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Updates and latest news from the Chapman Freeborn OBC team around the world.


Mexico on board courier services driven by automotive sector boom

This week we take a look at why Mexico is one of the most exciting emerging markets for on board courier shipments – fuelled by the acceleration of the country’s automotive manufacturing industry.

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On board courier completes round-the-world assignment in 4 days

Our On board courier (OBC) team in Cologne recently organised a hand carry operation that involved a full circle route around the globe.

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Chapman Freeborn OBC targets North Sea energy market for hand-carry services

We’re delighted to announce the further expansion of our global on board courier (OBC) business with the launch of a new Aberdeen-based hand-carry team dedicated to serving the North Sea energy market.

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A day in the life of an on board courier

“No day is the same, and in the morning you never know what will happen throughout the day. In my job you always need a Plan B and C up your sleeve.” Oliver Giesen, On Board Courier at Chapman Freeborn OBC

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The weird and wonderful world of on board courier services [Infographic]

In recent blog posts we’ve highlighted how on board courier (OBC) cargo services help to keep industries like the automotive and electronics sectors running on schedule, with time-critical shipments of manufacturing materials.

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Hand-carry services: Keeping the wheels turning in the world’s biggest auto market

Following our recent infographic on the global automotive industry driving on board courier demand, we take a look at why China is one of the most exciting markets for hand-carry shipments.

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Tech market innovation boosts call for global hand-carry couriers

The world of electronics is a fast and ever-changing business: the very nature of the industry dictates that today’s ground-breaking technology may be outdated within months as the market continues to propel itself off the latest high-tech advancements and innovations.

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The global automotive supplier market: A driving force behind on board courier (OBC) demand [INFOGRAPHIC]

With the value of the automotive supplier market set to reach 620 billion euros this year, on board courier (OBC) services are increasingly becoming a key part of the global supply chain.

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