AMA Freight Co Ltd wins the Forwarder of the Year Award for the pesticide industry

They received the award from the China Crop Protection Industry Association last 28th of June

AMA Freight Co Ltd, Globalia member in Tianjin, China, and Hamburg, Germany, gets the Forwarder of the Year Award for the pesticide industry from the China Crop Protection Industry Association which is the country’s biggest network of the agriculture industry. “We have demonstrated our capacity as one of the foremost logistics company specialising in dangerous goods and hazardous cargo which involves strict regulations and requires special handling in China. Over 80% of the goods we are moving from China are hazardous chemicals related to agriculture.” says Leonard Slezak from AMA Freight. 

AMA Freight comes with well trained members to guarantee a smooth and professional service as per IMO-Regulations. This also includes value added services such as their own stuffing supervisors who are controlling warehouses and the new suppliers of their customers. Mr. Slezak further adds, “We make sure to maintain good relations with all parties involved in the DG supply chain which is an absolute must to survive in this challenging sector.”

Congratulations to AMA Freight and wishing them the best for their future endeavours!

Globalia Mombasa, Kenya, celebrates 20 years of business!

Willfreight Express Cargo Services which was formed 20 years back with just 4 members is currently manned by 50 employees

Willfreight Express Cargo Services, Globalia member in Mombasa, Kenya, has recently celebrated its 20th Anniversary. “We achieved several milestones since our foundation more than 2 decades back. Just in the last couple of months, we have cleared and delivered shipments that require expert handling to various destinations around the globe and these include two full aircraft units, a number of aircraft engines and several aircraft parts. Our name pops up when it comes to aircraft parts, full aircraft units, critical cargo and time constrained shipments within the continent.” says Florence Jepkosgei, the freight manager of Willfreight. 

On the occasion of the anniversary, WECS has created a very interactive and responsive website so as to meet the needs of their potential as well as existing customers. The website is also up to date with the latest information, offers, news and events in the aerospace and logistics industries. Moreover, their Human Resource department has taken the initiative of recruiting the most proficient operations and customer service personnel for excellent delivery services for their customers.

Ms. Jepkosgei adds, “Our Human Resource department also has a program in place whose mission is to tap as well as improve the resourcefulness of individuals in the company. Together with our Human Resource department, we are running corporate donation programs. We have been nominated by international relief organizations as part of their top five logistics services provider.”

A very happy 20th Anniversary to Willfreight and warm congratulations for their commendable achievements!

The second edition of Globalia’s 2019 newsletters has been published and available for viewing on the website

This newsletter comes with the latest update about our 2020 Annual Meeting, interesting news bits and pieces from the sector and all the latest news from the Globalia members

We are glad to announce that the summer edition of Globalia’s quarterly newsletter has been published and available for viewing. Take a look to find out the date and venue of Globalia’s upcoming Annual Meeting in 2020. Like always we have also included relevant news bits from the sector, more information about FreightViewer, and all the news about the accomplishments of our members in the past three months.

We have introduced a new section in the newsletter called Public Holidays where we have listed down all the public holidays in every major city of the world in the next 3 months. We have come up with this section to keep the members updated about the regional holidays in several cities and countries where they might have businesses. This will help the members to avoid unnecessary hassles from them as well as their network partners.

Hope you enjoy reading!

Globalia Santiago passes ISO 9001:2015 audit successfully!

ILS Chile has been approved by the auditors of Certicator Burea Veritas for their ISO 9001:2015 certification audit

ILS Chile, Globalia Santiago, has been approved by the ISO 9001 Certification audit which surely lends more credibility to their company.

In the words of Sylvia Aroca, the Coordination Manager of ILS Chile, “We are very happy with the outcome of this audit which has motivated us to keep enhancing our standards and work ethics which is one of our most important commitments.” ;

This prestigious certification will make ILS Chile stand out from their competitors in Santiago. Ms. Aroca further adds, “We had a revision audit a few months back which was very successful and we managed to keep this certification. I’d like to thank my entire team for making this possible! The addition of this international standard will obviously encourage our customers and partners to choose our services over the rest.”

