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The much anticipated reveal of the 2022 Regional YLP Award winners is finally here!

Geneva, 20 July 2022 – FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations and TT Club, international freight transport insurer, reveal this year’s regional winners of the Young Logistics Professionals (YLP) Award 2022.
The 2022 regional winners are:

  • Region Africa and Middle East: Ruvimbo Gukwe, SFAAZ, Zimbabwe

Dissertation: Growth by COVID

  • Region Americas: Karina Daniela Perez Perez, CIFFA, Canada

Dissertation: Resilient Solutions: The Future of Freight Forwarding and Logistics

  • Region Asia-Pacific: Avishkar Srivastava, FFFAI, India

Dissertation: Sustainability through efficiency Decarbonising trade lanes through sustainable logistics

  • Region Europe: Maximilian Druschler, DSLV, Germany
    Dissertation: Logistics’ crucial role in the battle against the UN Global Issues

 

FIATA Director General, Dr Stéphane Graber, shared his congratulations to the four regional winners: “The YLP Award is of utmost importance for FIATA. It aims at developing the youth’s interest in the industry but also the soft skills that are crucial in the daily work of our demanding sector. I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to all the YLP Award 2022 candidates and most particularly to the four regional winners for their impressive dissertations. They have managed to put into words complex processes of the global supply chain while taking into account diverse parameters. The future of logistics is in the youth’s hands, and I could not be more proud.”

“All four regions were represented by a variety of impressive entries and the judges were struck by the high incidence of projects requiring close consideration of environmental factors and prioritising sustainability. Multimodal solutions were to the fore and in addition to medical supplies, cargoes featured included insecticides, rail tracks, military ordinance, drilling rods and a satellite. We never tire of reading about the innovative approaches to logistical challenges employed by our young professionals.  TT Club as ever is both proud and encouraged by the high levels of competence portrayed throughout the sector and is committed to maintaining its long-lasting support for the awards.” says Mike Yarwood, Managing Director Loss Prevention, TT Club and Chair of the Panel of Judges.


Both FIATA and TT Club are thrilled to continue recognising the inspirational and dynamic minds of the young logistics professionals’ community. As we slowly move away from the pandemic, FIATA and TT Club are looking forward to returning to the physical competition format. This year and if the conditions allow, the four regional winners will present their dissertations at the FIATA World Congress in Busan, South Korea, during a dedicated session with the final judging and announcement of the YLP Global Winner 2022. This will be a wonderful opportunity for the regional winners to fully immerse themselves in the freight forwarding community and meet their counterparts in Korea's marine capital city. Stay tuned!

 

 


About FIATA
FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations is a non-governmental, membership-based organisation representing freight forwarders in some 150 countries. FIATA’s membership is composed of 111 Association Members and more than 5,500 Individual Members, overall representing an industry of 40,000 freight forwarding and logistics firms worldwide. Based in Geneva, FIATA is ‘the global voice of freight logistics’. www.fiata.org

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About TT Club
TT Club is the established market-leading independent provider of mutual insurance and related risk management services to the international transport and logistics industry. TT Club’s primary objective is to help make the industry safer and more secure. Founded in 1968, the Club has more than 1,100 Members, spanning container owners and operators, ports and terminals, and logistics companies, working across maritime, road, rail, and air. TT Club is renowned for its high-quality service, in-depth industry knowledge and enduring Member loyalty. It retains more than 93% of its Members with a third of its entire membership having chosen to insure with the Club for 20 years or more. www.ttclub.com

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Maria Udy 
Portcare International
Tel: +44 7979 868539
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