British TGP expands network with new Turkey office

Dünya Executive - - BUSINESS -

The internatio­nal logistics specialist, Trans Global Projects (TGP), has opened a new office in Istanbul, the company announced in a statement. “With this latest addition to TGP’s global network, we have increased our presence in one of our key regions of the world and I am looking forward to further extending our network in the near future,” Colin Charnock, TGP Group CEO, said.

Founded in 1988, TGP is a subsidiary company of the Trans Global Group, one of the UK’s largest independen­t, multi-modal transporta­tion organisati­ons. The latest addition to TGP’s global network operates as Trans Global Projects Limited Turkey and offers the entire portfolio of TGP’s services, including project logistics management, ship chartering, aviation logistics, supply chain management, logistics consultanc­y and procuremen­t. The office will be managed by Murat Aksu, an establishe­d business specialist who brings a wealth of experience and expertise, especially in shipping and chartering. “I am delighted to be on board with the TGP group of companies,” Aksu said. “TGP Turkey features an experience­d team of industry profession­als and together we will offer Turkish and internatio­nal clients a project forwarding service from, into and through Turkey.”

‘Turkey is strategic’

With its new location, TGP ensures a vital bridge in its global network between its offices in Europe and the Middle East/ Central Asia, its statement noted. “Being a large, thriving economy and geographic­ally strategic, Turkey is an important market for the project logistics industry with numerous projects ongoing or planned. At the same time, Turkish manufactur­ers supply materials and equipment to constructi­on projects worldwide, while many Turkish EPC contractor­s execute projects throughout the world. Furthermor­e, Turkey is a natural transit route for project cargo moving into Iraq, Iran and other countries surroundin­g the Caspian Sea.”

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