THE COMPANY

History

World Transport Overseas / World Transport Overseas is one of the fastest growing forwarding companies in Eastern Europe with its offices in Bulgaria, Serbia, Slovenia and Croatia. The company offers individual transport solutions and global coverage through agents in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's policy is fully oriented towards fulfilling all the requirements of its clients in the field of transport and logistics, as well as offering additional services and assistance directly or indirectly related to this activity.



2001

WTO was born with offices soon following in Varna and Burgas. The initial main focus of the company was ocean freight service FCL.

2007

WTO expanded its portfolio to include airfreight service and inaugurated a new office in the airport of Sofia.

2008

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.

2009

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.

2013

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.

2015

First EDI projects with main customers and partners have been successfully completed: Awarded by Forbes Bulgaria for "Quality of Services" and "Customer Policy".

2017

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".

2018

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.

Mission

World Transport Overseas Bulgaria offers individual solutions for transportation from/to all points of the world. The company is fully oriented towards meeting all the requirements of its customers and offers additional services and assistance directly or directly related to transport. We rely on long-term relationships and a diversified sales network for our services. The company conducts a maximum flexible financial policy in order to offer added value of the offered service and to maximise the ease of its clients.

Vision

Offering intelligent transport solutions operated by premium carriers as well as bespoke services, depending on the growing individual customer requirements for quality. Continuous strive for a deeper implementation of the basic principles and rules for improving the quality of the service offered in everyday work.

Membership

IATA

International Air Transport Association
IATA number 09-4 7102 / 0016

All World Shipping / World Cargo Alliance Family

World’s largest and most powerful network of independent freight forwarders

FIATA

International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations

Security Cargo Network /SCN/

Global alliance of independent international freight forwarders

AMCHAM

American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria

Pangea Logistics Network

International Freight Network of First Class independent Freight Forwarders

NSBS

Bulgarian Association for Freight Forwarding, Transport and Logistics

UN Global Compact

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.

Quality management

  • 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

    • e-Booking order

    • e-Rate request

    • e-Shipping Instructions

  • EPI projects realised with main partners and customers

  • Licensed IATA Cargo Agent

  • Certified ISO 9001 2015





WTO ISO 9001 2015 certificate 2018

Business Ethics

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:




Human Rights:


Principle 1:

Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights.


Principle 2:

To make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.




Labour:


Principle 3:

Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining.


Principle 4:

The elimination of all forms of forced and compulsory labour;


Principle 5:

The effective abolition of child labour;


Principle 6:

The elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.




Environment:


Principle 7:

Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges;


Principle 8:

To undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility;


Principle 9:

To encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies.




Anti-Corruption:


Principle 10:

Businesses should work against corruption in all its forms, including extortion and bribery.