The freight shipping company or agents plays an important role in forwarding the goods.
There is always a direct shipper-carrier relationship. Such a relationship does not always exist. Quite often a freight forwarder or freight shipping Houston broker is an intermediary. The practice in this regard varies from coast to coast and from shipper to shipper. In the intricate procedure of foreign trade, the freight forwarder is a middleman who serves either the shipper or the ship operator or both. He offers a highly specialized service to those who need his assistance, and the functions he stands ready to perform are varied and complex. Export shipments involve much technical detail and much specialized paper work, and often the exporter relies on a freight forwarder as a specialist in his trade. Importers may be clients of the freight forwarder if the forwarder also acts as a customhouse broker.
The freight forwarder represents the shipper more often than the ship operator, and if he serves the latter, he is functioning in the capacity of a freight broker or ship broker. A freight-forwarding company may and does represent a variety of interests, performing diverse functions in behalf of those interests. Its primary functions are to supervise the movement of goods, to prepare the shipping and customs documents involved in the movement of those goods, and to perform miscellaneous services in the interests of its clients.
Nature of Forwarding
Shippers utilize the services of freight shipping Houston forwarders for a variety of reasons. Some exporters located at seaboard do not have the facilities or personnel to take care of the multitude of details involved in export shipments, while others whose offices and factories are located at inland points do not have branch offices at the port areas through which exports move. Importers who need a freight forwarders services fall primarily into two categories: those who import goods through ports other than the ones in which they are located and those who have factories or carry their wares at inland centers. In addition, freight forwarders handle overseas shipments for a number of large companies whose volume of traffic, either export or import, is not sufficient to warrant traffic departments in their own organization. Because they are always in close contact with steamship companies and with other transportation agencies, and because they are specialists in the field of international shipping, freight forwarders are able to give merchants and manufacturers the benefit of their detailed knowledge of traffic conditions, government regulations, and other factors that enter into the efficient and economical handling of goods.
- Vows to continue doing business
The injured businessman, Cecil Albert Gajadhar, after having the bullet removed from his face
Businessman Cecil Albert Gajadhar who was shot to the face by gunmen during a brazen robbery on Monday at Water Street, Kingston, is convinced that the attack, which resulted in the death of his handyman, was a set up.
On his hospital bed, the 71-year-old Foulis, East Coast Demerara resident related to this publication what transpired on the fateful day.
According to the owner of Gajadhar Service Station, he and his handyman left home at 7:45am on Monday to transact business at one of the city s banks when he came under attack.
I would normally take the Water Street route because there are no (traffic) lights there. When we reach on Young Street (Kingston), I see a car driving slow in front of us and we couldn t pass it. The driver was driving strange and his number plate was unusual, but I didn t give it much thought, the injured man recalled.
The businessman explained that the car drove all the way to Cowan Street, Kingston, with him (Gajadhar) driving behind with no clue as to what was about to happen.
The driver of the car put on his trafficator, indicating that he was turning south onto Water Street, the exact route I was taking, and I followed him without giving it a thought. I remember while driving I tell Victor (the now dead Victor Da Silva) that if that driver commit a crime, the police won t catch him, because nobody can really see the number plate, the man said.
Gajadhar said although the car was driving slowly in front of his CRV Honda, he didn t suspect anything until he reached at the Kingston koker.
When I reach at the koker, the driver of the car stopped and then all I hear is gunshots. I don t know how many shooters were there, but I remember seeing one at the side of my vehicle shooting, the businessman recounted.
He explained that as soon as he heard the gunshots and was convinced that he was under attack, he tried to overtake the parked car, but failed.
I tried to drive at the side, but cars block me, I tried to reverse and cars blocked me, too sheer taxis.
He could not say how many cars blocked him but noted that his money, more than $8M in cash, was in his trunk, but he does not recall when the gunmen entered his vehicle and took the cash.
I don t know how they got the money, the car was locked, and the shooting lasted for less than two minutes. We didn t have time to shout for help and we didn t have time to duck from the bullets, the businessman said.
Dead: Victor Da Silva
He explained that after the shooters left the scene, he turned to his handyman.
I hold him and I shake him up and I say Vick, Vick stay with me but there was no response and I figured that he was dead.
