SBS Worldwide Meets the Publishing Industry's Freight Forwarding Requirements While Maintaining Full Compliance with TSA Security RegulationsBy Sbs Worldwide Ltd., PRNE
Monday, January 10, 2011
LONDON, January 11, 2011 - SBS Worldwide, Ltd., an air and ocean forwarder specializing in the
vertical market of publishing, has been inundated with calls, nationally and
internationally because of the recent U.S. Transportation Security
Administration (TSA) investigation of Activair, a division of OHL
SBS Worldwide, Ltd. has informed callers that this incident is specific
to Activair's alleged malpractices. The Activair export embargo has forced
thousands of kilos of books to be returned to their source. SBS Worldwide,
Ltd. has pledged to assist the affected publishers in the safe, secure
delivery of their freight. Customers are encouraged to contact SBS Worldwide,
Ltd. to expedite the shipment process.
What drives SBS Worldwide, Ltd. is a strong commitment to raising the
standards in the freight forwarding industry. This commitment has become even
more important to SBS Worldwide, Ltd. in lieu of the current investigation.
"It does not help the perception of our industry when companies are called
into question on their security measures. Our business is becoming more
compliant and security driven," said Steve Walker, Chairman, SBS Worldwide,
"Through the SBS Worldwide, Ltd. Training Implementation Plan (TIP) vital
training needs are constantly being identified. Our program includes
traditional classroom instruction, OJT (on the job training), as well as
computer based and webinar formats are all used to deliver training. Our
program ensures that we maintain a highly professional team that stands ready
to aggressively meet the needs of our customers or potential customers at all
times," said Lars Kloch, USA Managing Director, SBS Worldwide, Ltd.
While accepting the Freight Forwarder of the Year Award at the 2010 IFW,
Steve Walker, Chairman commented, "Today, not conducting our business with
the utmost integrity not only affects our customers' bottom lines but may
very well cost human lives. The demand for training in security, regulatory
compliance and technology increases every year."
About SBS Worldwide, Ltd.
SBS Worldwide, Ltd. is a privately owned British company offering
specialized global freight forwarding services to the publishing industry.
SBS Worldwide, Ltd. has successfully adapted its service to meet the
increasingly complex supply chains and comply with security regulations
through the use of innovative information technology, the development of
unique operation processes and on-going training programs.
SBS Worldwide, Ltd. invested in the development and use of innovative
information technologies to drive costs out of their customers' supply
chains. The company was recently awarded the International Foreign Freight
Forwarder Award for the development of its eDC (electronic distribution
center) supply chain software for the publishing industry. The system
effectively facilitates the transport of books from printers to customers
around the world quickly, efficiently, cost-effectively and in an
environmentally responsible manner.
The company also developed unique products that have reduced the number
of containers required by our customers to move their products. SBS
Worldwide, Ltd. developed configuration software that has greatly increased
the efficiency of product stacking in containers during the loading phase. In
addition, the company introduced the use of slip-sheets rather than pallets,
which significantly increased the number of books that could be loaded into a
Steve Walker, Chairman, SBS Worldwide, Ltd., Cell: +44(0)7860615077, Office: +44-(0)1444-480331, Email: steve.walker at sbsworldwide.com
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