GEFCO offers state of the art Industrial Project Cargo management for SARENS

Business Case

Company: Sarens

Industry: Heavy Equipment

Solutions: Industrial Project Cargo

GEFCO teams have been working in partnership with SARENS, the global leader in crane rental services, heavy lifting and engineered transport for more than 5 years. We have completed the transportation of more than 50 cranes since 2013. We provide dedicated expert teams in Industrial Project Cargo, adapted means and a single point of contact throughout the project.


  • Delivery of cranes worldwide 
  • Need for tailored international project coordination and monitoring 

SARENS challenges

  • Extensive knowledge of SARENS equipment 
  • High level of reactivity in solutions design
  • Guarantee of safety and security

Our Solution

  • Transportation of more than 50 cranes worldwide in 5 years including their largest heavy-lift crane called BIG BENNY XL 
  • Tailor made solution for the specific project and destination 
    • Single point of contact at the project location
    • Global team of Project Cargo experts creating technical solutions
    • Flows engineering and solution design 
    • Multimodal transport (rail, road, barge, Ro-Ro and breakbulk vessels)
    • Operational follow up at each handling point by dedicated onsite GEFCO staff
    • Real time reporting and debriefing with the customer 

SARENS benefits

  • Guarantee of safety and security
    • Knowledge of SARENS equipment 
    • Global expertise in industrial projects 
  • Cost efficiency 
  • Time saving 

“Thinking ahead and offering extra service is part of the added value.  If there is a crane with a flat tyre during transport or a technical issue, GEFCO solve the problem and get back to us saying the problem is solved. This is the kind of extra mile we are looking for. Combine this with a multi-modal solution, resulting in competitive rates and short transit times, we are in business together for the long run.”

Leen Vermeulen, Logistics Manager at SARENS.

Thanks to the hands-on approach of the GEFCO Industrial Project Cargo Team, we have been able to build an excellent partnership.

Leen Vermeulen

Logistics Manager at SARENS