Freight forwarder group launches GDP compliance training program

Freight forwarder network WCA launched a new compliance training program for Good Distribution Practice (GDP), aimed at freight forwarders involved in pharmaceutical logistics. The program was hosted by WCA Pharma, the specialty logistics group under WCA, whose members are required to be GDP compliant to retain their membership. The first training took place in Amsterdam […]

WCA 2018: How SME forwarders can use Amazon’s tactics for e-commerce

SINGAPORE – During this week’s WCA Worldwide Conference, many speakers have provided detailed description of how they are handling the e-commerce revolution. In his Tuesday keynote address, called “Disrupting Traditional Logistics,” Rick Hernandez, vice president of partner development for global e-commerce at Pitney Bowes, took a step back for a big-picture look at the profound […]

WCA 2018: If you can’t beat Amazon, fulfill ‘em

SINGAPORE – Few other names are as sure to pack a conference session room as fast as the word “Amazon.” Such was the case on Tuesday during the second day of e-commerce keynote discussions here at the 10th annual WCA Worldwide Conference, when Rob Donald, director and co-founder of Corten Logistics spoke about his experiences […]

WCA 2018: 5 things retailers want from e-commerce logistics

SINGAPORE – To kick off the second day of the 10th Annual WCA Worldwide Conference here on Monday morning, which has been dedicated almost entirely to the improvement of the e-commerce supply chain, attendees heard from keynote speaker Chris Folayan, CEO of Mall for the World and Mall for Africa, about the needs of the […]

Swiss WorldCargo, WCA team up

Swiss WorldCargo, the air cargo division of Swiss International Air Lines, has entered into a new partnership agreement with WCA Ltd., the global freight forwarding network for independent logistics providers. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Swiss WorldCargo will undertake a number of unique cross-cooperation projects with three of WCA’s specialty groups – WCA Pharma, […]
  • September 5, 2014

Forwarding conference relocates due to political unrest

WCA Conference Week has moved to a new venue in Hong Kong following the postponement of the conference that was due to be staged in Bangkok in March. Political unrest, culminating in sporadic violent incidents between government supporters and opposition protestors, had prompted WCA management to postpone the conference. “Although there was no direct threat […]
  • March 18, 2014