Importing from Turkey

If you are importing goods from Turkey to South Africa, you should be talking to us.

Turners Shipping is the exclusive South African partner of the BDP Global Network. BDP has 11 offices in Turkey located in the gateway to each of the most important trading and manufacturing regions. They handle an excess of 120 000 TEUs annually.

BDP is the first global logistics service provider in Turkey that has been named an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) in Turkey by the Turkish Ministry of Customs. AEO status allows for the seamless execution of customs and logistics operations while providing a number of positive contributions to companies engaging in foreign trade.

Turkey is one of the fastest growing markets for imports into South Africa averaging 39 million US Dollars a year. Primary imports include automotive products and spare parts, synthetic woven and knitted textiles and yarns, home appliances and electronic goods.

As BDP’s exclusive local partner we have access to on-the-ground experts in Turkey and our integrated systems and working relationship ensures efficient, hassle-free forwarding and clearing at the best possible rates.

Turners Shipping is well equipped and provides a regular weekly service to South African importers between Turkey and South Africa with our preferred carriers.

Contact Annette Pather on 031 368 8000 or Email