Wednesday, April 8, 2015

22nd FFFAI Biennial Convention to be held in #Mumbai

India’s logistics sector is poised for accelerated growth, led by GDP revival, ramp up in transport infrastructure, e-commerce penetration, impending GST implementation, and initiatives like ‘Make in India.’ In the past two decades, Customs brokers have continued to play an important role as key facilitator in India’s international trade. India’s international trade has grown to a value of US$312 billion of exports and US$ 480 billion of imports. Customs brokers have contributed to this growth and have benefited from this growth. Federation of Freight Forwarders’ Associations in India (FFFAI), the oldest and the Apex Body which is a Sole Representative of 24 Member Associations from all over India representing 5000 Custom Brokers and Freight Forwarders (employing over 1,00,000 people) and controlling ninety per cent of India’s international logistics trade hosts the ‘FFFAI Biennial Convention.’ “This year the 22nd FFFAI convention 2015 will be held in Mumbai, the financial and maritime capital of India after 14 years on 21st – 23rd May 2015 at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The theme for which is “Inspired India – Surging Ahead On Agile, Adept, Accelerated Logisitcs”.