Barloworld Logistics names a new managing director for their Far East businessby Press Release on 2012-06-02 04:36:26
Hong Kong, June 1st, 2012- Barloworld Logistics is one of the leading logistics and supply chain management businesses in Southern Africa, with complementary operations in the Far East, the Middle East and Europe. Over the years the organization has grown into a truly international player.
In 2008, Barloworld Logistics acquired leading companies in the Far East, the Middle East and Europe to position itself on the East-West global trade flow. The appointment of Mr. William Tang as a managing director for the Far East affirms Barloworld Logistics’ oriental strategy.
“Post-acquisition, we have aligned the business to overall organizational goal, processes, systems and culture. The organization is now set for growth and I am happy to announce the appointment of Mr. William Tang as the new managing director for the Far East business”, says Mr. Frank Courtney, the Chief Executive for the EMEA region.
Mr. Courtney further adds,” William is a seasoned professional in the Logistics and Supply Chain industry with four decades of industry experience in the Far East. He has held senior positions with leading logistics and supply chain companies in China and Hong Kong. Barloworld Logistics is an organization built on a strong ethics and values, William fits well into our value system and we wish him the very best on his new role.”.
“I am delighted to be a part of 110 year old Barloworld group. Barloworld Logistics is one of the few companies with the full set of competencies required to analyse, design, implement and manage any element in the supply chain or to integrate them and manage the supply chain itself. The company through its expertise and market-leading skills in supply chain solutions is helping many leading clients to boost their efficiency and effectiveness by aligning their value chain networks to their business strategies. I am excited with the various Barloworld Logistics supply chain solutions and looking forward to work with the leading clients in this market”, said Mr. William Tang.
About Barloworld Logistics
Over 70% of potential savings and service enhancements in a supply chain come from the re-engineering and integration of logistics processes. Only small savings can be extracted by “pushing” suppliers harder.
Barloworld Logistics is South Africa's leading integrated logistics player. They create strategic advantage for their clients by optimizing and integrating the client's logistics processes and information flows, thereby radically reducing their costs and increasing their service levels.
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