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Forwarders’ network signs Alibaba deal

[ January 13, 2017   //   ]

The WCA network has signed a cooperation deal with to integrate approved WCA member companies integrated into the online retailer’s logistics platform for cross-border shipments to the UK, US and India

WCA will provide vet and approve international logistics providers who will have full access to compete for logistics orders generated on the platform.

WCA and have agreed parameters and standards of service, as well as offering all participants a protection scheme that includes compensation for qualifying transactions.

Alibaba Logistics director, Steve Su, said: “We are committed to offering premium services to global SMEs on our platform who are looking to scale up their business presence through cross-border trading.

“The world is rapidly changing,” added WCA chairman, David Yokeum. “And we are working hard to ensure that our members are equipped and able to take advantage of the huge projected growth in global eCommerce shipments.

”We are putting both independent forwarders and traders at the vanguard of change in this exciting and dynamic market.”

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