Our Services in Asia
Hamburg Süd entered the Asien market in 2001. Originally represented through agencies, Hamburg Süd set up its own network in 2003 following the acquisition of the Kien Hung container line activities. Further momentum was reached after the acquisition of Fesco's cross-trade activities in 2006. Today, Hamburg Süd has its own offices throughout China (7 wholly owned offices and 10 agencies), Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Dedicated agents represent Hamburg Süd in Kores, Japan and the key South East Asian countries Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam.
Our key features
- We have a network of owned offices throughout the Asian markets. We route the majority of our total cargo through our own office network ensuring a consistent interface and direct access to Hamburg Süd staff. Wherever we are represented through agents we ensure continuity of systems and that the agents have dedicated Hamburg Süd Representatives.
- Our experienced Asian organization work in concert with our global office network, spanning the globe. Skilled personnel at both ends of the trade lane know the laws and customs of their respective countries and held assure your shipments move seamlessly across oceans and borders. Our Customer Service and Documentation staff are situated directly in all local business areas providing a fast, reliable and personal service throughout the supply chain and thus no delay.