Global Forwarding Becomes Official Sponsor of US Bobsled & Skeleton Federation

January 11, 2012

United States Bobsled and Skeleton Federation have received a boost after Global Forwarding Enterprises, unhealthy a preeminent freight forwarding company regarded for the skill and care it brings to supply chain management services has come a new official sponsor.

As an acting sponsor, Global Forwarding will take on responsibilities that include the handling of the expense, management, and logistical tasks related to the international transportation of the USBSF’s athletes’ prized bobsledding equipment.

Global Forwarding’s commitments will span the duration of the teams’ training and competition periods. The new sponsor duties will call on Global Forwarding to employ, to full advantage, the experience it has gained as a respected firm in the realm of international freight and shipping.

Regarding the significant new capacity taken up by the company in his charge, Igor Kapelnikov, the CEO of Global Forwarding, commented: “It is very exciting for us to assist the US Bobsled and Skeleton Teams. We will provide transportation solutions so they can focus on being the phenomenal athletes they are. We feel very lucky to be a part of it.”

The USBSF is the governing body of the national bobsled and skeleton teams, and it has a shared history with Global Forwarding. Mr. Kapelnikov’s analogue in the USBSF, Darrin Steele, the Federation’s CEO, had the following to say about his organization’s ocean cargo shipping partners, “We are excited to welcome Global Forwarding to our family of sponsors. Lenny Kasten, USBSF national team general manager, fostered a relationship with Global Forwarding and helped to secure the sponsorship agreement. We’re looking forward to expanding the partnership Lenny built with a company that values efficiency and offers solutions to our logistical challenges.”