History of LBC
Founded in the 1950s, a time in which every country was devastated by World War II, LBC was first founded. LBC (or Luzon Brokerage Company) was first founded as a brokerage and air cargo agent. After several years, LBC was then expanded into a forwarding service provider, specializing in air cargo. As a third party (or non asset based) provider, LBC's first business procedures were to dispatch shipments via asset-based carriers and books or otherwise arranges space for those shipments. This was also the first time that LBC introduced a new method of delivery, the 24 hour or overnight delivery service philippines.
The overnight delivery service philippines made LBC more popular for Filipinos, especially with business establishments. Soon after, LBC decided on expanding their branches not only throughout the Philippines, but of foreign lands. The first LBC branch outside the country was established in San Francisco, California in 1985. Presently, LBC has over 60 branches in the United States and Canada.
To further provide service to Filipinos not only locally, but globally, LBC also chose to expand by founding several branches in neighboring Asian countries such as in Hong Kong, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore and Taiwan in whereas a high number of Filipino migrant workers have also settled in neighboring Asian countries.
Currently, LBC Express is known as one of the biggest courier companies in the Philippines. LBC soon became a respected leader offering fast and reliable Express Courier and Money Remittance service throughout the Philippines. Today, LBC offers the widest coverage and network with over 600 strategically located branches nationwide.
LBC Express, other than its own delivery service philippines, have also expanded in to other business ventures. One of its earliest expansions included a bank, the LBC Development Bank in 1995, in which LBC offered banking products. LBC Express have also expanded into using the internet to further serve Filipinos. Some of its online ventures included an online gift shop, Express Regalo, and an online flower shop, Flowers Express. LBC Express also founded Digiprint, a popular photo printing shop which also offers delivery of photos.