About Us01

Since 2003, the principles of Lighthouse Network Management, Inc. have been actively involved in the ownership and management of various global networks of freight forwarders and logistics companies. They are well known for their professionalism and neutral management style that covers not only membership but also event organization – both on-site and virtual.

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Since 2003, the principles of Lighthouse Network Management, Inc. have been actively involved in the ownership and management of various global networks of freight forwarders and logistics companies. They are well known for their professionalism and neutral management style that covers not only membership but also event organization - both on-site and virtual.

The Lighthouse Team02

Lighthouse Network Management consists of an experienced team of logistics experts based in various countries and communicating in multiple languages.

Andrew Titley

Co-Executive Director of Lighthouse Network Management

Educated in various countries including Egypt, Ethiopia, and the UK, he was admitted as an Associate of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants in 1981 and became a Fellow of the Institute in 1989. Andy’s Experience includes being a Trainee Accountant with an international packing and crating Company; Accountant with Cunard Steamship with responsibilities for fleet accounting; various senior financial positions within the P&O Container Company (formerly OCL) including responsibility for the Southampton Terminal and the SW Region of the UK; Revenue Controller of Pandair Freight, Inc. from 1984 to 1986; Controller, Treasurer, Senior Vice-President, Company Secretary and CFO of Amerford International Company (a NASDAQ Company) from 1988 through 1991 when he co-founded Albion International Services, Inc. Andrew is the father of 3 sons, speaks several languages and currently resides in Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand. click here to see more

Trevor Titley

Co-Executive Director of Lighthouse Network Management & CEO of Five Star Logistics Network (5-SLN)

Educated on Long Island, New York, Trevor is a graduate in communication studies from the University of Buffalo. He owns and manages several New York based companies with a focus on Event Organization and Promotion and has been mentioned in the Time Magazine, Huffington Post and other renowned media organizations. He worked as an intern with 2 leading freight networks with a special emphasis on their conference organization before establishing 5-SLN. Trevor is an avid traveler, golfer and networker both socially and professionally. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, USA click here to see more

Ernst Van Der Heijden

Executive Director of Global Logistics Network (GLN)

As an experienced logistics professional with a demonstrated history in the logistics and supply chain industry, he has worked in freight forwarding for over 30 years. In that time, he has become skilled in Negotiation, Import, Operations Management, Freight, and Ocean Transportation. He is a strong business development professional who graduated from HTS who is fluent in several languages. In utilizing his experience in freight forwarding, he has proven himself to be an incredible Network Executive by having a true understanding of the needs of logistics organizations. Ernst is the father of 4 children, a passionate sailor and world traveler who currently resides in The Netherlands. click here to see more

Albert Wierda

Executive Director of Global Logistics Summit Network (GLSN)

Albert joined the Lighthouse Management Team in 2021, bringing his expertise to lead Global Logistics Summit Network (GLSN) into the future. As an accomplished forwarder & logistics consultant with over a decade of experience, he understands the importance of building and maintaining a solid international business network. More importantly, Albert understands the need to prepare for the future and the importance of constantly developing new business across the globe. With his unique strategic vision for that future, a flexible nature and his forward thinking, can-do attitude, Albert has set him apart from the pack and will propel GLSN to be one of the greater networks out there! click here to see more

Edward Downey

CEO & Founder of World Logistics Network

Edward has been involved in the International freight forwarding business for over 41 years and served time at various levels within the industry. Starting his career on a motor bicycle and working his way up the corporate ladder in various roles at Williams Airfreight, Lep International, Cassin Air Transport and then taking that big step to working for for himself in 1985. Up until February 2015 Ned was the Managing Director and owner of independent freight forwarding business Airsea Ireland, and decided to sell after 30 years to pursue a career in networking. click here to see more

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Operating several networks, Lighthouse Network Management has created a “Memorandum of Understanding” shared between 5-SLN, GLN & Global Logistics Summit Network to strengthen each network to operate in the most efficient way.

“5 Star Logistics Network” (5-SLN)

A dynamic and growing freight
forwarding network.

“Global Logistics Network” (GLN)

One of the oldest and most reliable Network around.

“Global Logistics Summit Network (GLSN) 

For a low annual fee – comparable to attending a traditional network conference – GLSN offers attendance at a well-organized Bi-Annual Summit INCLUSIVE of being a member of a well-functioning network with full website capabilities.

“Global Ship Agencies Network” (GSAN) 

is managed by shipping, transportation and logistics industry veterans who are completely neutral and who are guided by the best interests of the network members in accordance with GSAN’s objectives, philosophy and methodology.

“World Logistics Network” (WLN)

was formed to give, freight forwarders, brokers, and logistics companies involved in moving commercial goods a choice of professional partners to represent their businesses worldwide. We like to think of our network as a Global shopping center for all modes of transport, with the philosophy of keeping membership and the multi modal services offered by our membership, all under one roof.

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Lighthouse Network Management has hosted over 50+ successful conference events across Europe & Asia for the past 18 years. Producing the highest quality professionally managed events for thousands of participants from across the world, LNM is a premiere host in networking event management.

2nd 5-SLN Virtual Conference​

120+ Delegates 50+ Countries

Virtual Event
May 15 – 17, 2021

CLN is our flagship network since we started with
our first member in 2002. Today, we are proud that CLN is one of the most established and dynamic freight forwarding

 

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LNM extends beyond just traditional networks and has affiliated itself with many other industries within the freight forwarding community to strengthen its offerings to members of its networks and more.

A dynamic and growing freight
forwarding network with
no up-front Membership Fees.

A dynamic and growing freight
forwarding network with
no up-front Membership Fees.

The industry’s premier forwarder
directory & portal
under construction

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Have questions about Lighthouse Network Management or would like to know more about any of our networks or affiliates? Please use the contact form below to contact us and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

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P.O. Box 228835, Doral FL, 33222 United States of America.

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