The 10th International Freight Forwarders’ Day 2012 Conference was held on 31 May in Odessa, Ukraine. Over the years, the International Freight Forwarders’ Day has become an indisputable platform for sharing experience, discussing best practice and prospects of cooperation between the partners. The list of participants included international freight forwarders from CIS, EU, Asia and the Middle-East, CEOs of international transport organisations (FIATA, CIT, CLECAT, OSJD), as well as representatives of field ministries, state and local authorities. UIC also participated in this Conference with the presence of Mr Miklos Kopp, UIC Director for Freight.
The agenda of the International Freight Forwarders’ Day envisaged the following discussions:
- Intermodal transport: Black Sea-Baltic Sea-Caspian Sea and West-East (Europe-Asia) routes;
- Trade facilitation. Transport and customs control measures;
- Vocational training for international freight forwarders. FIATA’s new vocational training standards and new solutions.