October 5 - The Worldwide Partners Alliance (WPA), a global network of independently owned and operated freight forwarders, including those with a project cargo and heavy lift expertise, has seen a significant expansion of membership across the world.

In Argentina, the Buenos Aires, Argentina office of Logistica Internacional has joined the WPA Network. Logistica Internacional provides full services for Brazilian exporters. Founded in 1946 as Celano Customs Broker, the company changed its name in the 1990s to Logistica Internacional.

In the Himalayas, the Kathmandu, Nepal office of global forwarder Apex Worldwide Express has joined the WPA Network.

At the same time, the Dhaka and Chittagong, Bangladesh offices of GP Shipping Lines have jointly joined the WPA Network. GP Shipping Lines (GPSL) is a privately owned freight forwarding and shipping agency company in Bangladesh and a member of Surovi Group of Companies. GPSL represents four regional shipping lines and undertakes forwarding business for local companies. GP Shipping Lines Ltd has offices in three locations in Bangladesh - Dhaka, Chittagong and Khulna.

The Delhi/New Delhi, India office of CM Logistics (India) has joined the WPA Network. One of the leading freight forwarders in India, CM Logistics has IATA accreditation and is also an ISO 9001:2008 certified company with over 16 years of experience in logistics. Headquartered in Delhi, the company has branches in Mumbai, Bangalore, Bhadohi Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Chennai and a branch in Tokyo, Japan.

In China, the Shenzhen office of Shenzhen Senbang International Freight has joined the WPA Network. Shenzhen Senbang International was founded in 1999 and was one of the first NVOCC operations in China, As well as WPA Network, the forwarder is a member of FIATA and WCAF.