part of its ongoing expansion in China, Asian-based NVOCC and freight services
provider, Famous Pacific Shipping Group, has opened an office in Beijing.
the office will operate as a satellite of the FPS hub in Tianjin and will be used
primarily for sales and marketing liaison with FPS customers in Beijing. It will
also work to expand that customer base.
operations in China is one of the Famous Pacific Shipping Group's key development
objectives," said Benny Ling, chairman of the FPS Executive Committee and
the director responsible for China. "Opening an office in Beijing is a natural
step in line with this plan."
already have a sizeable network in China with 13 offices and some 400 staff. Over
the next year we are looking to increase this by at least 50%," added Ling.
"We are now offering a full range of sea and airfreight services from a number
of key ports in China. In addition, FPS has NVOCC licences in Tianjin and Dalian.
the future, apart from expanding our office network, we are reviewing how we should
develop our product range and delivery in terms of meeting our customer needs,"
he added. "China is a fast developing market. We need to develop our network
and services taking into consideration such factors as China's membership of the
WTO, and the government's intention to develop major centres along the River Yangtze
and western China."