Toshiba awarded Panalpina overland transport from Germany to Moscow

Jan 24, 2011

Toshiba has selected Panalpina to handle its overland business ex Regensburg, Germany, location of one of its European distribution centers, to Moscow beginning in January 2011.

The agreement covers international trucking and customs clearance as well as local cross-docking and distribution services. The initial freight volume is approximately 200 trucks ex. Regensburg, Germany with cross-docking activities for 11’000 pallets including local distribution to more than ten locations within Russia.

Panalpina’s extensive experience transporting hi-tech cargo and its ability to offer Toshiba important value-added services will be key to the future development of collaborative end-to-end logistics solutions. Panalpina is building on its successful cooperation between Toshiba Europe and Panalpina Nuremberg. For the past three years, Panalpina has been managing total warehouse operations and kitting and packing operations for this product group for Toshiba in Dubai to supply Toshiba customers in the Middle East and African regions.

Toshiba Ltd.

Toshiba is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology and a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning information and communications systems, digital consumer products, electronic devices and components, power systems, including nuclear energy, industrial and social infrastructure systems and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 740 companies, with 204’000 employees worldwide.

About Panalpina

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers' supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. Energy Solutions is a specialized service for the energy and capital projects sector. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 75 countries, and it works with partner companies in a further 90 countries. Panalpina employs 15,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.