Always in Motion:

GTM + Garland

Published On: April 25th, 2016

A history of excellent service: a key reason why our customers trust GTM Automotive Services. Among our expert allies is Garland, a renowned logistics provider and one of Portugal’s oldest companies. When forwarding cargo in the Iberian Peninsula and Northern Africa, we immediately turn to this important partner.

Founded in 1776, Garland has eight offices in Portugal, Spain and Morocco. Garland’s skilled international team handles high profile liner business and ship agency services.  Specializing in international forwarding and 3PL logistics, Garland also offers extensive warehousing space and expert IT management for its clients’ cargo.


Garland’s award-winning, multi-modal transportation capabilities range from liner service, LCL, FCL, and bulk and project cargo to port agency offerings and cross-European automotive specialization, making it a natural service provider for our global auto customers.

Garland is AEO certified, a member of GPLN, GLN, APAT and Multiport; the company also acts as an IATA agent.

United, GTM and Garland provide premium international logistics products to clients in Portugal, Spain, Morocco and beyond. Our mutual freight management, streamlined tracking system, and special cargo expertise make our alliance a valuable player in the automotive market.

Garland’s evolving story of integrated global offerings:

Both GTM and Garland are independent freight forwarders. We personally oversee customer cargo, reducing overhead and increasing efficiency. Through our strong alliance, we offer services comparable to those of any multinational company.

We build upon our partnership with our membership in the Elite Global Logistics Network (EGLN), which identifies and connects premium freight forwarders to reach customers customers on every continent.

Our extensive knowledge of the automotive industry comes from our close relationships with automakers and auto suppliers. Our premium, global, door-to-door automotive product takes the best parts of our individual service offerings and assets. We call upon our trucking fleet, customs clearance expertise, and large contracts with key international ocean and air carriers, to serve our global customers.

The GTM/Garland team embodies excellence across all transport modes, ensuring your shipments arrive safely and on time. Our clients value our proven reliability and exceptional customer service.

Contact us today to discuss how our global partnership can enhance your business.