FIATA’s 2023 Statutory General Meeting is fast approaching! Get registered now!

FIATA’s 2023 Statutory General Meeting is fast approaching! Get registered now!

FIATA’s 2023 Statutory General Meeting is fast approaching! Get registered now!

The FIATA Statutory General Meeting (GM) will take place virtually on Friday 30 June from 14:00 to 15:30 CEST. The deadline for FIATA Association Members to register is Thursday, 22 June.

Register here for the test session on Monday 26 June at 12:00 CEST (Region Europe and Region Africa and Middle East).
Please register here for the Tuesday 27 June session at 09:00 CEST (Region Asia-Pacific).
Please register here for the regional Americas test session on Wednesday, 28 June at 17:00 CEST.

In accordance with Article 4.7 (b) of the FIATA Statutes, the deadline for paying membership fees is 31 May. In accordance with Article 4.6.2, membership will be suspended if the member fails to meet its financial obligations in a timely manner, reversing the suspension once all outstanding amounts are received.

A voting delegate must be appointed by Thursday, 22 June, by the association. In the event that an Association is unable to attend, a proxy can be appointed by Tuesday 20 June, and FIATA must be notified.


FWC 2023 FIATA Electoral Meeting

On Friday, 6 October at 11:00-13:00 CEST, the 2023 FIATA Electoral General Meeting will be held in Brussels at the 2023 FIATA World Congress. The deadline for nominations is 5 June. Please contact gm@fiata.org for more information.


Attend the FIATA General Meeting in 2023 by registering now

REU and RAME test registration

RAP test registration

Participate in RAMS test sessions by registering


The FIATA Dangerous Goods Brochure 3rd Edition: Empowering forwarders with safe handling information

In order to transport dangerous goods safely, precision, knowledge, and an unwavering commitment to public safety are required. As a result, FIATA is pleased to present the 3rd edition of the Dangerous Goods Brochure.

The transportation of hazardous goods and substances is an integral part of today’s complex logistics landscape, where a variety of cargo requires multimodal solutions. This Dangerous Goods Brochure provides essential insights into mitigating risks, maintaining safety levels, and protecting lives.

Developed under the umbrella of the FIATA Advisory Body on Safety and Security (ABSS), this brochure is an essential resource for your safety policy. It includes the expertise of Dangerous Goods Management (DGM), TT Club and International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA). Get a comprehensive understanding of dangerous goods transportation requirements across all modes.
 
Safety should never be compromised. Take your standards to the next level. Lead the way in responsible transportation. For success, you need the Dangerous Goods Brochure Edition III.

Get your copy of the latest press release on our website today!
 

Pricing: Each FIATA Association Member will receive one copy for free. Other than that, prices are as follows:
The paper version (including shipping fees) costs 60 CHF (45 CHF for FIATA members).
The electronic version costs 30 CHF (15 CHF for members of FIATA)

Click here to request a paid brochure

Are you prepared for the upcoming changes to air cargo regulations? Release II of ICS2 

To gauge FIATA members’ readiness for ICS2 Release II, FIATA launched a survey last week. As a result of the implementation of the Air Cargo Advance Screening Program (ACAS) by the United States of America, the air cargo industry anticipates that multiple countries will also implement Pre-Loading Advance Cargo Information (PLACI) programs to strengthen air cargo security and safety risk analysis. As of 1 March 2023, the revised European Union (EU) PLACI regime – Import Control System 2.0 Release 2 (ICS2 Release II) – applies to air freight.

In international trade, ICS2 streamlines and enhances security measures through a comprehensive customs management system. The purpose of this survey is to assess the readiness of the air cargo industry to implement ICS2 Release II. 

We would appreciate your input on how freight forwarders are prepared for these changes, including yourself, and how forwarders will comply with the new regulation if you could take a few minutes to fill out this survey so that FIATA can effectively support your companies in implementing it.

Take the survey now!

Brazilian customs platform to change HAWB procedures from 1 July

The FIATA would like to inform its members that the procedures for manifesting HAWB into the Brazilian customs platform will change on 1 July into a new system called CCT. As a result, airlines will no longer be the only ones responsible for this process, and the freight forwarder will also have to handle it.

The FIATA is grateful to its Brazilian Association Member, Associacao Nacional Das Empresas Transitarias, Agentes De Carga Aerea, Comissarias De Despachos E Operadores Intermodais (ACTC), for providing materials for the next e-flash.

It is important for members to be aware that the manifest must be ready before cargo arrives at Brazilian airports in its final and correct format. There will be a BRL 5,000.00 fine if this is not completed and sent to the cargo agent at least 24 hours prior to cargo departure, except for Saturday and Sunday departures, where pre-alerts should be sent by Friday at noon (12:00 PM BR time).

 This applies to both prepaid and collect shipments. Fines will be refunded if these requirements are not met.

Source of information: DC Logistics Brazil

The Freight Forwarders Association of Romania – USER – celebrates 30 years!

It is with great pleasure that FIATA congratulates the Freight Forwarders Association of Romania on its 30 years of excellent service to the global logistics supply chain, its customers and beyond! On 23 May, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania hosted a joint event to celebrate the Association’s achievements. 

President Marius Cae welcomed the Association, which has over 150 companies registered, and FIATA President Dr Ivan Petrov sent a video message online, highlighting the achievements of the Romanian Association over the years, such as its success in training since 1997, when the FIATA Diploma was introduced.

Finally, the FIATA President thanked Marius Cae, USER’s President, for his dedication to the organization. In his previous role as FIATA Vice President, Mr Cae has been active with his team in many aspects of FIATA’s work.

FIATA attends ‘Hungarian Forwarders Day’ organised by the Association of Hungarian Forwarders – MSZSZ 

FIATA Director General Dr Stéphane Graber attended ‘Hungarian Forwarders Day’ on 25 May. Multimodal transport challenges, developments, and opportunities in Europe and globally were discussed by a variety of international and regional stakeholders, including CLECAT. Speakers explored sustainability, geopolitical challenges, and digitalization.

To remain competitive in the global logistics supply chain, small and medium-sized companies need an interconnected and global multimodal transport network. FIATA’s advocacy work focuses on strengthening multimodal transport corridors, which have increased in demand as a result of geopolitical changes, with updated policy and regulatory frameworks, while facilitating trade, assisting in building capacity across all regions, and offering a digitalization path to freight forwarders of all sizes.

It’s your last chance to donate to the FIATA Türkiye-Syria earthquake fund!

In case you have not yet donated to the relief efforts carried out by FIATA’s Association members in Turkey and Syria, FIATA reminds you that you have until 31 May to do so.

In the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 6 February 2023, the members of the Association are working hard to recover the nations which were affected. In the coming weeks, each Association member will report on relief efforts through FIATA’s channels.

Visit the Türkiye-Syria Earthquake Relief website for more information and to donate

Detailed agenda

Events coming up:

ICAO Global Implementation Support Symposium 2023, 30 May-1 June

– 49th Executive Council and Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Asia-Pacific Air Cargo Associations, 8-10 June

– Meetings of the WCO Private Sector Consultative Group and Policy Commission, 19-21 June

– The ICC World Chambers of Commerce (WCC) Congress takes place from 21-23 June

– The FIATA Statutory General Meeting will take place on 30 June

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