As we approach year end, CITIPOST Nordwest GmbH, a member of New Silk Road Network, recaps their journey over the years and the developments that have taken place in 2020. Established in 2005, the company initially started in the premises of Nordwest Zeitung, a regional newspaper in Peterstrasse, Oldenburg. Due to its rapid enlargement, the office moved to Stubbenweg in Etzhorn.
Many traditional logistics companies that have typically engaged in B2B logistics are now facing the demands of a changing world. With the tremendous growth of e-commerce last decade, logistics companies are gradually entering the doors opened by a B2C form of logistics. As the number of online shopping platforms grows, and consumer behaviour changes, the demand to enter this area is lucrative.
A path-breaking venture conducted by one of New Silk Road Network's partners, Pasifik Eurasia has attracted the logistics industry's attention, and rightly so! This month the first-ever freight train from Turkey to China embarked on its journey carrying Turkish exports.
New Silk Road Network’s founding partner, East-West Intermodal Logistics Plc has revamped their website. The new website’s sharp and sleek design captures the multiple aspects of the company and the variety of services it offers. Apart from English, the website is also available in Magyar and Russian.
As the Brexit slowly approaches, Otentic Customs, a founding member of New Silk Road Network, is gearing up for some major changes. In a conversation with Bas Verschuren, the general manager Customs, we learnt about the effects of this geopolitical decision that will change the lives of many, especially those in logistics doing business with the United Kingdom.
The port of Bremerhaven is the fourth-largest port in Europe, and dearly significant to Germany. This month New Silk Road Network had the opportunity to visit our member Container Service Friedrich Tiemann & Sohn GmbH & Co. KG, in their Bremerhaven headquarters. There we met with Dr Ingo Starke, the Managing Director of the company, who took us on a tour of their warehouses and container depot, where we learnt extraordinary things and witnessed the personnel in action.