Damco has further enhanced its strength and reach in South Asia by appointing Nepal Shipping and Air Logistics Pvt. Ltd. (NPSAL) as its sales agent in Nepal. The agreement was signed by Mr. Martin Thaysen, Global Chief Commercial Officer on behalf of Damco and Mr. Jagat B. Khadka, Chairman and Managing Director, NPSAL. Mr. Amitabh Shankar, Regional Manager Damco Northeast India and Mr. Sudip Chaterjee, Branch Manager Damco Kolkata was also present in Nepal during the signing ceremony on 1 June 2011.
“We are excited about the association with NPSAL in Nepal. This tie up is a testimony to our belief and commitment to South Asian markets. South Asia is a key global driver for growth and the agreement with NPSAL will help Damco to provide services to customers who have business operations in Nepal. The synergies of Damco’s global network, expertise and solution design capabilities along with NPSAL’s strong local presence and knowledge will enable us to provide industry leading solutions in and out of Nepal” said Lars Sorensen, CEO Damco South Asia.
Mr. Jagat Khadka, Managing Director of Nepal Shipping commented “This tie up offers the local industry and customers access to global logistics practices and we are looking forward to our association with a globally reputed company like Damco. With our local experience we would be able to add value to Nepalese business communities in Nepal.”