In Need of Power in Baghdad?
LR INTERNATIONAL INC. was one of the suppliers to the Coalition Provisional Authority and its sub-contractor G.E. Power Generation Systems to provide logistics services for the movement of power generation systems to Baghdad International Airport.
LR was the primary logistics provider for moving 10 engines to Malaysia for fitting into 3 SUPER GENSET SYSTEMS between September 2003 and August 2004.. These systems are self-contained power generators that can be placed in just about any climate and location no matter how remote. Each system was over 45 feet long, 12 feet tall and weighed in excess of 100,000 LBS when completed. The 3 GENSET systems were moved by ocean charter from Malaysia to Kuwait and then trucked with special equipment in military convoy to the Green Zone at Baghdad International Airport. LR personnel were in Malaysia and agent representatives were in Kuwait and Iraq to supervise every detail of the logistics.
Relief for Tsunami Victims
In January 2005 LR loaded 2x40' ocean containers with relief food products to aid victims of the South Asian Tsunami. In partnership with LR customers Kids Around The World and Feed My Hungry Children the containers will ship to Sri Lanka and to India where LR agent representatives will provide the necessary customs clearance and delivery services to get the food to distribution points in the remote country sides of each country.
Building a Better Rail System in Kazakhstan
In September 2004 LR INTERNATIONAL was the airfreight charter provider in Frankfurt Germany for a shipment of 100,000 LBS of railroad engine material to ship to the remote city of Aktubinsk (Aktobe) Kazakhstan . This city is the home of Kazakhstan National Railways the government provider of rail services to Kazakhstan. Rail service for people and cargo is the most widely used form of transportation in Kazakhstan. Through LR customer G.E. Transportation Systems, LR has participated in 10 shipments of locomotive engines, engine parts and signaling devices for the upgrading of this important mode of transportation for the country of Kazakhstan.
Children at Play
In cooperation with LR customer Kids Around The World, LR INTERNATIONAL was the sole logistics provider for playgrounds that shipped to Kyrgyzstan , Jamaica and Thailand in 2004. These playgrounds are shipped disassembled and Kids Around The World recruits volunteers to travel to these places and build the playgrounds for needy children. In partnership with local government authorities and Christian Missionaries, Kids Around The World provides a place to play in poor remote towns that otherwise would never have a playground for the local children. A ceremony is held when the playground is complete to celebrate the grand opening and then the kids from the community are allowed to break in the playground equipment with their families. LR is proud to be the logistics provider for these opportunities to show love toward the world's children. For more information about Kids Around The World you can visit them at www.Kidsaroundtheworld.com