March 17, 2011
-- As Governor Chafee is poised to revisit the expansion of shipping and port of entry business development for the state of Rhode Island, Rhode Island’s own Martyn Hollands has been named as United States Vice President of Business Development for SAMSKIP ICEPAK LOGISITICS, Inc. Hollands a British native has made North Scituate, RI his home for the past decade. Debbie Woodliffe Samskip Icepack’s Managing Director is pleased with the Holland’s announcement, “Whether moving fresh cheeses and dairy products, delicate fruits and vegetables or fresh caught seafood from harvest to market, Martyn’s knowledge of the supply chain and multi modal logistics will increase opportunities to efficiently move cargo for more businesses, haulers and traders alike,” said Woodliffe. Holland’s agreed his vision for regional business development can bring benefits to the region, “I am looking forward to the opportunity to expand operations, especially here in the New England region in order to grow new business partnerships that will certainly help in the economic recovery.” He continued, “The indication that more businesses, distributors and fresh market vendors have goods to move to and from market is a bell-weather on the progress of the regional economy. This expansion combined with Governor Chafee’s willingness to revisit Rhode Island Port’s infrastructure and operations is something encouraging for the business of logistics. Creating new and innovative shipping opportunities can lead to more jobs and that is one thing we can all agree is a priority.”
SAMSKIP ICEPAK LOGISTICS, Inc. is a leader that specializes in global transportation of perishable goods. Samskip Icepak Logistics, Inc. has earned a reputation of excellence in shipping perishable cargoes, by fashioning creative customer based solutions in freight and logistics. The recent expansion of East Cost services is very exciting. “The philosophy of our logistics approach is to find out the specific needs of the customers we serve,” said Hollands, “SAMSKIP ICEPAK LOGISTICS, Inc. remains committed to customer service, and is a leader in moving goods through the supply chain.
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About SAMPKIP ICEPAK LOGISTICS, Inc.
SAMSKIP Group was established 1990. It boasts an estimated operating income of 450 million dollars. It employs 1,100 employees worldwide. SAMSPKIP Group has 49 offices in 24 countries in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America and South America. It operates and mans 12 container vessels, 12 reefer and bulk vessels and 20,000 containers. For more about Samskip visit: www.samskip.com