According to Gajadhar, after he confirmed that Da Silva was dead, he immediately drove to the bank, I thought that the money was still in the car that is why I drove to the bank. After the gunmen left, I back out, I made a right and a left into Cowan Street (Kingston) with blood gushing down my face.
Gajadhar told Kaieteur News that with the blood pouring down his face, he could have barely seen where he was driving.
I blow my horn and drive and when I reach to the bank and realize that the money wasn t in the trunk I start calling 911, but nobody answered.
If I knew the money was gone I woulda drive straight to the Police Station or the hospital.
Presently, the 71-year-old is hospitalized in a stable condition. The bullet has been removed from the right side of his face, but he is being kept in the hospital for observation.
On November 19, 2011, the businessman, his wife and Da Silva were attacked and robbed at gunpoint by three armed men. Da Silva was beaten and the gunmen managed to escape with more than $5.5M in cash.
On March 26, last, Gajadar was again attacked, but on that occasion, police managed to catch his attacker before he escaped and the businessman retrieved his $4.5M. The attack occurred in front the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) on Camp Street.
When asked if he will continue his business despite being robbed so many times, the injured and bold Gajadhar said yes, definitely, you cannot allow people to change your mind.
Server Wednesday as injured gajadhar
Server Wednesday as dead Da silva
Caption: Dead: Victor Da Silva
Far ahead of the date of the legal introduction of Euro 6 on 31 December 2013, Scania started delivering Euro 6 trucks to customers already two years ago, pioneering the shift to even cleaner and more efficient road transport. This also goes to show the trust transport operators have in Scania s technological achievements and the importance that many Dutch companies attach to a green image.
In early 2011, Scania was the first manufacturer to provide Euro 6 trucks to customers. The early introduction was facilitated by the fact that Scania cabs already had the cooling capacity needed and no adaptations were needed on the cab structure.
Second generation Euro 6 engines
Andr van den Akker (L) of Akkertans receives the keys for the 500th Scania Euro 6 truck from Scania Account Manager Boy Reedijk.
The reduction of emissions to Euro 6 levels requires a careful balance between the combustion and aftertreatment processes. Scania s vast experience of both EGR and SCR was used to provide an optimally balanced technical solution for each power level and for all applications.
Meanwhile, with the recent introduction of the new Scania Streamline, the second generation Euro 6 engines followed, with further refined technical solutions. Scania s Euro 6 engine range now comprises outputs from the 250 hp 9-litre to the 580 hp 16-litre V8. An even more powerful V8 will follow later.
Repeat orders for Euro 6 trucks
Scania s 440 and 480 hp Euro 6 engines have proved themselves in the past two years both in press test and in the hands of customers, providing excellent fuel and performance figures, supporting Scania s claims that its Euro 6 engines are as efficient as their Euro 5 predecessors. This is also proven by the fact that early buyers in the Netherlands are regularly placing repeat orders.
The small family owned Tractor-trailer outfit Beam Brothers has been around since 1990. They have maintaned a very friendly and caring presence in their comunnity. Being Part of the Rockham Educational Foundation and claims them selves as a green company.
Beam Bros. strives to be a green company. Recycling is encouraged, solar power is used to light signage and all shop facilities are heated with truck waste oil. Also, the company provides Spotswood High School with a trailer for recycling items. But i appears that the appearance is only skin deep. Fleet Owner posted a article about the how Beam Bros play innocent everywhere but on the road.1
As a result of an ongoing investigation since 2006, federal agents raided Beam Brothers Trucking, Mt. Crawford, VA, on charges of forcing drivers to falsify logbooks. According to WHSV News, federal warrants show workers reported their supervisors forced them to lie about the hours they worked in order to get paid. Agents said more than seven witnesses complained about having to falsify their logbooks. One worker reported having to drive from Knoxville, TN, to Dallas, TX, for Beam Brothers and since that worker couldn t make the trip in less than 11 hours, he said management made him lie about his hours worked.
Some of the workers said they were told to destroy their logbooks at the end of their routes and fill out new ones. Federal agents raided the trucking company on Feb. 12 based on this evidence.
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Country: United States of America
Closing date: 05 Feb 2013
Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA) is seeking a Supply & Deliver Coordinator for the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in Arlington, VA.
