Crosslinks Appointed by LCL as Agents in France

Wednesday, May 10, 2006
LCL network takes another step forward in its expansion with the appointment of Crosslinks Marseilles as agents for cargo flows through the French Mediterranean ports. Opening of LCL activities in southern France will offer integrated logistic services for the export of fruit, fresh and frozen products from France to north Europe, the Mediterranean and world wide destinations, together with the imports of perishable foodstuffs to the area from producing countries throughout the globe. A Mediterranean view; French maritime transport & door logistics This important market, is located in an extremely attractive region for fresh and frozen cargo logistics, being France a very strong producing and importing country. Therefore, LCL together with Crosslinks have decided to team up and start operations generating synergies and consolidating their solid know-how. Together with LCL Mediterranean Ltd, LCL’s subsidiary for regional development within the area, the appointment of Crosslinks Marseilles will lead LCL to develop intermodal inbound and outbound traffics, taking advantage of the significance of the Southern French ports and their maritime links within the Mediterranean basin. Marseilles, Port Vendres, Sete, etc. are ports located closely and well connected to the French production and consumption areas. Distribution of fresh produce through these ports will be an opportunity for LCL’s expanding network. Said distribution will be based on alliances with first class trucking companies, offering a reliable and workable through carriage, based on multimodal transport solutions. LCL activities in southern France will be headed by Mrs. Mary Ubierna, who will provide her experience and knowledge together with her Crosslinks team.

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