Congratulations to ILS Chile for garnering this prestigious certification!

Globalia Porto Alegre moves a collaboration shipment from Sidney, Canada, to Rio Grande Port, Brazil

Following Globalia’s 3rd Annual Meeting, Clemar Assessoria e Logistica is carrying on business with numerous Globalia agents from various cities around the globe

Clemar Assessoria e Logistica, the Globalia member in Porto Alegre, Brazil, has recently moved a shipment from Sidney, Canada, to Rio Grande Port, Brazil. The cargo consisted of a machine which will be used in the furniture industry. 

This shipment which was moved by Globalia Porto Alegre in collaboration with KMR Global Logistics, Globalia member in Vancouver, Canada, weighed 18 ton and required the use of 1x 20 Flat rack and 1x 40 High Cube containers. “It was necessary to use a special flat rack container due to the machine’s dimensions. Our network partner arranged for the container’s pick up and international ocean freight. We were responsible for the customs procedures at Brazil side and our team safely delivered the machine to the importer.” says Denise Justin from the Commercial Department of Clemar Assessoria e Logistica.

Since attending Globalia’s 3rd Annual Meeting at Abu Dhabi, Clemar Assessoria e Logistica has embarked on a number of projects with Globalia members from various cities in Canada, Germany, Argentina, USA, Poland, Italy, Turkey, and Mexico. Ms. Justin further added, “Attending the meeting has allowed us to garner many important projects. We hope that our mutual cooperation continues for many years, and we intend to add more partners to our services.”

Congratulations to Clemar Assessoria e Logistica and wishing them the very best for their future projects!

Globalia’s 4th Annual Meeting will take place at Le Meridien Beach Resort in Phuket, Thailand

The event which will take place from 29th – 31st March 2020 will also include a corporate group tour with the attending delegates

The date, venue, and agenda of Globalia’s 4th Annual Meeting have already been finalized. In the coming year, our members will be attending our Annual Meeting at Le Meridien Beach Resort on the beautiful island of Phuket from 29th-31st March. Like all our previous conferences, our 2020 Annual Meeting will also help to reinforce the ties among network members while driving a substantial amount of businesses for the member companies.

Some of the highlights of the meeting will include the Welcome Cocktail Reception, a Gala Dinner, Party, and 32 one-to-one meetings with your existing and potential partners. Moreover, this year we have included a half day group sightseeing tour with the members to one of the must-visit destinations near the island. A relaxing trip with your fellow members will promote your networking in a way which cannot be achieved by any other means.

The details about the meeting, venue, and agenda is already available on our website. The information about the registration will soon be made available.

Globalia Piraeus joins forces with their network partner and moves a cargo from Shanghai to Bangkok

The shipment which consisted of heavy machines was moved in collaboration with the Globalia member in Hong Kong

Feroniki SA International Shipping Forwarding, the Globalia member in Piraeus, Greece, moves a cargo consisting of pump machines from Shanghai to Bangkok. This shipment which was moved in cooperation with RS Logistics Limited comprised of heavy pump machines. 


The cargo was moved in 40’ Open Top Containers and the shipment reached the consignee’s site safely and on time. “Everybody involved in this project did an excellent job and the members from our two teams coordinated perfectly. Our participation in GLB’s 2019 Annual Meeting helped us bag this important project. I’d like to thank the team of RS Logistics for their cooperation and professionalism.” says Mr Nikos Liberopoulos, the Sales Manager of Feroniki International. 


Congratulations to Feroniki International for a job well concluded!

