The TMC networks argue that you can have the best of both worlds: global reach coupled with local service. It is a message that is beginning to resonate with independent TMCs too, particularly in a time of pandemic when size – or friends with size – might mean the difference between survival and failure. Our first ever ranking of networks in Europe looks at UK consortia like Advantage, French networks like Selectour and sees how they compare to the global giants of Radius and GlobalStar. Will they still be relevant in a world of consolidation or will they enable the independents to pull together to win business on their own doorstep as well as on the opposite side of the world?

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Discover the background to Europe’s multinational TMCs whose presence span the continent, read analysis of the UK, French and German TMC markets, and explore the mergers and acquisitions reshaping the industry