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F.S. Mackenzie Opens Office in Tbilisi, Georgia

F.S. Mackenzie Group, the U.K. and Russia member of the FPS (Famous Pacific Shipping) network of independent freight forwarders and non-vessel operating common carriers, has opened a new office in Tbilisi, Georgia.

The location, the company's 17th branch, will act as a gateway for imports to the Caucasus region. FSM has been active in the region for some years, having commenced road freight operations into the Caucasus in 2009. Since then it has launched regular less-than-containerload (LCL) services to Tbilisi, Yerevan and Baku via the Black Sea ports of Poti and Batumi in Georgia, and Odessa in Ukraine. The new FSM Tbilisi operation is spearheading the launch of weekly inbound LCL services from key ports in Asia, Europe and the U.S. It will provide direct local control over operations that were previously managed through the company's Ukraine base. It is also offering road transport, airfreight forwarding and outsize project forwarding by air and ocean.

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The location, the company's 17th branch, will act as a gateway for imports to the Caucasus region. FSM has been active in the region for some years, having commenced road freight operations into the Caucasus in 2009. Since then it has launched regular less-than-containerload (LCL) services to Tbilisi, Yerevan and Baku via the Black Sea ports of Poti and Batumi in Georgia, and Odessa in Ukraine. The new FSM Tbilisi operation is spearheading the launch of weekly inbound LCL services from key ports in Asia, Europe and the U.S. It will provide direct local control over operations that were previously managed through the company's Ukraine base. It is also offering road transport, airfreight forwarding and outsize project forwarding by air and ocean.

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