Turkish Cargo announced that it is building air cargo bridges for cross-border e-commerce shipments of the e-commerce platform, Shopee based in Singapore.
In a statement, Turkish Cargo noted that with the cooperation between Turkish Cargo and Shopee consumers, who have transitioned to the digital age, will be provided with an easy, fast, and uninterrupted purchasing experience with the creation of a logistic network that interconnects brands, customers and vendors all around the world.
"We are pleased and excited in taking our strong partnership with Shopee to a new level. We will continue to support Shopee's growth with our global network and first-class service," said Tarik Parlak, sales vice president (Asia Pacific) - Turkish Cargo.
"Our partnership with Shopee fuels the expansion of Turkish Cargo's e-commerce business, by further leveraging Turkish Cargo's unrivalled global network," Parlak added.
Terry Xie, executive of Shopee Logistics Service (SLS), for its part noted how the partnership is "another strategic initiative to further accelerate Shopee's strong growth momentum in high growth markets."
"With this exciting new partnership, Shopee will be able to connect with more consumers through our shopper-oriented logistics projects that leverage Turkish Cargo's unique expertise in expanding its network and optimizing transportation to meet the growing shoppers' need for elevated shipping experience," Xie said.
With its base at Istanbul Airport, Turkish Cargo noted that it provides a flight distance of 7 hours to more than 60 capital cities in the world, and offers one of the most effective solutions to its customers by means of partnerships and dedicated services such as TK COURIER and AIRMAIL developed for e-commerce logistics.
"Thanks to its infrastructure, operational capabilities, and fleet; Turkish Cargo aims to provide one of the best services at its new hub SMARTIST, which has been designed as to meet the needs of its customers and industry partners, and rank among the key players involved in global competition," the carrier said.