February 21 - BDP International SAS, a subsidiary of global logistics firm BDP International, has opened its fourth office in France in Marseille, adding to its offices in Roissy-CDG, Le Havre and Lyon.

"As the gateway to southern France, Marseille will serve as the focal point for developing our customer base in the region and reaching out to companies engaged in chemicals, health care, life sciences, retail and mid-market industries," said Thierry SeutinBDP's country manager for France.

BDP's new office will provide a full range of transportation and logistics services for both domestic and international shippers, including end-to-end import/export forwarding and transport, online shipment tracking and global documentation, storage and handling including hazardous materials, consolidation/ deconsolidation and customs clearance, as well as insurance, banking and legal services.

Celine Niox has joined the company as station manager reporting to Seutin. She brings to the position extensive experience in the chemical and petrochemical industries, having been affiliated with logistics companies as well as client-side companies in Le Havre and Marseilles in positions of progressive responsibility.

Celine Niox, station manager, BDP International SAS 10 Place de la Joliette, Les Docks Atrium 10.6, BP 13543, 13567 Marseille Cedex; Tel: 33 (0) 491 134 581; Fax: 33 (0) 491 134 509; E-mail: