ABF Expands Supply Chain Service to Europe & Turkey

Press Release
Sunday, December 02, 2012

Continuing its strategic expansion abroad, ABF Global Supply Chain Services is now serving Europe and Turkey with ocean transport.

The company provides a single contact for full-container-load (FCL) and expedited less-than-container-load (LCL) supply chain solutions. Previously, ABF introduced ocean service for countries throughout Asia, including India.

ABF GSCS now operates with offices in Turkey, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Republic of Ireland and Poland. It is serving 15 ports in Europe with multiple weekly sailings to handle import and export FCL shipments. Also, it is serving over 50 container freight stations and pre-carriage points of pickup and delivery with multiple sailings per week for LCL shipments.

"Since we launched ocean services in 2006, global customers have enthusiastically embraced the seamless combination of our domestic Dual-System® Network with top-tier NVOCC (non vessel operating common carrier) shipping. Customers are choosing ABF for reliable global shipping solutions with unparalleled control and visibility," said Jim Keenan, ABF senior vice president of sales and marketing.

ABF operates as a global provider of customizable supply chain solutions. ABF enhances supply chain efficiencies and achieves optimum performance by focusing on specific logistics needs and customizing solutions. The company's  infrastructure includes an innovative Dual-System® Network for regional and national transportation.

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