Winner of the "Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award in 2008

At this year's FIATA World Congress 2008 in Vancouver, Canada, Mr. William M. Gottlieb, FIATA President and Mr Andreas Mueller (TT Club), Chairman of the Steering Group of the Award could announce Mr Bagus Prasetyo from Indonesia as teh final winner and bearer of the title "Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year 2008"

After having completed his studies in Economics at Airlangga University, Surabaya, East Java/Indonesia, Mr Bagus Prasetyo gained valuable business experience in an Import/Export company and later started his own buisness in Freight Forwarding with a partner, "Patra Global Connections". Asked on his opinion of the Award, he said: "I know this contest is not the end of my jouney but I hope the Award will be a first door opener fro me and my company to enter the global world in Freight Forwarding. In future, I still want to do more to expand my business".

A copy of the award-winning entry by Mr Bagus Prasetyo can be found on the TT Club website under "News and Events/Education".

The international Award comprises:

  • an International Certificate and personal trophy
  • one week's practical experience of transport infrastructure (multimodal) which is likely to include visits to container terminals, airfreight terminals, ports, surveyors' offices etc. The Steering Group will decide which country will provide the most benefit to the winner
  • one week's training on Legal and Insurance Aspects of Trnasport (classroom based training organised by TT Club) held in London
  • on week's training on air cargo, provided by IATA in the nearest training IATA training location to the home town of the winner
  • one year's subscription of the International Transport Journal (ITJ) (Switzerland) and International Freighting Weekly (UK)

03 October 2008

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