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The Cooperative Logistics Network is operated by FREIGHT FORWARDERS NETWORK SOLUTIONS IRELAND, a limited liability company registered in Limerick, Ireland, with no ties to any other company, group, or institution. The day to day activities of the network are looked after by a team of hand-picked professionals from across the world.

Antonio Torres - President and Founder

Antonio Torres

Antonio Torres has 2 decades of experience in freight forwarding companies and networks. With a well-established network already under his belt, the world's only truly exclusive network, Conqueror, Antonio believed that there was a place in the market for a non-exclusive network where members are as rigorously checked as they are in non-exclusive networks.

On starting The Coop, Antonio says, "It has always been the case that exclusive networks check agents rigorously before allowing them to join but the same can't be said for non-exclusive networks. I wanted a network which would provide the same standard of agents as an exclusive network, whilst at the same time offering members the freedom to choose who they work with."

Before The Coop: Antonio successfully founded the world's only truly sea/airport exclusive network, Conqueror Freight Network. Before entering the world of networking, he held various positions in the industry including; Seafreight Manager at Exel Logistics, Line Manager at the shipping line Hyundai Merchant Marine and Key Account Manager at Geodis. Most notably, Antonio was Executive Manager of the Spanish branch of the French Forwarder Logfret. Under his guidance, Logfret went from a small business entity in 2004 to one of the leading firms in 2010.

Francisco Pérez – Head Office Manager

Francisco Perez

Francisco is responsible for the head office, distributing his time coordinating the Coop team as well as increasing the global coverage of The Cooperative by searching and recruiting only the best companies for membership.

On working for The Coop, Francisco says "It is a pleasure for me to work with our current and potential agents on a daily basis, watching The Cooperative grow and consolidate its rightful place as elite network."

Before The Coop: Francisco spent several years working for BNP, where he gained experience in coordination, team responsibility, human resource management and results orientation and, above all, the importance of communication in a large company.

Virginia Molpeceres - Accounting Manager

Virginia Molpeceres

Virginia manages the team based in our Spanish office and is responsible for all invoicing and accounting matters.

On working at The Coop, Virginia says, "Despite, sometimes, challenging tasks, the professionalism and dedication of the team ensures that work is completed in as timely and accurate a manner as possible."

Before The Coop: Virginia was employed by various companies to assist in the development and implementation of procedures which would boost the workflow of their sales departments. She has also travelled widely to attend different international and national conferences and trade fairs.

Eduardo Knowles - Agent Coordinator Supervisor

Eduardo Knowles - Agent Coordinator Supervisor

Eduardo is one of the day to day faces of The Coop, assisting members with any questions or problems they may have, and ensuring that the work of our Agent Coordination Team is of the highest standards.

On working at The Coop, Eduardo says, "It is a real pleasure to help make the daily operations of our members easier and to assist our Head Office team in whatever way I can."

Before The Coop: Eduardo spent six years in different companies right across Europe gaining a real insight into international business. Whilst in in these positions he coordinated teams for different projects and ensured the outcomes were up to the required standard and completed on time.

Isabel Magdaleno - Agent Coordinator Assistant

Isabel Magdaleno

Isabel is a member of the Agent Coordination team and, as such, she is always on hand to assist members in the best way possible, whatever the issue.

On working at The Coop, Isabel says, "I am happy to help members to answer any question or solve any issue that may arise within the network."

Before The Coop: Isabel has almost twenty years of experience in education, translation and in international departments of various companies from different fields, dealing with customers from all over the world. She has gathered a broad experience in multicultural environments where she was fully committed to achieve maximum customer satisfaction.

Simon Moore – Membership Development Coordinator

Simon Moore

Simon plays a key role in researching and recruiting the best companies for membership in The Cooperative Logistics Network.

On working for The Coop, Simon says “It is a real pleasure finding first class companies to join the network which can add value through their professionalism and expertise.”

Before The Coop: Simon spent five years in Italy teaching people from across the globe. He gained valuable experience in customer service, results orientation, and above all of the importance of good communication.

Manuel Cardona – IT Manager

Manuel Cardona

Manuel is responsible for implementing and maintaining The Coop's technology infrastructure.

On working at The Coop, Manuel says, "It's a challenge for me to be involved in an exciting sector with professionals who have a lot of experience moving data, people and goods across the world."

Before The Coop: Manuel worked in the IT sector for 20 years, focusing on the digitisation of business processes. His key tech positions in different sectors such as Antivirus Software, Health, Human Resource and Education, in various sized companies, have given him a broad experience and an extensive knowledge of the field.

María Serrano - PR and Event Coordinator

María Serrano

María is responsible for organising The Cooperative's annual meeting as well as the network's communications. This includes writing individual articles for our members and press releases announcing significant network news to the wider logistics world

On working at The Coop, María says, "It's an honour for me to have the opportunity to work with such professional agents and help them in their promotion."

Before The Coop: Maria has worked in different international companies managing projects in trade shows worldwide, developing marketing campaigns and organizing events.

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