Tuesday, May 21, 2024

WCA opens Shenzhen support office to cope with growing demand

WCA has opened a support office in Shenzhen, China to support growing network demands and hired Mirja Nissen as co-director of its eCommerce network. The Shenzhen office has been opened due to growth in Chinese membership, which WCA China vice president, Damin Wang says has grown “exponentially” and require more attention. He says: “Opening this […]

WCA and Alibaba sign agreement to boost cross-border eCommerce

WCA and alibaba.com have signed an agreement to allow approved WCA member companies integrated into Alibaba’s logistics platform for cross-border eCommerce shipments. The collaboration commences in January 2017, facilitating shipments generated by alibaba.com’s members to major exports including the USA, India and the UK. WCA will provide support in vetting and approving international logistics providers […]

Kewill becomes WCA vendor and adds WIN connectivity to MOVE platform

Logistics software company Kewill has become the WCA’s latest vendor and has begun adding Worldwide Information Network (WIN) connectivity to its MOVE forwarding platform. The MOVE platform is designed to help companies collaborate, reduce costs, manage volatility and automate processes across the entire supply chain while WIN is an online platform for independent freight forwarders […]

Dan March appointed WCA CEO

Dan March has been appointed chief executive officer of forwarding network, WCA, taking over from David Yokeum, who is becoming chairman. Prior to his promotion, March had been working at WCA as communications director. Yokeum is becoming chairman while Ram Menen, who worked for Emirates SkyCargo for almost three decades, is joining the global supervisory […]