Singapore, June 28, 2011 — BDP International (BDP) today announced that Mr. David Poh has been promoted to the position of General Manager for Singapore. BDP is one of the biggest privately owned logistics firms in the world, serving more than 4,000 customers globally.
In his new role Mr. Poh will be responsible for all Singapore operations including strategies to grow the Singapore business.
Mr. Poh has been a member of the Senior Management Team at BDP for nine years. His most recent position was as the Head of Chemical Logistics and Supply Chain Operations. Prior to taking over as General Manager for Singapore, he was responsible for 24 of BDP Singapore’s major global customer accounts.
During his time with BDP, Mr. Poh played a crucial role in establishing BDP as the market leader in chemical logistics in Singapore, and was responsible for setting up BDP’s warehouse and distribution operations.
Mr. Gary Chan, Managing Director, Asia Pacific of BDP International said David would help spearhead the company’s growth plans in Asia.
“BDP is expanding its operations throughout Asia by entering new markets as well as growing our market share in established countries like Singapore. As a global trade hub, Singapore is of pivotal importance to our Asian operations. We are confident that David is the best man to lead our Singapore team,” Mr. Chan said.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Poh said it was an honour to lead an office that is as dedicated and professional as the Singapore team.
“BDP Singapore is one of the Group’s larger operations, offering 24-hour services to our global customers. The Singapore office was opened in 1995, and now has a team of 160.”
“While our expertise in chemical logistics are well known, the Singapore office has enjoyed good growth from several industries including the retail, electronics, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors,” Mr. Poh said
Before joining BDP International in 2002, David held various positions in the logistics industry. He has a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma City University.
About BDP International
BDP International is one of the leading privately held freight logistics/transportation management firms based in the U.S. It operates freight logistics centers in more than 20 cities throughout North America and a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and strategic partnerships in 122 countries. The company serves more than 4,000 customers worldwide. Clients include Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Heineken USA, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Revlon, Trek Bicycle, Wacker, and others. BDP provides a range of services, including ocean, air and ground transportation; lead logistics process analysis, design and management; export freight forwarding; import customs clearance and regulatory compliance; project logistics; warehousing/consolidation/distribution; and web-based shipping transaction/tracking management systems. For more information visit: www.bdpinternational.com