About Us

Providing domestic cargo transportation services and supply chain solutions to major ports, cities, and provinces nationwide.

Our History


Roberto “Bob” Gothong founded Ottawa Freight as a logistics company. 



Business shifted to freight cargo and passenger operations and bought its first vessel, changed to Gothong Southern Shipping Lines.


GS Group operated into a full-transport service that offers freight, land-transport, supply chain, and property management, and joint-venture with Suzue International Logistics of Japan.



In 2020, Gothong Southern faces the challenges of the new normal head on. We envisioned ourselves to be world-class, fully digital shipping company in the Philippines. 

The Anatomy of our Logo

Our logo represents the dynamic tension between bow and arrow. We are archers setting the arrow of our mission towards an upward trajectory of growth and our greater destiny.

Our 2025 Vision

Gothong Southern will be a 5 Billion 5PL integrated logistics company in the Philippines.


Our Mission

We exist because we care for our customers, our people, our owners, our partners, our country, and the global community.

Our Core Values

Spiritual Discipline

We nurture our faith to become better persons, and to help enrich the lives of people around us.


We work smart to deliver consistent results at the highest standards possible.

Entrepreneurial Mindset

We seek to optimize our resources in a culture of accountability and ownership.

Bayanihan Spirit

We share our time and talent through collaborating with our team, and contributing to our community.

Customer Care

We put our customers at the heart of all that we do.

Palabra De Honor

We do what we say, and we say what we do.

Safety and Security

We value life and property, always keeping them safe and secure from harm’s way

Our Group of Companies

Track Shipments


Submit Shipping Instructions

Approve Verify Copy

Print Bill of Landing

Print WayBill

Submit VGM

Order Bill of Landing Form Tasks

Payer Standing Instructions


Shipment Overview - Export

ETA Changes


Remote Container Management

Shipment Overview - Import

All Inbound


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