Monday 25, January 2016

Mersin – MENA Herald: Globe Express Services recently opened an office in Mersin, Turkey in its bid to further strengthen its presence in the country’s bustling logistics market. This latest move reflects the company’s ongoing strategy to reinforce its presence in Mersin, a port on the Mediterranean coast of southern Turkey, to capitalize on the considerable variety and scale of logistics activities in the city.
Through its newly opened office located at Yeni Mahalle, Ismet Inonu Blvd., Umat Plaza, GES will be able to maintain its leading position in terms of providing its clients with modern and value-added services. The company’s cutting-edge solutions include total logistics management, air and ocean freight forwarding, inland ground and rail services, project cargo and management, import/export services, warehousing and distribution, global trade compliance services, and logistics solutions.
Mustapha Kawam, President and CEO, GES, said: “Turkey’s logistics market is consistently showing sustained growth, generating many highly valuable opportunities for GES and other global industry players. The sector is expected to expand further, buoyed by the government’s ongoing economic diversification efforts to stimulate development in various key areas such as logistics.
“At GES, we are formulating strategic plans accordingly to support the local sector and optimize its potentials along the way. Our new office in Mersin, an important economic hub in Turkey, forms part of this strategy. We will remain steadfast in our commitment to deliver outstanding services to our clients as we continue to seek better ways to further improve our offerings,” added Kawam.
More global logistics players are continuously coming to Turkey’s shores due to the country’s economic growth potential and strategic geographic location. In its bid to become a leading logistics hub in the world and one of the top 10 global economies by 2023, the country has been opening up rail and coastal freight and international highway corridors to support the movement of a greater volume of traffic between neighboring countries. According to an industry study, the local sector is expected to be worth between USD 108 and 140 billion by 2017.
The company currently operates from 56 offices established in 20 countries since the beginning of its operations in 1974.