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Wangfoong Global Logistics successfully arranged night transportation of an over-weight and over-size rail grinder machine. The operation was completed with convoy operation using hydraulic trailer equipped with adjustable steering system. MTR’s depot has an unloading area... more


With an active and fruitful relationship before joining PPG, both Transgroup and Vantage Logistics have further extended their cooperative relationship due to the solid foundations offered by PPG. Pictured left are Susan St. Germain and Florence Lam who advise that in recent times, both members have successfully concluded the following projects on time and on budget:


Transport equipment owners, operators and other service providers have been invited to join the Project Professionals Group following the overdimensional freight forwarding network’s decision to introduce new membership categories. PPG general manager Kevin Stephens said the initiative was discussed and approved at the organisation’s annual conference hosted by the Port of Corpus Christi in Texas from July 29 to August 1.


PPG USA Project Forwarding Member, TransGroup Worldwide Logistics, has just received some ‘green’ recognition from one of our main industry publications - Inbound Logistics Magazine. It’s the first time they’ve featured the Green 25, so PPG is delighted that TransGroup have made the list. To review the digital version of the publication please click on the following link: or the Inbound Logistics Logo left.


ppg_conference_09_group.jpg The 2009 Project Professionals Group conference, which began last week, gave sponsors and special guest speakers the opportunity to speak about the Port of Corpus Christi's infrastructure and promote the local economy by appealing to shippers from around the world. 110 freight movers, ship owners and related industry companies from 45 countries converged in Corpus Christi for the five-day event. The event was officially opened by The Mayor of Corpus Christi, Mr. Joe Adame.


PPG Member for Saudi Arabia, Al Majdouie Logistics Group, has the honour of being awarded the “Best Land Transport Company” at the prestigious 3rd  Annual Middle East Logistics Awards (MELA) 2009, which was held on 30th June 2009 at the Monarch Hotel in Dubai, UAE. Pictured left is Mr. S. I. Mustafa (second from right), Vice President, Logistics, Al Majdouie Logistics Group accepting the award for Best Road Hauler, (Best Land Transport Company), from Dr. Kanak Madrecha,  SCLG. 


kgfgmy1.jpg  PPG Germany, Karl Gross Internationale Spedition GmbH, have successfully concluded a major shipment of eight (8) Exchangers for the Petroleum Industry. Under strict delivery deadlines The order for Karl Gross Hamburg was Ex-Works Berlin up to CFR Hong Kong via the Port of Hamburg and faced two specific challenges (1) Careful handling with attention to detail and cargo sensitivities; and (2) Penalties for the German Customer if the overall transit time exceeded 30 days due to a contractual fixed delivery date from Hamburg to Hong Kong. 

almaj.jpg  PPG Member for Saudi Arabia, Almajdouie Logistics World (MLW) participated in 4th Annual Break Bulk Exhibition and conference held in Belgium from 26th to 28th May 2009. Antwerp was a very attractive location from a shipping point of view. With the fastest route to Europe, Antwerp port is the 2nd largest port in Europe and 5th largest in the world, handling 189 Million Tons of cargo in 2008. Significant growth in the volume of break-bulk cargo moving in and out of Europe is a testament to the growing prominence in World Trade of the EU and the Middle East. The exhibition was attended by senior participants in the break-bulk industry.


The International projects Department (IPD) of Almajdouie Group secured a significant number of major projects in recent years and one such project was successfully concluded for Samsung Engineering which awarded through Hyupjin Shipping Korea. This major project included the haulage of oversize & heavy cargo with a total volume of 6,122.355 R/T, with the two heaviest Reactors weighing 403 tonnes and measuring L32.89m x W5.81m x H6.10m each.


shippingchinalogo.jpg  Project Professionals Group and ShippingChina have announced a informal strategic alliance to benefit their members. Shippingchina is the leading shipping network in China, with 250,000 business members (60% freight forwarders; 30% Traders; 10% Ship Owners, Ports Authorities and other relevant industries), whilst PPG has 125 member offices in 90 countries. PPG general manager Kevin Stephens said his network offered a global supply chain management footprint. Mr. Sun Yansheng (John), Director - International Business Department, advises ShippingChina was likewise focused on a long-term partnership with PPG via close cooperation between its members.
 shippingchinagss.jpg PPG will attend as special guest at Shipping China's 4th Global Shipping Summit in Dalian, China, 22nd-23rd October 2009.

Project Professionals Group will hold its second annual conference in Corpus Christi, July 29 – August 1, 2009. Members of PPG, with 120 member offices in 90 countries worldwide, agreed to the Texas venue following a vote at their inaugural conference held in Aarhus, Denmark. Port of Corpus Christi Executive Director Mr. John LaRue attended the 2008 Aarhus conference and provided an excellent overview of his organization’s capabilities in hosting a major international conference.

 · Confirmed 2009 sponsors include The Port of Corpus Christi (USA); TransProject LLC (USA); SmartWay Transport Partnership (USA); Beluga Chartering GmbH (Germany); Rickmers-Linie (AQmerica) Inc. (USA); Scan-Trans Inc. (USA); Sun Communications (Australia); Chipolbrok America, Inc. (USA); Sea-Concert Co., Ltd. (Thailand) ; Transportes De Los Santos Hijos S.A. De C.V. (Mexico); Quebec Stevedoring Company (Canada); Sinokor/Naver/YJC (Korea); Raonoke Trade Services, Inc. (USA); Sahil Freight Express (India).