Articles - TOP JAPANESE COURIER PARTNERS WITH LBC FOR BETTER PH REACH
TOP JAPANESE COURIER PARTNERS WITH LBC FOR BETTER PH REACH
MANILA, PHILIPPINES: LBC Express, Inc., the Philippines’ largest courier, logistics, and remittance company, recently entered into a cooperative agreement with Sagawa Express to provide more national coverage to the latter’s services.
Sagawa Express Philippines, a local subsidiary under SG Holdings Global Pte. Ltd., mainly handles inbound and outbound international freight forwarding and deliveries within Luzon. “With the mutual cooperation with LBC, we’ll be able to deliver to other regions in the country,” said Lawrence Mendoza, CEO of Sagawa Express Philippines. “Our customers will now be able to send their packages and cargo to more areas in the Philippines using our joint service,” he continued.
Through the agreement, Sagawa now has access to the extensive network of LBC, which consists of more than 1,200 domestic branches in strategic locations across the Philippines."
In attendance at the contract signing ceremony held at the Marriott Hotel in Newport City, Pasay, were key executives from both companies. LBC President and COO Miguel Camahort and SG Holdings Global President and Regional Head Tomoki Sano served as signatories for the agreement.
“We wish to ‘open doors’ and opportunities in this cooperation with Sagawa,” said Camahort. “For now, under the agreement, LBC will provide last-mile fulfillment for Philippine-bound Sagawa packages and cargo. We hope that this as a first step in working better together with [Sagawa] to serve both the Japanese and Filipino markets,” he explained.
“This is a partnership that, not only reflects LBC and SG HOLDINGS GLOBAL thrust to maintain its market leadership in the delivery business, but expands our network in the Philippines. This is a vision that goes back to our customers as we build a brand that can truly be called a one-stop logistics service they can rely on,” Camahort concluded.
13 June 2016