Who needs planes, cars and hotel rooms? WCA claims biggest ever networking event

The WCA network is claiming the largest ever online networking event in the freight forwarding industry. A total of 1,408 delegates from 156 countries around the world attended its first Worldwide Virtual Conference on 7-11 December. The virtual conference included an exhibition hall with interactive booths, a networking lounge, icebreaker networking events and a one-on-one meeting scheduler. [+]

WCA launches pharma logistics training scheme

WCA Pharma Academy has held the first course in a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Compliance training program for freight forwarders in Amsterdam. WCA Pharma members are required to be GDP compliant to maintain their group membership, which is a quality assurance that pharmaceutical products are stored, transported, and handled under suitable ... [+]

Forwarders’ network signs Alibaba deal

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 ... [+]

Airfreight guru turns to forwarding

Ram Menen, Emirates cargo boss of three decades, is to join a new global supervisory board at independent forwarder network, WCA. WCA has also appointed Dan March as chief executive officer with founder David Yokeum becoming chairman. Ram Menen, who headed up Emirates SkyCargo for almost three decades, said he was ... [+]

Etihad partners with WCA network

Etihad Cargo has launched a new platform in conjunction with the World Cargo Alliance (WCA) network of independent freight forwarders, and IT provider, Worldwide Information Network (WIN). It provides special rates for selected origins and destinations on the Etihad Cargo network for WCA members who are also members of ... [+]

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