Transporting fine art is a highly sensitive business and calls for absolute professionalism and supreme qualification. We are aware of the responsibility we have. High-tech vehicles, an experienced team of drivers/art handlers and optimal courier services and customer relations are proven parameters for the fastest and safe way of shipping fine art from A to B. ARTEX transports fine art all over the world and covers all relevant services: from innovative fine art crating and packing to organizing shipping and transporting and comprehensive courier support.

ARTEX provides:

  • Transport in its own fully equipped vehicles ranging from 3.5t cars to 18t trucks
  • Aviation transport, supervision at the airports
  • Ocean container freight including air-conditioned containers
  • Forwarding and utilization services
  • Transport of over-sized load
  • Courier escort
  • Safe overnight stays with the possibility to park a vehicle inside air-conditioned and secured fine art storage facility

We continuously check and update our technical equipment. Our vehicles are specially equipped and adapted for fine art transportation and meet the highest standards required by museums and international private lenders.

The vehicles are equipped with:

  • fully air-conditioned load space with carpets on the walls
  • handling laths and spreader bars ideal for fixing the load
  • air-ride suspension
  • alarm system
  • flame detector
  • courier seating
  • GPS locator and direct contact with headquarters

Our drivers are in constant contact with our headquarters. If overnight stops are needed, they are made in highly secured areas in cooperation with the security teams.

Our professional staff have many years of experience in the areas of wrapping, fine art packing and crating, installation or de-installation and customs clearance. They also undergo ongoing training in order to increase their professional level.

Our logistic professionals take care of an optimal transportation organization, administrative work and dealing with clients in order to ensure their entire satisfaction, the best possible coordination of flights and hotel reservations for couriers etc.

Since ARTEX employs state-of-the-art logistics systems, it is able to assure safe and timely delivery of fine art objects and to optimize transportation and insurance costs. An intelligent way of transporting fine art, as seen by ARTEX:

  • International Network of Shipping Companies: Our international partnerships with worldwide network of shipping companies make flexible and professional transport solutions possible.
  • Customs Clearing: We take care of all necessary customs clearing.
  • Fine Art Insurance: In cooperation with the most renowned fine art insurance companies we arrange the nail-to-nail insurance.
  • Fine Art Storage: Our air-conditioned and fully equipped art depot guarantees high quality fine art storage.

If required, we may also provide heavy load equipment such as scaffolding, hoists, forklifts, work platforms, cranes, truck intended for over-sized load, etc.