Milton, ON - April 9, 2014
Expedite Plus Expands Time-Critical Delivery Services in Asia
Opens First Hong Kong Office and Establishes Presence in Mainland China
Expedite Plus, a leading provider of time-critical delivery services based in Toronto, Canada, has expanded its global reach with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong and service centres in Shanghai and Beijing. Located at 3/F CS Logistics Centre, 2-16 Lam Tin Street, Kwai Chung NT, Hong Kong, the office will serve as a hub in Asia and strengthen the company's ability to manage urgent shipments throughout Asia and the rest of the world.
"Continued economic growth in Asia, global competition, and the changing purchasing behaviour of the market, are all fuelling demand for our services and we expect the West to Asia and intra-Asian lanes will become exponentially busy in the years to come," said Dwayne Hihn, president, Expedite Plus. "Our presence in China broadens our coverage in Asia which enables us to meet those demands. Speed and reliability are essential in business today and we are one of only a handful of companies with the expertise and reach to manage shipments across the world at a moment's notice."
Expedite Plus' primary offering is its Onboard Courier Delivery Service which provides true emergency shipping capabilities, enabling urgent packages to be hand-delivered anywhere in the world.
"At Expedite Plus we know the meaning of time-critical delivery," said Devon Bovenlander, managing director, Expedite Plus Asia. "It can mean getting your automotive part on time, or losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in production downtime. Whether shipping to or from Tianjin or Toronto, or anywhere else in the world, Expedite Plus has the reliable global network, intricate co-ordination capabilities, and local knowledge and experience to get your package safely to its destination within a matter of hours."
Expedite Plus' customers include Fortune 500 companies primarily in the technology, fashion retail, automotive, aerospace, and oil and gas sectors.
"As part of the Manitoulin Group of Companies, Expedite Plus now provides customers in Asia with the advantage of easy access to the Group's full portfolio of best-in-class offerings, superior customer service, and global reach," said Gord Smith, chief executive officer, Manitoulin Group of Companies. "This provides them with a one-stop-shop for all their transportation needs and a true business partner."