Who we are
Dynamic management with updates. Our members develop global alliances.
WFN members have extensive knowledge of their local markets.
Meeting every year is how our members expand their business.
Our members can adapt and adjust to specific requests.
Track & Trace
Follow your shipment from the beginning to the end of its journey.
Manages all communication when requesting rates from each other.
WELCOME TO WFN
World Freight Network Ltd (WFN) was established in 2004 and has successfully linked together 226 independent freight forwarders in 98 countries worldwide (Registered in the UK: # 05275110).
The world economy has globalised at a tremendous pace over the past 30 years with the IT revolution bringing buyers and sellers from around the globe together. Shipping companies are an integral part of the process. Therefore, it is important, now more than ever, for independent freight forwarders to join together.
Every year new freight networks spring up, often started by a forwarder who observes the achievements of the world's leading networks and believes that it is easy to replicate that success. However, their motivation is often financial and not surprisingly, a year or two passes and these networks are nowhere to be seen. The fact that they disappear doesn't deter others from trying; the endless cycle or recycling continues - and freight forwarders are bombarded by invitations on a weekly basis.
What makes WFN different?
Firstly, WFN has an 9 year proven track record of generating sustainable new business revenue for Members. Not only does WFN membership bring Members new business, but we also provide them with the ability to promote themselves to their customers as an independent company with a difference as they are connected to a strong network of overseas agents in more than 100 countries. This provides our Members (and more importantly their customers) with the confidence that they have access to dedicated, expert partners to finish the job they start, as professionally and competently as if they had their own office in the destination country.
WFN has a proactive management team with strong leadership. During 2011, 100% of all WFN payments were honoured and 99% in 2012. With over 220 companies in the network - this statistic is exceptional and certainly not achievable outside the safety of WFN.
"Since joining, we have been able to develop aggressive business with various partners in the network. Today, many of the members of the group are not only business associates but personal friends as well."
S. Sitaram, Balaji Mariline Pvt Ltd, India
"We are proud WFN members since 2008 and feel very comfortable with our choice to join this network. Overlooking the growth over the last years, both in terms of volume and in terms of the number of partnerships in the business we have within WFN, we can talk about a success-story."
Jacques Schellekens, Herfurth Logistics, Belgium
"With the latest technology at the WFN Head Office, well organized Annual Meetings and substantial online tools for members. What is more important, interests of all members are ensured by WFN’s code of conduct which are implemented strictly. We strongly believe and confident that WFN will continue to develop and to provide the best range of benefits and unrivaled value of services."
Kasai Kazuki, Shinki International, Japan
"Becoming a member of the World Freight Network was a large qualitative step forward bringing us a significant competitive advantage over other logistics companies which operate in our region. As a member of the WFN, we are fishing in the world ocean of cargo with large and reliable nets – not with a rod."
Darius Brekys, Ad Rem, Lithuania
"Ever since the first meeting in Bangkok 2005 we have worked with almost every partner in the network and have developed some very large business opportunities with many of the partners and we have tripled our business with the group every year since 2005."
Tim Taylor, Worldwide Logistic Partners, USA
"WFN network is a highly professional network with a proactive and spirited management, which is the driving force behind WFN's success. Overall, a well managed network which gives business returns over a short term period, when you invest in WFN membership."
Blaise Amikat, Trium Logistics L.L.C, UAE
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