2GO ramps up support for event logistics – Services global triathlon franchise in Davao City
(30 March 2023, Manila, Philippines) – As major sporting, lifestyle, entertainment and corporate events stage a comeback in major cities with accelerated efforts for tourism, 2GO, the Philippines’ leading enabler for the movement of people and goods and a part of the SM Group, is best positioned to support these events of scale and varying needs with end-to-end logistics and transport solutions.
2GO recently provided logistics support to the first IRONMAN triathlon event of the year by facilitating the transfer of large-ticket paraphernalia for the Davao leg. Bikes, race equipment, race bibs, singlets, merchandise and exhibition materials were shipped from Manila on 2GO vessels for the races and events on March 23-26, 2023.
“The IRONMAN events require us to work with a logistics and transport partner that offers integrated solutions, is reliable and capable of scaling with our needs,” said Princess Galura, President and General Manager of the Philippines’ official IRONMAN partner Sunrise Events. “We move a variety of equipment, for the mounting of the races and the surrounding events, as well as those needed by our athletes. We have worked with 2GO in previous IRONMAN events. We are engaging 2GO again, now that these events are back,” she added.
With 2GO’s range of assets, the group’s capability to operate in a wide network within the Philippines provides fast logistical solutions that are safe, secure, and dependable for any cargo transport by land, air, and sea.
2GO’s sea transport operations leverages on schedule reliability and voyage frequency with its eight passenger-cargo vessels and one freighter considered as the fastest in the country and have port priority berthing in 17 major ports nationwide, including Manila, Batangas, Cebu, Bacolod, Iloilo and Cagayan De Oro.
Beyond 2GO’s sea transport solutions, the group’s extensive land and air cargo capabilities enable the solutions provider to pick up and deliver door to door regardless of delivery requirements, making 2GO services suitable for any business demand.
2GO delivery services reaches 95% of Filipinos online serving 33,000 barangays across the country and continues to expand its coverage with more hubs and adding drop-off locations, especially in Mindanao.
With Sunrise Events’ continued trust, 2GO will continue to support the logistics and transport needs of the succeeding IRONMAN events to be held in Bohol, Camarines Sur, Dapitan, Puerto Princesa and Subic.
ABOUT 2GO GROUP, INC.
2GO GROUP, INC. enables the movement of goods and people throughout the Philippines. It is the largest end-to-end transportation, logistics, and distribution provider in the country. At its core are six business units, namely 2GO Sea Solutions, 2GO Special Containers and Value-Added Services (SCVASI), 2GO Express, 2GO Forwarding, 2GO Logistics and ScanAsia Overseas.
Owned by SM Investments Corporation, one of the country’s largest conglomerates, 2GO offers multimodal transportation, warehousing and inventory management, distribution, special containers, and project logistics as well as e-commerce logistics, including last-mile deliveries, and express courier deliveries. 2GO also provides sea travel, and a wide range of peripheral logistics such as freight forwarding, import and export processing, and customs brokerage. 2GO leverages on all its services to create unique supply chain solutions for all its customers.
Backed by 148 years of expertise in transportation and logistics, 2GO has made a mark for providing the best travel experiences, efficient movement of products and cargoes, and for catalyzing business growth in domestic and international markets.