The NAP Workshop was successfully held at the Ritz Carlton in Shanghai, gathering 30 members-delegates from Mainland China ,Taiwan, Hong Kong and S.Korea ,in a highly productive event . Christos was delighted to announce that NAP presently counts over 250 members from 150 countries, placing the group within the largest air cargo services providers worldwide .Christos presented the newly launched NAX 24-7 Time Critical sub-industry group and a post event summary of the kick-off meeting and conference that took place in Amsterdam on September.
NAX 24/7 Time Critical was attended by over 100 delegates from across the international air cargo logistics supply chain, responding to shippers’ needs for emergency airfreight transport and Just-in-time delivery, for industries as Automotive, Aviation, Marine, Pharma, Humanitarian aid, OBC, Special events, Live animals and VAL. For more info please contact [email protected]
As part of its new strategy, NAP has launched its NAX express & courier e-booking portal. It is designed to combine the best possible price comparison, availability and convenience for B2B and B2C courier and express shipments. The system, powered by member company Parcel International, offers the members strong buying power and tools and the opportunity to develop the group’s own global e-solution for the future. The system books the shipment on the chosen carrier, prints AWB and label, tracks shipments and issues one invoice per month and allows access to multiple carriers with a single log-in.
Ms Louise Chen showcased a demo on how to search , compare , and book an express-courier shipment based on price, service option and carrier, including exports , Imports and cross trade movements .The NAX Express platform is already hosting 30 members and vendors and is rapidly growing and is allready hosting 30 members-vendors . The portal is also available as “ white label “ product to meet the dedicated needs of our members . “ Our group is constantly researching new ways to help our members be more competitive and hold their own against the mega sized operators. This new tool will allow our members to work on level ground in the rapidly expanding small package market. “ said Christos . For more info please contact [email protected]
Mr. Paul Woolley introduced Aero Africa, a leading air cargo management group dedicated to providing African logistic solutions and neutral value added services to the global logistics and aviation community?. Paul explained that with the accelerated economic growth on the African continent, and the matching increase in logistics activities from direct trade with Far East and worldwide, it has become critical in providing a tailor-made and simplified African air cargo logistic solution, supported by a secure financial transacting platform. Aero Africa has developed all cargo and wide-bodied scheduled air services from Asia, Europe and the Americas to over 60 hard to reach destinations in the African continent? and is offering final mile solutions including DAP DDU and freight cc in 84 African airports .Paul stated that Aero Africa’s aim is to become the most powerful grouping of African logistics and aviation specialists to the trade?. For more info please contact [email protected]
NAP and its airfreight wholesale sub-industry group NAC Consolidators, have collaborated with Hashmove®, a leading digital logistics tech company based in UAE, to jointly develop an advanced & innovative digital B2B neutral airfreight consolidation portal for the logistics community. Christos presented a demo of the new NAC digital B2B neutral airfreight consolidation portal and explained that for a start it will be available exclusively to freight forwarders and transport related companies worldwide and will be providing instant airfreight wholesale rates and bookings, as well as consolidation schedules from and to over 100 airports worldwide. The new NAC consol portal will be powered by more than 50 regional leading neutral airfreight wholesalers, consolidators and master co-loaders members worldwide. “ Our Asian members are top BSA and CPA agents and master loaders on selected carriers and trade lanes, offering competitive wholesale airfreight rates, through mix build-up ULDs and weekly scheduled consolidations “ said Christos .He explained that in Asia only, our airfreight revenue and buying power combined, is larger than some of the top global players, as our members rank among the top 10 IATA in many Asian countries , and is confident that the partnership with Hashmove® will enable us to digitize effectively the air cargo logistics B2B industry, by taking into consideration every small detail of the airfreight procurement and consolidation management model on each market. A long and productive interactive discussion between speakers & the delegates followed the presentation. For more info please contact [email protected]
Closing the event, Christos thanked the partners for their support ,and sent a message that NAP will continuously strive to generate new products and opportunities to benefit our members .