China deal for Advanced Supply Chain

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Halifax-based Advanced Supply Chain has formed a partnership with Sinotrans, China’s second largest logistics company to offer UK customers end-to-end logistics for the movement of goods to and from Asia.

Advanced Supply Chain, provides pre-retail, distribution or freight forwarding services for many of the UK’s major brands including Matalan, Asda, Makro. It reckons that that the partnership will create 10 – 15 per cent growth a year.

Sinotrans, which is Government owned, has more than 100 distribution centres across China, with road, rail and river connections covering most of inland China.

Sunny Chan, general manager Sinotrans Europe, said: “We are confident we have chosen the perfect partner to help us establish the UK into one of our major destinations.”

And Mike Danby, chief executive of Advanced Supply Chain, said: “The partnership with Sinotrans will enable us to offer cost and time effective end-to-end supply chain solutions to customers, irrespective of product type or source.”

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