Chengdu, China, January 6 2012 - Logwin, a global leader in air and ocean freight and logistics services, has opened a new sales office in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, to further strengthen its presence in China.
Chengdu has thriving industrial and hi-tech sectors and is home to some of the world’s leading IT and technology brands such as Intel, IBM, CISCO, Nokia, SAP, Siemens, Canon, HP, Xerox, Microsoft, Tieto and NIIT.
The municipality of 14 million people also has a well established aircraft manufacturing and aviation technology base as well as a growing financial and pharmaceuticals sector.
“Chengdu is one of the fastest growing cities in China and demand for logistics services is increasing. The new office will strengthen our presence in the region, providing improved reach into the regional market and create new opportunities for us to grow our business,” said Henk Westerhoek, Logwin, Country Director Central and Northern China.
“We have a proven worldwide network with IT competence as well as a combination of all modes of transport and we have a group of experienced managers ready to provide the best solutions both locally in China and on a global basis,” he added.
Logwin wants to expand in order to create as many opportunities as possible across transportation, warehousing, logistics services and freight forwarding for its customers in China.
Logwin has been working with global brand named companies for decades in industries such as automotive, chemical, high tech and the fashion and lifestyle sector. The company develops specialized logistics solutions for every client. For fashion and lifestyle, Logwin works with some of the world’s leading fashion retailers and consumer demand is growing in China for high-end fashion goods from Europe.
About Logwin AG As an external partner, Logwin AG, Grevenmacher (Luxembourg), develops a comprehensive range of logistics and service solutions for trade and industry. In 2010, the group generated sales of 1 billion Euros and currently employs more than 5,900 staff. Logwin operates in all main markets worldwide and has approximately 250 locations across all continents. With its two business segments Solutions (customer-focused contract logistics solutions) and Air + Ocean (global air and sea freight activities), Logwin AG is one of the leaders in the market.
The Logwin business segment Air + Ocean is represented at over 200 locations, of which 115 are wholly-owned, on all five continents. Around 2,000 employees provide air and sea freight transport as well as specially tailored and complex logistics solutions. The focus of their international engagement is in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and South Africa. The global network is reinforced by partnerships and cooperation agreements, which include membership of the sea freight cooperation Group 99 and the air freight cooperation FUTURE.
Logwin AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the Deutsche Börse. The majority shareholder is DELTON AG, Bad Homburg (Germany).