SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

October 05, 2010 05:30 ET

Singapore Becoming Hub for Southeast Asian Maritime Transportation, an Industrial Info News Alert

BANGALORE, INDIA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) -  Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In terms of logistics, Singapore is in a prime location. Any way you look at it, Singapore is a maximum seven-hour flight from any of the key port destinations of Southeast Asia. A number of multinational corporations have branches in the country because of its corporate-friendly economy, and several of these companies choose Singapore to be their central hub for regional distribution centers. Singapore's world-class infrastructure makes it the perfect logistical hub for the international market. The Singapore port is the world's busiest port for large-container trans-shipments and is home to a network of about 250 shipping lines. These, in turn, are connected to about 600 ports in 123 nations.

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