December 2019 - WCL

The Local Hero Forwarder – a dying species?

The Local Hero Forwarder – a dying species?

Regional know-how and individual service as survival strategies
What benefits local freight forwarders need to take advantage of – and how they can survive.

The logistics market is increasingly determined by global logistics service providers, and the German industry giants have long since become international network forwarders as a result of acquisitions. Their service can be assembled easily through automation and standardization, is transparent, comprehensible and attractively priced for global customers. Can the local freight forwarder survive this development – and continue to counter it with genuine added customer value in the future? Absolutely. […]