PHILADELPHIA, USA, and EASTBOURNE, UK, 17th April, 2007 –BDP International (BDP), a leading, privately-held global logistics and transportation services company based in the U.S., has selected Genesis Forwarding Services as its global network partner in the United Kingdom (UK). BDP recently concluded a 14-year relationship with another U.K.-based logistics company, JE Bernard and Co., Ltd., which was acquired earlier this year by the French firm, SDV International Logistics.
“Genesis offers a fresh presence and will be a potent fit for BDP clients doing business into and out of the UK,” said BDP President and CEO Richard J. Bolte, Jr. “The Company and its employees enjoy a solid reputation for providing outstanding service, which is completely consistent with BDP's customer-centric culture and values. With
a loyal customer base and the leadership of a strong management team committed to providing personalized service, the BDP Genesis combination will yield an enhanced brand of service, innovative approaches and
additional competitive value for our customers.”
Established in 1986, Genesis is one of the largest independent freight forwarders in the UK. The company offers a complete range of services, including import/export air and ocean freight, European road freight, customs brokerage
and total logistics solutions. In addition to its Eastbourne headquarters, Genesis has four other UK locations, five
U.S. offices and two China offices, plus offices in Ireland, Singapore, Taiwan and Dubai.
“We are delighted to have been chosen BDP's strategic partner in the UK,” said Ken Howell, managing director of Genesis Forwarding. “We share common values and are confident our alliance will benefit customers through expanded service offerings and our collective experience in global logistics.”
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 113 countries. The company serves more than 4,000 customers worldwide. Clients include Bayer, Cargill, Conoco Phillips, Dow, DuPont, Heineken USA, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Revlon, Rohm & Haas, 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 brokerage and regulatory compliance; project logistics;
warehousing/consolidation/distribution; and Internet shipping transaction/tracking management systems.
For more information visit: www.bdpinternational.com
About Genesis Forwarding Services
Genesis Forwarding Services is one of the largest independent freight forwarders in the United Kingdom. The company has wholly owned subsidiaries in Ireland, USA (Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Washington, Houston,
Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and Shanghai. Its objective is to provide clients with the highest level of service in the
international distribution of their products, and to provide logistics management solutions tailored to their needs,
ranging from inventory control systems, tracking and tracing, to a full seamless supply system, based on the latest technology solutions. For more information, visit www.genesis-forwarding.com.