MAT TRANSPORT AG: new cooperation with HAUSER Ltd. in the United Kingdom continental traffic

 

Basel, 21.4.06 - MAT TRANSPORT AG - headquartered in Basel – announced its new cooperation with the logistics and forwarding company HAUSER Ltd. in the continental traffic between Switzerland and United Kingdom. This new cooperation has been formed due to dissolution of the business relationship with the former partner MAT Transport Ltd. based in the United Kingdom.

 

„We are very pleased about the new partnership with HAUSER Ltd. MAT TRANSPORT AG and HAUSER Ltd. share the same quality and service philosophy and complement each other in the import and export business in an ideal manner. Thanks to the large network of Hauser-subsidiaries all over the United Kingdom we reach in our daily UK-traffics an excellent coverage in the import and export and we can serve our customers even more efficiently.“ says Peter Gastiger, Head of Unit Europe of MAT TRANSPORT AG. The UK-traffic is one of the oldest and most important traffics of MAT TRANSPORT AG. „The strong regional anchorage of HAUSER Ltd, the distribution through own trucks and the connected short run times mean additional benefits for our customers.” says Peter Gastiger.

 

HAUSER Ltd. – headquartered in Manchester, UK - has been offering comprehensive forwarding and logistics services for more than 70 years, including export and import, express services, special transports, dangerous goods and storage. The company employs 140 employees in eleven strategic locations in England and Scotland: Manchester, London, Yorkshire, Sheffield, Bedfordshire, Midlands, Durham, Bristol, Glasgow, Staffs and Hull. HAUSER Ltd. is handling an average of 150'000 shipments a year.

 

MAT TRANSPORT AG belongs to the VIA MAT Group – a Swiss forwarding and logistics group that has been founded in 1945 and employs 850 employees. The company with headquarter in Basle is offering a large scale of general cargo services, including sea and airfreight, special transports, customs logistics, cross trades, automative transports, storage, outsourcing solutions and project shipping.

 

 

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VIA MAT MANAGEMENT AG

Corporate Communications

Obstgartenstrasse 27

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Phone:  +41 44 804 9292

Fax:      +41 44 804 9293

www.viamat.com

www.hauser.co.uk