Global Shippers’ Alliance formed

Surabaya: Shippers of the world have united. The European Shippers’ Council (ESC), the Asian Shippers’ Association (ASA) and the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding in Indonesia underlining their cooperation in the field of air freight, maritime transport and trade facilitation. By joining forces, they have formed the Global Shippers’ Alliance, to represent shippers’ interests worldwide.
GSA intends to engage in constructive dialogue with national governments, supranational bodies, NGOs, transport organisations and logistics service providers.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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