• Mobile: 027 493 2033
  • operations@cargoservices.co.nz
  • PO Box 101684 NSMC, Auckland 0627

About Us

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Who We are

CSL are an Auckland based family-run specialist devanning company licensed to unpack imported containers and flat racks, and pack containers for export on-wharf at Ports of Auckland. We also do on-site devanning for importers with MPI Approved Transitional Facilities wanting to focus on other aspects of the business.

On top of devanning, we also specialise in palletising, wrapping, R-Coding & re-packing cargo in damaged containers, so it's ready for storage, cross-docking or shipment.


We create synergy through working with the port, agents and transport so your company can streamline cargo movements for rapid delivery, straight to your consignee store, eliminating double handling and delays.

We can provide all services, or if you have a transport company you prefer to use, we will liaise with them to have your cargo shipped as soon as possible.

All CSL staff hold an MPI Accredited Person certificate, as well as being certified in driving fork lifts & various other heavy machinery. We arrive ready to work until the job is finished.

Our services include:

Container devanning / vanning - both on-wharf and off-wharf at your MPI approved Transitional Facility.

We service several off-wharf warehouses within the greater Auckland area, with our on-site teams devanning at your Transitional Facility, freeing up staff and reducing opportunity cost to your business by not having your staff bogged down packing and unpacking.

Escorting cargo and personnel through the port.

Fixing the myriad of problems which occur with shipping containers & cargo, including cargo stuck on the wharf needing urgent attention and clearance of documents.

Loading and unloading ships.

MOur Mission

We meet our customers’ demands for personal & professional service by offering top of the line devanning of cargo.

VOur Vision

We proactively and constantly look for new possibilities. Therefore, an important part of our vision is to attract & retain.

CCore Values

Procedures, values and attitudes are crucial to our reputation – not to mention the success we enjoy.

Why Choose Us

Careful Handling

At CSL we pride ourselves in taking particular care of your cargo as not to put pressure on already tight deadlines.

On Time Delivery

We work hard to make sure you get your cargo as soon as possible.

Meet Our Team

Graham Ward
Graham Ward Directorgraham@cargoservices.co.nz
A Master Mariner who spent many years overseas plying his trade in Britain and Hong Kong before returning to his native NZ. After coming ashore Graham initially piloted ships, before spending many years managing ship’s schedules, developing cargo stowages and coordinating all that is required in stevedoring in the shipping industry both in NZ and abroad.
Matt Ward
Matt WardDirectormatt@cargoservices.co.nz

After spending the majority of the past decade working in the cruise industry overseas, Matt has returned to New Zealand with his British Yachtmaster Offshore Certificate and has joined the family business, engaging in the day-to-day running of the company alongside Graham.

We’re always looking for talented workers and anyone who has a
passion for cargo service to join our team.
Mobile: 027 493 2033

PO Box 101684 NSMC, Auckland 0627
operations@cargoservices.co.nz

About Cargo

CSL are the only Auckland specialist devanning company licensed to unpack containers on-wharf at Ports of Auckland. This enables your company to streamline urgent cargo movements for rapid delivery straight to your consignee store, using your vehicle, or an alternative by arrangement.

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