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Asia Overseas Transport Co., Inc supplement first published in the print edition of PortCalls.

Employees, clients, industry partners, and friends joined ASIA OVERSEAS TRANSPORT CO., INC., (AOT), a 100% Filipino-owned corporation, as it commemorated its 30th anniversary at the Grand Ballroom of Okada Manila last September 7, 2018.

The affair was graced by guests that had been instrumental in the company’s thirty (30) fruitful years. It was highlighted by handing out plaques of appreciation to the top ten (10) importers and top ten (10) exporters, as well as the giving out of service & loyalty awards to employees who had been with the company for ten (10) years, fifteen (15) years, twenty (20) years, twenty-five (25) years and thirty (30) years.

The presence of CEOs and representatives from partner Agents abroad and local industry partners, made the occasion even more memorable.

Since its incorporation as an International Sea Cargo Forwarder in August 1980 and the takeover in 1988 of the current management—ably led by its President & CEO Cynthia Reyes-Tsui—AOT began its legacy of excellence with the company’s team of highly trained, competent and dependable personnel, with long years of experience in the field of international freight forwarding, providing only the best service to its clients.

In 1983 the company branched out as an International Air Cargo Forwarder, securing its license to operate from the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). Apart from the Securities and Exchange Commission,  AOT is also accredited by the Department of Trade & Industry, Philippine Shipper’s Bureau now  Free Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) ,  as an International Sea Freight Forwarder, Cargo Consolidator, NVOCC and Breakbulk Agent. These licenses and accreditations—are testaments of the government’s trust and confidence in the company.

With the growing need for international viability, AOT become a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in 1990.

The view toward achieving service excellence and becoming globally competitive, AOT put in place a quality management system that conforms to international standards. It acquired ISO 9001:2000 certification in December 2001 and currently certified under ISO 9001:2008 from the prestigious certifying body, TUV Product Service Asia Pacific PTE. Ltd.

AOT expanded its international freight forwarding services linking continents and arranging freight shipments to/from major cities in Europe, the United States and Asia Pacific.

It specializes in handling aerospace business, semi-conductors & electronics, garments, machineries & equipment, foodstuff and other general cargo as well as in the handling of flat rack cargo and Garments On Hanger (GOH) containers, project and heavy lift shipments, dry and reefer cargo and other special project shipment requiring special types of containers.

AOT have qualified export airfreight operations team who can handle dangerous goods (DG), aircraft on ground (AOG) and various aircraft parts and equipment to cater the Aerospace industries.

AOT also provides full assistance in the documentation, facilitation of licenses from government agencies, airfreight and ocean consolidation, trucking, marine insurance, and packing to crating and warehousing.

Its reliable Brokerage Department can provide importers, prompt and speedy service on customs clearance and deliveries.

Affiliated and represented by reputable overseas agents with branch offices worldwide, AOT can provide first class freight forwarding and logistics services to its customers.

Client’s interest is AOT’s primary concern and with decades of expert knowledge and long years of experience in cargo handling, it can be assured of efficient and cost-effective service.

AOT remains true to its slogan “Working together for you” and its core values of Service excellence, Resource-oriented practices, Integrity, Professionalism, Loyalty, Dedication & commitment and Team work.

Thirty (30) years of service excellence, a legacy that is Powered by passion, Driven by excellence and Tested over time.

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