UK-based Trans Global Projects recently announced the opening of two new offices in China that will see their Hong Kong branch relocate to Shanghai and the launch of a completely new office in Dalian.
Trans Global Projects have witnessed a continuing boom in the Chinese logistics industry and are aiming to further align their global network with the Chinese market to ensure they have a key foothold within the leading economic power in Asia.
CEO for Trans Global Projects, Colin Charnock said, “Both new Chinese locations will offer TGP’s entire portfolio of services, including project logistics management, ship chartering, aviation logistics, supply chain management, logistics consultancy and procurement.”
However, Mr. Charnock highlighted, “Our main focus will be serving the export market from China for heavy equipment and machinery for the oil and gas, mining, power and renewables industries to project locations worldwide.”
The new Shanghai office will serve as their headquarters at the center of the Chinese shipping industry, while the Dalian office will serve customers located in the North East of China.
The new Chinese offices are a result of Trans Global Projects strategic focus on the heavy industry sectors within the country.
According to industry experts, a 6.5 per cent year-on-year growth is projected for the Chinese logistics market in 2018, this equates to 280 trillion yuan (USD 43.5 trillion) for the year.
Mr. Charnock explained further, “The launch of our Shanghai and Dalian offices allows TGP not only to offer added value and services to our existing customers in China and the region but also further expands our network and clientele in China”.
The CEO added “China’s huge export industry continues to prosper – driving growth in the Asia Pacific region and globally. We are pleased to welcome our Shanghai and Dalian colleagues on board to support TGP in keeping ahead of customer demand in this vital market.