The WACO System has expanded its presence in Australasia with the appointment of two new members representing Australia and New Zealand.
Melbourne, Australia-based International Trade Management (ITM) and Auckland, New Zealand-headquartered Pengellys were both formally welcomed to the independent freight forwarder network at its Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in Manila, the Philippines.
WACO System executive director, Richard Charles says: “We are very pleased to have both companies on-board and look forward to the benefits our members will gain from working with local specialists from this very important region.”
He adds: “There are many new and growing opportunities for business throughout Australasia, and having members we trust with solid expertise about this market is very important.”
With offices throughout Australia, ITM’s services include supply chain integration, logistics, customs consultancy and warehousing.
ITM chief executive officer, John Antoniou says: “ITM looks forward to working with the members of WACO, adding value and creating opportunities for importers and exporters by utilising this network of large independent companies committed to excellence.”
Pengellys provides a range of supply chain and logistics services with offices both nationally as well as in Australia and China.
Company director, Trevor Pengelly says: “Pengellys is proud to become a member of such a well-established and respected global network allowing us to grow globally whilst maintaining our focus locally.”
At the EGM, four new members were formally appointed to the network, with the other two being Dimotrans Group of France and Velogic representing Mauritius, Madagascar and Reunion.