SOURCE: Global4PL SCM Software and Consulting

August 03, 2006 06:00 ET

Global4PL Announces Strategic Alliance With Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Global4PL to Partner With Hellmann on Supply Chain Management Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 3, 2006 -- Global4PL Supply Chain Management, a leading supply chain management provider, and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, one of the world's top logistics providers have signed a strategic alliance agreement to deliver comprehensive international air and ocean freight forwarding to small and large companies. Under the agreement, Hellmann will provide Global4PL Supply Chain Management customers with international freight forwarding services including customs brokerage, international air and sea freight, NVOCC, sea-air transportation, and other complete project management services.

Sergio Retamal, Executive Vice President of Global4PL, stated that Hellmann Worldwide Logistics capabilities, capacity and efficient global network was chosen after a half-year selection process searching for the ideal service provider. We will provide mid to large-sized companies end-to-end supply chain services while receiving unsurpassed levels of on-time service and customer service. "We are combining the best in Global4PL services and Hellmann global logistics network solutions to provide end-to-end supply chain services to our customers. Hellmann's strong position out of China makes them ideal to support our customer base," said Retamal.

About Global4PL Supply Chain Management

Global4PL, the creator of RFQ Command Center ™ online bidding technology, provides international and domestic freight forwarding, procurement and sourcing, software, consulting and program management services that maximize business value from supply chain service providers. Global4PL is one of 2006 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Top Companies to watch. For more information on Global4PL's global transportation sourcing, cost management and contract negotiation services and software, please visit www.global-4pl.com.

Global4PL Supply Chain Management is a NMSDC Certified MBE Company.

About Hellmann Worldwide Logistics

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, the global logistics network, operates from 341 cities in 134 countries and employs in excess of 15,000 dedicated people to serve our customers worldwide. For more information about Hellmann, please visit the company's web site at www.hellmann.net.