Forwarding, Freight News

Tigers on the loose in Leeds

[ August 1, 2017   //   ]

Hong Kong-based Tigers Global Logistics has opened a new office in Leeds and become  certified as an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) in the UK.

The Leeds office is the group’s seventh to open in the UK and brings the total number of Tigers offices in Europe to 13 including Germany, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Others in the UK are London Heathrow, Gatwick, Felixstowe, Cardiff, Banbury and Basildon.

Tigers’ regional managing director in Europe, Shahar Ayash, said customers will benefit from a lower rate of compliance inspections It also offers customers a Virtual Warehouse as part of its e-commerce suite of products.

The forwarder’s ‘post-Brexit’ solution creates a Virtual Single Logistics Facility,

While goods may be physically located between the EU and the UK, they will simply appear to be located on different shelves in the Tigers system.

It also offers full or limited fiscal representation to foreign companies wishing to set up new entities in the EU, the UK, or both.