A unique alliance of European transport and logistics specialists for the chemical sector has significantly bolstered its market proposition with the appointment of a new partner.

QualitAir&Sea International Logistics, the leading independent freight forwarder in France, has joined Eurteam bringing in-country knowledge and client focused expertise to the alliance.

Established in 1986, the company is a dynamic niche player in the pharmaceutical, oil and gas, aviation and automotive sectors with a growing reputation for managing hazardous and dangerous products.

Luis Cleminson, CEO of Asta Logistik and President of Eurteam, said he was extremely pleased to welcome QualitAir&Sea to Eurteam.

He said: “QualitAir&Sea’s reputation as a leading independent freight forwarder in France with a dedicated team and considerable industry experience made them a natural fit for Eurteam.”

Eurteam is an alliance of market leading European logistics and freight forwarding companies, providing solutions on a global scale for the chemical sector. It includes Leschaco in Germany, Belgium,  the Netherlands and Switzerland, Del Corona Scardigli in Italy, ASTA Logistik in Spain and Warrant Group in the UK.

Eric Hennet, Managing Director of QualitAir&Sea, which employs 200 people based at 14 locations throughout France, said they were excited to join the chemical alliance to enhance their customer portfolio through Eurteam’s global coverage of chemical expertise.

“Joining Eurteam is a great step forward for QualitAir&Sea. We bring detailed knowledge and widespread coverage of the French market to the collaboration.

“QualitAir&Sea is located at all the major French ports and airports and with a customer-focused approach, we have invested significantly in our teams to deliver exceptional expertise and dedicated resource.”