From the time
Muller Shipping Corporation was established shortly after World War II, our
primary business has been the shipment of humanitarian relief goods throughout
the world... starting with the famous ‘CARE Packages’ sent to post-war Europe
by the international relief and development organization, CARE.
humanitarian relief goods around the globe continues to be the main focus of
the company’s activities to this day.
activities today include order assembly, import clearance, consolidations,
export license consultancy, and other import and export services. The company
operates branch offices in Atlanta and Los Angeles.
In 1878, a German named Wm H. Müller
established a trading company in Rotterdam that grew into a major player in the
Dutch shipping and transport sector. The company grew and branched out, and in
1947 opened an international freight forwarding subsidiary in New York named
the Wm H. Müller Shipping Corporation.
By the latter
years of the 20th Century the Rotterdam-based holding company had become a vast
conglomerate with holdings in manufacturing, trading companies, mechanical
engineering, and various other interests, and in the early 1990’s the Board of
Directors took a strategic decision to divest themselves of their shipping and
transport companies, which now represented a small percentage of the total
Over the next few
years the Müller transportation companies were spun off, mostly to the local
management, and in 1993 the renamed Muller Shipping Corporation became a
privately held company.