BDP Milestones


  • BDP International named as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute
  • BDP International named a Responsible Care® Partner of the Year for 2017 by the American Chemistry Council
  • BDP International achieves silver level status from Ecovadis
  • Rich Bolte, Chairman and CEO, named one of Philadelphia’s Most Likeable CEO’s by Owler


  • BDP International named as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute
  • BDP International opens office in Cairo, Egypt
  • BDP International achieves silver level status from Ecovadis
  • BDP International celebrates 50 years in business
  • BDP International is named 2016 Responsible Care® Partner of the Year by the American Chemistry Council
  • BDP International opens office in Casablanca, Morocco
  • BDP International opens office in Lima, Peru


  • BDP Asia Pacific (10 countries) has successfully renewed Three ISO Certifications (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007)
  • BDP opens office in Medan, Indonesia
  • BDP opens office in Ha Noi, Vietnam
  • BDP opens office in Surabaya, Indonesia
  • BDP Chairman and CEO Rich Bolte receives ‘Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in the greater Philadelphia region
  • BDP Recognized as one of Inbound Logistic’s 75 Green Supply Chain Partners
  • BDP named Best 3PL for Chemical, HazMat, and Oil & Gas Supply Chains by eyefortransport
  • BDP India certified with Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 and Occupational Health & Safety Management System OHSAS 18001:2007
  • BDP UK certified as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO)
  • BDP Pennsylvania offices awarded the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence


  • BDP releases Smart 3.0 with compliance performance accountability that allows shippers to manage risk levels with greater visibility
  • Celebration of 20 year anniversary for Asia Pacific
  • BDP appointed for Aramco Trading Export Logistics
  • Integration of BDP and UGL in India
  • BDP opens office in Bursa, Turkey
  • Launch of BDPSmart Mobile / BDPSmart App
  • Official launch of BDP’s 5 Year Strategic Plan
  • BDP named top 100 3PL providers by Inbound Logistics magazine
  • BDP awarded two Logistics Management Quest for Quality Awards for 3PL Transportation Management Solutions and Air Freight Forwarding
  • New office opening in Jubail, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


  • CNT of Philippines named named BDP Global Network Partner
  • Launch of Google as global email platform
  • BDP leads again with Responsible Care Management System® accreditation
  • BDP forms joint venture with Colombia’s Interflex, S.A.
  • BDP opens office in Cleveland, Ohio USA
  • BDP awarded Secure Trade Partnership Plus Accreditation by Singapore Customs
  • BDP named 2013 Top 50 Global 3PLs & Top 30 U.S. Domestic 3PLs by Armstrong & Associates
  • BDP awarded Best 3PL for Chemical, Hazmat, Oil & Gas Supply Chains by eyefortransport
  • BDP selected by US Customs and Border Protections to participate as a Certified Entity in the Importer Self-Assessment Pre-Certification program
  • BDP’s partnership with Dubai Exports is renewed
  • BDP opens office in Sohar, Oman


  • BDP Wins Logistics Management 3PL Quest for Quality Award
  • BDP expands presence in South Asia with second Global Services Center
  • BDP International Celebrates a decade in Indonesia
  • Turners Shipping from South Africa joins BDP Global Network
  • BDP Singapore Awarded TradeFIRST Premium Accreditation By Singapore Customs


  • US Customs names BDP to second term on Commercial Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)
  • American Chemistry Council appoints BDP to Responsible Care Strategic Review Executive Task Force
  • Turners Shipping of South Africa named BDP Global Network Partner
  • BDP India Awarded Three ISO Certifications


  • Logistics Management magazine Quest for Quality Award as #1 Air Freight Forwarder
  • Inbound Logistics magazine Top 100 3PL Provider
  • Supply Chain Brain Great Supply Chain Partner Award
  • BDP Canada a member of Partners in Protection (PIP) program, Canada’s counterpart to the U.S. Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
  • BDPSmart Tower, a new solution for managing ISO-tanks and multiple element gas containers (MEGCs) assets
  • Full ownership of BDP Spain
  • BDP operations in Vietnam
  • BDP operations ISO certified in 10 Asia Pacific countries
  • BDP Global Project Logistics division ISO certified in Singapore, Thailand, China, UAE
  • BDP Oil & Gas division ISO certified
  • BizStar award in Singapore
  • Chemical logistics joint venture  in Saudi Arabia
  • BDP operations in India
  • UN Global Compact
  • Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification through Belgium Customs


