Who We Are
VS&B started as an Agent for the Cronos group in 1996 with 2 offices. In the years since, our activities have grown to make us a complete container solutions provider to the shipping industry.
Today, VS&B is the largest container leasing company based in Indian Subcontinent and Middle East. As a significant player in International Leasing, Domestic Leasing, Container Trading and Repositioning; we serve our customers through our 11 offices in India, Sri Lanka, Middle East and South East Asia.
What We Do
Over the last decade, VS&B has become a dominant player in the local container markets in Indian subcontinent, Middle East and South East Asia .
The market in these areas is dominated by regional carriers, NVOCCs & forwarders whose requirements for leasing are distinct from the larger shipping lines. VS&B has excelled in finding solutions to this segment’s shipping requirements through an innovative mix of leasing, trading and also shipping solutions.
VS&B has been the leasing company of first choice for NVOCC operators and forwarders in the Indian Subcontinent, and Middle East and South East Asia .
The International Leasing division of VS&B is currently the largest in Indian Sub-Continent and the Middle-East.Catering to the needs of regional carriers, NVOCCs & forwarders.We give our customers the flexibility to choose from over 70 depots in the region.
Our Domestic Leasing division operates one of India’s largest fleets of domesticated (customs duty paid) containers for use in coastal movement, road transport, rail transport and factory storage.
Our Container Trading division buys and sells around 6000 containers per year worldwide. We give our regional customers the ability to procure containers from around the world through our network of worldwide depots and diverse inventory
CARU Specialized leasing VS&B represents CS Leasing (based in Singapore) for its tanks and special container business in the Indian Subcontinent and the Middle East.
Spinnaker Equipment Services: VS&B offers the services of Spinnaker (based in San Francisco) for its customers who have a demand beyond the VS&B network.
Holland Container Innovations: HCI (based in the Netherlands) is the company behind 4FOLD foldable containers. VS&B is the marketing agent for HCI in the IME and SEA regions.
The Company is one of the most experienced, with people in key functions who have been in the industry for many years.
VS&B will always be a place where the team members work as a family. Team work, open interaction and mutual respect are the corner stones, and the individual’s well being and development an essential part of the growth of the company.
A team of people which is the most experienced in the container leasing and trading industry in the region
A wide network of offices and people within the Indian subcontinent and Middle East
High Values & Integrity
In a business where you need to be able to trust that you are getting the most competitive deal
VS&B provides exemplary pro – active service and works closely with our customers to find ” out of the box ” solutions
Cutting Edge Technology
VS&B operates on ‘state of the art’ software systems for all its various activities which ensures easy adaptability, high visibility, quick ‘on the fly’response and accuracy in billing and information.
VS&B has been involved in Corporate Social Responsibility Activities from its inception.
Along with funding worthwhile causes, we remain involved in the activities of some NGOs.
Education of the lesser privileged in society , upliftment of women & care of desititute children have been our key focus areas of involvement & we continue to be actively involved with organizations like ANEW, The Banyan and Gnanadeepam which work towards these goals.
Apart from this we also regularly donate to reputed NGOs like CRY, Helpage India, Childrens’ Home of Hope, Karunalaya part from many other organisations involved in social work.
We have been donating, through the Rotary, towards the reconstruction & development of a Govt Girls School in Chennai, which is slated to become a model school in the near future.