Nowhere is LBC Express’ push to become the leading and most trusted express delivery service more evident than through the strategic partnership it continues to make with key industry players. Nowhere is LBC Express’ push to become the leading and most trusted express delivery service more evident than through the strategic partnership it continues to make with key industry players.
(L-R) LBC Express, Inc. Chief Marketing Officer Javier Mantecon, SG Holdings Global, Pte, Ltd, General Manager Manabu Kashima, SG Holdings Global Director Akira Oyama, LBC President and COO Miguel Camahort, SG Holdings Global President and Regional Head Tomoki Sano, LBC SVP for Supply Chain, Charlie Villasenor, Sagawa Express Philippines, Inc. CEO Lawrence Mendoza, and LBC Chief Financial Officer Enrique Rey.
Its latest partnership, finalized last June 1st, 2016 with SG HOLDINGS Global PTE. LTD, is a clear example. Under its local subsidiary, SAGAWA EXPRESS PHILIPPINES INC., the deal combines LBC’s trusted reputation for logistics and delivery with SG HOLDINGS GLOBAL’s strength in freight forwarding and international express logistics.
SHAKE ON IT. LBC Express, Inc., President and COO Miguel Camahort (middle left) and SG Holdings Global, Pte., Ltd. President and Regional Head Tomoki Sano sign the cooperation agreement between their respective companies. Flanking them are SG Holdings Global Director Akira Oyama (leftmost) and LBC Senior Vice President for Supply Chain Charlie Villasenor (rightmost).
“We believe that the alliance between SG HOLDINGS GLOBAL and LBC EXPRESS marks the beginning of an exciting chapter in logistics in the Philippines. Through the synergy of both companies, we are confident that we will be able to provide comprehensive logistics solutions to the growing and diversifying demands of the Philippine market,”; shares Tomoki Sano, President & Regional Head of SG Holdings Global Pte. Ltd.
This alliance hopes to open opportunities for both companies to develop total logistics services, which takes advantage of the know-how and network of both companies, thus allowing them to offer comprehensive solutions to domestic and multinational customers. And being a primary member of the ASEAN Economic Community, the partnership will also spur the development of a central office that supports the accelerated growth of largescale investment projects, ultimately lending itself to economic contributions.
In addition, SG HOLDINGS GLOBAL will be able to contribute its expertise in the 3PL and delivery business developed in Japan as LBC continues to serve their global Filipino market by elevating their customer service experience.
“With this partnership, we would be able to cater to the end-to- end logistical needs of the customers. This would mean, through our joint cooperation, we can offer to our customer’s services from their supplier’s warehouse or factory to the buyer’s warehouse or even delivery to the end-user. The partnership would provide our customers with a one-stop seamless logistics solution,” explains Sano.
LBC being a pioneer in the delivery service industry in the Philippines has an unprecedented level of understanding for what their customers need. Beyond express delivery, the company seeks to offer specialized solutions that continue to drive value for their business anchored on convenience and ease.
“This is a partnership that not only reflects LBC and SG HOLDINGS GLOBAL thrust to maintain its market leadership in the delivery business, but expands our network in the Philippines. This is a vision that goes back to our customers as we build a brand that can truly be called a one-stop logistics service they can rely on,” ends Miguel A. Camahort, President and Chief Operating Officer of LBC Express.