LONDON: Global freight management network The WACO System has signed a preferred carrier agreement with Qatar Airways.
Under the agreement WACO's 107 members in 104 countries are acknowledged as "preferred forwarders" by the airline in a deal that aims to develop long-term business synergies between the two companies.
"Independent forwarders are flexible and offer local expertise and a personalized service," commented Richard Charles, WACO System executive director. "Our members offer a bespoke service, and thanks to partnerships with carriers such as Qatar Airways, they deliver a world-class service at competitive prices," he added.
WACO has also added two new members to its network: Andes Logistics, representing Bolivia, and Spence Maldives based in The Maldives.
Andes Logistics was launched in 2008 and offers international freight transport services and specialist road services to Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru, and Chile. Established in 2006, Spence Maldives is headquartered in Malé and is part of the Aitken Spence Group of Companies that has represented WACO in Sri Lanka since 2002.