Crown Agents is an international development company with offices in more than 30 countries, employing over 600 personnel worldwide. Crown Agents provides direct assistance, management consulting, and human and institutional development for public and private sector clients, particularly in customs and trade facilitation, public financial management, procurement, logistics, and health systems strengthening. Crown Agents currently operates in more than 85 countries on projects with an annual value of more than $181 million.
Crown Agents USA (CA-USA), the U.S. incorporated subsidiary of Crown Agents, provides direct technical assistance, capacity development, and procurement services to stimulate economic growth, establish good governance, and improve health outcomes across the developing world. Since its incorporation in the United States in 1998, CA-USA has provided technical assistance services and support to U.S. Government agencies and international organizations such as the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), and the Gates Foundation.
CA-USA is a subcontractor to the Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PSCM) on the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) contract for USAID as part of the President s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. SCMS strengthens or establishes secure, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable supply chains capable of meeting the care and treatment needs of people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. In coordination with in-country and international partners, SCMS assists programs to enhance their supply-chain capacity; ensure that accurate supply-chain information is collected, shared, and used; and provide quality, affordable, health care products to those who need them.
Role & Responsibilities
To provide a professional coordination service to the SCMS project: to monitor order processing to ensure compliance with Fulfilment Plan, to consolidate orders with manufacturers and suppliers for pickup and delivery to Regional Distribution Centres and direct to clients by freight forwarding subcontractor.
Coordination of Purchase Orders
Check supplier and manufacturers export documentation for commodities meets country requirements for customs clearance and in country regulatory requirements, following up any queries
Coordinate export shipments, and complete documentation for freight forwarders
Update procurement database and advise suppliers and procurement team to ensure smooth m ovement of procured goods to destination
Check database daily to ensure that orders picked up and issue documentation to enable procurement team to issue Invoices to Suppliers and manufacturers
Deal with any queries from the Freight forwarding team
Assist in development of SCMS procurement management database to effectively support the work of the procurement team
Ensure all relevant information on fulfilment and delivery planning is maintained in the database
Supply Chain Administration
Keep up to date on packaging and shipping requirements for each country and keep procurement and freight forwarding teams informed
Work with procurement and freight forwarding teams to expedite emergency orders and to resolve commodity returns and other fulfilment errors
Any other duties as appropriate to the position, as requested
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Fluency in English is required; bilingual or multilingual ability is preferred.
A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in international pharmaceutical supply chain preferred.
Experience working in USAID / US Government contracting environment preferred.
Must demonstrate personal attributes such as loyalty and integrity in addition to being resourceful and flexible, which is inherent in this position.
How to apply:
To apply to this position, please email your CV to email@example.com. Include your name, along with the title of the position you are applying for, in the subject line. Visit our website at www.crownagentsusa.com for more information about our company. No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.
Candidate must be able to demonstrate legal right to work in the United States.
Crown Agents USA will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with qualified disabilities in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for our application process, please contact our Recruiting department at ADArequests@crownagents.com. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.
The International Shipping Company, U.S.A, gives a tab for choosing sea freight service on its home page. From LCL(less than container load), FCL, RO-RO, the tab gives several options. LCL refers to boxes, crates and pellet cargo and is supposed to be a low cost solution for international shipping of smaller quantum of sea freight. However FCL has options for household goods as well as for cars, boats and motor vehicles.
The RO-RO (Roll-on/Roll-off) option is more suitable for customers, who wish to use the sea freight service for shipping heavy vehicles or equipment. This term is often used for highlighting wheeled cargo that can be rolled on or off the vessel.
So whether you are re-locating, or shipping raw materials or transporting finished goods you can now opt from the several packaging options of International Shipping Company. What more, they provide you with transport facilities, tracking options, door to port or door to door deliveries too- All this so that their customers can enjoy a stress free shipping option, with best of services. Automated Sea Freight Shipping System believes in upgrading their services and provide better platform with time as they believe in serving to the customers.
The home page of the site also gives a destination tab for easy calculation of freight cost instantly. A logged in visitor can get instant quote for RO-RO, FCL and LCL sea freight to his desired destination and also compare the prices to arrive at a feasible cost effective solution. In fact, >International shipping companies1 have a clear link to FAQ on export and import of LCL from and to USA respectively. Quotation calculator on the website makes the price comparisons easier for every shipment such that the potential customers have access to a much more transparent platform of pricing, as International Shipping Company values its customers and believes in fair policies.
