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FIATA names Young Forwarder champs

[ August 10, 2021   //   ]

FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and TT Club have revealed this year’s regional winners of the Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award (YIFFYA).

They are: Europe: Glauc Fornes Gil, FETEIA, Spain

Dissertation: More than just a freight broker

Africa and Middle East: Justin John Goedhart, SAAFF, South Africa

Dissertation: Agents of sustainable development

Americas: Georgina Alejandra Perez Perez, CIFFA, Canada

Dissertation: Delivering essential tools to the Western and Eastern Canadian Arctic

Asia-Pacific: Muhammad Wasif Wiqar, PIFFA, Pakistan

Dissertation: Million-dollar shipment

Normally, the four regional winners would present their dissertations at the FIATA World Congress, with final judging and the announcement of the global winner taking place during the event. However, with the postponement of this year’s congress, the judging will be completed remotely and the global winner will be announced in November.