The Malta Independent 21 March 2019, Thursday

Thomas Smith strengthens their portfolio by expanding shipping networks in the Far East

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 13:57 Last update: about 7 days ago

Thomas Smith, a staple name both in Malta and abroad in the business of shipping and logistics services, is now offering a stronger and wider shipping network from the Far East.  The existing container groupage service is now available to an even wider network from numerous Asian countries. Together with trailer and container services operating from European destinations, Thomas Smith now has a hub in Singapore to cater for clients' growing shipping needs.

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Thomas Smith is now able to offer clients groupage services to Malta through the Indian Ocean and the Middle East shipping routes. Through this avenue, extensive alternatives have been made available for cargo imports originating from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates.

This wider network also allows Thomas Smith to handle FOB and ex-works shipments from all over Asia. The strength of Thomas Smith Shipping not only lies in the years of experience that the company holds, but also in the strong personal network presence that Thomas Smith has in these countries, using the local know-how as a strategic advantage. Thomas Smith can also ensure Product Quality Control on these shipments.

Merchandise from all the above territories is consolidated through Thomas Smith's hub in Singapore. Transit times range from 16 days to 30 days depending on the cargo's origin. 

Groupage export is now also possible from remote countries and places in Africa, such as Angola, Nigeria, Djibouti and Congo.

By adding these destinations to its portfolio, Thomas Smith's customers are now getting the best shipping service, irrespective of the destination from where cargo is imported.

With an array of approved international partners, gathered along years of operations in the shipping field, Thomas Smith promises that Container Groupage services will match the rapid handling and qualified service offered through all the company's current freight services.

For a complete solution to your logistics business, contact the Business Development manager on 2205 8134. 
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