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World Options International

World Options International ontstond als een joint venture uit: Stewart Butler - World Options UK, James Edwards - World Options USA, Ulrik Topp - World Options België, Dirk Kruisinga - World Options Nederland en Malcolm Rees - World Options Australië.

Zij vormen de Raad van Bestuur van World Options International. Elk met hun eigen unieke ervaring hebben zij bijgedragen aan grote veranderingen binnen de logistieke industrie en dit in verschillende landen gedurende de laatste 30 jaar.

Gebruikmakend van hun diverse talenten, expertise en relaties met de koeriers binnen de logistieke wereld vormen zij de drijvende kracht achter World Options International.

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World Options International Ltd. is een 50/50 Joint Venture tussen World Options Holding Ltd. en IXTrans Global Pte Ltd, bestuurd door mensen met een jarenlange ervaring in Logistiek, Technologie, Sales, Finance, Marketing en Franchising. De directeuren richtten de bedrijven op vanuit een gemeenschappelijke logistieke achtergrond en ervaring die goed op elkaar afgestemd bleken. Dit maakte dat de joint business een sterke kracht werd in het resellen van de "best in class service" van de koeriers aan kleine en middelgrote bedrijven.

World Options Holding is de oudere Joint Venture partner die in 2003 werd opgericht door Stewart Butler, één van de oorspronkelijke oprichters van het kantoor in Engeland.

James Edwards sloot zich in 2013 bij World Options aan als franchise en hij werd snel betrokken in het bestuur van het bedrijf in Groot-Brittannië en leeft nu in de Verenigde Staten waar World Options Inc in Atlanta gevestigd is.

IXTrans werd in Singapore opgericht door Malcolm Rees in 2009, wat later uitgebreid werd en IXTrans Global werd.

In 2014 en 2015 vormden Dirk Kruisinga en Ulrik Topp Simple2Ship in België en Nederland.

Beide bedrijven, World Options Holding Ltd. en IXTrans Global Pte Ltd. hadden dezelfde visie en doelstelling, waardoor zij als vanzelf Joint Venture partners werden. De Joint Venture World Options International Ltd. werd opgericht in april 2017 met een erg eenvoudig concept: om een snel, betrouwbaar, gebruiksvriendelijk online verzendplatform aan voordelige tarieven aan internationale B2B-klanten te kunnen aanbieden.

De bedrijven in België en Nederland werden dan toegevoegd aan de Joint Venture.

In 2017 World Options Australië kantoor werd opgericht door Malcom Rees. Zij bieden hetzelfde competitieve online verzendmodel aan voor Australische kleine en middelgrote ondernemingen.

Onze doelstelling voor 2018 is om de kantoren in België, Nederland, Australië en de Verenigde Staten in hun markten te laten groeien en om de "footprint" World Options International wereldwijd uit te breiden.

Dankzij sterke relaties met de koeriers in de logistieke industrie zijn we er trots op om consultancy aan te bieden op het vlak van internationaal verzenden. Wij werken nauw met de grootste koeriers ter wereld samen om aan hun behoeften te voldoen.

An industry-leading online system

World Options have created an industry-leading online system that allows businesses to do everything digitally.

Pioneers in the shipping industry, World Options have invested heavily in the online shipping portal, so that all of our customers’ needs can be met with the click of a mouse. Businesses can log in and view multiple quotes between carriers in seconds, make an instant booking, get access to flexible tracking options, and rely upon a dedicated account manager, just a phone call away.

The online shipping portal was created by Stewart Butler of World Options in the UK, this provides the technology to all World Options International countries globally. Stewart had a vision and knew that there had to be a better way, to streamline shipping via one online system. He saw that things needed to change in order to move away from what was previously a very time-consuming, manual process of shipping. So with hard work and technology knowhow the World Options online shipping portal was born, we are pleased to have this technology available to our business customer and work together to further improve it.

Better shipping rates for businesses

An important goal for us has always been to offer our business customers significantly better shipping rates than they would otherwise expect.

Over the years we have built excellent relationships with the major carriers in the industry. Our carrier partners across the World Options global offices vary, they comprise of the world's leading carrier brands, which include: DHL, UPS, TNT, FedEx, DPD, CourierPlease and StarTrack. These relationships, combined with the fact that we offer our customers the chance to harness the power of bulk buying, means that our customers have the opportunity to save considerable amounts of money on their shipping requirements.

Having access to multiple carriers is unique for small to medium size enterprises and managing this on an individual basis can be difficult. World Options offers business customers a unique shipping platform, that helps them book shipments in just a few clicks with access to competitive carriers rates, transit times, collection and delivery plus invoices within one system, we provide “Shipping Made Simple”.

Franchising opportunities

World Options have expand the business rapidly through franchising - offering motivated, driven individuals who want to start a business the opportunity to join World Options as a franchisee.

Our franchisees build relationships with businesses that require shipping services, and then help them understand how they can save time and money by using the World Options online portal.

Our concept is executed through a network of World Options Franchisees that are the local advisers and account managers to their customers who are small to medium size businesses. They ensure that the customers are provided all the customer support and guidance needed to ship their goods via the World Options online shipping portal.

If you’re interested in the huge earnings potential and freedom that comes with being a World Options franchisee, visit our franchisee page or download a Franchise Pack.

What can World Options do for your business?

We know small, growing companies can be pulled from pillar to post when trying to meet the demands of their customers, suppliers and staff, as well as other financial and commercial commitments.

While we can’t relieve all of your work pressures, we can help make sure that logistics is never again the cause of any needless business headaches. That’s why we exist: to offer you access to the lowest shipping rates possible, along with an easy-to-use system, so you can focus more of your time, efforts and resources on other parts of your business.

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World Options in the Community

Corporate and social responsibility (CSR) is extremely important to us, and we are constantly striving to help our employees develop, our local community to flourish and the charities and organisations that are important to us to grow as much as possible.

To find out more about our work in the community, visit this page

Our People

World Options is led by a team of people who have decades of experience in the international shipping and courier industries.

Meet the team and find out more about their experience and expertise by visiting our People page.

Get in touch

If you have a question for us, feel free to get in touch with the team. Simply call 010-3400360 or visit our contact page and complete the online contact form.

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