Sinotrans, China's largest logistics company, and National Retail Systems Inc., a logistics services provider focused on retail in the U.S., have formed SinoNRS to offer integrated factory-to-store logistics solutions to U.S. retailers.
SinoNRS will offer a comprehensive suite of transportation,consolidation, warehousing, distribution, trade facilitation and value-added services, such as ticketing, labeling and packaging.
"Already a leading integrated logistics player in China, Sinotrans hasstarted to expand our services overseas in the past few years. Because the United States and Europe are such important trading partners with China, we must seek business partners in these regions that fit our strategic choices for business development," says Zhang Jianwei, president of Sinotrans Ltd.
Sinotrans is China's largest logistics provider with more than 50 years of experience in transportation and logistics. The company operates more than 1,600 distribution facilities in China, offeringintegrated ocean transportation, airfreight, trucking, distribution,express services and third-party logistics services. The Sinotrans network covers all major areas in China from the coast to inland and includes the largest customs clearance facility network in China.NRS operates one of the largest distribution facilities in the New York area, including several transload facilities and warehouses. NRS also operates multiple facilities in the Los Angeles area, including an automated distribution center and over 1 million square feet of distribution space within 10 miles from the Port of Long Beach. A new Savannah transload facility opening later this year as part of the company's Gateway Ports strategy will add to the NRS presence in the Southeast with facilities in Greensboro, N.C.; Tampa, Fla.; and Miami.
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