“The most rewarding aspect of becoming a Globalia member has been the great partnerships and friendships we have made which has helped us grow our business.”
On the occassion of Globalia’s 5th Anniversary, we did an interview with Mr. Paul Petrovski, the Managing Director of PCFS Logistics, Globalia member in Sydney, Australia. As one of Globalia’s founder members, who has been with us for more than 5 years, Mr. Petrovski is in the perfect position to talk about the strong points of the network and how it promotes the all round growth of the member companies. In this interview, Mr. Petrovsky, tells us about his experience at Globalia, how his company has consolidated its operations in the last 5 years, the advantages of Globalia’s Annual Meetings and much more.
Q. In general, how has been your experience in Globalia network during all these years?
A. Our experience with Globalia has been a good one. We have developed a number of strong business relationships over these years and have found that most of the members are very nice and pleasant to deal with.
Q. How has Globalia helped your company grow in the last 5 years?
A. Globalia has helped PCFS connect with a number of agents that we probably would never have come across if not for the network. Most importantly, we have developed strong business relationships with our partners through the conferences over the years.
Q. Would you suggest your peers in the industry to join our network? If so, could you explain why?
A. I would recommend Globalia to any agent out there looking for a great team. Globalia members always make sure to go out of their way to help you. Moreover, Globalia’s strict selection criteria ensure that only quality agents get to join the network.
Q. Has the Globalia team been able to help you with all the issues you faced within the network?
A. To be honest we have not encountered any issues with any of the agents in the Globalia network over the 5 years we have been members.
Q. Tell us a little bit about your experiences at Globalia’s Annual Meetings?
A. We have enjoyed the Annual Meetings and the locations and the ambience were fantastic. Besides meeting the owners, or people in top level managerial positions of our partners’ companies, we also forged many new friendships that last still today.
Q. Do you think attending the meeting has helped you in expanding your business?
A. Yes the meeting has definitely helped us get new projects. There is nothing better than the face-to-face meetings. Obviously, the last two years were different due to COVID when we had to shift to a virtual platform. However, everything went good taking into account the situation. I look forward to meeting my partners face to face very soon. I look forward to meeting my partners face to face very soon.
Q. Are you happy with the online tools we make available at your disposal?
A. Yes, the website is very user-friendly and provides a lot of info both about the members and about the industry in general.
Q. Have you attended the demo of FreightViewer? If so, what is your opinion about the potential of this software?
A. I had an opportunity to sit in a demo during the last face-to-face meeting in Abu Dhabi. The presentation was very informative, and I think this useful software has revolutionized the traditional way of doing business.
Q. What do you think is the most rewarding aspect of becoming a Globalia member?
A. The most rewarding aspect of becoming a Globalia member has been the great partnerships and friendships we have made. This has greatly helped us to grow our business.