TIACA Secretary General Vladimir Zubkov met on 11 April in Geneva with Glyn Hughes, IATA’s Global Head of Cargo and Ariaen Zimmerman, Executive Director Cargo iQ. Wide issues of cooperation were covered, including enhancement of GACAG activities, more substantive dialog with the shippers and freight forwarders associations, and ways of reducing the duration of air cargo deliveries to the consignee.
Special attention was given to the actively developing Cargo iQ programmes and fields of joint interest. It was accepted that the data which is derived from Cargo iQ is to be used not only to signal problems, but to lead to the development of solutions.
It was agreed to set up several meetings with participation of the shippers and freight forwarders associations at the Air Cargo Europe in Munich in May.
Vladimir Zubkov met with the staff of the IATA Cargo division and discussed issues of training of young professionals and potential for coordination of similar programmes of IATA and TIACA.
Visit served to better understanding of the common objectives of the two major air cargo association