About us

“Art transport: a skilled trade that plays a key role in cultural heritage conservation”

Artrans handles the entire transport chain for works of art. Its multifaceted expertise includes packing, shipping and handling. These value-added services set the company apart. As art logistics coordinators, the experts at Artrans understand the relevant standards as well as technical and administrative directives. They also incorporate modern aspects of the profession, such as using electronic transport documentation and condition reports. In the field, in France and around the world, our teams of experts manage these custom engineering challenges. From the airport supervisor to the carrier, nothing escapes our professionals’ gaze as guardians of the integrity of works of art.

“State of the Art transport for 111 years”

It’s a world where magic is born from patience and precision. In the realm of cultural heritage conservation, art transport is a craft that pushes attention to detail to its limits. ARTRANS has made this its speciality. Expertise gained from the experience of a century-old parent company. Axal continues a 111-year tradition of “Made in France” expertise. Today, Artrans teams draw inspiration from the methods of this family business as they craft custom-made crates and uncompromisingly meet the needs of art professionals.

Artrans in figures…

  • a family-owned business since 1903
  • 160 employees
  • turnover of €15 million
  • 4 sites: Paris, Dijon, Strasbourg and Colmar
  • more than 12,000 m² of secure warehouse space



logo artrans 7 rue du Canal F-68126 Bennwihr Gare +33 (0)3 89 23 43 23 Artrans is a subsidiary group of Axal : www.axal.com
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