Choice Logistics to concentrate on BRIC nations

The company has more than 400 SSLs supporting clients globally today. ?

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Choice Logistics, a global specialist in customized third-party high-tech service parts logistics, has announced significant expansion of its strategic stocking location (SSL) network in Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC). 

Choice will offer logistics solutions in each country based on its unique import/export guidelines to support the efficient flow of parts,” said spokesmen. The company has more than 400 SSLs supporting clients globally today. ?

?“Choice Logistics is aggressively expanding its network around the world to support the needs of our client base, and BRIC is an integral component of this strategy,” said Michael Notarangeli, vice president of field operations for Choice.  “Operating in these countries requires in-depth knowledge and local expertise to be successful.  We have invested heavily in personnel and infrastructure to manage the regulatory, economic and market complexities inherent to BRIC.”

?The complete breakdown of Choice’s SSL expansion efforts and growth include:?  Brazil:  10 percent increase in delivery activity from a centralized location in Sao Paolo;  ?Russia:  66 percent growth since the third quarter of 2009 with new locations in Moscow, Yekaterinburg and St. Petersburg;  India:  1,500 percent increase in activity from July 2009 to March 2010 from locations in Bangalore, Bombay (Mumbai), New Delhi and Chennai; China:  10 percent increase of deliveries from sites in Guangzhou, Zhengzhou, Chengdu, Yinchuan, Lanzhou, Beijing, Nanning, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Tianjin, Wuhan, Xiamen and Hong Kong.  ??

According to spokesmen, Choice customizes its solutions to meet the specific needs of each client for a variety of service parts shipment requirements ranging from mission-critical and same day, to next business day and scheduled deliveries. 

Noted Choice in a recent release:

“As BRIC nations experience unprecedented growth, regulatory requirements are in a constant state of flux.  Choice’s Global Trade and Compliance (GTC) team conducts ongoing due diligence to ensure that clients are prepared for the constantly evolving business environment.”


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