Martin Bencher Group Newsletter - week 17


Are you looking for ON-SITE services?

Travel restrictions make it hard to do basic work around the world. Due to COVID-19 there are a lot of restrictions both locally and globally. Let Martin Bencher help you and let us be your eyes, ears and hands.
We can help with project management, inspection jobs, monitoring cargo handling, feasibility studies, surveys and other on-site assignments. We can also assist on commercial activities such as supplier follow-up, sourcing, managing documentation and do general follow-up with your supplier or customer*.
Martin Bencher has own offices in 22 countries. We have an advanced QHSE program – certified according to ISO standards within quality, health, safety, and environment – ensuring that we provide service at the highest level by skilled Project Managers.
Call us today for a solution and let us help you make logistics easy!
As always, you can find our office locations by clicking here where you will also be able to contact your local Martin Bencher representative. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions. 
We can’t wait to hear from you!

Best regards,

Martin Bencher Group

*Please note that we of course follow local guidelines and regulations why there might be some services – due to COVID-19 – we can’t get around for the time being. 

Martin Bencher News

Managing Director of China re-elected for DCCC
Photo Credit: DCCC from LinkedIn
We are proud to announce that our Managing Director in China, Mr. Jonas Frank has been re-elected to the board of the Danish Chamber of Commerce in China (DCCC). Jonas has been part of the board for the last year and is honored to be a part of the board for the coming year as well.

DCCC is a non-profit organization that aims to provide networking and knowledge sharing opportunities for Danes and other nationalities relevant to Denmark and China.

Congratulations to Jonas and DCCC with their recent election.
Project Stenkullen | Transformer
In April, Martin Bencher Sweden delivered a 126 tons transformer to the Gothenburg area. The route from rail siding to site was thoroughly investigated due to unstable ground conditions at certain sections. The transformer plus accessories were delivered safely on time to its destination. Martin Bencher’s scope included jacking and skidding from rail car to trailer, road transport, jacking and skidding to foundation, permits etc.

Shipping and Industry News

Coronavirus: an Unprecedented Challenge to the Manufacturing Industry
The COVID-19 outbreak is becoming a global stress test. As the number of people infected with the virus continues to rise around the world, uncertainties about global economic growth increase. Read more here
Essential Cargo Moving Despite Import Logjam at India's Airports
India’s air cargo congestion is easing, with medical and pharmaceutical shipments moving freely despite the lockdown being extended to 3 May. Read more here
Shipping and Freight 'Will Bounce Back' – but There Will Be Hi-Tech Change
The chaos caused by Covid-19 will lead to far greater use of technology, which until now has lagged in logistics compared with other industries. Read more here.
More Transpacific Blank Sailings as US Ports Watch Import Throughput Plummet
The 2M alliance partners today announced two more blank sailings from Asia to the US Gulf, seeing “further reduction in demand” on the route. Read more here
Direct China-Europe Rail Service Looking Attractive to Air Shippers in a Queue
Chaos in the air freight industry could lead to a greater reliance on rail on the Asia-Europe lane. As images of congestion in Shanghai began to arrive and forwarders report the challenges of sending goods by air. Read more here.
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