With the help of Rauanheimo you can combine sea, rail and road transports into a complete, seamless solution. We design competitive logistics solutions that will save you time and money. We offer effective stevedoring, forwarding and ship agency services as well as other logistics services.

We follow: PortOperatingCond2006 (pdf) (117.3 KB)

Our responsibilities are specified in the Nordic Association of Freight Forwarders general conditions (NSAB 2015), that we follow except for 7§ (2) mentioned time guarantee, 19§ (B) and 25§ (A) mentioned insurance obligation. We are a registered customer of the Finnish Customs and we have online communications with the customs.


Rauanheimo offers a unique, independent stevedoring and forwarding service. Flexible working hours allow our professional and experienced workforce to increase efficiency, maximise productivity, and minimise costs.

In order to be competitive in today’s market, rapid vessel turnaround times are essential. Our services are geared to ensure swift port throughput and fast, efficient forwarding of Your cargo.

Our stevedores are professionally trained, experienced and skilled in handling almost any bulk commodity that arrives in our facility. The following is a list of some of the products we have handled:

  • Iron ore
  • Iron oxide
  • Pyrites
  • Zinc and other metal concentrate
  • Limestone, quicklime, alumina clay and cement
  • Salt and soda
  • Fertilisers
  • Coal


Rauanheimo provides a people-to-people service. We take the time to understand our customer’s needs and offer customised logistics solutions and all-inclusive services in ports and throughout the whole logistics chain.

We offer professional port and mill-site services, and, if needed, provide door-to-door deliveries all over the world with cost efficiency and optimised delivery times at the top of our list of priorities.

Meeting Your requirements on a regional, national and international level, our excellent reputation in the sector and our contacts worldwide make us the ideal logistics partner. Whether You contact us for only a part of or for Your full logistics needs, we will carry out your assignment with the greatest care, and do everything to make sure You can focus on Your core activities.

Ship Agency Services

Our Agency Department provides a complete and reliable agency service for all types of vessels at port of Kokkola, port of Kalajoki, port of Pori, Vuosaari Harbour and port of HaminaKotka. We use our excellent long-term relationships with principals and operators to provide services related to the inward and outward clearance of ships, as well as other practical assistance. The expertise of the experienced professionals on our staff is at your disposal.

Container Services

The general trend of vigorous growth in container traffic has brought many ongoing challenges to Rauanheimo.

We have responded to these challenges by developing both our operating patterns and the equipment used in the handling of containers.

We provide container handling and regular feeder traffic combined with depot services, and stripping and stuffing services combined with inland transport of containers.

Transit Services

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Rauanheimo is the major dry bulk transit forwarder and stevedore operator in Finland. Thanks to the functional rail connections to the Russian railways and our close customer relations, Rauanheimo is a gateway to the Russian market.

Our transit department offers forwarding, warehousing, goods handling and an extensive service network with other providers of logistics services. We use our knowledge of the Russian language and experience with local business customs to provide a comprehensive service for our Russian customers.

We provide a unique service to all our transit customers based on their individual transportation needs. Rauanheimo, the Finnish railways and the ports have invested heavily, and have created a very efficient and flexible service for Russian transit.

Customs Services

Rauanheimo provides fast and cost-effective customs services through our customs agencies; this is a service that we will continue to develop.

Knowledgeable in all aspects of customs regulations and procedures, our agents take care to ensure the clearance of import and export shipments is handled with ease and efficiency.

Added-value services

At the core of our cargo-handling operations is You, our customer. We continually strive to improve the quality and cost-effectiveness of the service we provide to you in both national and international trade. Our experts are always on hand to offer advice and our range of added-value services includes:

  • Industrial plant services
  • Container stripping and stuffing
  • Cargo packaging/repackaging
  • International trade and logistics consultancy
  • Cargo sampling



We have a wide range of modern machinery at our disposal. We closely follow the technological
developments in the field, and update our equipment regularly.

The following types of machinery, among others, are at our disposal:

  • Dump trucks
  • Reach stackers
  • Railway wagon tippler
  • Loaders
  • Tractors
  • Forklift trucks
  • Excavators
  • Container load plate


We offer high-quality covered storage facilities that can be reserved for dedicated or common usage. Sophisticated conveyor systems can be used to transport cargo from railway wagons into some of the warehouses and the ship’s holds.

Contact us to hear more about our services!