Tag: FIATA

The FIATA-RAME Field Meeting & Conference in the UAE to chart a resilient course for regional logistics sector

The National Association for Freight and Logistics (NAFL) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) revealed the key topics and programme of the FIATA-RAME (Region Africa Middle East) Field Meeting & Conference, happening on 5th & 6th March 2024, at the press co...

Marco Alvarenga and Paul Cheetham appointed as cargo agency commissioners by FIATA and IATA

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has collaborated with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to announce the appointment of Marco Alvarenga and Paul Cheetham as cargo agency commissioners. Established in 1992, the Cargo Agency Commissioner Program...

Turgut Erkeskin Assumes Presidency of FIATA

The International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) has officially appointed Turgut Erkeskin as its new president. Erkeskin, boasting over 35 years of experience as president and chief executive of Istanbul-based Genel Transport, previously served as the senior vice president ...

Cargo iQ collaborates with FIATA and ASA to drive air cargo standardization

Cargo iQ collaborates with FIATA and ASA to drive air cargo standardization

Quality standards organization Cargo iQ has forged a partnership with the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the Airport Services Association (ASA) to set shared goals for enhanced standard practices across the air cargo supply chain.   The objective of the al...

The Future of Freight Forwarding Relies on Human Expertise Augmented by Technology According to Raft Founder James Coombes

Smart technology, enabling operations automation and better data sharing, will support forwarders to build more efficient, sustainable supply chains, according to James Coombes, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of freight platform Raft. Forwarders have a unique opportunity to offer their sh...

PayCargo launches new payment platform called Freight-Pay

PayCargo, has developed Freight-Pay, which will allow International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) members to instantly make and receive payments between themselves, while benefitting from reduced transaction costs and heightened security features. FIATA members can regist...

Industry Unites Against Rogue Lithium Battery Shipments

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in partnership with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF), the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) and the International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), are amplifying their efforts to ensure the safe air transport of lith...

FIATA Appoints New Director General

FIATA President Mr. Basil Pietersen today announced the appointment of its new Director General. “After an extensive recruitment process, it is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr Stéphane Graber as the new Director General of FIATA who will take up his role in Geneva on 1 January 2...

FIATA launches course to help prevent wildlife trafficking

FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network has developed a digital course to help forwarders detect, respond to, and report instances of wildlife trafficking. Available free of charge, “Prevention of Wildlife Traff...

FIATA publishes guide to aid forwarders in combating corruption

FIATA the Freight forwarder organization, has published a guide to help freight forwarders combat corruption. The group pointed out more than two-thirds of 180 countries and territories scored below 50 on a scale of between 0, highly corrupt, and 100, very clean, revealing that corruption is sti...

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