O’Brien’s wins another award – Best Sales in Oceania for 2016

The Best Sales in Oceania Award for 2016 was presented to Shane and Jan O’Brien of O’Brien Customs and Freight Forwarding at the second annual Elite Global Logistics Network (EGLN) Conference. The conference was held in Thailand and Shane and Jan O’Brien had these words to say when interviewed after the awarding ceremony.

“It’s great to receive such recognition for the team at O’Brien from the members of Elite Global Logistics Network.”

The O'Brien team with their EGLN Best Sales - Oceania Award 2016

A small part of the O’Brien team with their EGLN Best Sales – Oceania Award 2016

About the Second Annual EGLN Conference

EGLN’s second conference was held October 2 to 5 at Bangkok, Thailand. This successful event was attended:

  • by 201 members
  • from 307 companies
  • with 531 Offices
  • in 302 cities
  • across 131 countries

Roy Stapleton, EGLN President and Founder, was overwhelmed by the support EGLN received for this year.

“It was mind blowing to have such a positive response from our members.  This shows the eagerness of our six-star members to continue our desire to always be the “best of the best” and turn up in style”, said Roy Stapleton, President and Founder of EGLN.

EGLN Second Annual Conference - OBRIEN Customs Awards

The delegates representing 138 companies

O’Brien meeting their EGLN agents

The conference is a great opportunity for Jan and Shane to meet with their EGLN agents, talk on improving operations and share in some pictures.

With Alessandra Blocca from Intercargo SA, France

With more than 25 years of experience, O’Brien’s partner in France, Intercargo, S.A., is an expert in handling, moving or packing goods in and out of France, as well as other European countries.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their French agent, Alessandra Biocca

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet French agent, Alessandra Biocca of Intercargo SA

With Mark Brodie and Robert Gruschow from Global Transport Management, USA

O’Brien’s partner in the USA, Global Transport Management, provides important logistics services.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their USA agents, Mark Brodie and Robert Gruschow

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet USA agents, Mark Brodie and Robert Gruschow of Global Transport Management

With Tess and Aura Buensuceso from Jemara International, Philippines

Jemara International Freight Services was established in 1995. It has a long standing relationship with O’Brien and is an independent airfreight and ocean freight forwarding company in the Philippines.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their Philippine agents, Tess and Aura Buensuceso

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet Philippine agents, Tess Buensuceso and Aura Buensuceso of Jemara International

With Andras Karolyl from BL Road and Sea, Hungary

Obrien’s partner in Hungary, BL Road and Sea provides a full range of services including customs clearance, warehousing (bonded warehouse) and domestic distribution.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their Hungary agent, Andras Karolyi

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet Hungary agent, Andras Karolyi of BL Road and Sea

With Jorg Topfer and Nlek Hoogervorst from Intervracht Nederland, Dutch

Established in 1972, O’Brien’s partner in Netherlands, Intervracht is focused on providing competitive and flexible logistics solutions for its customers around the world.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their Dutch agents, Jorg Topfer and Niek Hoogervost

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet Dutch agents, Jorg Topfer and Niek Hoogervost of Intervracht Nederland

With Thomas Hogenkamp and Andreas Grimm from Interfracht, Germany

For over 49 years, Interfracht, O’Brien’s partner in Germany, provides professional logistics solution for international freight.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their German agents, Thomas Hogenkamp and Andreas Grimm

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet German agents, Thomas Hogenkamp and Andreas Grimm of Interfracht

With Lasse Jensen from Modul Transport, Denmark

O’Brien’s partner in Denmark, Modul Transport has been in the industry since 1983. It offers modular air, sea and road services for air freight, full load containers, general cargo and courier shipments.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their Danish agent, Lasse Jensen

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet Danish agent, Lasse Jensen of Modul Transport

With the agents from M&R Forwarding

O’Brien’ partner in Thailand and Vietnam, M&R Forwarding. It was founded in 1995 and offers freight forwarding and transportation arrangement services.

Shane and Jan O'Brien with their Thai and Vietnam agents, Kristell Reynaud, Martin Housby and Giovanni Salce

Shane and Jan O’Brien meet Thai and Vietnam agents, Kristell Reynaud, Martin Housby and Giovanni Salce of M&R Forwarding

About Elite Global Logistics Network

Elite Global Logistics Network (EGLN) is based in Morganville, New Jersey, USA. It is a network of freight and logistics companies that are considered to be “The Best in Class.”

The organisation’s primary thrust is to achieve and maintain a 6-star organization stature that focuses on its members’ needs. It also aims to encourage its shipper and consignees to observe “Key Performance Factors” in support of EGLN affiliates.

This was made clear by logistics and freight forwarding experts, Roy Stapleton and Des Vertannes when they founded EGLN in 2015. The CEO and Members Ambassador, respectively, have credentials spanning over four decades of experience and expertise in the field.

EGLN membership is currently by invitation only.

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