Norbert Dentressangle launches end-to-end ocean freight service

The freight forwarding division of Norbert Dentressangle – has launched ‘Red Ocean Connect’, a managed, end-to-end global sea freight service, connecting its global offices.

Following a raft of acquisitions, including the recent acquisition of the freight forwarding activities in India and Sri Lanka of Sri Lankan conglomerate John Keells Group, Norbert Dentressangle now has a major presence in the world’s major trading regions, with a global network of offices strategically located to manage freight from all key economic gateways.

Following the successful launch of its Red Sky Connect primary airfreight network earlier this year, Red Ocean Connect allows Norbert Dentressangle to provide a door-to-door service between Asia, Europe, North America and South America both by sea and air, ensuring complete, end-to-end supply chain management and control.

Under the new service, Norbert Dentressangle offers local vendor management, daily FCL and LCL services, customs and duty management and destination services, providing a secure and reliable service managed by a single partner. For European destinations, the service also provides access to Norbert Dentresangle’s pan-European transport and logistics networks.

With consolidation centres in all major ports and VIP status with main shipping lines, Norbert Dentressangle offers market leading rates and robust operational services to both importers and exporters.

Managing Director of Norbert Dentressangle Overseas, Guillaume Col, said: “We continue to strengthen our freight forwarding operations in growing markets and we are now present in all key areas: China, Latin America, the United States, Europe and now India and Sri Lanka. The launch of the Red Ocean Connect freight service is another key step for the development of our global freight forwarding operations.”