Release Date: 16 December 2005
Release ID: 324
With their head office in Bangalore and branch offices in Mumbai (Bombay) and Chennai (Madras) and sub agents throughout the country, Vice President Nikhil Menon of Consolidation & Groupage Services believe they make a perfect logistics partner.
The company is run by professionals who have been in the field of shipping and cargo related activities from ship management, chartering, crew management to freight forwarding, logistics management and warehousing for over 30 years and hence the company can handle all aspects of Maritime requirements from port captaincy and cargo supervision to stevedoring, liner agency, vessel an crew management.
Mikhil further explains:
Since 1987 the company has been actively involved in activities include ship attendance, cargo supervision, port captaincy etc. This company represents several overseas principals. The primary function of this company is to undertake loading and discharging any kind of cargo on behalf of our principals. The company has successfully undertaken several discharging contracts in ports located in East Africa and in the Red Sea. We have handled millions of tons of cargo at ports all around the world since the inception of the company 1987. We have extensive knowledge and expertise of ports, local customs and practices. We are able to offer expediting projects related to bulk and bagged commodities as well as similar commodities when they are transported in containerized form. Our services are designed to save you money, as they are fast and very effective. Thereby minimizing your exposure and cargo losses from the port of discharge up to the point of delivery.
The company has also handled agency matters for many liners that operate between the Indian Sub continent and the Far East as well as to South Africa and East Coast of South America. The company also takes care of vessel and crew management as and when required. We currently manage a very diverse fleet of various types and sizes of vessel, which are registered under various flags. With regard to crew management our ability to supply some of the best personnel available is a result of our commitment to training and career development ensure that we can continue to supply quality seafarers now and in the future. Most of our seafarers come from India. But we have agents in many other countries as we are constantly looking for quality personnel due to the large requirements of our clients.
As a part of the services provided we can also provide stevedoring, break bulk handling and project cargo specialists. The company has supervised many hi-tech and extremely time sensitive project cargo contracts in India and Africa on behalf of our principals. Whatever your commodity, you can rely on us to provide innovative and cost-effective solutions for all your cargo handling requirements. The company offers a full range of sophisticated bagging, lightening, bulk handling, and expediting and consultancy services in numerous locations around the world. We have gained valuable knowledge and experience regarding the capabilities of different ports. We have also developed close relationships with port authorities and local partners. Our client base is spread from traders to ship owners, which is a result of our experience and the quality of service we have provided over the years. This track record places us in a very favourable position to provide companies with customized solutions tailored to their needs. In all locations, we work with the local companies and coordinate everything necessary to ensure that your requirements are fulfilled thereby providing you peace of mind at all times.
In freight forwarding the company is actively involved in air and sea freight forwarding and LCL consolidation to USA, Canada, Europe, South America, Far East, South East Asia, South Africa and East Africa. We have rate contracts with various shipping lines. The company handles approximately 1200 TEUS export cargo per annum from India to the above destinations as freight forwarders. The company is also well experienced in handling imports and we handle approximately 500 TEU of import cargo from all over the world for various destinations in India, and can undertake to do door delivery if required. We can also provide customs clearance and documentation for importers and exporters as a part of our supply chain solutions provided.
The company is well versed in handling and shipping various types of cargoes which include conventional, containerized, hazardous, bulk liquids and non conventional project and bulk cargoes in order to meet the requirements and standards of our globally diverse client base. The company has witnessed a tremendous growth over the years and has earned the appreciation of numerous clients. Our main focus being on customer requirements, we also offer our clients cost effective options for customs clearance and transhipment services.
The company is constantly monitoring and changing affectively to the requirements of the ever changing, demanding and highly competitive market, Consolidation & Groupage Services has placed state of the art software and hardware to streamline and maximize the effectiveness its services.
The company has always met and surpassed its goal and purpose throughout the years, which has been to create value for our clients and consistently out perform their expectations. The next step is to take this highly motivated team to higher levels of achievement, setting new standards and creating even greater value for the customer.
Further information is available at http://www.cgs-india.net
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