Hong Kong-based Neutral Air Partner (NAP), the premier global network of air cargo architects and aviation specialists and UK’s Peter Shepherd Consultancy, have joined forces to launch a brand-new perishable focused logistics network.
Perishable Logistics Network (PLN) will be empowered by NAP and will be targeting independent and privately-owned companies with a proven record of exemplary services and understanding of perishable logistics temperature control products.
PLN’s aim is to assist SME’s within the perishable & cold chain logistics industry, to compete both in service and price with the global forwarders, while offering a platform of Fresh logistic connections and innovative digital tools for a matchless outstanding global advantage.
Peter Shepherd, CEO of the new specialty group, has 50 years’ experience in the global freight marketplace, worldwide experience in the sales environment, enjoying heading up commercial sales teams including AMI Air Menzies international.
“We are very delighted to announce the launch of PLN. Its membership will be comprised of local and independent perishable logistics specialists, committed to delivering global fresh & temperature-control supply chain solutions with no boundaries. We are offering networking skills, professionalism and expertise which will be unique within the perishable logistics sector. We are looking to expand SME’s opportunities worldwide under the NAP umbrella, and the large range of benefits Neutral Air Partner network has to offer,” said Shepherd.
Christos Spyrou, CEO of NAP, added: “Perishable and cold chain logistics are essential for the growth and sustainability of the air cargo industry and the logistics sector. Being one of the leading air cargo networks with 250 local airfreight heroes in 150 countries, we were looking at the right timing and opportunity to get involved in the fresh & perishable logistics field, and we are very excited with this new partnership.”