WWL and NAWAH Partner to Strengthen Logistical Links Connecting China and Iraq
Update time: 2015-06-01

SHANGHAI (29th May 2015) – Chinese logistics leader Worldwide Logistics Group and NAWAH today announced that the two companies have forged an alliance to better serve the growing logistical demands for Asian companies serving the growing market of Southern Iraq.

Worldwide Logistics (WWL), headquartered in Shanghai, is a leading logistics player in the Chinese market with 30 branch and representative offices throughout China and the greater Far East. NAWAH, also known as North America Western Asia Holdings, is a leading distribution and logistics service provider with headquarters in Dubai.

“Southern Iraq is undergoing unparalleled development today with an expanding middle class of citizens who increasingly demand the continual flow of essential goods from Asian markets. WWL and NAWAH have strategically aligned to offer a unique and reliable end-to-end logistical solution to meet these market dynamics,” said Paul Brinkley, NAWAH’s President and CEO.

One of the most comprehensive and diversified shipping and logistics groups in China, WWL has been recognized as a leading logistics provider and ranked as one of the top freight forwarding companies by China’s International Freight Forwarders Association.

WWL’s warehousing, customs brokerage, terminal handling and freight forwarding capabilities strongly position the company to offer extensive Chinese domestic-logistics services in support of its vast international shipping and logistical offerings.

NAWAH Port Management (NPM), one of NAWAH’s three major business units, operates a modern, fully containerized terminal at the Port of Basra (also known as al Maqal Port) located in downtown Basra, Iraq. Along with sister company NAWAH Supply & Distribution, NPM offers customers a full spectrum of door-to-door, supply-chain capabilities for cargo being transshipped through Jebel Ali Port in the United Arab Emirates and bound for Iraq’s oil and gas fields and commercial markets.

“Our alliance’s extensive capabilities will allow WWL – in partnership with NPM – to further develop a robust and reliable logistics service from locations throughout China to key sites across Iraq,” said Jacky Lim, WWL’s Managing Director. “Together, WWL and NAWAH will redefine the China-Iraq trade lane, bringing vast efficiencies to bear where efficiencies have long been absent.”

About Worldwide Logistics

Founded in 2001, the Worldwide Logistics Group is a comprehensive and diversified Chinese shipping and logistics group. Through its own fleet of break-bulk vessels, isotank containers and fleet of trucks as well as its container freight stations and warehouses, the Worldwide Logistics Group is capable of covering all aspects of the shipping and logistics industry. Headquartered in Shanghai and with more than 30 branch and representative offices, WWL has successfully built a network covering all of China. WWL has extensive relationships with a number of industry-leading international partners and agents to cover the globe’s major economic areas.

About NAWAH

North America Western Asia Holdings is dedicated to the communities it invests in through its strategic, long-term local partnerships, while maintaining rigorous international standards of transparency and accountability. More information about NAWAH and its lines of business can be found at www.nawah.com, www.nawahsupplyanddistribution.com and www.nawahportmanagement.com.

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