WLN Objective

WLNWorld Logistics Network – Building Success as a team

Background

World Logistics Network –WLN was formed to give, freight forwarders, customs brokers, niche market and logistics companies involved in moving commercial goods a choice of professional partners to represent their businesses worldwide. Effectively a global shopping centre for all modes of transport, WLN’s philosophy is to keep membership and the multimodal services offered by its membership, all under one roof.

Our Purpose

Enabling our customers, colleagues and partners to thrive

Four key values

  1. Customer focused

We understand our customers well. We listen to them to ensure they feel valued. We use our insights to consider how best to serve their needs. We take appropriate actions to deliver solutions to meet customers’ changing requirements.

  1. One Group, one team

We know we work smarter when we come together behind our common purpose. We learn from each other and share ideas to expand our thinking. We build an open, trusting and supportive environment and foster diversity of thought, ideas and experiences to spark creativity.

  1. Accountable

We are empowered to take ownership and trusted to do the right thing to support our customers, colleagues and communities. We lead by example and challenge ourselves and each other to do our best work at all times. We learn from our mistakes and celebrate our successes together.

  1. Agile

We embrace change with an open mind and a can-do attitude. We respond quickly and proactively seek different perspectives. We challenge ourselves to look for new and simplified ways to efficiently deliver the best solutions for our customers.​

 

Strategic Focus

Developing, connecting and serving a rich diversity of members representing all modes of transport defines the strategic focus of WLN. The primary objective being to create business opportunities on a global basis through the achievement of client services and by providing exceptional standards.

 

Specific Objectives

Facilitating access to a rich diversity of professional partners on a global basis;

Development of strong liaison/partnerships with modal leaders and key industry players;

Tracking of key national and international policy and regulatory developments;

Timely dissemination of international best practice.

Delivering on Objectives

Building a vibrant and actively managed network responsive to members needs;

Organizing WLN Annual Conference – providing opportunities to build key relationships across the network and with modal players; facilitating discussion on the latest developments; and, the sharing of best international practice;

Establishing special interest groups as required, facilitating discussion of concerns/developments/opportunities in the general, logistics, Freight Forwarding, niche markets and Customs Brokerage industry;

Regionally based structure envisaged – facilitating debate/discussion on essentially regional issues/opportunities.

Membership

Has two categories:

(A) Premium Members – Have Full Access, to other fully paid up members. Full membership benefits apply, plus they have access to our worldwide database of forwarders.

(B) Registered Companies – Have no access to any member or company registered on this site.These are companies who are in the process of been considered for membership. They may also stay as a registered company for as long as the BOD of WLN decide to leave them in this free status zone, with no privileges to membership or access to any Fully Paid Up – Premium Members.