About us

Central Transport and Clearing Co. Ltd (CTC) was founded in Lebanon in 1986.

Reliability, efficiency, management unwavering endeavors to perfection and, on the other side, the valuable support of satisfied customers, have rapidly placed the agency among leading freight forwarders in Lebanon.

Quality management has always been our main concern. Development of our capability and efficiency was ensured through the assignment of highly trained and experienced staff, providing professional services in air-sea -land transport and total logistics.

The scope of our operations has expanded worldwide, in a chain of business partners in more than 40 countries, collaborating with our agency to provide best import and export services to our customers.

CTC is registered and licensed by the Lebanese Ministry of Transport and member of the Lebanese Syndicate of Freight Forwarders and is also member of following international associations, guaranteeing its reliability and good services:

– IATA (International Air Transport Association) since 1989
– FIATA (Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimilés – or – International Federation of Freight Forwarders) since 1990
– FORCE (Freight Organization of Related Cargo Experts) since 2009.


 “Your reliable business partner”


To provide high standards transport and logistics services at lowest cost.

At CTC we understand the importance of transport and logistics in today’s world of business.

Competition requires meticulous management of all segments in freight business chain and success lies in choosing a reliable shipping agency that can ensure timely and cost effective transport and logistics solutions for cargo, from point of acceptance to point of delivery.

At CTC, we consider ourselves as real partners of our valued customers, working together in same objectives and contributing effectively to their business success.

Our Services

Air Freight

CTC is repeatedly ranked in top positions in freight sales from Beirut on major airlines, as attested by several awards and commendations. Import is given similar importance.

An important share of cargo exports from Beirut is being actually shipped by air through CTC, which is ranked repeatedly in top positions in freight sales on major airlines.  Numerous awards and commendations received proudly from various airlines operating from Beirut, witness our unwavering commitment to excellence.

Well trained staff ensure professional handling of all kinds of goods, including perishables, dangerous goods, live animals and sensitive equipment.  As IATA agent, we deal with all airlines and can certainly offer most competitive rates quotations for export, as well as import, to/from any place in the world.

Professional assistance is given in tailoring shipping transactions to suit customers’ needs and satisfy all demands at most economical patterns.  Our Beirut airport office ensures full coverage to our operations and close supervision to the movement of our shipments, in order to ensure smooth handling and prevent delay.

Sea Freight

Full logistic services are extended to import as well as export sea shipments.

Best shipping conditions and most competitive quotations are provided to customers.

Through our close collaboration with sea lines companies and maritime agencies, we can provide customers with best rates quotations and guarantee smoothest services at all times.

Pick-up and delivery can be ensured from/to any place in Lebanon. Similarly, we can arrange full logistic services worldwide, in collaboration with our international partners.

You may trust us with your full container loads (FCL), less than container loads (LCL), automobiles, household goods, refrigerated goods or any kind of cargo and we can guarantee for you best schedule and cost effective solutions.

Being officially licensed as Customs Clearing Agent in Lebanon is an added value, guaranteeing that import or export customs formalities are completed without delay and at lowest cost.

Land Transport

Our trailers and refrigerated trucks operate from Beirut to various destinations, notably Syria, Jordan, Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states.

Pick-up and delivery can be arranged from/to any place in Lebanon.

Our status as Licensed Customs Clearing Agent facilitates completion of formalities and prevents delay at borders.

Best quotations are given for full truck load or consolidated shipments, tailored to satisfy customers’ needs.

Logistic Services

At CTC, we know that transportation is more than just delivering a shipment to its destination, but rather a continuous management of all segments, from acceptance to delivery, as one complete function.

Logistic Services

We also know that in present ever-changing world economical climate, budgets are being stretched to their limit.  Taking into consideration above elements, our strategy, as business partner, is to provide full logistic services, while helping control costs.

Customs clearance

CTC is licensed as official Customs Clearing Agent. This status allows completion of export/import customs formalities without referring to a third party, thus saving time and reducing cost.


Pick-up or delivery of your cargo can be effected in any place in Lebanon. In our private warehouses in Beirut, we prepare consolidated shipments, bound for export or break-bulk import consolidations and arrange delivery at HAWB level.


We can pick-up your cargo from any place in Lebanon and arrange its delivery to the consignee’s door in more than 40 countries, in collaboration with our international partners in FORCE. Similarly, we can accept your cargo from as many as 40 countries and arrange its transport and delivery to any place in Lebanon. Shipment between those countries is also available at very competitive prices. Please contact us for details.


Do you need adequate packing for your cargo, as to withstand handling and ensure arrival in sound condition at destination? Whatever the nature of goods, our experts are at your disposal to provide proper packing material and secure packaging, in line with all transportation requirements and standing regulations.

International Links

CTC is member of the International FORCE group, gathering cargo experts in 40 countries, coordinating together to provide customers with best global and multimodal shipping services.

To enable satisfy all customers’ demands and provide full logistics services at international level; CTC joined the FORCE group in 2009. (Freight Organization of Related Cargo Experts)

This organization gathers top cargo agencies in more than 40 countries, in a spirit of full cooperation among each other, aiming at providing the highest standard of service to customers during the whole acceptance/shipping/delivery process.

All FORCE members are well established both operationally and financially. They have an excellent reputation in their country and internationally and carry out their business with the most integrity, in the objective of creating international ties between cargo experts for the pursuit of excellence in the feight forwarding Industry.

Our membership in FORCE puts at the disposal of our customers, global and multimodal capabilities and guarantees reliability in carriage and handling of their cargo.

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