The emergence of a telescopic world is throwing up new challenges. Competition is intensifying by the day, making it difficult for growing businesses to survive without reaching out to customers with a bouquet of superior services.
World BLN (Business Logistics Network) is a star alliance of international partners, converging on a common platform to offer world-class freight forwarding services to discerning customers across the globe. As a highly-professional business network, World BLN aims at providing its customers with competitive, trustworthy, and reliable freight forwarding experiences.
World BLN is a collaborative endeavor to create win-win conditions, and benefit mutually from global business opportunities. The network is open for membership to mid-level organizations (with domestic expertise in freight forwarding) looking to grow by collaborating with other specialist domestic partners across the world. World BLN invites you to explore new and better business opportunities by joining a growing network of like-minded partners from across the globe.
A non-profit organization headquartered in Switzerland, World BLN brings more than 40 years of experience in logistics, cargo, shipping and aviation, along with the Swiss virtue of reliability. The leadership team at World BLN comprises of successful veterans from the freight forwarding industry who share their experience and provide strategic inputs for the benefit of network members.
Our Leadership consists of highly professional and energetic individuals. Their Intellectual capabilities and Grand experience are the ingredients to the success of our exclusive network.
My career began in Border Trans Service, Austria's Office specializing in custom clearance after my graduation from Bocconi University in Milan. Eager to further develop myself had led me to Dubai, with SWIFT Freight International and back to Italy with Rhenus Logistics. I join DHL Global Forwarding which gave me good exposure as a Marketing Analyst, Global Trainer and Sales Manager. It has been 10 years since I re-joined Border Trans as the Managing Director of the group. Enthusiastic to teach, empower students and supporting our industry's growth promoting the module in the Freight Forwarding Industry Master Program MEMIT at Bocconi University since 2012. Proud MENTOR of FIATA Logistics Academy and from 2016-2019 Chairman of Training and Development Advisory Body of FEDESPEDI. In April 2019 I was nominated board member of FEDESPEDI. Being the 4th generation of a family run business in Logistics and Freight Forwarding, I am privileged to be a part of an international and challenging industry which hasn't stop me to be even more proactive with a spirit of serving, protect and develop the opportunities for our future generations to come.
Anis Khan is the founder and chairman of World BLN. Before starting up World BLN, Anis Khan has accumulated over 20 years of experience in aviation security, air cargo and the travel industry in Switzerland. Anis Khan has built up a broad network of professional contacts across the industry. He is well known for his keen sense of business and is highly respected for his enthusiasm and his loyalty. Anis Khan is a managing partner of Intrapass, a freight company located at Zurich Airport.
An Accomplished senior-level executive with a 25-year track record of successful strategic and tactical leadership within the manufacturing, trade and logistics industry. Visionary and creative with a positive attitude and steadfast commitment to excellence. Expertise in managing organizational change to achieve maximum results. Entrepreneurial leadership style with highly effective planning, organizational, and communication skills as well as a solutions-oriented approach to problem-solving. Demonstrated ability to instill a common vision and develop a dynamic team based on trust and mutual respect. Founder member of chemical products manufacturers and Chairman of the logistics associations of Ethiopia with continued commitment and experience to regional and global Logistics Associations.
Kurniadi first started his career in logistics as a Distribution Center Manager in 2002 managing a 15,000 sqm distribution center with 24 (twenty-four) hours and 6 (six) days per week operation. His responsibilities included managing and overseeing inbound receiving, putaway, replenishment, order fulfillment, kitting and assembly, outbound discharge and reverse logistics. In 2003 his responsibility was expanded to managing IT, HR, Business Development and Procurement. In 2007 he was appointed as President Director of PT PUNINAR MSE INDONESIA (formerly known as PT TAS PUNINAR EXPRESS INDONESIA) where he had firsthand experience about International Freight Forwarding. With a keen interest in improving the workflow, he developed the integrated IT system to support, manage and control the operation better. Now the IT system is in its third generation that use a web-based infrastructure so can be operated and accessed from anyplace, anytime. Kurniadi is an avid traveler during his down time and has high family values and enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf. Kurniadi Wibowo Soetopo is currently the Vice President of PT PUNINAR MSE INDONESIA, a freight forwarding company located in Tangerang, Indonesia.
Rolf Muller acts as Secretary General for World BLN.For over 20 years, Rolf Muller has been working locally as manager with various express courier companies, taking care of clients both within Switzerland and abroad. Well travelled and experienced in working with different cultures, Rolf Muller brings personal enthusiasm and commitment to building up and maintaining World BLN, and the opportunity to meet the challenge of devising and providing the distinct service World BLN offers its members. Besides his position as Secretary General for World BLN, Rolf Muller is a product consultant for Swiss Post International.
Miguel Silva joined World BLN as an Advisor since 2016. Import, Exports, Logistics and Forwarding has been the biggest part of his life and now it has become a part of him. With this in mind, he believes in an honest working relationship, which in return was the main reason for his success. Over the years with these virtues he stands on, he has successfully cultivated many relationships in his world-wide business network. Miguel believes in what World BLN stands for and with his 30 years of experience and contacts he has built over time; he is confident to bring forward World BLN to the next level in the industry. He currently is the Founder and CEO of M&U Worldwide, S. A. based in Portugal.
As the youngest founding member of World BLN, Adnan Iqbal already brings in 17 years of international experience and thrives with fresh ideas. Well travelled and working in all the major markets in the United States, Europe and the Far East, Adnan Iqbal combines his personal visions with his business wisdom. Highly motivated, Adnan Iqbal is an integral part of World BLN, maintaining high-level contact to all members. Adnan Iqbal's enthusiasm to represent a Switzerland-based business network is rooted in his commitment to traditional Swiss values, values that are of universal application: Trust, quality of service, innovation and excellence in organization. Adnan Iqbal is providing members a secure environment in which to conduct their business, a further Swiss trait of global application. Currently, Adnan Iqbal is also Director at Globe Forwarding & Freight, a Bangladeshi company with global range.
Mr. Stanley Lim, currently the Chairman of the Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) and the longest serving Council Member of the Association, is joining World BLN as a primary advisor. A high achiever with an energetic personal energy, Mr. Lim has contributed to FIATA for over a decade and has held the FIATA Presidency. Mr. Stanley Lim is the Group Chief Operating Officer of Addicon Logistics Management in the Singapore Head Quarter. Training and passing on knowledge are going hand in hand with Stanley Lim's career. He was one of the pioneers involved in development of training programs for logistics personnel. Mr. Lim was also the Resource Trainer for UN ESCAP (United Nations Economic, and Social Commission for the Asia Pacific) Back home, Mr. Stanley Lim lectures in Integrated Logistics Management and teaches a course in International Freight Management with The Logistics Academy (TLA), a training arm of SLA. Mr. Lim has been in the logistics Industry for more than 40 years, and has contributed immensely to the Industry for many years. He spoke in many Conferences, has held seminars, workshops and congresses.