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Friday, June 17, 2016   (0 Comments)
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Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) to hold practical workshops as shippers take center stage for Air Cargo Forum (ACF) speaker line up


Miami, USA, Thursday, 16th June 2016 - The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) will welcome shippers from across the globe, and host a series of practical workshops at the Air Cargo Forum (ACF), from 26th to 28th October in Paris, France.


GSF will host a pavilion, and GSF members will benefit from access to TIACA’s one-to-one meeting scheduler, CargoLinX, to make the most of their time at the show.


“The GSF represents the interests of shippers globally and campaigns on the issues that most affect them,” said Chris Welsh, Secretary General, GSF.


“The GSF has taken the lead in air cargo industry cooperation and was a founder member of the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group (GACAG), established to enhance the air cargo product and to jointly campaign on key issues with regulators and key international organizations such as ICAO and WCO,” he added.


“We greatly value our cooperation with TIACA and the ACF is an ideal opportunity for our members to network with suppliers and peers, and take part in practical workshops which will help them run more efficient supply chains.”


Shippers will also take center stage in the ACF speaker line up, with Pascal Meyer, Head of Transportation and Customs for CHANEL Fragrances and Beauté, and Lars J.T. Droog, Manager Supply Chain and General Affairs, Tosoh Corporation taking part in a discussion on new manufacturing trends amongst other sessions.


The three-day Forum will also include discussions on e-business, multimodal challenges, and the cargo hub of the future, as well as practical workshops on the new EU Customs rules and the latest security regulations.


“TIACA represents all sections of the air cargo supply chain and the ACF is a unique opportunity for logistics decision makers to find ways of moving cargo more efficiently, meet new suppliers, and network,” said Doug Brittin, Secretary General, TIACA.


“This year’s seminar and workshop series will tackle trends affecting our industry and give up-to-date information on regulations affecting us all.”

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