Important information related to shipping containers, LCL, household goods, insurance, shipping terminals etc. are also found through proper tab of References on the site. Important documentation and other legal paper work information can also be found from the site s Documents tab. Tracking numbers are given with each shipment such that the customers can track their shipment from the comfort of home at a click of button and with no hassles, as International Shipping Companies values its customers and believes in transparency be it with policies, pricing or shipment status.
Bluesea Shipping Lines, Inc is an U.S international shipping company, which is licensed and bonded U.S freight forwarder. Their international sea freight services include commercial sea freight shippers and household goods shipping.
New report identifies clear opportunities for road freight operators to cut carbon and lower costs
By: Tessa Darley December 3, 2012 2:15 PM
Road freight accounts for around 7% of the UK’s total CO2 emissions, with long haul and regional deliveries responsible for 70% of this figure.
Report shows how GHG emissions for HGVs could be significantly cut
A new report1, commissioned by the Transport Knowledge Transfer Network (TKTN) and the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP2) and written by Ricardo-AEA for the project partners, focuses on the key technical opportunities. Importantly, it also identifies options to overcome the main barriers to the adoption of carbon reduction technologies, in the road freight sector.
Neil Ridley, Transport KTN Director says
The freight sector is of strategic importance to the UK economy and we need to support and aid its adoption of low carbon technologies. Drawing on learning from other sectors, this report enables all involved in the freight and logistics industry to easily identify the most significant contributors to carbon reduction and fuel improvements by vehicle duty cycle.
The Transport KTN is delighted to have supported this piece of work as we continue to work with government and key strategic industry players to help capitalise on the benefits that these low carbon technologies can offer to the Freight and Logistics industry and the wider community.”
The three key areas with the greatest potential to achieve CO2 emission reductions are:
1) Switching to gas – up to 65 % (biomethane) / 16% (methane) WTW savings
One of the most effective strategies to achieve well-to-wheels (WTW) CO2e emission reduction in this sector is to encourage a large scale shift to the use of gas as a fuel to replace diesel. The UK has an opportunity to support economic growth and export technology with two leading UK companies specialising in dual fuel technology. Non-renewable CNG and LNG could provide significant CO2e reduction (5-16 % saving in UK HGV CO2e for CNG). In the longer term, biomethane could offer even greater reductions (33-65 % saving in UK HGV CO2e). Running HGVs on gas, whether non-renewable natural gas (CNG/LNG) or biomethane (gas or liquid) has the additional benefit of achieving substantial improvements in air pollution.
2) Improving aerodynamic efficiency / reducing rolling resistance – up to 10 % WTW savings
More than half of the energy transmitted to the wheels of a typical long haul HGV is estimated to be lost in rolling resistance, and over a third as aerodynamic drag.1 Long haul and regional delivery vehicles are estimated to account for 70% of total HGV CO2 emissions. These vehicles, as well as many construction vehicles, spend a significant portion of their working life at speeds of 40mph or more. While there is general acceptance and use of some aerodynamic devices, more could be done to encourage uptake which would in many cases result in short payback periods for vehicle operators. Low rolling resistance and single wide tyres offer further CO2e savings while potentially reducing overall costs for vehicle operators. In total it is estimated up to 10% WTW and TTW (tank-to-wheels, i.e. direct) emissions savings are possible.
3) Supporting uptake of hybrid and pure electric vehicles – up to 8 % WTW savings
Hybrid and pure electric vehicle technologies are particularly suitable for urban delivery and municipal utility duty cycles. While these duty cycles only account for about 14% of total HGV CO2e emissions, these technologies have the potential to reduce this contribution by 20-50%2 on a WTW basis. They also provide additional benefits of lower noise and reduce, or in the case of pure electric vehicles, eliminate tailpipe emissions of air pollutants, which is particularly important to improve air quality in urban areas. Hybrid technology can also be applied to HGVs fitted with engines capable of running on gas.
1. The Ricardo-AEA report has fed in to the work of the DfT Strategic Task Force on Fuel Efficient, Low Emission Commercial Vehicle Technologies which is a joint industry/government initiative aimed at promoting the use of fuel efficient, low emission road freight technologies.
