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July, 2012

CSS Homeward Bound For IELA


CSS Homeward Bound will be attending its first IELA (International Exhibition Logistics Associates) Congress and Partnering Event to be held from June 27-29, 2012 in Barcelona at the world-renowned Hotel Arts, Port Olimpic.

Massimilano Spina, VP Freight Forwarding CSS will be representing CSS Homeward Bound during this time. “This is an excellent platform to meet with industry leaders and find ways to grow our business mutually and with over 211 registered decision makers representing 156 companies from 47 countries. The IELA congress will be an excellent platform for CSS Homeward Bound to meet the criteria of becoming IELA affiliated”, added Massimilano.

The International Exhibition Logistics Associates (IELA) is a worldwide trade association dedicated in enhancing the professionalism of the transportation logistics and freight handling segments of the exhibition industry.

IELA, a union of internationally experienced professional exhibition freight forwarders enables you to concentrate on the construction and presentation of your exhibits. In addition they will also look after everything else: customs clearance, vehicle loading and unloading, forklifts, cranes, manpower, packing, translations, storage, on-site office facilities, etc.

The 2-day congress allows members and non-members an opportunity to network and explore mutual business opportunities in a formal networking gathering along with social functions such as cocktail receptions and an industry gold day.

IELA members provide their clients, organizers and exhibitors alike with a first class service and immediate access to specialist event logistics solutions at major and minor exhibition and event venues anywhere in the world.

IELA members are experts in:

  • Customs Clearance
  • Documentation Assistance
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Lifting & Cranage
  • Logistics Planning & Implementation
  • Manpower Provision
  • Packaging & Crating
  • Site Supervision
  • Temporary Importations
  • Vehicle Loading & Unloading

July, 2012

CSS Group Attends Powerlogistics Asia 2012 Conference And Exhibition

The very first PowerLogistics Asia 2012 Conference & Exhibition took place in Singapore at the luxurious five star Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo & Conference Center on May 7th – 8th, 2012.

The first PowerLogistics Asia 2012 brings together the providers of project logistics services and products with the consumers of said services. This noteworthy event grew out of the vacuum of Singapore being a major international hub for project logistics, with no conference or exhibition that specifically addresses this market directly. PowerLogistics Asia 2012 was designed to fill this need.

Companies taking part in the conference and exhibition ranged from project forwarders, vessel owners, charterers, and other service providers to the project logistics industry as well as consumers of the project services.

PowerLogistics Asia creates the ideal marketing platform for project logistics professional to find out what is going on in their industry, to promote their products and services to a dedicated target audience of a solid number of senior executive project logistics conference delegates from Asia and around the world.

The concurrent two days conference featured nearly twenty world-class senior executive level speaker (topics) highlighting the latest issues effecting the development of project logistics throughout the Asia Pacific region as well as latest developments in chartering, shipping and lifting and handling for the oil and gas, energy, heavy engineering and mining industries.

Representing CSS Group during this conference & exhibition was Amith Horra, Marketing Manager, Chandrakala, Asst. Manager NVOCC and Amal Hareendran, Coordinator, Projects, Oil & Energy department.  “During the two day conference & exhibition there was ample opportunity to network with all participants to discuss various trends and market related topics globally which at the end of the day is one of the most important aspects of this event,” added Chandrakala.

“This two day exhibition of the region’s best known international project logistics companies and sponsors provides the ideal marketing platform to promote CSS’ products and services to a dedicated target audience of 250 senior executive project logistics conference delegates from Asia and around the world,” added Amith Horra.

May, 2012

CSS Group Attends GPLN Global Meeting And Power Logistics Conference / Exhibition

Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) will be conducting its 9th Annual General Meeting at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center, Singapore, from May 9- 11, 2012.

Just ahead of the annual GPLN meeting in Singapore, GPLN has provided an excellent opportunity to combine the Annual Meeting event at the same venue with the Power Logistics Conference and Expo on May 7-8, 2012. From CSS Group,  Amith Horra – Marketing Manager,  Chandrakala – Asst. Manager NVOCC and Amal Harendrean – Coordinator, Projects, Oil & Energy department will be representing CSS Group at this Conference/Exhibition.

CSS Group is pleased to be an exclusive sponsor for the GPLN Annual Meeting Cocktail reception to be held in the evening of May 9th, 2012.  Raj George, Senior Vice President Ocean Freight, CSS Group and Narayan RT, General Manager CSS Bahrain will be attending the GPLN Annual Meeting representing CSS Group.

About GPLN Annual Meeting:

GPLN brings together project cargo experts and independent project logistics specialist companies from around the world, all of whom have an expert focus on project logistics. This global meeting will allow members the face-to-face contact with other GPLN partners whereby they will be able to efficiently build professional relationships in the most lasting and cost effective manner.

