Mangaluru, Sept 18, 2016: French firm Interlog Services, a logistics service provider opened its second India office in Mangalore to continue its global development strategy at Mangalore Internet City (MIC) Business Park in Bondel on Saturday, September 17.
Interlog, founded in 1999, provides 4PL, technology, and freight audit and payment services to a broad group of international and Fortune 400 firms. Offices in France, India, Portugal and the U.S. service customers in 20 countries in sectors including the food industry, consumer products, luxury, banking, automotive, electronics, steel, packaging, healthcare, and energy.
“Interlogis committed to growth, both organically and through strategic acquisitions,”according to Interlog owner and President Jean-Marie Mascarenhas. “Over the last several years, Interlog acquired a U.S. 3PL company, Pro-Log, and a major software platform, OCS, opened major operational centers in India and Portugal, and upgraded its logistics management data and reporting tools in order to broaden our vertical experience, strengthen IT capabilities and expand geographical reach.
In terms of what made Mangalore attractive as a location to Interlog, Mascarenhas cited how the region’s geographic location and strong education facilities produce a stable workforce with strong language and IT skills, and a solid grasp of western and eastern cultures. “Interlog is a stable, committed and profitable business focused on superior attention to customer needs through process and data analytics excellence.Our business model in India is evolving from a BPO-based platform and service set to a more open and collaborative front-office model. Our ability to offer new and expanded solutions in data analytics is a critical part of our strategy. We believe we can leverage this specific location in Mangalore, accessing the wealth of local workforce talent, to best directly serve our growing Asia-Pacific Region and multi-national customer base.”
The company is looking to employ as many local resources as possible in co-ordination with MIC.