Greystones Maritime International (GMI) is a logistics management company headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, situated behind Dulles International Airport. GMI specializes in adding value to the logistics operation. We pride ourselves on a personal involvement in each and every movement by
Having good communication channels between the shipper and the final receiver,
Being accountable to the shippers for the movement
Providing accurate reporting with up-to-date information when tracking the commodities in transit.
We are at present developing software that would provide the shipper or receiver the ability to track their shipment, in real time, on our web page at any time.
The service provided includes investigating the movement thoroughly to establish the most cost effective routing that would suit the shipment, maintaining quality standards to ensure that damage and claims are avoided. We can offer our services in part, or perform the whole operation on behalf of the shipper/receiver and manage it accordingly.
For existing clients, we manage commodities being both imports and exports to/from the US in bulk, break-bulk and containerized cargo. The organization of ocean freight, stevedoring, barging, warehousing and terminals, trucking, rail and inventory management are all functions that we are very comfortable with and perform regularly.
GMI offers consolidated billing for the entire operation to its clients and then disburses to the various contracted companies on checked and correct invoices. This assists in reducing the administration costs associated with international trade.
The logistical management services which Greystones Maritime International (GMI) can offer our customers includes:
We can arrange or assist in all the facets of shipment documentation, including coordinating the Bills Of Lading and Commercial Invoices for each shipment with the respective clearing agents; arranging for Customs Clearing agents on our customers behalf; ensuring that the customs releases get to the shipping line agents before each shipment's port arrival and having all cargoes pre-cleared to avoid any port and shipment delays/costs.
GMI can offer on the ocean and inland freight (barge/rail/road) on all shipments including Just-In-Time shipments or shipments that need centralized warehousing for later distribution.
Provide notifications which would keep our customers well informed of the cargo whereabouts and keep both the receivers and their appointed terminals well advised of the cargos arrival dates.
We can manage stock-levels from distribution centers providing accurate reports of cargo flows
Single-point service with a personalized approach.
Vast experience in the field of logistics management to best serve the clients needs.
Available 24/7/365 Service.
Competitive solutions at acceptable pricing levels.
Bulk/break-bulk, and containerized cargoes
Steel - hot rolled, cold-rolled, slabs, and beams
Calcined petroleum coke, fertilizer, minerals;
Wood pulp and newsprint;
Ferro-alloys in bulk or bulk-bags;
Palletized ceramics, foundry and refractory products, non-ferrous products;
Containerized consumer goods.
GMI has two associate companies in the maritime sector. International Logistical Support, Inc. (Interlog) which is our in-house ship brokerage company and Greystones, Inc. which is our procurement company. Our once parent and now sister company,Greystones Enterprises Pty (LTD) based in Durban, South Africa.