Friday, April 1, 2011

South African Logistics Group Find A New Freight Partner In Europe

Barloworld and Ship-Log Tie Up
Shipping News Feature

SOUTH AFRICA – DENMARK – WOIRLDWIDE – Barloworld Logistics, the South African supply chain specialist says it has enhanced its performance in Europe with a formal tie up with Danish freight group Ship-Log. The cooperation already enjoyed by the two has prompted them to confirm a mutual agency agreement.

Barloworld specialise in the Middle and Far East as well as Europe and their home territory. Ship-Log has a strong presence in Thailand and an extensive European network throughout Germany, France, Netherland, the Scandinavian countries and Eastern Europe.

The Middle East operation of Barloworld Logistics has already experienced excellent service from Ship-Log, which led to further exploration of synergies between the two organizations. Stephen Temple, MD of Barloworld Logistics South Africa’s Freight management and services, commented that the new relationship would provide the group’s clients with a more flexible and efficient service in fields ranging from customs clearance and warehousing to ocean freight and event cargo management.