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WHAT IS OUR PLATINUM PLUS FINANCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAM?

WHAT IS OUR PLATINUM PLUS FINANCIAL PROTECTION PROGRAM?

Our Platinum Plus Program protects every member of our network against fraud, bankruptcy or insolvency when working with any other member in the network, up to $20,000.00 per year.

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MONTHLY MEMBER FEATURE

MONTHLY MEMBER FEATURE

Our monthly Globalink and Global Value member feature will be updated here.

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BUILDING GOOD RELATIONSHIPS IN A FORWARDER NETWORK

BUILDING GOOD RELATIONSHIPS IN A FORWARDER NETWORK

What is the most effective way to build good relationships in a freight forwarder network?

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NETWORKING WITH OTHER FREIGHT FORWARDERS 

NETWORKING WITH OTHER FREIGHT FORWARDERS 

Networking and relationships are crucial. When we interact with freight forwarders or logistic partners, are we giving them a positive impression?

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IS YOUR FORWARDING BUSINESS RELEVANT?

IS YOUR FORWARDING BUSINESS RELEVANT?

The freight forwarding industry is changing into a digital and data first space. Cargo and freight forwarders have to become digital forwarders in order to stay relevant.

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HIGHER PROTECTION VS. A BETTER-QUALITY FORWARDER NETWORK

HIGHER PROTECTION VS. A BETTER-QUALITY FORWARDER NETWORK

When it comes to freight forwarder networks, a big concern is the financial protection that is offered. It's crucial to have financial protection when you are dealing with international forwarders and logistics partners.

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FREIGHT FORWARDERS: WHAT IS YOUR CLIENT ACQUISITION COST?

FREIGHT FORWARDERS: WHAT IS YOUR CLIENT ACQUISITION COST?

Do you know your customer acquisition costs (CAC) and the long term value of a customer (LTV) for your global forwarding or logistics business? These are crucial metrics in the supply chain industry that all freight and cargo forwarders need to know.

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THE ECONOMICS OF SUCCESS IN AGENCY SALES

THE ECONOMICS OF SUCCESS IN AGENCY SALES

Many freight forwarders are interested in the best way grow agency business. The key is how to do this in the most prudent way, to minimize cost and risk.  This is where the economics of success comes in. See how joining our freight forwarder network is a great way to accomplish this goal.

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LEARNING ABOUT SALES IN A FREIGHT FORWARDER NETWORK

LEARNING ABOUT SALES IN A FREIGHT FORWARDER NETWORK

Significantly growing your worldwide agency sales can have a big impact on your freight forwarding or logistics business. The forwarding network model is the most cost-effective and sales-oriented way to expand worldwide sales.

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WHAT IS YOUR NETWORK’S STRATEGY FOR ROI?

WHAT IS YOUR NETWORK’S STRATEGY FOR ROI?

As with any investment, you should be looking for a return. Joining a forwarder network is a strategic and imperative decion that has worked very well for hundreds of independent forwarders.

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BEACON IS COMING FOR YOUR FORWARDER CLIENTS

BEACON IS COMING FOR YOUR FORWARDER CLIENTS

Beacon and Flexport are digital forwarders who embrace technology and data to help clients stay in control of their logistics with competitive prices and trusted carriers. Traditional forwarders are faced with the task of staying relevant in the new supply chain industry.

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST FREIGHT FORWARDER NETWORK

HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST FREIGHT FORWARDER NETWORK

Choosing the right forwarder network and measuring your ROI is imperative to your success in the modern logistics industry.

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IS YOUR FORWARDER NETWORK LOOKING OUT FOR YOU?

IS YOUR FORWARDER NETWORK LOOKING OUT FOR YOU?

There seems to be a new independent freight forwarding network popping up every week. Besides offering lower prices, it’s hard to decipher what benefits distinguish one from the other. Is it possible that all of these networks are the same? 

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COUNTERING FLEXPORT: A STRATEGIC MEETING AND DISCUSSION IN CHICAGO

COUNTERING FLEXPORT: A STRATEGIC MEETING AND DISCUSSION IN CHICAGO

We had a topic focused meeting in Chicago with a select group of our members discussing the threats posed by Flexport to the forwarder business model.

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WHAT IS A MODERN FORWARDER?

WHAT IS A MODERN FORWARDER?

Flexport refers to themselves as a “modern forwarder”. What does it mean to be a modern forwarder, and why is Flexport using this to describe themselves?

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DIGITAL FREIGHT FORWARDERS LIKE FLEXPORT AND CARGOWISE ARE COMING FOR OUR CLIENTS!

DIGITAL FREIGHT FORWARDERS LIKE FLEXPORT AND CARGOWISE ARE COMING FOR OUR CLIENTS!

There is a new breed of digital freight forwarders on a mission to digitize global forwarding and logistics. They sell transparency and efficiency over the traditional forwarding approach, and they are very effectively outflanking traditional forwarders by the droves.

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HOW TO CREATE NEW BUSINESS IN A FORWARDER NETWORK

HOW TO CREATE NEW BUSINESS IN A FORWARDER NETWORK

Waiting and hoping that new business will come to you is not a sales strategy. Yet somehow, many forwarders hold onto this fantasy. Just because you join a network, or multiple networks, business will not somehow come to you unless you put in your own effort.

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IS YOUR FREIGHT FORWARDING BUSINESS GOING AWAY?

IS YOUR FREIGHT FORWARDING BUSINESS GOING AWAY?

The alarms are starting to go off and the signs are everywhere. The old business model that most forwarding companies are based on is no longer adequate. It's time for independent forwarders and logistic providers to seriously evaluate the landscape and understand where it is heading.

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FORWARDING NETWORKS ARE CRUCIAL TO YOUR FUTURE

FORWARDING NETWORKS ARE CRUCIAL TO YOUR FUTURE

The basic forwarder business model has always been based on buying transport services wholesale, and selling them retail. That model is going away. Thanks to the rise of technology in the supply chain and logistics space, our industry is now changing at an unprecedented rate. 

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