2. Led by the Department for Transport, the Task Force membership includes the LowCVP, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the Transport Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Freight Transport Association (FTA) and the Road Haulage Association (RHA).
Edmonds hydro in San Diego for last U.S.-based race of season
Peters and May crew readies the boat for testing and racing this week in San Diego. (Photo courtesy Hydro News)
Tom Thompson is greeted by his, daughter, Savannah after his first run in the Miss Peters and May. (Photo courtesy Miss Peters and May race team)
By Harry Gatjens
The Edmonds-based Miss Peters and May is in San Diego this weekend for the last race of the United States portion of the 2012 schedule. Owner/crew chief Scott Raney has been preparing the boat for the added difficulties salt water racing presents.
The biggest news for the team is that owner/driver J. W. Myers has had to step down from his driving duties. He injured his shoulder when the boat crashed earlier this year in Detroit. His efforts to drive the boat in the two Washington races has led to further deterioration of his shoulder s condition.
New driver Tom Thompson was chosen after an extensive search to fill in for the remainder of the season. Thompson has significant experience in several limited class hydroplanes on the East Coast. He has been a member of the American Power Boat Association s Hall of Champions for the past three years.
Owner Shannon Raney says that Thompson is the complete package they were looking for in a driver. He is a talented driver, excellent with fans and probably most importantly a great representative for sponsors.
On Friday, Thompson fulfilled all of his requirements 15 laps during testing and qualifying, with 10 of those over 130 mph to qualify as an unlimited class driver.
Thompson was thrilled to have qualified so easily Friday morning. Wow, what a feeling, he said. The Peters & May team did a fantastic job setting up what is a great boat. Super excited! Thanks to the whole team.
There are 12 boats on hand to compete in this weekend s event. Racing starts Saturday at 2 p.m. Follow the race results here on My Edmonds News all weekend long.
After the San Diego race, the boat will get packed up and shipped to Doha, Qatar for the season-ending race. Thompson is expected to drive the boat at that race also.
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On Wednesday 22 August, Russia will have joined the World Trade Organization as 156th country. It is the last large economy to join the WTO, ten years after China. China s joining resulted in a huge increase in world trade, shipping and the port sector, and caused price rises in shipping transport and capacity shortages in ports. Given the economic stagnation in Europe and the capacity that is currently available, a possible increase in Russian imports and exports will be easier to accommodate. Another difference with then is that China imports large quantities of raw materials and exports consumer products. Russia is the mirror image, and in theory that should provide more opportunities for European industry. Foreign investments in Russia are also picking up due to Russia s mineral riches and energy industry. Alexander Lukashevich, spokesman for the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that Russia s joining was the meagre good news during the current international economic instability .
Rotterdam is the most important port for the Russian export of raw materials. The volume transported via the port of Rotterdam, especially in liquid cargo, has grown considerably in the past years. Many recent investments in the port area are related to the Russian market and Russia s joining. The future Shtandart terminal, for instance, concentrates on the throughput of Russian oil to the world market. Russian businesses are also keen to set up in the city. Russia s joining the WTO thus offers the port of Rotterdam many opportunities.
Background facts and figures
Russia s share within Rotterdam s total throughput in 2010 was 14% or 59.8 million tonnes (1). In volume, Russia is Rotterdam s 2nd biggest partner (2). As EU destination for Russian exports. The Netherlands (Rotterdam) ranks 2nd, after Germany. Its share was 13% or 14.3 billion euro in 2009 (3). The three main products are crude oil and oil products, both transported mainly via the Port of Primorsk, and containers transported via St. Petersburg.
Most of the freight heads westward and consists of liquid bulk: 32.2 million tonnes of crude oil and 20 million tonnes of oil products, mainly fuel oil and gas oil (diesel). Russia is the main oil supplier to the Netherlands. In Rotterdam, the Russian market share in crude oil is 30% and in products it is 25%. Other major freight flows are chemicals (approx. 950,000 tonnes), iron and steel (400,000 tonnes), non-ferrous metals (860,000 tonnes) and coal (450,000 tonnes).
