LOGISTICS & FINTECH: FROM DIRECT BENEFITS TO BIG IMPACTS

| December 26, 2017

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This whitepaper is the result of the Logistics & Fintech programme, focusing on exchanging knowledge, promoting interest and creating collaboration opportunities between the fintech and logistics industries. This whitepaper presents our vision of financial innovation for the logistics industry, with best practices and future developments.

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Barsan Global Logistics

BGL - Barsan Global Logistics was founded as customs clearance company in 1982 with the name of "Barsan Gümrükleme"​. At the end of 1980’s, the company became the most powerful customs clearance company in Turkey with the customers started working together and the quality service they provided. In 1989, BGL broke new ground by giving computerized declarations and founding independent customs clearance companies.

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Barsan Global Logistics

BGL - Barsan Global Logistics was founded as customs clearance company in 1982 with the name of "Barsan Gümrükleme"​. At the end of 1980’s, the company became the most powerful customs clearance company in Turkey with the customers started working together and the quality service they provided. In 1989, BGL broke new ground by giving computerized declarations and founding independent customs clearance companies.

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