Among the achievements we most value, as a firm and as individuals, has been the longevity and depth of our client relationships, past and present. Compared to the industry average of 18 months to two years, the average length of our client relationships has been greater than 17 years. These clients include:
APL (American President Lines) - 25 years
Pacer International, Pacer Stacktrain - 10 years
California-Asia Business Council (Cal-Asia) --from predecessor Pacific Indonesia Chamber of Commerce -- Since 1983
Customs Brokers & Forwarders - 17 years
Union Bank of California (Bank of Tokyo) - 11 years
California Council for International Trade - 17 years
JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) - 15 years
California-Asia Business Council (Cal-Asia), a non-profit business association promoting expanded commercial ties between California and the markets of Asia. For its work in expanding exports to Asia, Cal-Asia has been named a strategic partner by the U.S. Department of Commerce. Cal-Asia members include some of California's largest multinational corporations, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises. Its speakers have included Asian heads of state; China's chief representative to the World Trade Organization; and influential US and Asian government and business leaders. Key initiatives have included "Greening Asia," helping US companies identify and participate in environmentally sustainable water, air and infrastructural projects in Asia; and a China Banking project, which exposed US technology, financial and other firms to new opportunities to participate in the liberalization of China's banking sector. Each year, Cal-Asia presents its prestigious "New Silk Road Award" at its Asia Night dinner gala in San Francisco; recipients include U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (2005); former US Secretary of State George P. Shultz (2006); and (on Oct. 26, 2007) John Chen, CEO of Sybase, for exceptional penetration of the China market and keen advocacy of healthy economic relationships with Asia. Asia Night dinner sponsorships are available. Jeremy Potash manages the organization as its Executive Director.
Pacer International (Nasdaq:PACR), the publicly-held North America freight transportation and logistics provider (2006 revenues: US$1.9 billion). Pacer Stacktrain, the wholesale unit, operates the largest double-stack (containers stacked two-high) rail system for the transportation of containerized freight. Pacer's retail division offers a full menu of logistics and distribution services directly to manufacturers and retailers. For 2006, the company was named to the Forbes list of the "400 Best Big Companies in America." We served Pacer for ten years, from inception and through nine acquisitions and an IPO. They handle about 20 percent of all US domestic intermodal container moves.Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of Northern California, a professional association whose members facilitate U.S. exports and imports working in close collaboration with U.S. Customs and other agencies.
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