The trade to Russia consists almost totally of general freight: 2.3 million tonnes, mainly consumer goods in containers. From Russia, 2.6 million tonnes is exported in containers and as break bulk. The number of containers transported in 2010 corresponds to 446,000 TEU, 57% up on the previous year. Container freight concerns both transhipment from Asia, and intra-European freight ( shortsea ), concentrating on the Port of St. Petersburg, and since recently Ust-Luga. To date a large number of containers for/from Russia is still transported via Finland (224,000 TEU, +36% v. 2009).
The Rotterdam spearheads with regard to Russia are break bulk (paper and wood products, steel and iron), containers and energy (oil, gas, coal, biomass). The oil sector in Russia will be mainly informed about the possibilities for tank storage, ship to ship transfers (dolphins and buoys in Caland Canal) and pipeline transport to the hinterland (4). The Dutch, on the other hand, are interested in the possibilities of the future energy port developments, especially in Primorsk and Yamal/Murmansk.
The Russian oil companies Lukoil and Rosneft have major interests in refineries in Flushing and Gelsenkirchen, both of which are supplied with crude oil via Rotterdam. Lukoil also participates in a tank storage joint venture, STR, which is currently tripling its tank capacity in the Botlek area. Lukoil operates a Benelux headquarters and financial operational centre in the Rotterdam City area as well as other Russian companies, such as the Summa Group.
Logwin organizes Optogan s logistics and manages their procurement, warehousing, distribution and valued added services . Headquartered in the Russian city of St. Petersburg, Optogan is a leading international developer and manufacturer of light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
Optogan opened a production site in Landshut in Bavaria at the end of 2011. At the same time the company commissioned the logistics service provider Logwin to manage its global supply chain. Our entire goods handling is now in Logwin s hands, says Markus Zeiler, General Manager at Optogan. This challenge can only be met with international presence and powerful networks.
Distribution centres for Europe and Asia
Logistics for Optogan are centred on the Logwin warehouses in Karlsfeld near Munich and Taipei, Taiwan. Each location serves as the distribution centre for its region. Up to 7,600 pallet storage positions are available in Karlsfeld and in Taipei for the storage of Optogan products on a non-mixed basis. Since LEDs are highly sensitive products, high standards regarding equipment, cleanliness, fire protection and security apply in the warehouses and while the goods are being handled. Besides storage and transportation, Logwin will soon be providing incoming goods checking and quality inspections, the assembly of lighting units and returns processing. Optogan is particularly interesting for us for two reasons, explains Marc Styrnal, Manager Sales & Key Accounts Solutions at Logwin. First, because it is a company undergoing dynamic growth whose development we can accompany constructively. Second, because Optogan s products fit in well with our striving for sustainability.
Logistics for sound lighting
Logwin stores finished and semi-finished goods from Optogan at its location in Karlsfeld, and is responsible for order picking and distribution throughout Europe. The logistics specialist organizes the shipment of smaller quantities using CEP services and distributes other consignments via its own networks.
Logwin s second distribution centre in Taipei is responsible for the distribution of LEDs within Asia. At the same time, it is from here that the logistics service provider organizes Optogan s entire air freight operations together with its location in Munich. Whether global import and export of finished goods or international shipments with semi-finished goods between Germany, Russia and Taiwan, Logwin organises air freight transportation, arranges insurance and takes care of customs formalities. Optogan relies on fast and flexible solutions in procurement and distribution, which is why air cargo is the right choice, says Eva-Maria Jackermeier, Senior Sales Manager Air + Ocean at Logwin. In the further course of the project we will develop additional concepts together with Optogan and thus play an active role in setting up logistics structures.
It is not just collaboration in logistics that connects Logwin and Optogan. Logwin is now also the lighting manufacturer s customer. A section of the warehouse in Karlsfeld is currently being equipped with LED lighting from Optogan. We are delighted with this decision, says Markus Zeiler. Logwin will benefit from energy savings and the lower maintenance effort involved. The average lifespan of LEDs is around ten years. Whereas in the past lighting elements suspended from the high warehouse ceilings had to be replaced on a regular basis, this work will in future be reduced to a minimum. We hope the installation of Optogan LEDs will lead to improvements in the working conditions of our employees, says Marc Styrnal. Because LEDs provide a more pleasant light, consistent brightness and they do not flicker.