April 16, 2014: The WACO System appointed four new members at the biggest General Meeting in the network's 40-year history last week.
Kuwait Maritime & Mercantile Co (ISS) in Kuwait, Lyn Cargo Express LLC in the Dominican Republic, BCC Logistics in Iraq, and OMA Group, representing Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, and Togo in West Africa, were formally welcomed to the fold at WACO's 80th General Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
"We are delighted to be welcoming new members as part of our ongoing expansion programme," said Richard Charles, Executive Director, The WACO System.
"We are committed to working with experienced professionals who have a deep understanding of their local market and we are confident that our four new members fit this profile.
"We will be making more announcements soon about further expansion in Africa and Central and South America."
One hundred and thirty delegates took part in the four-day event, which included a plenary session on freight rates hosted by Philip Damas, Director, Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
WACO also facilitated hundreds of face-to-face business meetings for members from 76 countries attending the meeting.
WACO's next meeting will be in Xiamen, China in October.
For more information, visit www.iss-shipping.com for Kuwait, www.lyncargoexpress.net for the Dominican Republic, www.bcclogistics.com for Iraq, and omagroup-wa.com in West Africa.