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Network Looks to Cape Town to host 4th Annual Conference

Despite doubts regarding Cape Town’s water crisis, the Global Affinity Alliance is proud to confirm that the location for its 4th Annual Conference will remain unchanged. Thanks to quick thinking lawmakers and the regions Hospitality Property Fund, the hotel venue has confirmed that the construction of desalination plants will make water a non-issue for the 300+ members planning to attend  Read more »


About Brazil’s Customs strike

Last week, Brian Majerus attended the FCBF’s Conference of The Americas where one of the speakers was asked a question about the strike which is affecting Brazilian Customs. Here is what we learned. How long have they been striking? The strike is now entering its seventh week with no end in sight. In November, the Journal of Commerce posted this  Read more »


GAA’s Sold Out Conference is Huge Success.

GAA’s 3rd Conference is Massive Success The Global Affinity Alliance convened in Amsterdam this year for its third, and incredibly successful, annual conference. The event sold out months in advance making it difficult for late-registrants to find a spot. Likewise, many WCA members found themselves on an ever-growing wait list where they hoped to gain entrance to the young networks conference  Read more »


Ocean Alliances – Safety in numbers

In a concentrated effort to avoid the future calamity that came with the 2016 collapse of Hanjin, the seventh largest ocean carrier in the world, other carriers have come together to consolidate the four original ocean alliances into three. By doing so, 2M, THE Alliance, and Ocean Alliance*, will hold more than 77% of global container capacity and 96%  Read more »