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Expedite Plus Expands Time-Critical Delivery Services in Asia



Opens First Hong Kong Office and Establishes Presence in Mainland China

TORONTO & HONG KONG, Apr 10, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - Expedite Plus, a leading provider of time-critical delivery services based in Toronto, Canada, has expanded its global reach with the opening of a new office in Hong Kong and service centres in Shanghai and Beijing. Located at the CS Logistics Centre, Kwai Chung NT, Hong Kong, the office will serve as a hub in Asia and strengthen the company's ability to manage urgent shipments throughout Asia and the rest of the world.

"Continued economic growth in Asia, global competition, and the changing purchasing behaviour of the market, are all fuelling demand for our services and we expect the West to Asia and intra-Asian lanes will become exponentially busy in the years to come," said Dwayne Hihn, president, Expedite Plus. "Our presence in China broadens our coverage in Asia which enables us to meet those demands. Speed and reliability are essential in business today and we are one of only a handful of companies with the expertise and reach to manage shipments across the world at a moment's notice."

Expedite Plus' primary offering is its Onboard Courier Delivery Service which provides true emergency shipping capabilities, enabling urgent packages to be hand-delivered anywhere in the world.

"At Expedite Plus we know the meaning of time-critical delivery," said Devon Bovenlander, managing director, Expedite Plus Asia. "It can mean getting your automotive part on time, or losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in production downtime. Whether shipping to or from Tianjin or Toronto, or anywhere else in the world, Expedite Plus has the reliable global network, intricate co-ordination capabilities, and local knowledge and experience to get your package safely to its destination within a matter of hours."

Expedite Plus' customers include Fortune 500 companies primarily in the technology, fashion retail, automotive, aerospace, and oil and gas sectors.

"As part of the Manitoulin Group of Companies, Expedite Plus now provides customers in Asia with the advantage of easy access to the Group's full portfolio of best-in-class offerings, superior customer service, and global reach," said Gord Smith, chief executive officer, Manitoulin Group of Companies. "This provides them with a one-stop-shop for all their transportation needs and a true business partner."

About Expedite Plus

Established in 1991, Expedite Plus is based in the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario, Canada. It operates 24/7/365 days a year, and provides a complete range of time-critical delivery services to meet the most stringent customer requirements. Its expedited solutions cater to any size or weight of shipment and are enabled by a network of agents, carriers and partners worldwide. Services encompass: On Board Courier, secured, personalized pick-up and delivery for shipments around the globe within a matter of hours; Air Expedite - a next-flight-out delivery service from the shipper's city and a chartered air service which provides a dedicated aircraft; and Ground Expedite, which provides a dedicated vehicle. Visit: www.expediteplus.com or email [email protected] for 24 hour assistance.

About Manitoulin Group of Companies

Manitoulin Group of Companies is one of Canada's leading transportation and logistics solutions providers. It has over 50 years' experience servicing a variety of industries and some of the world's largest organizations. As a single source provider, its offerings include; expedited less-than-truckload/truckload, crating, customs brokerage, global forwarding, global time critical delivery, heavy haul, logistics, warehousing and supply chain management. These services are supported by state-of-the-art technology which provides 24 x 7 on-line shipping assistance. Manitoulin leverages its extensive network to connect businesses across Canada and around the world. For more information, please visit: www.manitoulingroup.com.

Source: Expedite Plus

Contact:
Devon Bovenlander
Expedite Plus Asia
3/F CS Logistics Centre, 
2-16 Lam Tin Street, 
Kwai Chung NT, Hong Kong
[email protected] 
+852 2943 2065

Angela Rea
Manitoulin Group of Companies
[email protected]
+1 905 304 9638




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