Month: January 2019

THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN THE LOADSTAR. Alessandro Pasetti asked Steve Walker, founder of SWG Global, to share the main events he has witnessed during almost 50 years of service in the logistics industry – the changes, what he has learned, the corporate events that shaped the industry forever. Here is his story.

The secure future for forwarders is in leveraging their existing systems to provide customers with total control of their supply chain and compliance regimes, while developing recurring revenue streams which increase margins and bind customers closer.

The value, size, and growth forecast for the global freight market is simply too enticing, and the cash piles in front of potential investors seeking big returns too big for change NOT to happen and there is no reason why forwarders cannot be digital winners in 2019

The supply chain sector may be undergoing profound change, but we are not seeing the end of the freight forwarder, as their role will remain fundamental to the supply chain. What is going to be key to their future, is retaining control over the physical shipping of goods and the data that goes along with it.