SOS Global Named Freight Logistic Service for Asian Winter Games
SOS Global Express, a worldwide leader in logistics for international sporting events, is pleased to announce that they have signed a contract to provide International Freight Logistics for the Host Broadcaster to the Astana-Almaty 7th Asian Winter Games, International Games Broadcasting Services (IGBS). The Games will be staged in Kazakhstan from January 30 through February 6, 2011.
SOS Global Express will have a team on the ground in Kazakhstan, supported by their 24/7 offices in the UK and USA. The scope of the project includes flying over 150 tons of gear and supplies in and out of Kazakhstan, including a chartered 747F. SOS Global will oversee all ‘in country’ needs including Customs, warehousing and all venue deliveries.
The Asian Games, the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games are the world’s largest sporting events and SOS Global has provided International Logistics services to all in the past 12 months. Peter Angell, IGBS Project Director/Overall Management says IGBS is pleased to have SOS Global onboard as a partner for the Asian Winter Games. “Their experience and commitment to service is why IGBS chose them for this very important project,” he says.
President, Fernando Soler adds, “We are thrilled to have been chosen to handle the Asian Winter Games and appreciate the confidence that IGBS has shown in us. Our growth in the International Events sector is key to our continued growth and success.”
SOS Global recently opened its first office outside the USA, in London, to support event operations throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. SOS Global is a full service event logistics provider and has served its Broadcasting customers since 1986, ‘Around the World…Around the Clock’.