Shipping Masters provides local expertise and practical support on the ground to companies in the shipping and logistics industry based outside Asia. Clients includes carriers, ports and port related companies as well as forwarders, NVOCC's and importers/exporters.
Our core strength is an extensive experience in all aspects of ocean shipping and downstream activities as well as a wide network of working contacts in carrier, governmental and support organisations.
The entire focus of the company is to help our clients develop their business in Asia whether this is immediate marketing assistance, ongoing representation or assistance in setting up your own organisation.
The objective is to increase your penetration of the Asia market by developing your capability at the sharp end.
Our key activities are :
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT - Our knowledge of the industry and extensive contacts means that we are very well placed to assist you in pursuing development opportunities. Whether this is at the level of market quantification, identification of partners/suppliers, direct sales or immediate support in procurement we are here to help
REPRESENTATION - We will put your face in Asia by dealing with clients, agents, suppliers and governmental organisations under your name and in pursuit of your business plan. This can be provided at varying levels of intensity and time and of course is a potential stepping stone towards the creation of your own company here.
COMPANY SET UP - If your goal is to set up your own company in Asia we can provide you a flexible platform to do so. We will help you create a regional HQ in Hong Kong or Singapore and pursue a progressive plan to obtain the company set up and licensing required in each of the countries you wish to have an owned presence in and/or identify suitable partners if required.