A certified partner

Torrestir Transitários has a vast complementary service in air and sea sectors, with partners all over the world.

With certification as an IATA agent which belongs to WCA (World Cargo Alliance), Torrestir SA is based in a strong and solid agent network, providing assistance in more than 180 countries, with full container service (FCL) and groupage service (LCL).

This way, we also guarantee customs formalities for import, export, and transit, customs clearance, delivery services, and cross-trade transport, ensuring complete and efficient cargo monitoring, and supporting our customers in the internationalization and transaction of products all over the world.

Torrestir Aéreo
Air Transport

Being part of a network with more than 6000 members, with presence in 814 cities of 190 countries, we offer daily departures to and from any point of the globe, with the total accompaniment of our Control Tower.

Our team is prepared to meet any transportation request, including pharma, perishables or dangerous cargoes. Regardless of the size, typology or frequency of your cargo, we have a service to meet your needs. Torrestir Transitários is a Recognized Agent by ANAC

Torrestir Marítimo
Sea transport

Operating as a Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) through Torrestir Transitários, we provide flexible and integrated shipping services, creating the industry’s most adaptable, reliable and customizable solutions.

Our approach is based on a team of experienced and dedicated employees, locally positioned, but supported globally by a vast network of agents who share the same philosophy, so that we can add value with local know-how on all commercial routes.

An effective customs service

An important factor for international transport is associated with customs procedures. Torrestir Transitários counts on a specialized department in customs clearance, guaranteeing all customs formalities for incoming and outcoming shipments are handled smoothly and capably.

We provide our customers with clarifications in customs concepts, advises and individual solutions to support and facilitate their internationalization processes.

Torrestir Alfandegario

F.A.Q.

Still have questions?

Dependendo dos mercados para onde deseja exportar , devem ser avaliados os seguintes aspectos :

  • Determine if the products to be shipped can be shipped or if they need specific licenses at the destination to avoid retained shipments in the country of Import;
  • Which licenses or documents are required in the destination for the TARIFF HEADING – Customs Code / Identification of your merchandise;
  • Well defined sales contract with payment terms, agreed INCOTERMS, proforma export invoice confirmed and formal acceptance of the terms by the consignee;
  • Ensure good packaging appropriate for your products protection;
  • Protect merchandise with Cargo Insurance since international transport conventions (BL, AWB, CMR) have liability limits;
  • Get validated shipping quote before shipping start.
  • Commercial invoice indicating number of volumes, gross weight, net weight, value of merchandise, VAT exemption regime, INCOTERM / CITY agreed;
  • Packing list;
  • Certificates of origin for countries that may be Custom Duties exempt;
  • Previous Licensing (eg RADAR SISCOMEX / Brazil, MINCO / Angola);
  • DAA / EDA for alcohol, wines, spiritual liqueurs, etc .;
  • Phytosanitary certificates for food products.

Send an email to comercial@torrestir.com or request a visit by a commercial manager.
Important elements to obtain a transport quotation:

– EXPORTER NAME / CONTACT PERSON / PHONE EMAIL
– NUMBER AND TYPE OF VOLUME / PACKAGING
– CUBICAGE
– WEIGHT
– PORT / AIRPORT LOADING
– PORT / AIRPORT DESTINATION
– INCOTERMS
– MERCHANDISE
– LOAD VALUE
– FREQUENCY / REGULARITY
– TYPE OF TRANSPORT (AIR OR MARITIME)
– FCL FULL CONTAINER LOAD / LCL GROUPAGE

  • Evaluate in detail that the products to be acquired were properly characterized either by sample or catalogs and confirmed by the Supplier, composition and materials;
  • Have validated VAT identification and authorization according to the sector of activity by tax authorities;
  • Determine that the products to be imported are authorized in Portugal / European Union BEFORE loading the goods;
  • Request the tariff classification to the supplier or to be indicated in the invoice proforma;
  • Confirm the import duty rate and what documents are required prior to arrival (Certificates of Origin / EUR1 + Certificates Compliance according to EU directives for electrical and electronic articles ROHS, phytosanitary certificates for food products, licensing Agreements/Statement of waste for batteries/tires, etc.);
  • Define well the purchase price and INCOTERM associated with the city where the goods will be delivered;
  • Get pro-forma invoice confirmed by the vendor and clarified payment terms;
  • Get validated shipping quote BEFORE start transportation.

Send an email to comercial@torrestir.com or request a visit by a commercial manager.
Important elements to obtain a transport quotation:

– IMPORTER NAME / CONTACT PERSON / PHONE EMAIL
– NUMBER AND TYPE OF VOLUME / PACKAGING
– CUBICAGE
– WEIGHT
– PORT / AIRPORT LOADING
– PORT / AIRPORT DESTINATION
– INCOTERMS
– MERCHANDISE
– LOAD VALUE
– FREQUENCY / REGULARITY
– TYPE OF TRANSPORT (AIR OR MARITIME)
– FCL FULL CONTAINER LOAD / LCL GROUPAGE

  • Commercial invoice with complete description of the products to be imported, tariff heading HTS code, weights, dimensions, value, currency and agreed INCOTERM/CITY;
  • Packing list;
  • Certificates of conformity / origin;
  • Waste treatment licenses when applicable;
  • Photos of cargo/catalogs for possible customs clarification if required;
  • With/without Insurance Statement;
  • Tax number and valid EORI;
  • Bill of Lading / AWB;
  • Letter of attorney for customs appointment to dispatcher for shipments from third countries.
Present in 814 cities

In the air transport area, we are part of a network with more than 6000 members, with presence in 814 cities of 190 countries, with daily departures to and from any point of the globe, with the full accompaniment in our Control Tower.

Integrated sea transport

Through Torrestir Transitários, we provide flexible and integrated shipping services, creating the most adaptable, reliable and customizable solutions in the industry, adding value with local know-how on all commercial routes.

Effective customs service

In Torrestir we have a department specialized in customs procedures, ensuring all customs formalities, for incoming and outgoing shipments, are handled smoothly and competently.