As a member of P.E.N. you will strategically be located worldwide and be able to offer your customers respective entry gates to the global markets. Your worldwide partners operate as your exclusive subsidiaries in any country and are all specialized in field activities. Their common history in project and heavy lift transportation will give your customers the opportunity to have professional transport expertise to move their products and provide their services for their customers to and in any places in the world.
The P.E.N. Management considers it to be their responsibility to support its members in their daily project processes. For this reason you may take advantage of our benefits.
The guarantee of a maximum of two representatives in your country. In the case of China, India, Russia, USA, Canada and Australia, the same applies for your region within the said country. On the other hand we expect our members to represent P.E.N. solely. There will be no spreading of commercial powers into other competing project networks.
P.E.N. will back up its members to develop new markets and business opportunities throughout the countries represented. The business development is to become a vital part of the network; it will be based on comprehensive market research and analysis.
The sales program is not only limited to the provision and exchange of sales information and leads among the members. P.E.N. will also assist in coordinating and enhancing sales activities within the network. The intention is to establish joint sales calls of members on future projects and accounts.
Feature for our members to exchange common interests, experiences and technical issues.
P.E.N. will provide its members access to the Baltic Exchange in order to obtain shipping market information, professional ship broking standards and competitive freight purchasing in combination with timely availability of tonnage.
Insurance (Freight Protection Plan)
P.E.N. has negotiated a binding Freight Protection Plan which will be signed by each member in order to protect each member against the loss of outstanding debts. P.E.N. members will receive an instant confirmation that their sign-up has been received, and subject to the application has been filled in thoroughly, no additional clarifications are required. Applications will be assessed by Underwriters. Applicant will receive feedback whether they have been accepted as member within two weeks after submission of the application. In the case of approval for Membership including the Freight Protection Plan, members will receive an Underwriters FREIGHT PROTECTION PLAN CERTIFICATE, and they will be authorized to use Underwriter’s LOGO as well as our P.E.N. LOGO on their website, their company documents and for corporate communication.