New Silk Road Network’s (NSRN) member for Turkmenistan, At Abray / Turkmenline has always been active in supporting the logistical activities of NGO’s. Most recently, upon the occasion of the World Children’s Day on 20th Nov, the children in Afghanistan received a special delivery from the Turkmenline team – 6 truckloads of student kits donated by NGOs in effort to support Afghan civilians.

Photo Credit: Turkmenline

LLP Anil Mantra / SM Point, member of the New Silk Road Network representing Kazakhstan recently shared with us some highlights from a memorable opening ceremony of the new QazAlPack Plant. They were contracted two years ago, to handle the whole logistical supply chain of its construction, and now it is finally open to start production.

Photo Credit: Anil Mantra / SM Point

New Silk Road Network’s founding member, Alexander Global Logistics, has consistently been amongst the top choices for many of the world's leading pulp and paper manufacturers as a logistics partner. As this growth trajectory continues, another significant milestone was achieved. Carsten Hellmers, CEO of Alexander Global Logistics and Saif Al Mazrouei, CEO of Ports Cluster - AD Ports Group, signed a 10-year Strategic Partnership Agreement to create a hub for pulp and paper products in the Middle East at the Khalifa Port.

On November 17th, with over 50 distinguished guests, including local authorities, pulp and paper producers, shipping lines and other industry experts, the official inauguration of the new pulp and paper warehouse at Port Khalifa, Abu Dhabi, UAE, took place.

Photo Credit: Alexander Global Logistics

New Silk Road Network's partner for Postal and Last Mile Delivery in Germany, the mail alliance, a brand of mailworXs GmbH in Würzburg, had its inaugural visit to the Universal Postal Union (UPU) in Berne. At the meeting, the mail alliance and the UPU had a concrete exchange of views in the course of developments in Germany as well as in the context of the new membership.

Wuerzburg, 11th October 2022 – The mail alliance, a brand of mailworXs GmbH, has sealed its membership of the Consultative Committee of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) with an inaugural visit in Berne. The talks focused on the role of standards in the postal industry and the importance of opening the UPU to general market liberalisation, which is becoming increasingly important for the seamless cooperation of international postal services.

Michael Kunter (left, Spokesperson) and Mario Eichelmann are the new leadership-duo of mail alliance. (Photo source: Ulrich Schepp/Sascha Janne)

New Silk Road Network's member PRIMUM was founded in 1997, since then, they have been providing international trucking services in vast lands of the European and Asian continent. The company handles almost everything on their trailer beds, from dangerous goods (ADR) and chemicals, to oversized shipments, temperature-controlled cargo, high-value goods, pharmaceuticals, groupage cargo and consolidation, and project cargo. They have unique expertise in trucking and extensive knowledge of the written and unspoken laws of the local markets.

Last month, our team had the pleasure of speaking with Alexander Smal, Deputy Commercial Director at PRIMUM.

Alexander Smal, Photo Credit: PRIMUM.

We learn about the growth journey of the company, and how they have managed to stay resilient in an environment where truck drivers are becoming increasingly difficult to hire. Furthermore, we discuss the current market and its impact on PRIMUM’s operations, how they are weathering these challenges and preparing for the future with their eco-initiatives.

Over the summer months, we featured case studies from New Silk Road Network's Cargo Tracking and Supply Chain Transparency partner Tive Inc. about the perishables and pharmaceutical industries. This month, our team had the pleasure of talking with Blerta Lataj, Referral Partner Manager at Tive Inc., about the story of Tive as a start-up, the challenges they faced and how they overcame them, the brand-new perspective they brought to cargo tracking, the incredible innovative new Tive products, and their future plans.

As with many businesses, Tive was born out of observing real-life problems. In this particular story, founder and CEO Krenar Komoni realized just how much time his father-in-law, the owner of a trucking company, spent on the phone tracking the whereabouts of his trucks all day. Krenar then set out to ease this stress by designing a GPS tracker that could be fitted onto the trucks, eliminating the need for constant check-up calls. Step by step, this basement project has flourished into a successful company with over 150 people.

Pic Credit: Tive Inc.

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