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Pilot Freight Services expands into Spain
Pilot Freight Services, a worldwide provider of transportation and logistics services, has announced that it has expanded its European footprint with a newly opened station in A Coruña, Spain, a port city in the Northwest of the country.
This announcement comes on the heels of Pilot reaching a $500 million revenue milestone in 2012. The company, which opened its first European station in Amsterdam in 2011, plans to open additional locations in Barcelona and Madrid within the year.
“We’ve gotten a lot of positive feedback from the opening of our station in Amsterdam, as our customers have really seen the benefit of having Pilot employees on the ground in Europe. Our plan has always been to expand further within the continent, and Spain was a natural next step,” said Richard Phillips, CEO of Pilot Freight Services. “Our team in A Coruña is already handling shipments of textiles and ecommerce goods, and we expect these commodities to be a mainstay for Pilot Spain.”
The A Coruña station offers a full suite of transportation and logistics services, including air, ocean, ground and logistics capabilities, and will handle freight en route to the European Union, China, the United States and South America. The station is being run by Javier Torrens and Eduardo Sanjuro, who will be responsible for all sales and operations.
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