April 8 - OIA Global has opened a new Bellville Rodair International office in Sao Paulo.

"Consistent with last year's acquisition of Bellville Rodair International, OIA Global is continuing its growth strategy, allowing us to further build our infrastructure in one of the world's fastest growing markets," said Charlie Hornecker, ceo of OIA Global.

"Launching a new Bellville Rodair International office in the robust Sao Paulo market better positions OIA to support existing customers and provide high quality global logistics, sourcing and packaging services," added Hornecker.

The new office in Sao Paulo is the latest step in the company's ongoing expansion in South America and follows the opening of an office in Porto Alegre three years ago, which has handled more than 8,500 shipments to date.

"We are looking to capitalise on the growth of several business sectors in Brazil, including the energy, automotive, fashion, healthcare, outdoor and athletic sectors," said managing director of the group, David Ower.