The Calberson Group, a French company, and Phoenix Import Export Company Ltd, based
in Phnom Penh, signed an exclusive agency agreement on June 11 to establish an international
freight forwarding service in Cambodia.
Calberson was established in France in l904 with the consolidation and delivery of
goods by road. Today it employs 14,000 people worldwide with operations in 85 countries.
In Asia, Calberson operates eight companies and maintains 28 offices in the region.
The Phoenix Import-Export company has been registered in Cambodia since l991 and
is involved in transportation, distribution and warehousing.
Phoenix will now serve as the exclusive agent for Calberson in Cambodia. Phoenix's
primary link with the Calberson Group will be through its subsidiary in Bangkok,
Calberson Thailand, Ltd., which was established in l979 and which offers transhipment
services to Laos, Burma and Vietnam. With the signing of the deal, the Calberson
network now covers the entire Indochinese peninsula.