Panalpina and Arcese Espana expand cooperation in road freight

PANALPINA125Panalpina is expanding – and strengthening – its cooperation with Arcese Espana SAU, linking two more of its offices into the existing network with the Italian freight forwarding company.

Seven Panalpina offices across Germany – in Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Kehl, Munich, Hamburg, Hanover and Berlin – have been cooperating with Arcese Espana in road freight since early 2012, but in a bid to further optimize its European network, Panalpina will now tie its Frankfurt and Nuremberg locations into the network. 

“As partners, the two companies complement each other perfectly,” says Antonio Pacciolla, who is responsible for Panalpina’s road freight partners and the subcontractor management in Europe and the Middle East. “Panalpina has access to one of the largest mega-trailer fleets in Europe, and by expanding our partnership with Arcese we can combine the volume flows in less-than-truckload traffic at the main departure points in Germany, France, Italy, Belgium and Spain. In addition, Panalpina Iberia uses Arcese for the local distribution and collection of air and ocean freight shipments.”

As a result, the groupage and fleet operator specialist Arcese is now not only the strategic cooperation partner for Panalpina in road freight in Belgium and Italy but also in Spain.

For Arcese Espana, the intensified collaboration between the two companies also brings additional benefits. “Arcese Espana gains access to Panalpina’s road freight network in Central and Eastern Europe. By working together with one of the world’s leading air and ocean freight forwarding companies, Arcese can provide its local customers in Spain a much wider service offering,” Pacciolla explains.

About Panalpina

The Panalpina Group is one of the world’s leading providers of supply chain solutions. The company combines its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight, and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. Drawing on in-depth industry know-how and customized IT systems, Panalpina manages the needs of its customers’ supply chains, no matter how demanding they might be. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 80 countries, and it works with partner companies in a further 80 countries. Panalpina employs around 15,000 people worldwide who deliver a comprehensive service to the highest quality standards – wherever and whenever.

For more details, please contact:

Corporate Media Relations Manager Regional Head of Road Freight Europe and Middle East
Sandro Hofer Florian Zehetleitner
Tel. +41 61 226 11 66 Tel. +49 40 28800 5125

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