Lynden International Expands Hawaii Ocean Freight Service; Names New Ocean Development Manager

SEATTLE, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lynden International is strengthening its presence in the Hawaiian market by expanding ocean freight capabilities and welcoming Patrick Omura as Business Development Manager. Based in Honolulu, Omura will work closely with the company's gateway operation in Los Angeles to develop and support traffic between Lynden's offshore partners and U.S. offices.

Lynden has been serving the Hawaiian Islands for 25 years with offices in Honolulu and Maui. It is adding new features to its ocean freight service to Hawaii including warehousing, distribution, consolidations, multiple pick-up and delivery options plus Full Container-Load (FCL) and Less-than-Container-Load (LCL) options for customers.

"Lynden is optimally situated to provide full-service shipping to Hawaii," says Jeff Bell, Lynden's Director of the Mid-Pacific Region. "We provide the same quality customer service on ocean moves that our customers depend on with our air freight product. We have added Patrick Omura to our Hawaii team to manage and develop this part of our business."

Omura has more than 21 years of industry experience, most recently in sales management for YRC Worldwide in Hawaii and Servco Pacific Office Products. He is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Omura is past Director and Chairman of the Leeward Oahu Jaycees, a volunteer for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Honolulu, an America Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) coach and president of the Hawaii Management Association.

Lynden International is one of the Lynden family of companies whose combined capabilities include: worldwide air and ocean forwarding,  international shipping, freight shipping and logistics, trade show shipping, truckload and less-than-truckload transportation, scheduled and charter barges, intermodal bulk chemical hauls, scheduled and chartered Hercules L-382 cargo aircraft and multi-modal logistics. Lynden companies are repeat winners in the annual Quest for Quality customer service awards presented by Logistics Management magazine.

Contact: Dorene Kolb
Director, Sales & Marketing Support
Lynden, www.lynden.com
(206) 777-4650, Email: dorene@lynden.com

SOURCE Lynden International



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