  • United States  President’s E-Star Award winner for Excellence in Export Services
  • Launch of BDP Oil & Gas Division
  • BDPSmart Vū, the industry’s most comprehensive purchase order management visibility tool, introduced
  • Wholly owned operations in UK established
  • Secure Trade Partnership (STP) Certification by Singapore Customs


  • BDP Global Network Services value model for Partner affiliates around the world
  • BDP Project Logistics  headquartered in Singapore
  • Launched BDPSmart 2.0
  • Argentinean operati0n acquired
  • Logistics Management magazine Top 50 Global Logistics Providers
  • Full ownership of BDP Indonesia and sixth office in Balikipapan opened
  • BDP Project Logistics delegate office in Tripoli, Libya
  • BDP Project Logistics operations in Beijing, China
  • Project engineering division
  • BDP Project Logistics office in Iraq


  • Office in Lonate Pozzolo-Malpensa, Italy
  • USA Land Transport program established
  • 2007 Top 100 3PL Providers by Inbound Logistics
  • First international logistics service provider to successfully complete the American Chemistry Council’s Responsible Care Management System Audit
  • Joint venture operations in Muscat, Oman
  • Full ownership of Germany operation
  • BDP/courier, an express small package delivery service (US Export and intra-US domestic)
  • Joint venture with Mexico logistics firm
  • Acquisitions, joint ventures in Czech Republic and Thailand completed


  • BDP’s 40th Anniversary
  • Finalist in Logistics Management magazine 23rd Annual Quest for Quality Awards
  • Finalist in the 2006 Top 20 Global Ocean Freight Forwarders in Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies magazine
  • Inbound Logistics’ 2006 Top 100 3PLs
  • Nuremberg Project Logistics office opened
  • BDP/now!, a multi-modal immediate response service for mission critical shipments
  • On-line customer service portal, … logistics made easy.
  • Full ownership of operations in Brazil, Italy and Chile
  • Chemical sector business unit  launched
  • BDP Malaysia 10th anniversary with emphasis on human capital


  • Elite Group of Houston, Texas acquired
  • Rotterdam, Holland operation
  • BDP/Project Logistics aligned globally
  • Equity stake in Italy logistics firm
  • Korea logistics unit formed
  • BDP and Genco strategic alliance to enhance end-to-end global service capabilities


  • Class A License to fully control and manage logistics processes in China
  • Logistics operation in Qatar
  • Majority ownership stakes in Merlin (Germany) and ACTA (France) logistics/transport firms, and completed acquisition of T.I. nv (Belgium)


  • ISO 9001:2000 Certification in import and export logistics operations for client DuPont
  • Member of Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
  • G-Log GC 3 as foundation component of BDP Xpedion Web-based operating infrastructure platform
  • Full-service logistics operation in Dubai, UAE


  • Responsible Care® Partner by American Chemistry Council
  • Independent Centrx knowledge-sharing unit to design, develop, deploy and manage global supply chain solutions
  • Global Lead Logistics Provider (LLP) for Dow Chemical Company
  • Offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia


  • BDPData, BDPTrax and BDPCustomerCorrect tools from BDP Xpedion unified operating platform
  • Bangkok, Thailand facility


  • BDP South America unit
  • First to apply Remote Location Filing (RLF) Technology to Customs clearance for cross-border shipping between Canada and the U.S.
  • Sole parent of wholly owned BDP Asia Pacific transportation and logistics subsidiary


  • Recognized for leadership in implementation of Automated Export System (AES)


  • Invested over $1 million USD in enterprise solution technology
  • DuPont, one of BDP’s largest clients, received Transportation & Distribution’s Excellence in Logistics Award


  • First US  import logistics firms certified by Customs for Remote Location Filing (RLF) services
  • Recipient of the President’s E-Award for Excellence in Exporting


  • First logistics company to enter into a cooperative alliance with SAP, resulting in Exportise software


  •  BDP Global Network established
  • First import logistics firm to participate in Automated Invoice Interface (AII)


  • First to receive and transmit commercial invoices in EDIFACT format to Customs


  • First to establish EDI link to ocean and air carriers for bills of lading and bookings


  • First to map EDI standards for entire international documentation process


  • First to transmit export declaration information electronically


  • First to transmit data electronically under Automated Broker Interface (ABI) program


  • Export Freight Forwarding relationship established with DuPont


  • Incorporated as BDP International, Inc.


  • R.J. Bolte Company established as Freight Forwarder