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Young forwarder title goes to South Africa

[ October 21, 2014   //   ]

Miss Fortunate Nompumelelo Mboweni of South Africa won the 2014 Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award, presented at the FIATA Annual Congress in Istanbul. She was chosen from a shortlist of four finalists; the others were The four regional finalists who proudly represented the future of the international freight forwarding industry in Istanbul were Douglas Whitlock of Canada; Saiful Ridhwan Bin Zulkifli, Singapore; and Christian Hensen, Germany.

The process of awarding the honour of Young Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) began earlier this year when entrants from all over the world submitted papers about a wide variety of transport and logistics projects, ranging from the transportation of tunnel drilling equipment to Bolivia to the delivery of a catamaran in Indonesia and from a project moving radioactive isotopes from South Africa to Namibia to the expedited deployment of a Disaster Assistance Response Team in the Philippines.

The awards, now in their 16th year, are sponsored by London-based insurers, the TT Club.

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