Go digital or go under, says freight expert

Freight forwarders need to stop focussing on pricing and embrace digitalisation - or get left behind - said SeaIntelligence Consulting founder Lars Jensen told the WACO System’s recent Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Limassol, Cyprus. In his keynote speech, Jensen told WACO members that “Digitalisation is something that should be embraced and that you cannot ignore, if you don’t jump on the train, you’ll end up under it.” He added that while ... [+]

WACO recruits France’s Dimotrans

Independent freight forwarder network The WACO System has appointed Dimotrans Group as its new member for France. Headquartered in Lyon, it provides logistics services to the fashion, outdoors, wines and spirits, aerospace, industrial project, and e-commerce industries.   [+]

WACO offers Sri Lanka packing

WACO System member for Sri Lanka, Ace Cargo, has launched a packaging, removals, and relocations division for air and sea freight. The division will be headed by Chandana Jirasinha and based in the capital, Colombo. It will include services such as personal effects storage, warehousing of project cargo and commercial ... [+]

Waco network grows

The WACO System freight network has added Sicarga Panama to cover Panama, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua, Gespros to represent Cameroon and OMA Logistics to cover Senegal. The WACO System now includes 116 independent forwarders in 113 countries. [+]

WACO member ready for Afghan revival

WWG Consolidators Ltd (WWGC), the WACO System member for Pakistan, has launched a dedicated cross-border Pakistan-Afghan transit desk. It comes after the Pakistan Government announced it will establish new transit facilities at the country’s borders with Torkham and Chaman, Afghanistan and Wagah, India, under the Integrated Transit Trade Management Systems ... [+]

WACO adds three

The WACO System network of forwarders has appointed three new members. They are ITN Logistics in Canada, Trans Global Projects in Azerbaijan, and ACE Logistics Bel in Belarus. [+]

Iranian recruit for Waco

Iran-based Amadrah International Freight Forwarding has become the Iranian member of the WACO System forwarding group. With bases at Tehran International Airport and Bandar Abbas port, it offers airfreight, warehousing, customs clearance, multimodal freight transport, and packaging. [+]

A big plane for a big job

WACO System member Freightworks has moved a 155-tonne compressor skid and equipment from Ukraine to Abu Dhabi on the world’s largest cargo plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya. This was only the second journey to Abu Dhabi for the colossal aircraft, which has twice the wing area of a Boeing 747. [+]

Mexican member for WACO

Universal Cargo has joined global freight management network The WACO System as its member in Mexico. Headquartered in Mexico City, with branches in Guadalajara, Merida, and Monterrey, Universal Cargo offers a full suite of logistics services, including air and sea freight services, inland trucking, rail, customs brokerage, warehousing, and storage. [+]

More members for WACO

Freight management network, The WACO System has added WorldNet Logistics (Mocambique) and WorldNet Logistics (Namibia) as new members. WorldNet Logistics has eight staff operating from its office in Mozambique’s capital city Maputo. WorldNet Logistics (Namibia) (Pty) Ltd operates a warehouse and a fleet of over 150 outsourced vehicles with offices ... [+]

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