BDP International

By Jeff Berman · June 14, 2016
Third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently announced that it plans to open up an office in Casablanca, Morocco later this month. BDP officials said that this office will provide various services, including ocean/air export and import; export/import customs clearance; project logistics; ground transport; and warehousing/distribution, for shippers in the chemical/petrochemical, healthcare, energy, retail, oil and gas, and automotive sectors.
By Jeff Berman · November 6, 2013
BDP officials said that it is one of a small number logistics service providers were approved by Dubai Exports to provide world class, value added services and capabilities to Dubai-based exporters and solidifies BDP as a leading provider of logistics services on the Gulf Region.
By Jeff Berman · August 19, 2013
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently announced it took a majority equity position in Sweden-based Polar Logistics AB.
By Jeff Berman · April 16, 2013
Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International recently said it has taken an equity position in Interflex S.A., a Cartategna, Colombia-based international freight forwarder that is a member of BDP’s global network.
By Jeff Berman · November 27, 2012
Bringing sourcing closer to home—also commonly referred to as near shoring—a practice used by shippers to reduce distance, production, and delivery of their products, may be again gaining some momentum, according to research from BDP International.
By Jeff Berman · August 10, 2012
BDP officials say they have reached a decision to retain full family ownership of the company, following an evaluation of potential private equity investment.
By Jeff Berman · April 10, 2012
While a Reuters report indicated that global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider BDP International was in talks to with private equity firms to make the company available to be sold, BDP stated that is not the case.
By Jeff Berman · March 22, 2012
According to company officials, BDP AirStar expedites shipments from Chicago, New York, and Houston to Amsterdam to immediate transit to all major European destinations. This service is part of a multi-carrier partnership BDP has with KLM, Air France, and Delta.
By Jeff Berman · June 6, 2011
While the practice of “slow steaming” by ocean carriers has become more commonplace in an effort to reduce fuel costs, shippers are not necessarily enthused about its subsequent effects on their supply chains, according to a new study comprised of feedback from 290 shippers conducted by third-party logistics services provider BDP International
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