20Cube Forays Into The US Market By Acquiring Sealaska Global Logistics

  • April 9, 2013
  • News

20Cube, proceeding with its expansion plans, has acquired Sealaska Global Logistics, LLC (SGL) based out of Atlanta, Georgia. Integrated logistics services provider, 20Cube Logistics is headquartered in Singapore and offers a wide array of services required by exporters and importers alike, with expertise in a varied range of disciplines – International Freight Forwarding, Supply Chain Solutions, Value Added Services, Project Logistics, Customs Clearance, Customs Law and Compliance, Risk Management, Government Incentive Schemes and Indirect Taxation. The company has a strong presence in Asia Pacific, South Asia, Australia, Middle East and East Africa.

By acquiring Sealaska Global Logistics, 20Cube forays into the US market. SGL will be re-named as 20Cube Logistics Worldwide, LLC and is 100% owned by 20Cube International, Inc.

“This is the first acquisition by 20Cube in the US market. And I’m excited as this would further increase our network globally. In the future we have plans to acquire more companies that will solidify our stand in the US and we could offer complete logistics solutions with global standards that comply with the US market,” said Mahesh Niruttan, CEO of 20Cube.

Sealaska Global Logistics, LLC (SGL) is a third-party logistics provider (3PL) delivering full global supply chain management solutions for clients of all sizes. SGL’s Management team has a combined 34 years of international transportation and logistics management experience.

SGL is a fully licensed, insured and bonded transportation brokerage and freight forwarding company and is also licensed by the Federal Maritime Commission (NVOCC and Ocean Freight Forwarder) and an IATA accredited Cargo Agent, allowing it to perform a wide range of transportation services, both domestically and internationally.

SGL is a proud member of the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc. SGL also is DoD Approved Carrier and C-TPAT Certified by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

SGL has a solid customer base, major business being ocean freight. Its top customers include Retail, Electronics and Manufacturing, and main trade lanes being South Africa, China, Hong Kong, India and Europe. 20Cube plans to blend the considerable talents and technology and gain synergies backed by the International network.

“20Cube’s expertise, value added services and IT solutions made it possible for us execute our strategic decision to exit the logistics business and at the same time give our customers access to an international network.” Says Terry Downes – COO, Sealaska Corporation.

“We have broadened our global reach and look forward to serving our customers in different geographies on a multi-modal basis with improved services and solutions.” says Angela Higgs – Senior Vice President, 20Cube Logistics Worldwide LLC.