Hong Kong, January 11 2012 - Logwin, a global leader in air and ocean freight and logistics services, has opened a new sales office in Foshan, Guangdong Province, to strengthen its market presence across South China.
Foshan has a thriving manufacturing sector for home appliances, electronics products, furniture and garments. The city of six million people is 50 kms from Guangzhou and 150 kms to Shenzhen with good connections to Guangzhou International Airport, Guangzhou Nansha Terminal and Hong Kong International Airport.
“The Pearl River Delta is China’s major manufacturing centre and an engine of industrial and economic growth. This investment in the Foshan office means that we will be better able to serve our existing and future local and global customers more effectively through air freight, ocean and logistics operations team. We will also be able to expand our sales activities in the Foshan area,” said Jimmy Chow, Country Director for Southern China and Hong Kong at Logwin.
“For our customers in China we are able to leverage opportunities for them through our worldwide network of offices. Our IT platform and multimodal transport expertise can deliver the best solutions both locally in China and on a global basis,” he added.
The new office is part of a longer term plan by Logwin to expand its sales capability and office network across a region that includes Hong Kong, Macau, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hainan and Yunnan provinces.
Logwin is focused on developing its business opportunities transportation, warehousing and distribution, logistics services, land transportation and freight forwarding to meet growing demand in China.
Logwin has worked with global brand named companies for decades in industries such as fashion and lifestyle, automotive, high tech, electronics & chemical sectors. The company develops specialized logistics solutions for every customer.
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).