About Tyrholm & Farstad
We find the best solutions for customers according to defined delivery schedule and price.
Shipping - import and export to/from all destinations in containers or as break bulk.
Airfreight - Everything from door-to-door consignments for smaller items to large project cargo which is urgent.
Trucking - all over Europe - full loads from/to European hubs (directly to Alesund,) or consolidated shipments worldwide (to shipyards in Eastern Europe from Norway) - we have the best solutions!
TYRHOLM & FARSTAD 1914 - 2014
Tyrholm & Farstad has been a trusted logistics partner for enterprises in the northern region of Western Norway for a century. With our worldwide network of partners, we ensure that our customers can deliver their goods to all corners of the world in the best possible way. As one of a small number of privately owned companies in this sector, we are proud of our contribution to society and to the region's business community.
On 24 October, Peter Otto Tyrholm started a forwarding agent business for steamships in Ålesund under the name Otto Tyrholm.
Sverre A. Farstad took over the company, and from its beginnings as forwarding agent for steamships, Tyrholm & Farstad developed into a leading provider of forwarding services in the Sunnmøre region.
Tyrholm & Farstad became a limited liability company, and the shipping company Sverre A. Farstad & Co was established. This company in time contributed to the upswing in Ålesund’s merchant fleet and, naturally enough, it had close links with Tyrholm & Farstad.
Tyrholm & Farstad became general agents for the airline Braathens SAFE when the airport at Vigra opened.
The shipping operations were taken over by Farstad Shipping AS.
The delivery company Til & Fra, which now operates under the name Bring Express Ålesund, was established.
The terminal at Skutvika, where all the physical handling of goods takes place, was completed. It contains cold storage, refrigerated storage and dry storage facilities as well as a container area.
The new air freight terminal at Vigra was completed.
Tyrholm & Farstad celebrates its 100th anniversary.