With global trade slowing down over recent years, mergers and acquisitions on the rise, new disruptor technologies challenging old traditional businesses and finally the likes of Amazon and Alibaba entering into shipping and 3PL (themselves with deep pockets) – the odds are never in your favour if you are in the business of shipping and logistics
If you were to connect the European cities of Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt on a map you would be left with what some refer to as a ‘golden triangle’, a dense area of production that is unique for the continent and handles approximately 66 per cent of all of its freight traffic
Beginning operation as a publicprivate partnership in 2000, the Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) was established to engage in business development activities within Namibia to encourage improved business relationship with the nation’s neighbour states, facilitate corridor infrastructure development and to increase the cargo for ports linked to the Walvis Bay Corridors
Neptune Lines (NL) was first founded in 1975 by Nicolas Travlos as a cargo and ship handling services company soon expanding its services to operate across the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Today the business is a leading independent short sea operator, having developed a strong reputation for its ability to offer tailor-made solutions and adapt to market trends.