Global Shippers’ Forum and Cargo iQ sign MoU

Left to right: Ariaen Zimmerman, Kester Meijer and Chris Welsh

The Global Shippers’ Forum (GSF) and Cargo iQ have signed a memorandum of understanding to implement the latter’s Quality Management System (QMS) and promote sustainability in the air cargo supply chain.

The MoU, which was signed at The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Air Cargo Forum in Paris on 26 October, is designed to promote Cargo iQ standards, share information and best practices, identify and promote ways performance data can be better accessible for customers, and share details of forthcoming events where progress can be reviewed.

GSF secretary general, Chris Welsh MBE says: “Our new cooperation with Cargo iQ will make sure industry performance standards meet shippers’ needs, and also help shippers understand the improvements the air cargo industry is making.”

Cargo iQ executive director, Ariaen Zimmerman adds: “Knowing customers’ wants and needs is crucial. And only when shippers participate in avoiding costs and value its products, can the industry offer the services our world needs in an economically sustainable way.”