Triple i Logistics partners with global temperature control packaging firm Intelsius to deliver COVID-19 vaccines
Triple i Logistics Public Company Limited (III), a leading total logistics service provider in Thailand, is working with Intelsius, a global market leader in sample transport and temperature control packaging solutions, in its initiative to establish Cool Chain Logistics Pte., Ltd. (CCL) with the immediate mission to support the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines, test-kits and other materials, with a clear focus in the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Tipp Dalal, CEO of Triple i Logistics, said “Based on the company’s business strategy for 2019-2021, ¬we will be expanding investment in our international logistics business (air, sea and land), especially in the transportation of critical life-saving materials such as medicines and vaccines.” The new company, Cool Chain Logistics recently reached a supply & services agreement with Intelsius for the provision and service support of its proprietary ORCA VIP High performance reusable packaging systems. This will help the rapid deployment and development of Cool Chain Logistics services to provide specialist logistical services for drugs and medical equipment related to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Mr. Tipp commented “This is a fantastic business opportunity for Triple i Logistics, with our focus on supporting the Covid-19 vaccination distribution efforts in Asia by offering our intra-Asia logistics services using validated cold chain systems with real time track and trace and online temperature monitoring.” Cool Chain Logistics Pte., Ltd. is headquartered in Singapore and will provide comprehensive logistics specific to the Life Science industry transporting shipments such as temperature sensitive biopharmaceuticals, biological substances, and medical devices under the cooperation of a network of international partners.
Triple i Logistics reports outstanding performance in Q1/2019 with net profit up 65.5 % in line with business expansion strategy via acquisition and joint venture
Triple i Logistics reports outstanding performance in Q1/2019 with net profit up 65.5 % in line with business expansion strategy via acquisition and joint venture Triple i Logistics achieves outstanding performance in Q1/2019 with Bt42.9 million net profit, up 65.5 percent from Bt25.9 million registered in the same period last year, thanks to the company’s business expansion strategy via acquisition and joint venture. CEO Tipp Dalal anticipates bright prospect in Q2/2019 after the end of low season of export and import business, maintaining that Triple i Logistics will see 20 percent increase of revenue this year. Mr. Tipp Dalal, Chief Executive Officer of Triple i Logistics Public Company Limited (iii), disclosed that the company recorded the total revenue of Bt682.6 million in the first quarter of 2019, up 13.2 percent from Bt603.0 million registered in the corresponding period last year. The net profit topped Bt42.9 million, surging 65.5 percent from Bt25.9 million in the first quarter of 2018, due to the growth of the company’s core business and its success in business expansion via acquisition and joint venture. In the first quarter of 2019, the company’s air transport business generated Bt547.0 million of revenue, up 12.3 percent year-on-year due to larger volume of services mainly because the company has served as General Sales Agent (GSA) for airlines. Triple i Logistics has steadily increased the service routes since the middle of 2018. Additionally, the company begins to realize profits from an investment in Around Logistics Management Co., Ltd. of Hong Kong in March, and expects to fully realize profits in the second quarter of this year. Meanwhile, the company’s sea and land transport business has enjoyed a rise of freight services when compared to the same period last year. Moreover, Triple i Logistics has received the profit sharing from its investment in CK Line (Thailand) Co., Ltd. and ECU Worldwide (Thailand) Co., Ltd. In the second quarter of 2019, the demand for sea freights from Rizhao Shipping Lines is expected to increase after Port Authority of Thailand signed a Sister Port Agreement with Port of Rizhao, People’s Republic of China, presenting a golden opportunity for cooperation in international trade and cargo service. The company’s logistics management business in the first quarter of 2019 generated the revenue of Bt48.3 million, rising by 39.2 percent compared to the corresponding period last year, due to an increase of key accounts. Hence, international air and sea transport, related logistics, cargo transport and delivery services to cater to e-commerce business, have increased. Mr. Tipp added that in the first quarter of 2019, the company’s logistics service in handling hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods recorded the sales of Bt133.4 million, increasing from the previous quarter due to a rise of overall logistics services for chemical industries and an improved business sentiment for hazardous chemical handling services and sales of dangerous goods packaging. Moreover, the company has gained the profits from its investment in acquiring DG Packaging Singapore Pte., Ltd. (DGPS) in April this year. DGPS has begun offering new services namely DG Acceptance Progress to inspect and accept dangerous goods at the international airport in Singapore. In the second quarter of 2019, the company expects the sentiment for air and sea cargo business as well as related logistics service to improve. In particular, the volume of freight transport service will significantly increase from the middle to the end of the second quarter of 2019 because it is the beginning of the high season of export and import business. “On the business outlook this year, Triple i Logistics will continue expanding our core business and monitoring the operating results of companies that Triple i Logistics has acquired and formed business alliance with. We expect sales of the company to increase 20 percent from Bt2,829.06 million recorded last year,” Mr. Tipp concluded.
