FIATA, also known as the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, is a non-governmental, non-profit organization representing the global freight forwarding and logistics industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered in Switzerland, FIATA comprises national freight forwarder associations from around the world, with its membership extending to more than 150 countries. The organization aims to promote the interests of the freight forwarding industry, establish and maintain industry standards, and provide a platform for networking, collaboration, and professional development for its members.
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Example or usage in road freight logistics:
A road freight logistics company decides to join its national freight forwarders association, which is a member of FIATA. By becoming a member of the national association, the company gains access to FIATA's resources, expertise, and networking opportunities. The company's employees can also enroll in FIATA's professional development programs to enhance their skills and knowledge in the freight forwarding industry. Through its membership, the company benefits from the standardized documents and best practices developed by FIATA, which help streamline its operations and improve overall efficiency.