Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) Names Business Development Manager and Forms a Joint Venture with Royale International Couriers

Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) Ltd in Auckland has appointed George Dobovanszky as business development manager with a focus on the development of the freight forwarder’s cargo volumes in the US - New Zealand trade.

Auckland, New Zealand, February 11, 2010 --(PR.com)-- At the same time, the company has formed a joint venture with Royale International Couriers, one of the largest independent express companies in Asia, enabling the latter to establish a presence in New Zealand at a new office in Auckland.

Marcus Goldsworthy, Famous Pacific Shipping (NZ) Ltd’s managing director, will oversee the operation of the Auckland office. He will also be responsible for fostering existing business relationships and driving new express and courier services in the New Zealand market. There are business synergies between the two companies from which the new joint venture will profit.

As business development manager, Mr Dobovanszky brings extensive route management experience and significant knowledge of the US – NZ trade. He is in a strong position to assist FPS NZ to further develop a valuable range of cost effective shipping options to and from the USA for New Zealand’s importers and exporters.

Over a 20 year career, Mr Dobovanszky has worked for some notable brands including Harper Robinson / Circle International, Fesco, Australia-New Zealand Direct Line (ANZDL), as well as Norton Lilly International gaining significant experience of import customer services, logistics, export customer services and commodity shipping.

Mr Goldsworthy says: “The appointment of an executive with priceless US freight activity experience will boost our services and presence in an important trade lane.

“Furthermore, our customers will benefit from our strategic tie up with Royale International. It is the largest independent courier network in the region and Famous Pacific Shipping is a truly global network of freight forwarders. Partnering with FPS NZ will allow Royale International to expand through the South Pacific Island economies using our current activities, existing regional connections and business experience as a springboard for growth."

Scott Morson, regional general manager, Royale International Courier Group, adds: “We will be working collaboratively with Famous Pacific Shipping (FPS). The combination of local expertise, strong brand and professionalism will create a major courier and express force in the New Zealand region."

The address of the new Auckland office is located: 5-7 Amelia Earhart Ave, Airport Oaks, Auckland, New Zealand. Tel: (+64) 9 275 6868 Fax: (+64) 9 275 2288

Famous Pacific Shipping
Jane Finlay
+44 (0)1689 860660