(JACKSONVILLE, FL; August 17, 2005) Crowley announced today that Caribbean International Cargo (CIC) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic has begun to represent Crowley as its local logistics agent. The company will provide Crowleys logistics customers with a single point of access to freight forwarding, customs brokerage, air and ocean freight shipments, warehousing and domestic trucking within the Dominican Republic.
Initially, the company has employed four professionals for servicing Crowley customers. CIC brings a wealth of experience to the trade with some of their employees having more than 15 years of service to NVOCC customers.
We are confident that our partnership with CIC will help us provide customers with excellent transportation services in the Dominican Republic, said Carlos Rice, general manager of Crowleys NVOCC operations. Their market experience bodes well for our future success together.
Located at Franciso Pratts Ramirez #251, Ens. Evaristo Morals, Santo Domingo, Republica Domicana. CIC can be reached at (809) 563-7428.
Oakland-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in 1892, is primarily a family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of four operating lines of business: Liner Shipping Services; Ship Assist and Escort Services; Oil and Chemical Distribution and Transportation Services; and Energy and Marine Services. Other services provided within these business lines include logistics, contract towing and transportation, energy support services, salvage and emergency response, vessel management and petroleum distribution and sales in Alaska. Additional information about Crowley its subsidiaries and business units may be found on the Internet at www.crowley.com.
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