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Buderim, Queensland, Australia, 2006/03/19 - Specialist heavylift, breakbulk and freight forwarding management group, Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd (WWPC), has expanded its global logistics footprint with nine new members.
New members are: Aviamar S.A.C (Peru), Williams & Gosling (Fiji), Balkan Lloyd Ltd, Horizen Co (Bulgaria), Sea Horse Pacific (Papua New Guinea), Cargo Team (Serbia & Montenegro), Horizen Co (Greece), Olair Worldwide Logistics Co Ltd (Cambodia) and Sathsindu Limited (Sri Lanka).
With his head office in Brisbane, Australia, WWPC General Manager and Director, Kevin Stephens, welcomed the appointment of the new members that expands the consortium to include more than 90 specialist project offices in 78 countries.
“The WWPC was formed to meet the increasing demand for cargo forwarders to work together on behalf of clients seeking cost-effective solutions to transport heavylift consignments through several countries and often across different continents,” Mr Stephens said.
“Our new members are experienced experts in project forwarding, with a proven track record, and will further strengthen our reputation as the world’s largest dedicated project forwarding and logistics management company.”
WWPC members will gather in Cartagena, Colombia, from May 11-12 to attend the organisation’s sixth annual conference that features the theme Partnering-For-The-Future.
Members of leading global logistics group, Worldwide Project Consortium Ltd, will gather in Cartagena, Colombia, from May 11-12 this year (2006) to attend the organisation’s sixth annual conference.
The Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC), with its head office in Brisbane, Australia, has 90 specialist project offices in 78 countries and has grown to be the world’s largest dedicated project forwarding and logistics management company since its formation in 1999 with annual turnover of more than $US3.5 billion.
In the United States, WWPC is represented by TransGroup Worldwide Logistics (Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle); World Projects International Inc. (Houston); Albacor Shipping (USA) Inc. (New Jersey, and SOS Global Express Inc. (New Bern).
WWPC General Manager and Director, Kevin Stephens, said the focus of the conference agenda would be Partnering-For-The-Future, which would build on the competitive advantages that franchise members had access to.
“The WWPC is a partnership dedicated to delivering its members tangible benefits that enhance their operations, extend their networks, and stretch the scope of their commercial footprint,” Mr Stephens said.
“The brand value of the WWPC also continues to grow and our annual conference is an opportunity to discuss strategies and initiatives that will continue to strengthen our reputation in the marketplace.”
Aquarius Shipping Colombia Ltd, in conjunction with their parent company and long-standing WWPC conference sponsor, TBS Shipping Services, is the event host in Cartegena.
Cartagena is a major economic hub in the Americas as well as a popular tourist destination. WWPC branches control over 250,000 TEU’s and 2.5 million revenue tons of breakbulk cargo annually. Previous WWPC conferences include Brussels (2001), Hong Kong (2002). Lisbon (2003), Istanbul (2004) and Cancun (2005).