ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) has announced the opening of a fully-owned ZIM agency in New Zealand.
The new office replaces the current third-party agent, effective 1 November 2022.
The new ZIM New Zealand office will be led by David Mitchell, current Country Manager, who will join the ZIM team.
The new ZIM agency in New Zealand is part of ZIM’s strategy to further develop and expand its activities in the region and provide top-level shipping services to customers.
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Danny Hoffman, ZIM EVP Intra-Asia, commented: “Our strategic goal is to expand and enhance our regional network connecting Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and the new agency is another milestone on our journey.”
Nir Avni, ZIM VP Medium & Small Countries, added: “We continue to invest significant efforts and resources to strengthen and improve our services in New Zealand, and I’m confident our customers in New Zealand will benefit from ZIM’s trademark personal, dedicated and customer-centric approach.”
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