FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
President, Watco Supply Chain Services
Watco Supply Chain Services launches Watco Supply Chain Services International, as a Non-Vessel Common Carrier and Indirect Air Carrier
Springdale, Arkansas – September 22, 2016 – Watco Supply Chain Services LLC, announces the launch of a new division, Watco Supply Chain Services International, LLC, a registered Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) and an Indirect Air Carrier (IAC).
Annie Yan, a 20-year international shipping veteran has joined Watco to lead this new segment, that will complement Watco’s core Port and Terminal service offerings, specializing in oversized/overweight project cargo, break bulk, air/ocean charters, specialized containers, LCL and FCL.
“We are pleased to have Annie and team join forces with the Watco team. We see ever growing demand for these international services, particularly in and out of the Houston market” said Eric Wolfe, President, Watco Supply Chain Services International.
Watco Companies provides rail transportation, terminal and port, supply chain, and mechanical services. Emerging from its rail and industrial roots, Watco Supply Chain Services International offers unique and differentiated inland options, encompassing truck, rail, barge or other specialized handling to complement the air and ocean services, making it a seamless door to door product.
Eric Wolfe further states, “Annie and her team began moving air and containerized shipments immediately and we look forward to see forward growth propelled via the strategic alignment with other Watco assets.”
About Watco Supply Chain Services, LLC
Watco Supply Chain Services, LLC, is a subsidiary of Watco Companies, LLC, providing supply chain services to complement existing Watco services, as well as expanding service offerings to drive additional value to the Customer. Primary services include highway logistics, intermodal logistics, rail logistics and international logistics.
About Watco Companies, LLC
Watco Companies, LLC, a Pittsburg, Kansas, based Transportation Company providing rail, terminal and port, supply chain, and mechanical services to Customers throughout North America and Australia. Watco Transportation Services is owned by Watco Companies, LLC and
is one of the largest short line railroad holding companies in the U.S. with 36 short line railroads and 31 industrial contract switching locations., Watco Companies operates 55 terminal locations which include 13 port operations. Watco Companies is a 50/50 joint venture partner with The Greenbrier Companies, Inc., in GBW Railcar Services, LLC. GBW repairs and refurbishes freight cars at 33 locations across North America. More information about Watco and its subsidiaries can be found at www.watcocompanies.com.