The WACO System has two new members for Russia and Malta; Alpha Agencies OOO Ltd is the new member for Russia and Gollcher is the new member for Malta.
Alpha Agencies OOO Ltd has offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia; Minsk, Belarus; Vilnius, Lithuania; and Riga, Latvia, while family-run Gollcher operates a warehouse based at Hal Far, Malta, between the Malta Freeport and Malta International Airport.
Agencies OOO Ltd offers a full suite of forwarding and customs’ brokerage services and has a focus on time and temperature-sensitive shipments.
“Joining WACO has been long-awaited, and we are happy to be accepted to represent the network in Russia,” said Marat Barkovski, Founder of Alpha Agencies OOO Ltd.
“We are looking to build better solutions for our existing customers based on services from WACO members, and we expect to be a good support to other members in Russia.”
“Our focus market is time and temperature-sensitive cargo and we are well equipped and knowledgeable for the carriage of clinical trials and pharmaceutical goods in pre-set temperature conditions.”
Gollcher, a family-run enterprise founded in 1854, has been a pivotal player in the Maltese freight forwarding scene for generations.
Services provided by Gollcher includes airfreight, ocean freight, trucking, warehousing, and door to door services covering general commodities, hazardous cargo, project cargo, perishables, pharmaceuticals, live animals, motor vehicles, and holds Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, as well as ISO 9001:2015 and International Air Transport Association (IATA) accreditations.
Mark Gollcher, Executive Director of the Gollcher Group, said: “We are delighted to have joined the WACO network and look forward to our cooperation with the member companies to leverage our joint strengths and further develop our trade lanes.”
These two members with their local knowledge will be a great benefit to the WACO community as they have a proven track record of effectively and efficiently handling freight forwarding across their respective regions.