Top land transport meeting opens in Dubai
Dubai, April 20, 2014
Around 700 participants from 15 Arab nations attended the opening of Arab Union of Land Transport annual meeting and opening ceremony hosted by UAE’s National Association of Freight and Logistics today (April 20) in Dubai.
NAFL is a non-profit organization 310 members, including top multinational companies as well as large, medium and small national enterprises. NAFL is the official UAE representative of FIATA, which is the global body that represents the freight forwarding industry. NAFL Works very closely with UAE government bodies on and always try to enhance the freight and logistics industry.
"NAFL is pleased to have hosted the annual meetings and its opening ceremony, and sees it as a chance to push the bar further up this year. This was an important event for our industry and we are proud to have had it in Dubai. The UAE has a modern and advanced infrastructure, which is vital for every growing economy" said David Phillips, president NAFL at the conference.
The event focused on enhancing the industry and to improve operational efficiency in the freight and logistics industry in the region, with one eye on elevating the standards of the industry and in line with the UAE's objectives of excellence.
Presentations on the industry were conducted by important senior officials and dignitaries. The main event supporters and host with NAFL are Dubai Chamber, DP World, Dubai Customs, Etihad Rail.
A Middle Eastern delegation comprising of members of the AULT who are senior business officials and CEOs of transport, freight, tourism, and trading companies were also present at the event. – TradeArabia News Service