NEW GLOBALINK FORWARDER NETWORK FORMED
A new forwarder network, called Globalink, aims to allow forwarders to cooperate on a non-exclusive basis.
The Globalink network offers Internet shipment tracking and access to lower transportation rates through consolidated buying, as do most networks.
However, it said its approach is “to be more comprehensive in its offerings.” For instance, Globalink said members would be able to represent a major non-vessel-operating common carrier. The forwarder network said it also provides to its members data entry for large projects or tariffs, marketing support services, production of marketing materials and a sourcing service for point of sale materials.
Bill Siemens, founder of the Globalink network, said a number of firms had contacted Globalink regarding joining the network over the past several months.