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Damco and Danish Defense - A new strategic partnership

The Hague, Netherlands (ots) - The Danish Defense has signed a three year contract with one of the world's leading logistics service providers. Damco will be the exclusive supplier of solutions for transportation and consulting services.

Through many years of experience in the areas of conflict and military exercises Damco have accumulated operational skills and local experts in many of the world's hotspots. "We are very pleased Damco has been chosen by the Danish Defense as a strategic partner. Damco has an extensive experience in emergency and defense tasks and we now look forward to also be able to extend our knowledge and skills in working to manage Danish Defense transport tasks in the coming years." Says Mads Drejer, COO for Damco in the Nordic.

"In the tender process Damco have shown great understanding of the logistics tasks related to the Danish Defense, which we always focus on and which we are continually trying to optimize. Therefore, I am also looking forward to work with Damco as our strategic partner, in which we have high expectations", said Lt. Per Pugholm Olsen, Head of the Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics.

Damco is one of the world's leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freight forwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has 11,300 employees in over 300 offices across 90 countries and representation in a further 30 countries. In 2012, the company had a net turnover of USD 3,3 billion, managed more than 2,7 million TEU of ocean freight and supply chain management volumes and air freighted more than 210,000 tonnes. Damco is part of the A.P. Moller - Maersk Group. www.damco.com

Contact:


Patrycja Riera, West Europe Marketing, Damco
Phone: +31-703-023-883
Mail: Patrycja.riera@damco.com

Thomas Kristensen, Head of Government & Defense Services
Phone: +1(703)351-0139
Mail: thomas.kristensen@damco-gov.com


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