The 19th PPG ISO Accredited 'Certificate in Project Cargo Management' program was successfully held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 11-12 September 2014 and was rated by all participants as glowing success. PPG education programs are recognised as the world's leading educator in project forwarding and is receiving deserved recognition from the global community. The courses are open to everyone associated with the shipping and project forwarding industries and others seeking more knowledge of this vital industry sector.
PPG Sudan member, Darka For Trading Services Co., has successfully achieved ISO 9001:2008 Clearance, Freight Forwarder and Transportation services certification. Certification confirms Darka’s commitment to consistency and quality in the delivery of their services and also demonstrates continuous improvement and customer focus in line with proven management principals. The QEC program offers a step-by-step approach which provides all members confidence in Darka’s system’s capabilities to meet the needs of PPG and its members.
PPG member in Saudi Arabia, Almajdouie Logistics, has transported an Evaporator weighing 5,736.8 tonnes (gross weight during transportation), and believed to be the World’s heaviest, at the Yanbu 3 Desalination Project.
International project forwarding network the Project Professionals Group, with the support of its USA member TransProject LLC, enjoyed a successful annual conference in Las Vegas, USA from 7-9 May, 2014. The New Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel conference facility was the venue. The event was held in conjunction with the American Wind Energy Association Windpower (AWEA) Conference & Exhibition where PPG and TransProject share a booth. This enabled many members and sponsors to cost effectively attend both events.
Mr. Abdullah Bin Ali Almajdouie has been elected as Chairman of the Board of theArab Union of Land Transport (AULT) during the General Assembly Meeting of the Union held in Dubai.
Abdullah Almajdouie, who is one of the transport leaders in the Arab countries, manages one of the largest transportation and logistics companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, PPG member Almajdouie Logistics.
Almajdouie Logistics (MLC ) secured a Door-to-Door project from one of their reputed clients, SK Engineering, who are the lead EPC for the Wasit Gas Plant located around 80 klm north of Jubail. SK Engineering placed an order of fabricating 4 units of AGR contractor to Zamil-Rabigh & 4 units of AGR Solvent Filter to Zamil-Jeddah.
United Kingdom and German members of project forwarding network, Project Professionals Group, have demonstrated the benefits of experienced international teamwork with the efficient transportation of an over-dimensional 57 ton (52,000kg) compressor from Scotland to Mexico via Antwerp.
Quality Freight UK partnered German PPG member Karl Gross Internationale Spedition to package and deliver the compressor that measured over 12 metres long, four metres wide and almost six metres high.
The 18th PPG ISO Accredited 'Certificate in Project Cargo Management' program was successfully held in Shanghai 11-12 March 2014 and was rated by all participants as glowing success. Students came from Sweden; Vietnam; Hong Kong; Venezuela; India; Philippines; and China.
PPG Swedish member, Global Freight Solutions AB, has successfully completed its annual surveillance audit of its international ISO9001 quality management and ISO 14001. The audit was conducted by Lloyds Quality Assurance. Recertification reaffirms Global Freight Solutions’ commitment to consistency and quality in the delivery of their services and also demonstrates their continuous improvement and customer focus in line with proven management principals.
The 17th PPG ISO Accredited 'Certificate in Project Cargo Management' program was successfully held in Brisbane 13-14 February 2014 and was rated by all participants as another runaway success. Global Forwarder, Rohlig Logistics, arrange an In-House program for their personnel from Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.