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The transport of art requires specific safety measures and precautions. Kortmann APS makes use of special transport vehicles that are furnished with a variety of modern safety facilities. Our vehicles maintain an optimal temperature, keep vibration to a minimum and are equipped with built-in alarm systems. The essentials of transporting art go well beyond technology however. That is why our art handlers drive, load and unload your art with the utmost care, attention and precision. If desired, our art handlers not only pack and unpack your art objects but can install them too. As a result, you can rest assured that your art is transported from A to B and beyond without any complications. You can confidently leave your beloved objects in our care.


You can also count on us for transport outside of the EU. Kortmann APS has been audited by the Dutch Tax and Customs Authority and has been certified as an ‘Authorized Economic Operator (AEO)’. This means we possess all the necessary licences and powers to take care of all your customs formalities. These include import and export declarations, temporary storage VAT exemptions, transit operations between certified customs locations and handling of and application for an ATA CARNET. We can also help you apply for a licence for the transport of culturally valuable items. If desired, we can even take care of the entire application process for you!

Further specifications

All our transport vehicles are equipped with

    • Advanced Climate Control
    • Alarm systems in both cabin and cargo space
    • Air suspension
    • Hydraulic tailboard
    • Attachment points for fixing the load
    • Track-and-Trace (Tracking system)