Triple i Logistics spends more than 500 million baht to complete its deal on the purchase of a 50% stake in Around Logistics Hong Kong, stepping up to be truly a sales agent of freight for airlines in the region.
Triple i Logistics PLC. (iii), Thailand’s leading integrated logistics operator, announced to buy a 50% stake in Around Logistics Management Company Limited in Hong Kong for over 500 million baht to strengthen its air freight business and also expand its partnership with airlines in providing service to cover destination in 24 nations worldwide. It expects total sales in 2019 would grow over 20%.Triple i Logistics PLC. (iii), Thailand’s leading integrated logistics operator, announced to buy a 50% stake in Around Logistics Management Company Limited in Hong Kong for over 500 million baht to strengthen its air freight business and also expand its partnership with airlines in providing service to cover destination in 24 nations worldwide. It expects total sales in 2019 would grow over 20%. Mr. Tipp Dalal, CEO of Triple i Logistics PLC. (iii), said the company’s board meeting has approved a deal to purchase a 50% stake in Around Logistics Management Company Limited in Hong Kong. It has bought 125,000 shares, or making up 50% of the common shares to be issued and allocated of Around Logistics. To do so, the company has used its fund raised from IPO, cash flow from operation and borrowed from financial institutions to spend on the purchase, with the aim to increase its business value in air freight business. Especially General Sales Agent (GSA), it is aimed at driving its growth, boosting its competitiveness and strengthening its business after acquiring DGP in Singapore and a 14.95 stake in SAL Group (Thailand) Company Limited early this year. Around Logistics Management Company Limited and its subsidiaries are trade partner with Triple i Logistics for more than a decade to operate business as a general sales agent of freight with airlines specializing in Asian region with offices in Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Vietnam. Currently, it is an agent for more than 22 airlines such as All Nippon Airways, Vietnam Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines and leading airlines with destination covering in 24 nations across Asia, North America and Europe. Mr. Tipp said buying shares in Around Logistics Management will help strengthen the company’s strategy in the competitive market. Benefit gains from the acquisition is as follows: • To increase opportunity to expand its business regionally following the company’s strategy which is moving ahead its 4 major business, and one of them is air freight service. Investing in Around Logistics Management, with its subsidiaries as freight agents for airlines in the region, especially in Hong Kong and Singapore as trade hub in Asia, and also Vietnam with fast-growing economy and this will lead Triple i Logistics to receive know-how about international trade for being the agent for 22 international airlines to serve the company’s strategy in securing its future growth. Moreover, the firm will receive a regional partnership to help add value to the existing businesses in the group to expand regionally. • To increase the company’s sales and profit. After the acquisition, Around Logistics is part of the group, which will produce a return from investment through dividend contribution and profit to the company, resulting in strengthening our profit and cash flow in the group in long term. “This investment is a crucial step for the company’s strategy in partnership with our network in order to add its business value in the company’s air freight service to cover different nations across Asia truly. Sales and profit the company will receive will in part lead the company to achieve its sales target as expected, thanks to organic growth from major business and inorganic growth from acquisition. Currently, the firm has boosted our competitiveness and created differentiation over rivals in order to secure our sustainable growth. For 2019, Triple i Logistics expect its sales would grow more than 20%,’’ Mr. Tipp said. About Triple i Logistics (iii)Triple i Logistics is the logistics provider in four areas, including air freight, sea freight and inland transport, logistics management and chemical & specialty logistics, to serve various Thai, international and public clients.