The autumn edition of Conqueror Newsletter has now been published!

This edition will offer you an insight into our upcoming Annual Meeting in 2019

We are pleased to announce that the September edition of Conqueror’s quarterly newsletter has been published and can now be viewed on our website. This edition of our newsletter is packed with essential information about Conqueror’s 8th Annual Meeting to be held in Phuket in 2019 along with other important info about the network members and interesting snippets from the supply chain industry.

We have also dedicated 2 pages on the key strategies to improve your networking within Conqueror, so that you get to make the most of your membership. As you all know, Conqueror’s new online tool is going to be launched real soon and therefore we have included a special feature on FreightViewer- our upcoming freight rate management software which will enormously expedite your work processes.

Happy reading!

Conqueror Ulaanbaatar supporting the green energy

Conqueror Ulaanbaatar acts as the official logistics service provider of the first commercial wind farm project in Mongolia

Tuushin International Freight Forwarders has been associated with the Salkhit Wind Farm,a flagship project for Mongolia’s renewable energy sector and the energy sector as a whole, which has introduced new and advanced technology and knowhow to the industry.

As stated by Mr Bayarsaikhan Lunden, Director of the Sales Department of Tuushin International Freight Forwarders, “Our team was responsible for arranging the entire transportation from EXW Factories to final site at Salkhit. The items we handled mainly consisted of towers, blades, nacelle and hub shipments.”

Located 70 km southeast of the capital city Ulaanbaatar, the Salkhit Wind Farm is a landmark project that is a result of close cooperation between the private sector, international development institutions, and the Government of Mongolia. The wind farm will be powered by GE 1.6MW turbines. It will offset 180 thousand tons of CO2 emissions, save 1.6 million tons of fresh water, and reduce coal usage by 122 thousand tons annually.

“The clean power generated by this 50MW wind farm will service customers connected to the Mongolian central grid.”Mr Bayarsaikhan Lunden further added.

Congratulations to CQR Ulaanbaatar for being a part of this important project!

Conqueror member in Pune and Bangalore transports an oversized column of a boiler

The cargo which was shipped from Baroda was moved all the way to Antwerp

Atlas Shipping Services Pvt Limited, our member in Pune and Bangalore, India, has recently handled a cargo consisting of a huge boiler column which was 30 meters in length. The top-notch team work of Atlas Shipping made possible the successful delivery of this complex shipment. The cargo which weighed around 52 MT was loaded at the Mundra Port with the help of a long boom crane. On reaching the destination, the cargo was delivered with the use of a 4 axel semi propelled trailer.

“Moving this enormous cargo during the rainy season was indeed a challenge especially because of the length of the shipment and the terrible condition of the roads. We were required to navigate through small villages which could only be done at night. Our team put forth a great effort and do a hard work,” said Sushil Gupta, Chairman and Managing Director of Atlas Shipping.

Congratulations to Atlas Shipping on successfully completing this project!

Conqueror Jeddah successfully moves a complex project cargo consisting of transformers and case accessories

The cargo, which weighed over 106 tons, was loaded and unloaded by the use of jacking method

Global Union Alliance Company, CQR member in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, recently handled a complex shipment consisting of 1 unit of transformers weighing 85 tons and 5 case accessories from Bahrain to Dammam Port. A 12 axle low-bed vehicle was used to deliver this project cargo while the shipment was loaded and unloaded by the use of jacking method.

“The successful movement of this complex project cargo has once again helped us prove our worth as one of the most competent forwarders in our city. I’d like to thank all my team members whose meticulous efforts permitted us to transport the shipment without any hitches,” said Mr. Hareb Shaikh, Commercial Manager of Global Union Alliance Company.

Congratulations to Global Union Alliance Company for successfully completing this project!

Celebration time for CQR Delhi!

Three Aces Global Logistics celebrates their 30th Foundation Day

Our CQR member in Delhi, one of the leading custom brokers and freight forwarding companies in India, has recently completed their 30th year of operations. “The tireless working of each and every member of our team has helped us become what we are today. We sincerely thank all our employees (many of whom are with us right from the beginning), our clients and our partners within the network all of whom have immensely helped us grow,” stated Mr Pankaj Agarwal, Director of Three Aces Global.

Established back in 1989, Three Aces Global has quickly evolved into a multifaceted corporate house which has carved out a niche in the Indian as well as the global freight forwarding market. Mr Agarwal further added, “Our dedicated team will keep striving to keep the clients satisfaction to the highest level. We also have plans to expand our branches to other cities in India,”

Hearty congratulations to Three Aces Global!

Conqueror Tunis revamps their website

The new website of CQR Tunis which is much more user friendly than the previous version is also mobile compatible

In a bid to enhance the experience of their customers and visitors, Scoop Cargo has completely upgraded their old website and came up with a new and improved website for their company. The new website comes with all the latest information about their agency along with detailed description of their activities and services allowing their customers and partners a totally hassle free browsing experience.

