Members of WCA Perishables are already part of the world's largest grouping of independent logistics professionals - the WCA which has 9021 member companies in 193 countries.
The WCA requires the highest standards in all aspects of business and sets strict criteria regarding financial security, professionalism and quality which must be satisfied before new companies are admitted. All partners are required to adhere to a Code of Business Practice which encourages high operational standards and conduct.
The members in WCA Perishables all have dedicated personnel fully conversant in the special handling of these movements and can provide professional and consistent service in the transportation of - produce, vegetables, fish, flowers, chilled & frozen foodstuff, fruit, food service professionals & all temperature controlled products for international shipments.
As part of this specialized service our members are able to advise clients on the most appropriate method of movement of their goods to ensure products arrive faster and fresher, with speed and reliability, in order to optimize shelf life. Partners work closely with all types of suppliers and manufacturers to ensure a superior and consistent service, ensuring that temperatures are not compromised.
All WCA Perishables members have special relationships within the transport industry ensuring a reliable and trouble free service guaranteeing time-definite procedures. In most countries our partners arrange priority freight and document cut-off times with the carriers and are able to provide extended booking windows with a solid carrier-recovery commitment. Our members can provide a full range of services including dedicated resources, whether for air or for ocean movement, with hygienic conditions in handling areas, full refrigeration facilities as well as temperature-controlled environments and full climate control to meet active or passive temperature needs. Services such as temperature recording upon acceptance and at destination, providing cool trucks, environmentally controlled containers, dry ice and battery changes together with active shipment monitoring are readily available throughout the network.