May, 2012

Intermodal South America 2012

The 18th edition of Intermodal South America is the leading integrated exhibition and conference event for international trade, logistics, transport and cargo handling in Latin America.

This year as the largest event in the Americas for logistics, cargo transport and international trade, Intermodal South America is focused on offering three distinct benefits to its visitors and exhibitors: networking and relationship-building, technical knowledge exchange via high-quality, content-driven conferences, and the generation of new business opportunities.

The event offers over 500 exhibitors from all over the world, presenting new products, the latest equipment’s and technology innovation and a vast conference program, providing the unique opportunity and experience for more than 50 thousand professionals.

Siby Kurian, General Manager Sales & Marketing CSS Group, represented CSS Group for Intermodal 2012 and said; “By having a presence at Intermodal for past number of years we are able to network and nurture business relationships with our business associates from all continents. Intermodal is an excellent platform for logistic companies to showcase their first class products and service offerings to an international audience.”

Intermodal South America- [2012]?Venue: Transamerica Expo Center, Sao Paulo, Brazil?Date: Apr 10, 2011 – Apr 12, 2012.

April, 2011

World ports & Trade Summit

The World Ports and Trade Summit 2011 was held from 28th – 30th of March at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. The summit addressed the challenges, trends and opportunities emerging from the current macro-economic outlook to help provide a clearer picture of the industry’s recovery schedule. More than 40 international maritime business leaders and experts, including senior figures from international port associations, addressed delegates over the course of the three day World Ports and Trade Summit. Headline speakers from the Pan-Arab region included Captain Abdul Wahad Al Diwani of Abu Dhabi’s National Transport Authority, Captain Feisal Saad of Ras Laffan Port, Qatar and Tony Douglas, CEO, Abu Dhabi Ports Authority.

The World Ports and Trade Summit also featured an international exhibition, hosted tours of port facilities in the UAE in addition to an open question and answer session with the management team of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, training workshops and a series of roundtables. Ken Dinnadge, VP Business Development CSS Group participated in this summit to ensure that Consolidated Shipping Services and its products and services were presented to generate new business opportunities globally. According to Ken “Given the truly global nature of the industry, which increasingly relies upon unhindered international trade and standardized regulations, this conference catered to the full spectrum of marine industry stakeholders, from economists to terminal operators and shipping companies to cargo owners, freight forwarders and investors.”

January, 2011


Acompany established in the year 1995, Consolidated Shipping Group is today a well known name in the Shipping and Logistics fraternity. This has been achieved by the unyielding efforts taken by the present and the previous employees in the company. Obviously the focused approach by the Management made things very easy. Time was ripe when CSS entered the industry of cargo movement and the wise thinkers who had lined up alongside T.S.Kaladharan, the Group Chairman, never wasted even a second to harvest the opportunities. Today, CSS Group has to its credit an enviable list of Global Network Partners. CSS has a dedicated and highly skilled team of over 750 professionals around the globe offering integrated freight forwarding & logistic solutions to varied clientele. The Group Company has a well established operational office presence in the Middle East & the Indian Sub-Continent.


  • Ocean Freight
  • Air Freight & Air Charter Services
  • Land Transportation
  • Industrial Packing & Lashing
  • Multimodal Operations (Sea-Air, Sea-Land)
  • CFS
  • 3PL & 4PL
  • Projects, Oil & Energy
  • Relocations
  • Yacht & Marine Logistics

November, 2010

ADIPEC 2010 CSS Group Joins GPLN at ADIPEC 2010

ADIPEC 2010, the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, is set to be the largest show to date with all exhibition space now sold out in a record time.  With 17 percent more space on offer this year, the number of exhibitors has grown to over 1,600.

A number of key industry players have signed up to participate in ADIPEC 2010, from NOCs and IOCs to oilfield service companies offering a variety of innovative technology and services across all sectors of the industry.  Exhibitors will showcase the very latest in exploration & production, processing, refining, storage and transportation. The exhibition and conference will be falling from the 01st to the 04th of November 2010.

This marks the debut participation of CSS Group in ADIPEC with The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) at booth #110.  CSS is associated with GPLN, the premier non-exclusive professional projects logistics network of independent companies specializing in international projects movement by air, sea and land as well as specialized lifts and the special handling of oversized, out-of-gauge and heavy lift cargo.

Now in its fourteenth year, ADIPEC 2010 will encompass the whole space of the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) with over 31,000sqm of exhibiting space indoors and an extensive new outdoor area for equipment and machinery.

ADIPEC is now the second largest event for the oil and gas industry in the world, the largest outside of America, and the Middle East.

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