VIENNA-BASED cargo-partner opened a new warehouse in Kunshan, near Shanghai and a 10-minute drive from the Beijing-Shanghai Expressway, reports the American Journal of Transportation.
In June, it opened a new sales office in Macau, complementing its network in the Greater Bay Area and making use of this important trading and transshipment hub.
By renting 5,300-square metres of warehouse space, cargo-partner took further steps to expand its contract logistics network and serve the Kunshan market with its strong electronics industry, where it sees strong growth potential.
In March, cargo-partner opened a 3,400-square metre warehouse in Shenzhen's Yantian area near Hong Kong. The Yantian facility provides a wide range of value added services and also serves as a regional distribution centre.
Last month, cargo-partner opened a new sales office in Macau, complementing its network in the Greater Bay Area and making use of this important trading and transshipment hub.
By making use of the Middle Corridor via the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea, the company also provides weekly departures along this new route and expects volumes to grow by 30-50 per cent in the near future.
Also cargo-partner provides sea freight service "Adria Express" from China to Koper, Rijeka and Trieste. This Adriatic route shortens transit times to Europe by five to eight days compared to transport via northern European ports.
Also, cargo-partner has introduced a cross-border trucking from China to Central Asia. The logistics provider offers regular services from China to Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with lead times of around two weeks.
Recently, the company handled the transport of oversized machine tools in 16 flatbed trucks from Dalian, northern China to Tashkent, Uzbekistan. This door-to-door service included lashing and securing before departure from the Dalian factory as well as close monitoring, communication on both ends and coordination of customs-related procedures along the whole transport chain from China via Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan. The transport was completed in 14 days.
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