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TT Club to sponsor young forwarders

[ July 18, 2017   //   ]

Insurers the TT Club is to continue its sponsorship of FIATA’s Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award (YIFFYA), now in its nineteenth year.

The competition provides opportunities for all candidates, of which there were 17 this year, to demonstrate and develop their knowledge of the industry.

The overall winner of the International Award will have the opportunity to attend two, one week training sessions with the TT Club at one of its regional headquarters in London, New Jersey or Hong Kong

The four regional finalists, selected this year from the 17 young professionals representing their respective national associations which embraced the challenge are:-

Region: Africa/Middle East          Tinasche Chiwanza – Zimbabwe (SFAAZ)

Region: Americas                             Bradley Davis – Canada (CIFFA)

Region: Asia/Pacific                         Nian Wan – China (CIFA)

Region: Europe                                 Nina Brose – Germany (DSLV)

The regional finalists will travel to FIATA’s World Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 4-8 October to present their dissertations to the Steering Committee and be in contention for the overall International Award.

Mike Yarwood, TT Club’s senior loss prevention executive and chair of the award steering committee, commented, “From a highly professional and broad array of entries the YIFFYA judging panel have selected a shortlist of four regional finalists.  We greatly appreciate the continued support of the National Associations in submitting candidates to participate in, what we feel is a highly valuable competition. Whilst we celebrate the four finalists, we must congratulate all 17 candidates for their achievements in this year’s competition.”

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