Mayor of Duisburg, German, lead the Government Delegation to visit WWL
Update time: 2015-10-17

Mayor of Duisburg, German, lead the Government Delegation to visit WWL

26th,September 2015,Thorn Link,the mayor of Duisburg has leaded the government delegation with 21 person to visit the Worldwide Logistics Group Wuhan branch .Lin Yangchun, the group finance director, Cheng Xiaoiian, the general manager of Yangtze River Center and Cao Zhiyu, the Wuhan branch manager have given a warm reception to the government delegation of Duisburg.

Thorn Link visited the Worldwide Logistics Group Wuhan branch first, asked about the business development,then the both sides had an in-depth exchanges and talks about the integrated logistics business cooperation.

Lin Yangchun,the group finance director warmly welcomed the arrival of Thorn Link on behalf of the Worldwide Logistics Group firstly,and made a preliminary presentation on the overall business situation of the Worldwide Logistics Group. Cheng Xiaoiian,the general manager of Yangtze River Operation Center, introduced the Yangtze River Operation Center concentratly, including Chongqing, Wuhan and other places of business development for Europe situation, and particular reference to the effect of "Chongqing New Europe" and "Chinese New Europe" railway in Central Europe. Duisburg is the destination of "Chongqing New Europe" and "Chinese New Europe" railway, is the strategy implementation of “One Belt One Road”,also the opportunity for the Worldwide Logistics Group to expand the European operation. Duisburg is the most important hub for freight transport in Europe, the goods through "Chongqing New Europe" and "Chinese New Europe" railway transport to Duisburg, then can quickly allocated to other European markets by the radiation of Duisburg, the speed is one time faster than the ocean shipping, but the price is only half of the air transport, and it can effectively connects the Yangtze River economic zone and modern economies in the Ruhr area and the economic center of Europe. Worldwide Logistics Group, as China's leading global integrated logistics provider, participates the european operation expandation positively, and expands the European operations rising to the level of strategic planning group.

Thorn Link represented after,Duisburg is an international trade logistics center, and it has a very well-developed road, rail and shipping network. It is the gateway to the Lower Rhine portal, also a gateway to Western Europe's door, Duisburg's Rhine Ruhr harbor has become an important international RTS of the inland shipping , is the transport center of Rhine and Ruhr, is German’s large distribution center of metals, ores, coals, and the total annual throughput of Duisburg port can reach to 70 million tons, it is an international and European logistics center. Worldwide Logistics Group selects Duisburg as an important logistics partner in Europe, which will benefit both parties.

Ralph Meurer, the general manager of the Economic Promotion Bureau of Duisburg said, Duisburg now has more than 70 international logistics giants in this business, it provides an excellent platform for the "Chongqing New Europe" and "Chinese New Europe" railway transport. Duisburg city government will soon launch a new logistics cooperation project, hopes the Worldwide Logistics Group can choose Duisburg as an important logistics partner in the future, to develop an all-round pragmatic cooperation.

After talks,the two sides exchanged souvenirs and posed for pictures,the talks finished in a pleasant atmosphere.

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