Globalia Mexico City participates in the Expo Suppliers Coca-Cola Mexico event

The event which was held in the month of May at The Westin Santa Fe, Mexico City, was an exclusive meeting of Coca-Cola FEMSA suppliers 

Soluciones Logisticas, Globalia member in Mexico City, Mexico, recently participated in the Expo suppliers KOF, an event which brings together the main suppliers of the Coca-Cola FEMSA group in Mexico. The exclusive gathering of Coca-Cola FEMSA suppliers had been a unique opportunity to exchange information of interest among the participating companies. This meeting allowed Globalia Mexico City to touch base with important clients and thereby significantly expand their network of contacts. 


“In addition to receiving the recognition, we had the opportunity to interact with internationally renowned companies such as: Grupo Bimbo, Eco Terra, Imbera, Pro-Impo, Heineken, Yelos among others, with which we started negotiations to develop a business relationship, which will increase our level of operations and negotiation capacity with airlines and shipping lines to obtain better tariff levels for the benefit of all our current and future customers.” says Fernanda Santes, the International Business Development Manager of Soluciones Logisticas.

Congratulations to Soluciones Logisticas and wishing them the very best for their future endeavours!

Globalia partners with ACI 23rd Ballast Water Management Conference

The conference which is all about the latest trends in ballast water legislation will take place on 26th & 27th of June in Houston, Texas, USA

Session Five of ACI’s 23rd Ballast Water Management Conference, taking place on 26th & 27th of June 2019 in Houston, Texas, USA, titled ‘Regulatory Roadmap’, will examine recent changes in ballast water legislation. It is key for ship-owners to be aware of these developments in order to remain compliant at all times.

The session will consist of the following presentations:

Update on IMO Ballast Water developments’ – Marcie Merksamer, Biologist / Vice President, EnviroManagement, Inc.

Marcie recently attended IMO’s MEPC 74 (13-17 May 2019) so will be best-placed to share the latest regulatory developments, including BWMS Type Approval updates, developments for ballast water sampling & analysis, and BWMS Commissioning Testing.

Canada’s Proposed Ballast Water Regulatory Approach’ – Colin Henein, Manager/Senior Policy Advisor, Transport Canada

Colin will be focusing on ballast water regulation in Canada, addressing Transport Canada’s discussion paper based on amendments required to the Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations.

The session will conclude with an interactive Q&A session, giving the audience the chance to ask our expert speakers anything they wish to know. This will provide an invaluable source of information regarding all aspects of ballast water regulation.

Venue details:
Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks
2712 Southwest Fwy, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Phone: +1 713 523 8448
Website

Interested members can register now by clicking on the following link: 
https://www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/ballast-water-management-summit-usa/

The agenda of the conference can be downloaded by clicking on the following link: 
https://www.wplgroup.com/aci/mbwn4-agenda-mkt/


Globalia Livorno ventures into ISO Tank haulage services to the Far East

P2P Logistics is also managing the movement of Flexi Tanks which are ideal for transporting edible items

P2P Logistics, Globalia member in Livorno, Italy, is now providing ISO Tank haulage services. Globalia Livorno is specialized in transporting T11 type tanks which are suitable for food and chemical items. “We intend to move the ISO tanks to the North American countries, thereby linking the USA and Canada with the ports of Northern Europe. P2P Logistics is taking care of all the aspects of the movement such as trucking, cleaning, and re-positioning,” says Mr. Luca Bruno, CEO of P2P Logistics.

GLB Livorno, P2P Logistics, is also managing the transportation of Flexi Tanks which are used for carrying liquid foodstuff and powdery items such as animal feed. The Flexi Tanks are rigged inside the 20’ box which is then moved to the loading plant where the shipper fills the cargo inside the flexi. Mr. Luca further adds, “We greatly appreciate the network for organizing the Annual Meeting at Abu Dhabi, thanks to which our company is now profitably teaming up with trustworthy partners, such as CT Forwarding (Cargotrans), Globalia member in Dubai”.

Congratulations to P2P Logistics and wishing them all the best for their future endeavours!