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Luggage Forward Announces Travel Agent Portal

August 25, 2014 | Travel Agent Central
New enhancements to Luggage Forward's travel agent and affiliate portal will enable travel professionals to add door-to-door luggage and sports equipment delivery to their clients’ itineraries, while earning commission for every booking, co-founder Zeke Adkins told Travel Agent. "With the rise of checked baggage fees, and continuing concern about airlines losing luggage, this is a growing trend. We have agents join our commission program and refer their clients to us on a daily basis as travelers are looking for an better way to get their luggage to their vacation destination," Adkins says. Read More

Does Yesware Need to Hire a New Vice President of Sales?

August 20, 2014 | New York Times
Zeke Adkins, co-founder and sales manager at Luggage Forward - a luggage-delivery service in Boston - weighs in on this case study regarding managing a sales team. “Mr. Bellows has built a successful company with a popular product, but his track record of running the sales team is not as good. Therefore, he should hire a vice president of sales and commit to handing over the appropriate autonomy to allow the new hire to build the team. But first, Mr. Bellows should decide what metric or metrics would define success after six months. Agreeing on one or two metrics as the primary measure of success will minimize any temptation for Mr. Bellows to micromanage.“ Read More

Luggage Forward® Named to Inc. 500|5000 List for Fourth Consecutive Year

August 20, 2014 | Luggage Forward
Luggage Forward, the leading provider of doorstep to destination luggage delivery service worldwide, was again recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. This is the fourth year in a row that Luggage Forward has been named to the exclusive Inc. 500|5000 list, proving that luggage shipping is essential to the travel industry. Read More

Agents help clients with baggage burdens

August 18, 2014 | Travel Weekly
Luggage Forward, a 10-year old company that provides door-to-door shipping services, recently enhanced its travel agent program, allowing agents access to real-time client bookings and commissions, the opportunity for customized booking portals and a service to develop and track marketing campaigns. New features also allow travel agencies – including host agencies – to track and distribute commissions for individual travel agents and agency offices. Read More

Episode: Holland America Alaska Cruise

August 8, 2014 | Cruise Radio
Let your luggage join you on the ship, not at the airport. Listen to Zeke Adkins, Co-Founder of Luggage Forward, discuss the service, how it works, where you can ship and their value protection and guarantee. Read More

Luggage Forward – Brilliant Service for Travelers

August 6, 2014 | Cruise Radio
When you are on the way to your cruise vacation, the last thing you want to do is worry about carrying and checking luggage, or worse – delayed or lost bags. This is where Luggage Forward comes in. For cruise lovers, Luggage Forward is a smart alternative to lugging bags through the airport, waiting at baggage carousels or worrying about lost luggage. Luggage Forward is a doorstep to destination luggage shipping service that has been reliably serving the cruise industry for ten years. Read More

Is Your Luggage Lost? Here’s How to Get It Back — Fast!

July 31, 2014 | Yahoo! Travel
Completely remove the possibility of the airline losing your luggage and ship it instead. There are several services out there that have pretty good rates, including Luggage Forward, Luggage Free, Sports Express, and the Luggage Club. They’ll deliver your luggage straight to your final destination — how sweet is that? Read More

“A Golf Hazard on the Way to a Tournament”

July 28, 2014 | Geoff Shackelford
While the cost is in the $244 range for a U.S.-to-Scottish journey, Ru Macdonald of the Scottish Golf podcast tells me that Luggage Forward has been getting strong marks from golfers who've used the service for trips to the home of golf. Read More

Luggage Forward

Luggage Forward is the most trusted door-to-door luggage delivery service. Shipping luggage ahead to your destination creates a true luxury travel experience. Luggage Forward can send luggage to your hotel, cruise ship, golf course or vacation home within the United States, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia or virtually any other destination. Forwarding luggage allows you to save time at the airport by avoiding the long check-in lines and skipping the wait at the baggage carousel. Luggage Forward offers a wide range of services to fit the needs of demanding travel schedules including luggage pickup and delivery to any cruise ship. Stop carrying heavy, bulky luggage, golf clubs or skis to and from the airport when you travel, and begin to experience total travel convenience from Doorstep To Destination™ with our luggage shipping service.