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Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award
 

Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award 2016, Sponsored by PIFFA

The contest is open to Pakistan’s Young Freight Forwarders who are between 18 and 32 years old in the competition year and have preferably 2 years of full-time employment in the freight forwarding industry. An unlimited number of individuals from the PIFFA member company may put forward their registration. No registration fee is applicable. Register entry by Monday, 31st Oct 2016, latest. Email the supporting documentation (Soft copy) as follows to the manager-training@piffapk.com

  • Proof of age (under 32 years on 31st Dec 2016)
  • a Curriculum Vitae;
  • a Career Statement, detailing any special achievements and objectives for the future;
  • a Training and Development Record; and
  • Forward to PIFFA a soft copy by Monday, 21st Nov 2016, latest, of an article, in your own words, of up to 2000 words on the topic of ‘CPEC and Its Impact on Economy & Logistics'.

A PIFFA Judging Panel, which will comprise of members of the PIFFA Secretariat, representative from Sponsor Company (if any), and industry experts, meeting will take place on Saturday, 3rd Dec 2016 to select the finalists. At this stage the individual will be notified in writing if he/she has been included in the finalists’ shortlist.
Finalists will be invited to present his/her articles in front of  a PIFFA appointed Judging Panel and audience on Saturday, 31st Dec 2016 to impress the judges with their enthusiasm and commitment to the freight forwarding industry, as well as to their clients and to their employer. One winner will then be chosen to be announced after the presentation.
The winner of the PIFFA Young Freight Forwarder Award will receive:

  • An Award, which will be presented by the Chairman PIFFA; (other runner-up finalists will receive a Certificate of Participation )
  • The Winner will be nominated as the Pakistan’s candidate for the FIATA/TT Club Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award 2017. If successful as the winner of the Asia Pacific Category of the competition, he will be invited at the FIATA World Congress 2017. The winner must agree to take part as the Pakistan’s candidate in the FIATA/TT Club Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year Award in 2017.



Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Award, 2017, Sponsored by FIATA / TT CLUB

The information below explains the process to enter the Young Freight Forwarder category of the International YIFFY Award 2017 competition.

PIFFA is entitled to select and nominate one candidate by filing the 2017 Application. The Pakistan’s final nominee is to be recommended by PIFFA Award Committee to YIFFYA Administrator, TT Club, 90 Fenchurch Street, London, by January 15th , 2017 (dead line).  The 2017 Instructions for the award can be downloaded.  The 2017 Topic requires the candidate to select one key import commodity/cargo for Pakistan, plus one key export commodity/cargo.  The candidate will be given 3 months to write a dissertation on the topic advised. Full details of the topic will be communicated directly to the candidate by the FIATA / TT CLUB Award Administrator and will be accompanied by other information to enable the candidate to compose the dissertation. The dissertation and conclusion shall be between 4,000 and 6,000 words (max.6,000 words) in length and, the entire dissertation shall be written in English. Attachments must not exceed 15 pages! The quality of the dissertations and subsequent presentations are to be of exceptional standard showing that a lot of research, planning and hard work has gone into the preparation.

The entrants, nominated by National Associations from all over the world, will submit papers focusing on key import and export commodity/cargo projects.  From these the Steering Committee will select a shortlist of four regional finalists.  These four young professionals will then be invited to attend the 2017 FIATA World Congress to make a presentation regarding their dissertation topic to the Young International Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) Steering Group.

The four regional finalists represent:

  • Africa/Middle East:    
  • Americas:                   
  • Asia/Pacific:      
  • Europe:                       

The Steering Committee will announce, during the World Congress opening ceremony in October, 2017, the overall YIFFY Winner for 2017. He / She will be presented the Award.   The award is presented in recognition of forwarding excellence and was established by FIATA with the support of TT Club to encourage the development of quality training in the industry and to reward young talent with additional valuable training opportunities. The TT Club has been a sponsor of the award since its inception and is firmly committed to the importance of individual training and development within the global freight forwarding community.

The international award includes attendance at the FIATA World Congress and two weeks of training abroad.  One week of training on Legal and Insurance Aspects of Transport in London and one week's practical experience of transport infrastructure (multimodal) based in a country away from the winner's own country wherever this can be properly structured and led. The award also includes one year’s free subscription to the International Transport Journal (ITZ). Further details at:

http://fiata.com/yiffy-award.html

 
For advance information about participation, please fill in the boxes below and click on send button for Registry.
   
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For any further detail, please contact us.
Regards

 

Riaz Iqbal
Training Manager
PIFFA Training Institute
Email: manager-training@piffapk.com
Cell # 0300-2116662

Tel: 021-34322671-3

 
   

 

 
   
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