Operinter openings in Peru – and Spain

Spanish forwarder and logistics company Operinter – a member of the FPS global forwarding and NVOCC network – has opened a new branch min Lima, Peru. It  will primarily handle imports, providing door-to-door service, multi-modal forwarding services, and is an accredited Customs broker. Operinter has also opened an office in Portcastello, in Spain’s Castellon province and is targeting the major ceramics and tile-producing business located in the region. [+]

FPS to drop one member per country rule

Global forwarding network FPS Group is to change its constitution to allow multiple membership in each territory, following a decision at its AGM and Conference in Jakarta. Advisory board chairman Sam Aparo, co-owner of one of the network’s founding members, told delegates that the original FPS Group policy of one ... [+]

Rushing to Russia

FPS Famous Pacific Shipping BV has launched a new, weekly ocean LCL service from Rotterdam to St. Petersburg and vice versa for general groupage cargo. It is a direct alternative to the historic routing via Vilnius, cutting transit times from 15 to four days, it says. FPS can also offer ... [+]

 FPS member launches in Myanmar

FPS Logistics Thailand (FPST) – the Thai member of the FPS global forwarding and consolidation network, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Leo Global Logistics – has launched a logistics operation in neighbouring Myanmar. FPST/Leo has signed a partnership with Myanmar’s EFR Group of companies - one of the country’s largest ... [+]

Famous Pacific moves up the food chain

New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has accredited freight forwarder FPS to handle and transport imports and exports of dairy and non-dairy products for human and animal consumption. All primary processors of animal material and products for human or animal consumption in the country have to operate under an ... [+]

Second Sri Lanka outlet for FPS

FPS Sri Lanka – a founder member of the group of independent forwarders and consolidators - has opened a new office in Galle, 120km south of the country’s capital Colombo. The new branch will act as a satellite of FPS’ main Colombo operations centre, providing multi-modal forwarding, logistics and consolidation ... [+]

Famous Pacific pioneers the Outback

International freight forwarder and consolidator FPS Australia has opened a new sales office in Albury, New South Wales, making it one of only two freight agents in the region. Albury is a major regional city located on the Hume Highway, on the north of the Murray River. It lies on the ... [+]

Fiji faster

Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS) Group says that it has launched the first ever direct ocean LCL service has been launched between northern Europe and Fiji. The forwarding and NVOCC system's new link uses weekly CMA CGM sailings from Rotterdam to Suva, slashing transit times from 55-60 to 36 days and ... [+]

Thinking inside the box

The FPS New Zealand member of the group of independent forwarders has once again proven its aircraft transportation expertise with the movement of the world’s only operational De Havilland Mosquito bomber from New Zealand to the US. The aircraft - one of 80 originally ordered by The Royal New Zealand Air ... [+]

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