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Held & Associates recently started partnership with SDB USA, Savino Del Bene USA, Inc.

We are pleased to advise you that Held & Associates recently started partnership with SDB USA, Savino Del Bene USA, Inc.

The partnership will now give us the opportunity to expand our worldwide capability in providing even more competitive air and ocean, export and import rates and services.

We want to assure you, Held & Associates brand and crew will remain intact to continue providing you with the long, close, personal and professional relationship and service you have always known, expected and deserved.

SDB is a global logistics provider for over 100 years with a worldwide network. The company specializes in air, ocean, surface transportation, and other related services. It offers air freight services, such as worldwide air consolidation, direct and consolidated consignment services, express services, hand carriage, charter services, door to door, perishable cargo, oversized and hazardous cargo, security area for high value cargo, bonded facilities, and in house customs brokerage services.

The company also provides logistics services, which include complete supply chain management, inbound/outbound logistics integration, customized solutions, IT solutions and integration development, specializing in supply chain management, offering services for ocean, air and surface transportation.

The SDB Group is a global operator with over 4,000 employees, 158 owned branches, 102 subsidiary offices and with support of over 150 selected correspondents. SDB Group offers tailor- made solutions combined with competitive rates and professionalism.

Savino Del Bene S.p.A. Worldwide Headquarters is in Florence, Italy. Attached find Mr. Paolo Nocentini- Owner SDB, S.p.A. with me in Florence headquarters. Also attached are Mr. Andrea Fanti- CEO, Mr. Raffaele Brazzini- CFO SDB, USA and I standing in front of the Florence flag.

For more information on SDB check on their website,

To learn more about our becoming part of the SDB family please contact your Held account executive or call me at (816) 842-6701 ext. 202 or email

We appreciate your continued confidence, cooperation and business.

We value your trust and friendship most of all.

We look forward to continue serving you as always.

Regards, Rick Held