ITASCA, Illinois-headquartered global supply chain solutions company AIT Worldwide Logistics has opened a new full-service station in the Qingdao on China's eastern seaboard.
Located in Shandong province,
AIT-Qingdao is the organisation's seventh office in China, joining the
company's Asia Pacific network.
Positioned in a port city on the Yellow Sea and led by a veteran
logistics manager with extensive ocean shipping experience, transpacific
services are expected to be the leading operational activity for the
AIT-Qingdao team. The facility also provides a complete slate of
flexible supply chain services including air, intermodal, ground
distribution, customs brokerage and warehouse management, the company
AIT's vice president, Asia Pacific, Wilson Lee, said the new location
enhances the company's ability to serve existing customers representing
diverse industries such as energy technology, environmental services and
industrial building materials. The office also boosts AIT's ability to
provide logistics solutions for customers requiring a local
representative in Qingdao.
The company executive vice president Global Operations, Greg Weigel,
said: "Opening the new AIT-Qingdao office is an important investment in
AIT's Asia Pacific development strategy. This location strengthens the
connections to many key customers in the US with our transpacific import
service. AIT is thrilled to participate in the vibrant industrial
economy of Qingdao, one of China's top 10 GDP growth areas."
The newest AIT office is situated 10 kilometres from Qingdao Port with convenient access to Qingdao International Airport.