Art. 2 Purpose and attainment of purpose

2.1

The purpose of FIATA is to act as an umbrella organisation for the national and regional associations of freight forwarders throughout the world; to safeguard, promote and co-ordinate professional and branch interests on an international plane, in particular by:

2.1.1

Maintaining contacts with international and supra-national authority organisations and associations of transport and commercial interests;

2.1.2

Participating, within the scope of its purposes as a member of such associations, federations, groupings and affiliations or otherwise co-operating with these insofar as they pursue the same or similar interests;

2.1.3

Being active in the determination of customary usage/regulations in international business;

2.1.4

Promoting the image and acceptance of the forwarding industry by public relations work;

2.1.5

Issuing publications and specialised literature;

2.1.6

Providing support for its members;

2.1.7

Conducting training and further training seminars;

2.1.8

Promoting solidarity and fair competition and the exchange of business and technical experience;

2.1.9

Dealing with specific and general questions in commerce and transport;

2.2

FIATA is a non-profit making association.

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