April 2 - The PPL Network's global meeting 2012 is to be held in Bangkok from May 27 - 30 at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel.

This will be the fifth time a global meeting has been staged by the global network. The event follows last year's meeting in Kuala Lumpur. 

Organisers are hopeful the meeting will break attendance records, over 170 confirmed participants from over 55 countries have already registered.

Hong Kong-based PPL Network was established in 2007 as a network of independent freight forwarders and logistics suppliers. The network includes independent air and sea freight forwarders, warehouse operators and break bulk operators.