Twill targets small and medium sized customers in France

The Hague, NL – 18 June 2018 – Twill, a digital freight forwarder designed to make shipping simple, has today gone live for companies importing goods into France from China, India, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Twill offers end to end visibility for customers by providing fast online access to pricing, all paperwork stored in one place, and a proactive customer care team keeping customers continuously up to date.

Troels Stovring, CEO of Twill added: “Small and medium customers often don’t have the resource or time to book their shipment in the old-fashioned, time-consuming way. They need to remain focused on their core business and provide excellent customer service to their own customers. By offering a very simple freight forwarding experience in Twill, they are enabled to do and typically spend much less time focused on their logistics. We’re excited to be leading the way in developing new digital tools in the French market, and our Twillers are looking forward to getting started – we can’t wait to fulfil our first French booking on the platform!”

Olivier Sainterent, CEO France and Israel at Damco commented: “We have seen significant growth in France year on year since 2010 but our challenge is retaining small and medium-sized customers. We fully expect that Twill will help us to better serve this segment by offering a very simple, easy to navigate freight forwarding experience. From experience, we know that the French market is generally seen as quite conservative but with Twill we have a huge opportunity to encourage our clients on their digital journey. We’re 100% convinced that this is the future of freight forwarding.”

Customers can now place a booking for import to France by visiting the company’s website:

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For more information:
Claire Grant, Athene Communications
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About Twill
Born out of a desire to simplify shipping for its customers, Twill is a digital freight forwarder. Launched in April 2017, Twill enables you to book, manage and monitor your shipments at the click of a button – from quotation and documentation right through to delivery.

Building on the expertise of its partner company Damco, Twill’s agile approach to the development of freight forwarding means that it can be responsive as the market continues to evolve. Dedicated Twill customer care teams at origin and destination countries make the process as simple as possible.

Twill currently serves full container load, ocean services from port to door, importing from China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan territories), India, Vietnam or Indonesia to the UK, US, Mexico, France, Spain, Slovakia, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland or the Czech Republic.

With Twill, shipping has never been simpler.

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