Inclusion from UTIKAD to Universities

UTİKAD, the Association of International Transport and Logistics Service Producers who continue their efforts towards the development of logistics culture, participated in the activities organized by Maltepe University, Istanbul Commerce University and Necmettin Erbakan University during March.

UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener attended the 15th Logistics and Trade Meeting organized by Maltepe University International Trade and Logistics Club and the International Trade and Logistics Department of the Faculty of Business and Management on March 8.

Kosta Sandalcı UTIKAD Former Chairman, Necmettin Erbakan University (NEU) Logistics Information Society on March 22, organized by the "Future of Logistics Industry in the World and Turkey" met with students at the conference.

UTİKAD General Manager Cavit Uğur came together with academicians at the workshop titled "Blockchain Technology in Logistics and Foreign Trade Processes" held on March 21 at the University's Sütlüce Campus by Istanbul Commerce University.

The Association of International Transport and Logistics Service Producers UTİKAD, on the other hand, continues its efforts to solve the sectoral problems while supporting academic education in line with the objective of developing the logistics sector. Within the framework of this target, UTİKAD, which came together at every opportunity with the students and academicians who received logistic training, participated in the activities of different universities during March.
UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener has met with academicians, bureaucrats, sector representatives and students in the 'Logistics and Trade Meeting' traditionally organized by Maltepe University since 2009.


Conducting a presentation within the scope of the 8th Logistics and Trade Meeting organized jointly by Maltepe University International Trade and Logistics Club and the Faculty of Business and Management, International Trade and Logistics Department, Eldener shared the trends in the logistics industry with the participants. Regarding transport mode in Turkey information sharing to influence the sector in the industry 4.0 presentation, e-commerce and e-exports reached a endpoints by e-logistics President to refer the UTIKAD concept Eldener, "Our industry is faced with a very rapid change. Technology has triggered a very serious change in the logistics sector, as in all areas of our lives. We must follow the effects of Industry 4.0 on our industry very well. We shouldn't miss this train. We expect our young colleague candidates to develop themselves in this direction. ”

Moderated by Prof. Dr. In addition to UTIKAD President Eldener, Mehmet Tanyaş held the session, TCDD Taşımacılık A.Ş. General Manager Veysi Kurt, Sertrans General Manager Nilgün Keleşoğlu, Seferim Güvende Platform Lojistik A.Ş. General Manager Atakan Akalın and Kumport Deputy General Manager Erhan Tunçbilek attended.


Necmettin Erbakan University (NEU) by the Logistics Information Society "Future of Logistics Industry in the World and Turkey" conference was held on 22 March. Kosta Sandalcı, Speaker of the International Transport and Logistics Service Association UTİKAD Board of Directors and FIATA Honorary Member, attended the conference held at the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Explaining that it is very important to learn the language of students, Sandalcı stated that being a soldier and working in student life is a serious advantage in terms of finding a job in the sector, and in 2030, 50 percent of today's jobs will not exist.

Expressing that Turkey's foreign trade volume will exceed 2023 billion dollars in 500, Sandalcı stated that we need to increase exports and decrease imports, and said, “The new airport will give a great acceleration to air transportation in terms of both passengers and cargo. kazanwill go,” he said.

Indicating that Industry 4.0 aims to maximize production, minimize cost and energy, this can be successful and students have a role in this regard. He said that this rate would be 2016 percent and that in 30 cross-border e-commerce people would exceed 2020 billion.


UTİKAD General Manager Cavit Uğur met with academics at Istanbul Commerce University on March 21. Attending the workshop on “Blockchain Technology in Logistics and Foreign Trade Processes” by the Istanbul Commerce University at the University's Sütlüce Campus, General Manager Cavit Uğur made a presentation on the possible effects and integration of blockchain to logistics processes. Indicating that blockchain technologies will be used in logistics sector as well as in many sectors, Uğur said; He said that processes will become practical with this technology. “When you want to bring a frozen product from East Africa to a European port, you need to get approval from 30 different approval mechanisms and 200 times communication between stakeholders is required. So 'instruction', 'loaded', 'output', 'notice'. Approval is also required for each of these processes. Approval must be obtained from customs, food and agriculture ministries. Since this frozen food will go in the container, heat tracking must be done automatically, and not to be left to the captain of the ship. This is a very serious operational and documentation has gone. ”Cavit Uğur, who gave information about the logistics process; “Unfortunately, the use of false bill of lading in our profession is high. Blockchain technologies will be useful in combating false bill of lading. The bill of lading is still a valuable document, especially in maritime transport. "Blockchain technologies will speed up all these intense communication and approval processes in the logistics industry."

Expressing that the cost paid to prepare the document in some types of transport is between 15 percent and 50 percent of the total cost of the transport, General Manager Cavit Uğur said, “Shippers, carriers, customs enterprises, banks, ports, terminals and buyers will benefit from this process very seriously. Shippers and buyers will be able to see the origin and the real price of the goods with blockchain technology. Is it possible to follow instantly, is this really made in China or in Bangladesh? The collections will be made in more democratic environments. ” The workshop ended with the presentations of academics and industry stakeholders, as well as entrepreneurs who have studies on the subject.

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