Lake Success, New York – Ocean World Lines (OWL), a global door-to-door and end-to-end NVOCC, is opening a new office today in Singapore in line with its expanding presence in the Asia-Pacific region.
The office is offering a single source for air, ocean, cargo management, and Asia regional distribution and is allowing OWL to manage all import and export activities for its customers without the use of an agent.
Heading up the new office is Alvin Lee who assumes the position of director and who joins OWL with more than 20 years of experience in global air, ocean, cargo management, and regional distribution in the Singapore market, as well as the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian
According to Eric Seamon, vice president Asia, OWL is opening the new office to ensure customers in Singapore and in the region have access to the high quality service levels OWL has become known for around the world. “We move a large amount of import and export cargo through Singapore and we wanted to take 100% control of our own operations,”
he said. “Singapore’s duty-free zone status makes OWL’s distribution center a prime location for replenishing local and regional demand.”
“The office also provides us with a foothold in the ASEAN-based countries and we will be expanding our operations in the region very quickly over the next few months. We will eventually use Singapore as our Southeast Asia headquarters and it will act as a central ‘hub’ for data input/quality control for our cargo management services in the region,” said Seamon.
The new office is located at Ocean World Lines (S) PTE LTD., 45 Changi South Avenue 2, #02-00 Singapore 486133.
About Ocean World Lines
Ocean World Lines, known in the industry by its iconic owl logo, is one of the largest fully bonded NVOCC’s in the world. OWL maintains more than 45 service contracts with the top ocean carriers and handles today’s most complex global supply chain requirements.
Founded in 1979, OWL works with importers, exporters and freight forwarders to move all types of cargo and provide global door-to-door/end-to-end service. OWL offers a single source experience for its customers coupled with leading-edge technology for a truly value-based solution.
With over 200 employees worldwide, OWL has offices located in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Qingdao, Singapore, Tokyo, Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Long Beach, Miami, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, San Francisco, Seattle, Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg, and Ipswich, as well as a network of agents worldwide.
OWL is a subsidiary of Pacer International, a leading North American freight transportation and logistics service provider that offers a broad array of services to facilitate the movement of freight from origin to destination.