Cargo iQ elects new board members

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Volga-Dnepr, Fedor Novikov

Cargo iQ has appointed two new board members and re-elected its chair and vice chair for a further two-year term.

Fedor Novikov, marketing director, Volga-Dnepr Group and Clark Fritzsch, global head of business process management – airfreight, Hellmann join Henrik Ambak, chair of Cargo iQ and senior vice president, cargo operations worldwide, Emirates SkyCargo, and Kerstin Strauss, vice chair of Cargo iQ and vice president, Air Logistics Operations, Global Air Logistics at Kuehne+Nagel, on the Board of the air cargo interest group.

The new Board members were formally welcomed to their posts at Cargo iQ’s Working Group (WG), attended by over 100 people last month.

The two new Board members are also joined by Emanuel Hille, director eCargo Solutions, CHAMP Cargosystems who is replacing Laurent Jossa, CHAMP Cargosystems, as an observer of the board.

The Cargo iQ Board is made up of 13 voting members, including representatives from Agility Logistics, Air France KLM Martinair, AirBridgeCargo, Cargomind (Austria), Cathay Pacific, DB Schenker, DHL Global Forwarding, Emirates SkyCargo, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Kuehne+Nagel, Lufthansa Cargo, Qatar Airways Cargo and Swissport International, supported by observer CHAMP Cargosystems and advisor Im3Pact.

Cargo iQ’s key objectives for this year were agreed during the WG. These were defined as:

  • Achieving 100% reporting
  • Making active efforts to reach out to and engage with small and medium sized forwarders that do not currently utilise the benefits of Cargo iQ
  • Ensure Cargo iQ truly enact its Quality Management System (QMS) by enhancing its service delivery support functionality in addition to post-event reporting