Iran is a highly attractive market – one where Panalpina wants to grow its business now that the international embargoes have been lifted. Opportunities lie, first and foremost, in oil and gas.
Panalpina has cooperated with its Iranian agent Chain International Transport Co. since 2000. Chain International with its head office in Teheran and numerous other offices throughout the country employs over 110 very well educated and trained staff. They provide all modes of transport also for heavy-lift and oversized cargo. Furthermore they provide customs clearance and logistics services.
If extra expertise is needed in Iran, Panalpina is ready to send its project managers to the country for supervision on the ground.
Peter Triebel, regional CEO for the MEAC region, has talked to Lloyd's Loading List about Panalpina's set-up and plans for Iran. You can read the full article here.