WSS Opens Distribution Hub in Korea

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

April 28, 2015

Kim Jensen (Photo: WSS)

Kim Jensen (Photo: WSS)

New distribution center offers improved product lead times for customers in Japan, China, Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan
 
Overlooking Busan New Port in South Korea, Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s (WSS) newly opened 3,000+ square meter warehouse sits on a 6,000m2 site and will now take over from Singapore as the company’s distribution hub in North East Asia (NEA). 
 
Steven Leong, WSS Regional Supply Chain Manager, said, “We chose Korea based on volumes, the easy-to-navigate customs and regulatory framework, as well as the new port area they are building up.”
 
Kim Jensen, WSS Marine Products Director added, “Improving our supply chain means accurate inventories and providing more efficient, transparent and focused interactions with our customers.”
 
Jensen continued, “The new distribution centre is good news for our local NEA customers. But, it also increases our operational efficiency which will positively impact the whole region. This change frees up resources so we can better service our growing customer base across Asia.”
 
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