HOYER agrees collaboration with GAC

A new agency partner in 17 countries

Hamburg, 1 March 2016 – The Hamburg-based logistics company HOYER has appointed the global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, GAC as its official agency partner in 17 countries in the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent and Africa. GAC will support HOYER within the Deep Sea business unit in processing shipments by road, rail and sea in these regions.

Thus with GAC’s assistance HOYER also has a presence at locations where it has no official branch offices. This ensures that customers in these countries are also offered the optimum logistics solution at all times and guarantees a seamless supply chain. The locations covered through the collaboration with GAC include Kuwait, Iraq, Qatar, Oman, Saudi-Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, India, Angola, Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania and Togo.

Ortwin Nast, HOYER’s CEO, says “With GAC we have found a professional partner in a region that is important to us, and we look forward to a successful collaboration.” As well as chemicals, the products to be handled by the strategic partnership in the future will also include foods, gases and petroleum.

About the HOYER Group:
HOYER, a traditional independent family business, has been one of the world’s leading bulk logistics providers since 1946. As a specialist it has extensive know-how in the provision of complex services, and has special customer proximity. It develops and implements comprehensive solutions in European and worldwide bulk logistics, particularly in the chemical, food, gas and petroleum industries. For this, 5,100 employees in more than 115 countries support clients with well thought-out logistics solutions to make them even more successful in their respective markets. HOYER owns around 2,500 trucks, 3,000 articulated road tankers, 24,000 IBCs, 34,000 tank containers and numerous logistics installations with depots, cleaning plants and workshops.

About the GAC Group:
GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasising world-class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals. Established since 1956, the privately-owned group employs over 9,000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.

Press contact:

HOYER GmbH Internationale Fachspedition
Ewelina Jankowski
Wendenstraße 414–424
20537 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 21044 - 359 – Fax: +49 40 21044 - 455

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