fully operational from 01.09.2020.
As next and important step in the execution of the companys strategic plan "Vision 2030", WTO has inaugurated its own subsidiaries in Greece and N. Macedonia.
WTO opened new subsidiaries in Kosovo and Taiwan and integrated its ERP system with one of the world’s leading data and document-sharing platform TradeLens.
World Transport Overseas offers intelligent transport solutions, operated by first-class carriers, as well as additional services depending on the growing individual requirements of the customers. We strive persistently for continuous automation and digitalization of the processes in order to improve the quality of the offered services.
World Transport Overseas to be a recognizable regional leader in sea and air cargo transportation, thanks to innovation and modern logistics solutions, combined with global geographical coverage and full control of the supply chain.
World’s largest and most powerful network of independent freight forwarders
International Freight Network of First Class independent Freight Forwarders
Strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
ERP-Microsoft Dynamics Nav with vertical olution NaviTrans
e-WTO - 24/7 e-Services to registered WTO customers at the company website www.wtogroup.eu, including but not limited to
Detailed shipment history with WTO
Financial statement and invoice download
Real-time Track & Trace
EPI projects realised with main partners and customers
Licensed IATA Cargo Agent
Certified ISO 9001 2015
WTO ISO 9001 2015 certificate 2020
Since 2013, World Transport Overseas is a member of the largest voluntary corporate responsibility initiative in the world with over 12,000 corporate participants and other stakeholders from over 145 countries – United Nation Global Compact.
The Global Compact is a platform for knowledge exchange and dialogue with the active participation and support from companies, UN organisations, business associations, NGOs and trade unions to promote social responsibility and ethical business standards. Through its commitment to the generally accepted values by minimising the negative impacts of its business operations can contribute to make globalisation a positive force. The private sector is a key partner, contribute to the achievement of the "Millennium Development Goals".
The initiative asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values divided in four major categories as follows:
Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.
To make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.
The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;
The effective abolition of child labour;
The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;
To undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility;
To encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.
Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.