DHL OPTIMIZES SEAFOOD COLD CHAIN FROM NORTH CAPE TO ASIA

Press Release: Bonn 05/24/2017

Unique transport solution accelerates important Norwegian industry sector

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group is accelerating the supply chain for the North-Norwegian seafood industry. With dedicated weekly flights, DHL is now shipping live crabs and seafood from the Lakselv Airport Banak in North-Norway to Asia and Northern America. The fresh seafood is routed via the DHL terminal in Oslo, and from there, routed to South Korea and other destinations such as Japan or the United States. From the point of origin - only 100 km from the North Cape - to its destination in Asia, the whole logistics is exactly timed to ensure the shipments are delivered in perfect condition. The first flight from Banak arrived on 23 May in Oslo and was officially welcomed by the State Secretary Ronny Berg of the Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries.