Help and Support
Project Cargo Network Ltd (PCN) was founded by Rachel Humphrey, who has been involved in the management of freight forwarder networks since 1998. In 2018, Rachel was elected a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (read more) and holds an ILM Level 5 Certificate in Leadership and Management, focused on innovation and change.
Rachel's career history includes working as Editor on the British Tourist Authority's official monthly guide London Planner. 1.2 million copies of the magazine were dispatched each year around the world. Previously, Rachel worked for 5 years at the Centre for International Briefing, running international assignment briefings for expatriates. Customers included the Ministry of Defence, Unilever, Shell, Motorola and the Sheraton Hotel chain among others. Rachel also spent time working in the Marketing Department of a large American engineering company, Rust Kennedy and Donkin, park of the Parsons Brinkerhoff Group, employing 14,000 staff in more than 150 global offices. The company provide services for all modes of infrastructure including; power, energy, water, mining and the environment.
At the beginning of 1998, Rachel started working for a UK based Freight Forwarder Network where she organised and attended meetings in USA, Brazil, Italy, Vietnam, UK, Thailand, Netherlands and Russia. Rachel enjoyed this experience and in 2000 launched Universal Freight Organisation. In 2008, she established the online directory Freightbook, in 2010 launched Project Cargo Network and in 2014 to complete her trio of networks, she founded Cargo Connections.
Rachel is supported at the PCN Head Office by a strong group of talented individuals drawn from a variety of transport and media backgrounds, all of whom very much contribute to the success of our organisations.
Rachel’s eldest son Tom and brother Sam are both part of the business. Tom runs the News Desk, publishing online articles and managing the company social media including Twitter, LinkedIn and PCN Blog. Sam brings a huge amount of experience in how to select the right companies who will become active Members and aims to expand our global coverage filling our vacant territories and emerging markets.
Rachel’s longest serving employee of over 18 years, Judith, is her right hand woman who manages the network on a day-to-day basis leaving Rachel to oversee the running of the company. Judith is assisted by Wendy and together they ensure that all systems are up-to-date and working correctly. In addition, they also manage the Annual Summit registration process and secure collaborations with the world’s top industry exhibitions.
Dale Nicholson is responsible for the production of our Digital Newsletters (packed with Members news!) and the membership brochures, marketing and sales material available to Members. An accomplished and creative Graphic Designer, Dale has a wealth of artistic, technical and commercial skills acquired across a wide range of roles, with over 25 years’ experience.
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|Name||Favorite Film||Favorite Book||Favorite Song||Favorite Location|
|Rachel Humphrey||Life is Beautiful||The Color Purple||Fast Car||Rocky Mountains|
|Judith Mellett||Ferris Bueller's Day Off||Wuthering Heights||Wish I Didn’t Miss You||Barcelona|
|Dale Nicholson||Lord Of The Rings||The Abarat Series||Elation||Scottish Highlands|
|Wendy Schuller||Dirty Dancing||The Girl on the Train||Ain't Nobody||New York|
|Sam Wilcox||Empire Strikes Back||1984||Hey Hey, My My||New York|
|Tom Studley||Interstellar||Sapiens||Lost in Music||Maldives|