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GAC supports TransOman

Oman: Tuesday, June 02 - 2009 @ 15:22

The first event especially designed for the transport, shipping and logistics industry, TransOman will provide cutting-edge solutions, services and infrastructure.

The event is organized under the auspices of Ministry of Transport & Communication and supported by the UK Trade & Investment Organisation and will be held at the Oman International Exhibition Centre. TransOman serves as an ideal platform for infrastructure, transport management companies, customs, cargo handling and logistics, commercial and public transport and multimodal solutions, providing a great opportunity to explore, network and connect with the country’s potential market.

Patrik Halldén, General Manager from GAC, said, “GAC perceives a great potential in the world of logistics and transportation business and TransOman, being the first of its kind in Oman, is such an unrivalled platform wherein GAC can showcase its expertise in various shipping and logistics activities.”

Incepted in the mid 1950′s, GAC has steadily expanded its geographical coverage and range of operations to serve customers around the world. GAC has been providing a wide range of services to the shipping and logistics industry with unique needs, around the world for over fifty years. Spanning the world’s major trade lanes, the GAC network covers efficient air, road and sea transport. It gives customers access to modern storage and transport facilities in key locations.

GAC Logistics, the freight forwarding and distribution arm of GAC Group, specialises in logistics and supply chain solutions. Its operations are aimed at satisfying the needs of international and local companies alike for first-class logistics support from a dependable partner.

GAC Logistics serves a broad range of companies and has special expertise in areas like consumer goods, textile, pharmaceutical, automotive, electronics, oil and gas and entertainment. “Our knowledge of local markets had helped open doors for companies worldwide and GAC services have helped keep the wheels of commerce turning for more than half a century.”

“More than 8,500 employees around the world, with close to 350 offices speaking most of the world’s major languages and representing most of the world’s cultures, make up the GAC community. Wherever you go, you will find GAC professionals dedicated to working together to provide the best possible service as they work across cultures, borders and time zones,” Halldén said.

GAC’s logistics management services include around-the-clock dispatching, expediting, purchasing of services and supplies, material tracking and inventory control.

At TransOman, businesses and customers can access a wide array of GAC services which include air freight consolidation, cargo security and insurance, clearing & forwarding, customs clearance, inland transportation, international freight forwarding, international moving, LCL ocean consolidation, project logistics, road transportation, sea/air services, ship spars logistics, warehousing & distribution.

GAC shipping services include bulk/dry bulk services, bunker supplies, crew welfare, global hub agency services, launch services, liner agency, offshore supply assistance, owner matters and protecting agency services, P & I correspondents, ship agency, ship supply services.

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