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Young forwarder finalists revealed

[ July 26, 2016   //   ]

Four regional finalists from a record 27 entries have been announced in the FIATA Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award. They are: Lorraine Zhou, Zimbabwe, Africa/Middle East region; Evgeny Kapustin, Canada (Americas); Shanon Gould, Australia (Asia/Pacific); and Kostiantyn Hapii, Ukraine (Europe).

Among the diverse subjects covered by the dissertations are the shipping of cotton bales; the challenges of transporting tyres and turbines and the solution to moving a 40’ tall fire breathing dinosaur robot across continents.

The regional finalists will travel to FIATA’s World Conference in Dublin, Ireland on 3-7 October for the announcement of the International Award winner.

Mike Yarwood, Claims Executive at award sponsor TT CLub and chairman of the award steering committee, commented: “This award aims to contribute to the development of quality professionals in the freight forwarding industry, while supporting young talent with valuable training.  At TT Club, we are proud to have been a sponsor of the award since its inception and firmly believe in the importance of nurturing the talents and enhancing the skills of young individuals in freight forwarding.”

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