Logistics Award for Birkart Globistics

Birkart Globistics air + ocean
2007-04-02 15:28 1198

HONG KONG, April 2 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Birkart Globistics air + ocean has received Toshiba Europe GmbH's logistics award 2006. Helmut Kaspers, CEO at Birkart Globistics air + ocean, accepted the award on March 26, 2007 at Birkart's Langenfeld branch (Germany). Toshiba is conferring the award in recognition of its logistics partner's outstanding commitment. The winner of the award, which has been conferred for the fourth time, is selected according to the following criteria: highest possible flexibility, customer focus and reliability of the cooperation partner.

"We are delighted that we are receiving this distinction", says Helmut Kaspers, referring to the award ceremony. "For us, the award is another incentive to continue to adjust our logistics services to customers' needs in future." The Thiel subsidiary Birkart Globistics air + ocean handles international air and sea freight transports for Toshiba.

Toshiba Europe GmbH, located in Neuss, belongs to Toshiba Corporation, Tokio, an international conglomerate. The company is one of the world's largest IT and electronics companies.

About BIRKART GLOBISTICS air + ocean and Thiel Logistik

Birkart Globistics air + ocean, headquartered in Aschaffenburg, Germany, is present on all continents with a total of 200 locations, including 86 of its own company branches. In addition to air and sea transportation, 1,500 employees also provide special tailor-made and complex logistics services. The focus of the company's international commitment is on Europe, Asia, South America and South Africa. The global air + ocean network is strengthened by partnerships and cooperative ventures, and the company is member of the sea-freight cooperation Group 99 and the air-cargo cooperation FUTURE. Birkart Globistics air + ocean is a business segment of Thiel Logistik AG.

As an external partner, Thiel Logistik AG, Grevenmacher (Luxembourg), develops holistic logistics and service solutions for trade and industry. In 2006, the Group generated sales of EUR 1.89 billion and currently employs approximately 8,000 staff in 42 countries. Thiel Logistik operates on the main markets worldwide and has some 350 locations across all continents.

Thiel Logistik AG is listed on the Prime Standard of Deutsche Boerse. The major shareholder of the company is DELTON AG, Bad Homburg, which has an equity stake of 50.26 percent.

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Source: Birkart Globistics air + ocean
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