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LONDON: April 24, 2017. Trans Global Projects (TGP) has joined the WACO System global forwarder network as a member for Azerbaijan.

Founded in the UK as a project logistics management company, TGP has since expanded to offer a set of related services including project logistics management, supply chain management, ship chartering, passenger aviation, procurement, and logistics consultancy.

Breezline investor in TGPTGP (Azerbaijan) provides Customs clearance, port handling, vessel agency, local transport and international transport by road, sea/river, and air.

"We are delighted to be accepted as the designated agent for Azerbaijan," said Azer Aliyev, TGP regional director. "[We] looks forward to being a member of the WACO network and the opportunities it brings for us in Azerbaijan and globally, as part of this extensive network."

Other new additions to the WACO network include ACE Logistics Bel, offering freight forwarding and logistics services covering Belarus and the Baltic region through its sister companies; and the ITN Group, headquartered in Toronto with additional offices in Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver operating its own trucks, chassis, Customs brokerage house and bonded warehouses.

Founded in 1973, WACO is the original freight forwarder network and now has 400 locations worldwide. Based in Switzerland and owned by its 112 members, the association has a combined annual turnover of US$4 billion and employs 21,000 people in 109 countries.

"The WACO System is proud to be the oldest independent network in the world, and we continue to grow our presence globally with the addition of local experts with a proven track record in the world's most dynamic economies," said Richard Charles, WACO System executive director.