About us

Gilco International Ltd is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected Freight and Customs companies.  Established in 1967, as Craigs Customs Agency Ltd, Gilco has been serving the needs of New Zealand’s importing and exporting community for over 40 years.  Prior to that, Gilco formed a division of J.J. Craigs Ltd, a trading company started in the 19th century, and a pioneer of the road and sea transport industry in the South Pacific. 

The historic sailing vessel, the "James Craig"The historic sailing vessel, the "James Craig". Once the flagship of the J.J.Craig empire at its pinnacle, and named after the founder.
Having offices close to both air and seaports enables a full range of cargo handling and documentation functions by Gilco, producing consistent and reliable results.  Licensed by N.Z Customs to load and unload both sea and air freight containers and licensed by the Ministry of Agriculture as an Approved Devanning Station, Gilco is able to offer a complete packing, storage and distribution service.

Gilco International’s dedicated and experienced team provides a full range of logistics, customs consulting and forwarding services. We believe in establishing long-term business relationships based on mutual financial benefits, honesty and integrity, and strive to provide our customers with a service specifically catered to their needs. 

We are represented through our dedicated agency network worldwide.  Our agents are strictly quality checked on a quarterly basis for their products and services, personnel and location changes.  A yearly audit is also made to ensure that our representatives in your customer’s or supplier’s location are performing to our required level and continue to provide us with credible representation in that country.