In the words of Mr. Cherif Haj Slimane, Managing Director of Scoop Cargo: “The new Scoop Cargo website includes all the details about our services and professional experiences. Moreover, it would allow our visitors to communicate with us more easily since it shows all our contact details. I am confident that this new website would enhance the productivity of our team in more than one way.”

We invite all members to check out Scoop Cargo’s website!

Heavy oversized machineries shipment transported from Croatia to Thailand by CQR Bangkok

CQR Bangkok was recommended for this huge moving project by CQR Riga & Klaipeda

In March 2018, TAC carried out the smooth transportation of a huge and heavy machine which consisted of a long conveyor and large roller conveyor belts named ‘three roll calendar line’. The shipment was moved from the shippers factory in Croatia to the final destination in Thailand by making use of 7 containers consisting of 1×20’OP(IG), 3×40’OP(IG), and 3X40’FR (OOG). In order to prevent damage to the shipment while moving, it was thoroughly packed which ensured that the machine reached its destination without a single scratch.

In the words of Chanchai Tuwatnawanit, Seafreight Managing Director of Trans Air Cargo, “It was Ms. Maria Zhilyaeva from Conqueror Latvia who recommended our team to the client. We are extremely happy after the successful completion of this big moving project within a limited time among heavy snowfall and traffic congestion.” Mr. Tuwatnawanit has further added that “This project boosted the confidence of the entire TAC team who performed their task with dedication to ensure the successful delivery of this challenging shipment.

CQR member in San Jose has been awarded the BASC certificate

BASC is a global business alliance created to promote international trade in cooperation with governments and international organizations

 

SOCIACO, CQR member in San Jose, Costa Rica, has received the BASC certificate, a prestigious certificate which is subject to the achievement of the International Security Standards of World BASC Organization. The BASC is an international business alliance created to promote supply chain security in cooperation with government agencies and international organizations.

The BASC was created to address the problem of concealing contraband in commercial trade. As a voluntary program for business, with no government-imposed mandates, corporate participants are expected to follow BASC’s security standards which are designed to significantly improve their security practices and in the process deter contraband smugglers and terrorists from using their companies to introduce contraband and implements of terror in legitimate shipments. The BASC certification is presently operating in 13 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean – Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Dominican Republic, Paraguay, and Venezuela.

In the words of Sergio Mora Campos, Business Development Coordinator of SOCIACO: “Our team is extremely delighted with the fact that our hard work has been duly rewarded. We hope our clients and network partners will now have increased confidence in our capability as one of the most secure logistics company in San Jose, Costa Rica”

Conqueror wants to congratulate CQR San Jose, Costa Rica, for receiving this prestigious certificate!

CQR Ahmedabad once more proves their worth by handling a break-bulk project cargo of 60 mt

Our member in Ahmedabad, India, moves a huge ball mill to Kandla port in Gujarat

Sea Freight Shipping and Logistics Pvt Ltd has successfully achieved the transportation of a break-bulk project cargo at Kandla port. The shipment which consisted of a 60 mt stone grinding machine was delivered by the use of 2 low bed axel vehicles with 150 mt load capacity.

The cargo was downloaded and uploaded with the help of an 80 mt vessel operated crane before being successfully transported to the Kandla port of Gujarat. In the words of Manoj Lakhwani, Sales Development Manager of Sea Freight Shipping and Logistics Pvt Ltd, “This has been a significant achievement by our team which would definitely encourage our partners to contact us for shipments requirements to or from Ahmedabad.”

All the best to Sea Freight Shipping and Logistics Pvt Ltd for their outstanding achievement!

CQR Antwerp take over the 50% of ATO terminal shares in port of Antwerp

CQR Antwerp successfully completes acquisition of the ATO terminal in partnership deal with NMBS LOGISTICS

VAN MOER LOGISTICS, Our CQR member in Antwerp, has taken the next step in its intermodal transport strategy with the purchasing of ATO terminal in the Port of Antwerp, in collaboration with NMBS LOGISTICS. The agreement between the two firms, announced last Friday, means that VAN MOER will takeover 50% of the terminal port.

The ATO terminal covers almost 175,000 square-metres and processes over 500,000 TEU’s per year along its ½ kilometre-long quay. With the arrival of VAN MOER LOGISTICS, this is sure to increase, while Belgian malt producer BOORMALT will be investing in additional production capacity at the 6th dock of the terminal.

VAN MOER’s barge service, iBarge, which operates daily calls at the Vilvoorde terminal, Umicore and Blue Gate, is now complete with the incorporation of the ATO terminal. Apart from servicing water-bound logistics, ATO will also function as a primary hub for the hinterland corridor.

Jo Van Moer, owner of VAN MOER, and Patrick Lecluyse, CEO, said “We are delighted with this partnership, which has allowed the synergies to reach their full potential and create the missing link in our intermodal strategy. We have found the perfect partner with Boormalt and are looking forward to their cooperation”.

We’d like to wish VAN MOER all the best with this impressive new venture!