UTİKAD, the International Transport and Logistics Service Producers Association, which successfully continues to represent the Turkish logistics industry on international platforms, has achieved another great success at the FIATA World Congress held in Malaysia between October 4-8 October 2017.
Turgut Erkeskin, UTİKAD Vice Chairman of the Board, received the highest vote in the elections held on the last day of the congress and entered the FIATA Presidential Board as the 'Senior Vice President'.
UTİKAD, which is the roof organization of Turkish logistics sector with 445 member, has gained another international success. Turgut Erkeskin, who served as the Chairman of UTİKAD Board of Directors between the years 2010-2016 and currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of UTİKAD, was elected to the FIATA Presidential Board.
Erkeskin has been serving as the Vice President of FIATA Executive Board and President of FIATA Europe since 2013. Erkeskin received the highest number of votes in the elections held at the 4 FIATA General Assembly held in Malaysia between October 8-2017 October. He joined the Presidential Board as Senior Vice President.
FIATA Board of Directors, as well as FIAT European Regional Presidency, World Congress Organizing Committee membership, Seaway Working Group, which currently holds the Sustainable Logistics Working Group member task Turgut Erkeskin, this important task with Turkey logistics sector and UTIKAD is undertaken in fıata also successfully represented in international fora He had to. As a result of these successful efforts, in the elections held at the last FIATA general assembly, he became the Senior Vice President, who received almost all of the valid votes and entered the Presidential Board with the highest votes.
The chairman of the Presidium and the members of the Board of Directors will be appointed for the next two years. In addition to his position as Senior Vice President, Erkeskin will continue his other duties within FIATA.
Under the chairmanship of UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener, UTİKAD delegation of 16 participated in the congress meetings and bilateral business meetings. In addition to these meetings, the UTİKAD delegation, which also lobbied for the elections, completed the congress with this very successful result.
Emre Eldener, Chairman of UTİKAD, who evaluated the election results and the congress, said, Turgut Turgut Erkeskin, who has successfully chaired UTİKAD for many years and still serves as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, has made us all proud of his position as Senior Vice President of the most respected organization of the logistics sector in the world. The fact that he was elected to this position by receiving almost all the votes is a strong indicator that we will see Turgut Erkeskin as the President of FIATA in the near future. Not only our sector, but also our country is less proud of this result. ”
Turgut Erkeskin, who was elected as the Senior Vice President of FIATA, said, “We derive our strength from our sector, our members and UTİKAD from our effective working discipline. I hope that our new colleagues who will join the sector will be able to work more effectively. Yolda
31 May Founded in 1926, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) represents the world logistics industry with nearly 150 thousand logistics companies and nearly 40 million jobs from 10 countries. The federation, which UTİKAD is a member of, operates as the most comprehensive non-governmental organization in the transportation and logistics sector around the world.