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08-18-2015

Why belong to a freight network?

By its very definition, logistics is an industry of location and information. Anyone can easily ship a package to another person in the world, but what we actually sell is information, access, and accountability. There are obvious financial benefits of being part of a strong freight network, or of partnering with a stable base of operations in market, including the  Read more »


08-13-2015

Markets and Networks; Hedging the Volatility

As markets falter, being in GAA protects you. This week we saw a tremendous crash in the Chinese markets, two weeks after the Chinese government devalued the yuan by 3% to boost exports by lowering stock prices. Combining the crash with slowed growth in Latin America turns the logistics market trepidatious this year. A solid freight network provides safety for  Read more »


07-18-2015

Global Affinity Alliance offering USD $500 credit for referrals that lead to new members

It is humbling to say that in the few short months we have been in existence, the Global Affinity Alliance now boasts 107 members worldwide. We welcome each and every one of those members, but know that we cannot rest until we have filled out the network with qualified, eligible companies who can grow the GAA into the network we  Read more »


06-16-2015

GAA increases minimum requirements for Risk Managed designation

The Global Affinity Alliance has created a higher-tier of trust within the group, the Risk Managed Program. We have recently enacted changes to the program raising insurance policy requirements for companies who wish to participate and who are permitted to use and display the RM logo. The reasons for this change are two-fold. First, we wish to strengthen the program  Read more »