Panalpina has been nominated by Huawei Technologies, one of the world's top telecommunications companies, as prime Logistics Service Provider for their China-Brazil end-to-end business.
Under the three-year agreement, Panalpina handles all international air freight (several thousand tons) from China to Brazil as well as the full logistics services at destination including local distribution and warehousing.
Furthermore, for all ocean freight movements into Brazil, Panalpina acts as back-up carrier.
«This is an important milestone in our relationship with Huawei», says Sandro Knecht, Chief Marketing & Sales and Supply Chain Management Officer at Panalpina. «It adds to an already successful collaboration that has been continuously expanded over the past years».
Huawei Technologies is a global leader in providing next generation telecommunications networks, particularly ranking Top 3 in IP, Mobile and Fixed Network, and now serves 35 of the world's top 50 operators, along with over one billion users worldwide. The company is committed to providing innovative and customized products, services and solutions to create long-term value and growth potential for its customers. Huawei's products and solutions include wireless products, core network products, network products, applications and software, as well as end devices. Huawei has over 87’500 employees, of whom almost half are dedicated to Research & Development.