A BRIEF HISTORY OF BARSAN

1982

Establishment

It was established as a customs clearance company in Istanbul.

1988

First branch
It opened its first self-owned office in Şişli.
It launched its first motor courier service in the same year.

1989

Customs clearance offices

TIt started founding customs clearance offices at the major locations in Turkey.
It was the first company that issued its customs declaration in computer environment.

1990

Computer system
It switched to computer system in all its departments. It took its first step in logistics industry with its 17-vehicle fleet investment.
Forwarding Agency
It started offering air and sea forwarding service in order to integrate its customs clearance and stock management services.

1991

Integrated logistics
It started infrastructure investments for integrated logistics.

1993

Tracking system
It established the first truck fleet with satellite tracking and monitoring system in its industry.

1994

Warehouse Investments
It completed its warehouse investments in 9 different locations in Turkey.
ISO-9002

It completed its warehouse investments in 9 different locations in Turkey.

1995

First investment abroad

It made its first investment abroad via its Nurnberg warehouse.

1996

First overseas office

It opened its first overseas office in New York.

1997

Railroad connection
It achieved another first in the industry by building a railroad connection to its Çerkezköy Logistics Center.

1998

Transition to regional management
It abandoned the Central Management System and adopted the Regional Management System. It established Regional Directorates at Istanbul (Europe / Asia) – Bursa – Izmir and Çerkezköy. This was the first step towards the ‘Local Management – Boutique Service’ system which is still in use at the company today.

1999

NVOCC License

It received NVOCC license at the world’s leading points.

2000

Warehouse investments
The company completed its warehouse investments at the world’s major locations.

2002

Name change
Inserting the word logistic to its official name, it changed its name as BGL- BARSAN GLOBAL LOJİSTİK. It was now in the service of its customers with a brand new corporate identity, as a company that can offer all logistical services at all global destinations.

2009

Transition to local management
The company switched to local management system from regional management. Thanks to the 7-person groupings inside the company, it enabled its customers to track all their transactions (customs-clearing, air, road, sea transport, warehousing, invoicing) via a single contact from the nearest location.

2013

AEO certificate

Barsan Global Lojistik was the first company that completed all certifications and obligations required for receiving AEO-Authorized Economic Operator Certificate. After receiving this certificate at the same time as the other applicant companies, the company was entitled to offer privileged services at its own warehouses.

2015

Move to Teknokent

Ar-Ge & IT Barsan Yazılım Teknolojileri A.Ş moved to ITU Teknokent in August 2015.