Scholte and Polmans to head TIACA

Jan de Rijk Logistics chief executive Sebastiaan Scholte is the new Chairman of TIACA, with head of cargo and logistics at Brussels Airport Company, Steven Polmans, becoming vice chairman. Both were formally welcomed to their new roles at the airfreight body’s recent annual general meeting in Miami, Florida. Scholte has been TIACA Vice Chairman for two and a half years and takes over from Delhi International Airport’s head of cargo ... [+]

Tiaca honours airfreight veteran

The International Air Cargo Association (Tiaca) has inducted Des Vertannes into its Hall of Fame. He started the Global Air Cargo Advisory Group and pushed to modernise the relationship between airlines and forwarders over a career spanning close to five decades. During his tenure as head of cargo for the ... [+]

Time to make tracks for Miami

TIACA’s 2017 Executive Summit in Miami, Florida on 18-20 October will feature a Latin America and pharma focus, and will take place in partnership with the Supply Chain Americas, aimed at shippers looking for ways to run slicker supply chains. TIACA secretary general Vladimir Zubkov, said the new tracks were ... [+]

TIACA chooses new chief

Vladimir Zubkov will be TIACA’s new secretary general, replacing Doug Brittin, who retires at the end of the year. Zubkov has more than 40 years’ experience in the air transport industry, including senior roles with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and, most recently, as vice president of Volga-Dnepr Group. ... [+]

Air freight industry to raise its game

The UK-headquartered Global Shippers Forum and IATA interest group Cargo iQ signed a memorandum of understanding with to improve quality in airfreight at the TIACA Air Cargo Forum in Paris in late October. They pledged to implement the Cargo iQ quality management system and promote sustainability in airfreight. And outlined areas ... [+]

TIACA chief to step down

TIACA secreatary general Doug Brittin is to retire at the end of this year.   A selection committee, under the direction of Sebastiaan Scholte of Jan de Rijk Logistics has been established to review and recruit candidates for a replacement. Brittin will stay with TIACA in an advisory capacity once the ... [+]

Shipper chief joins TIACA board

European Shippers’ Council (ESC) chairman, Denis Choumert has joined The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) board of directors. He has held high-level operational roles with the Technip and Italcementi Groups in a career spanning over two decades and was appointed ESC chairman in 2012. He holds and holds director level ... [+]

TIACA recruits talent

Representatives from Chanel Fragrances and Beauté, Ericsson, and Sandvik Machining Solutions were recruited to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Shipper Advisory Committee at its executive summit in Miami on 25 May. TIACA has also added an improved advocacy knowledge bank to its website. Information will be sorted by topic, ... [+]

Workshops to the World at Multimodal

Workshops at this year's Multimodal show will include ’s education programme will include an intensive professional development course aimed at air cargo professionals. The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) will run its three-day Professional Development Workshop programme during the show, from 10 to12 May at the Birmingham NEC. The programme ... [+]

Shippers gain a TIACA voice

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has created a new Shippers’ Advisory Committee to be chaired by Lars Droog of global chemicals firm, Tosoh Corporation. The group will review all elements of the supply chain in order to make improvements with the interests of the shipper in mind. Lars Doog, who has ... [+]

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