UTi creates global ocean charter desk
UTi Worldwide Inc, a global supply chain services and solutions company based in Long Beach CA (USA), recently established ocean charter service centres to coordinate the fastest possible response to energy, mining and construction industries clients - an important market segment for the company.
These client services teams are strategically located in Amsterdam (Netherlands), Johannesburg (South Africa) and Singapore, with a global hub in Houston TX (USA). The locations are major centres for gas and oil exploration, drilling, mining and large projects construction. Each regional centre is manned by experts who understand the special needs of these industries, according to Bruce Hulings, global vice-president, energy, mining and projects (EMP).