The Trade Magazine for the Asia-Pacific & Middle East Regions
Established in 1984, Payload Asia continues to be the respected industry voice of the air freight industry in the Asia-Pacific and India-Middle East regions. With experienced air cargo correspondents around the world reporting to the publication’s editor based in Singapore, Payload Asia’s breadth and depth of news and analysis of industry developments and trends from an Asian regional perspective is unparalleled. Alongside Singapore-based editor Donald Urquhart is his team of regularly contributing specialists in Hong Kong, Bangkok, New Delhi, the UK, Germany and the US, as well as a handful of ad hoc contributors around the globe.
Connecting the Supply Chain
Logistics Insight Asia is a go-to resource for professionals in manufacturing industries across the region looking to make real and lasting improvements in their companies’ supply chain and logistics performance. Unique in its scope of coverage – which goes all the way from top floor supply chain strategies, to software solutions, to tracking technology, right down to handling and storage equipment on the warehouse floor – Logistics Insight Asia targets the needs of executives, managers, and engineers responsible for the various elements of their company’s logistics activities and infrastructure.
Contineo Media ranks as one of Asia’s leading business-business information providers. Headquartered in Singapore, Contineo Media also operates in China with office in Beijing.
As a multi-platform information provider, Contineo Media connects buyers and sellers through its print products, websites, electronic newsletters, e-books, video channels, conferences and industry awards.
Contineo Media’s expertise is focused on Broadcast content and production as well as Manufacturing. Brands in its stable include Television Asia Plus, Asia Image, Asia Audio, Asia Food Journal, Control Engineering Asia, Logistics Insights Asia, Payload Asia and PharmaAsia. Brand extensions in China include 亚洲影像， 亚洲工控工程 和 中国电子制造。
Leading industry awards organized by Contineo Media include the Asian Television Awards, Asian Manufacturing Awards, EMC Innovation Awards and Payload Asia Awards.
The ECS Group is the largest integrated GSSA worldwide with over 69 regional and subsidiary GSSAs offices spanning more than 47 countries. The ECS group has over 20 years experience and success in the air cargo business delivering comprehensive and complete cargo outsourcing solutions to more than 10 500 customers worldwide, whilst representing over 120 airlines globally today.
ECS Group is proposing a ‘holistic’ approach to not only developing and standardizing its cargo product offering(s) but also through establishing a recognized and reliable cargo brand.
ECS Group has the right people, the financial strength, proven track record and the right strategic approach to ensuring and maintaining a long term partnership approach with Airlines.
Turkish Cargo, the cargo subsidiary of Turkish Airlines, offers worldwide airfreight services with an extensive network consisting more than 296 destinations including more than 65 freighter destinations in 120 countries. In addition, Turkish Cargo provides interline connections all over the world and road feeder services with more than 2,000 destinations. By using both belly and freighter capacity together with our wide networking, Turkish Cargo enables its esteemed customers to get closer with their business partners in many new or emerging commercial centers and reach more points within the world. While opening your business to the world, Turkish Cargo meets your customized needs with utmost high quality in every step. For more details, please visit us at our official website – www.turkishcargo.com.tr
Kerry Logistics is Asia’s leading logistics service provider with extensive operations across Greater China and the ASEAN region. Its core businesses encompass integrated logistics, international freight forwarding, express and supply chain solutions. With its head office in Hong Kong, Kerry Logistics has more than 1,000 service points in 51 countries and territories, supported by an agency network across six continents.
Currently, Kerry Logistics is serving more than 40 of the world’s Top 100 Brands ranked by Interbrand across a spectrum of industries. Its core competence is to provide highly customised solutions to multinational corporations and international brands, meeting their needs from sourcing, manufacturing to selling in Asia and across the globe. The benefits to customers include enhanced supply chain efficiency, reduced overall costs and improved response time to market.
By managing 48 million sq ft of land and logistics facilities, Kerry Logistics provides customers with high reliability and flexibility to support their expansion and long-term growth. Its unique cross-border road transportation network KART connects ASEAN countries and China, providing customers with effective long-haul trucking as well as sea-land and air-land services.
In 2016 and 2017, Kerry Logistics received several international recognitions: Best 3PL and Best Logistics Service Provider – Air Freight at the Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards 2017; Asian 3PL of the Year at Supply Chain Asia Awards 2016 and Global Logistics Provider of the Year at Payload Asia Awards 2016.
Kerry Logistics Network Limited is listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Code 636) and is a selected Member of the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index Series 2016-2017.
The Federation of Asia-Pacific Aircargo Associations (FAPAA) was formed in 1985 and has grown to include 18 countries and regional members: Australia; Bangladesh; Brunei; Hong Kong, SAR; India; Indonesia; Japan; South Korea; Macau, SAR; Malaysia; Nepal; New Zealand; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Taiwan (ROC); and Thailand. FAPAA was created to provide a body focused on the particular needs of the members of its constituent Country /or Region Associations and to enhance the growth and development of Aircargo services within the Asia-Pacific.
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As an active player in the air logistics industry, participations in industry-related committees are essential to ensure that there are representations to further enhance the industry.
• Federation of Asia-Pacific Aircargo Associations (FAPAA)
• International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA)
• International Air Transport Association (IATA)
As of Jan 2017, we have 144 members, 104 Ordinary and 40 Associate.
The AAPA is the trade association for scheduled international airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region. The AAPA permanent secretariat is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with international representation in Brussels and Washington, D.C. Collectively, the Asian airlines carry 1,214 million passengers and 20 million tonnes of cargo, representing one-third global passenger traffic and two-fifth of global air cargo traffic respectively, and thus play a critically important role in the ongoing development of global aviation.
AAPA speaks with a common voice on behalf of Asia Pacific carriers and puts forward Asian Perspectives when dealing with governments, aircraft manufacturers, airport authorities and other organisations on key aviation policy issues.
InvestHK is the department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government established in July 2000 to take responsibility for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and support overseas, Mainland and Taiwan businesses to set up or expand in Hong Kong. It provides free advice and customised services to help businesses succeed in Hong Kong’s vibrant economy. For more information, please visit www.investhk.gov.hk.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILTS) is a worldwide organisation of professionals engaged in Logistics and Transport, CILTS was formed in the UK in 1919 and Singapore (CILTS) in 1971.
In 2000, CILTS launched Certified Professional Logistics (CPL) and 2006, logistics e-learning modules.
For more information, visit www.cilt.org.sg
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) (www.ciltinternational.org) is an organisation with an established International pedigree with over 33,000 members working in over 100 countries. It was formed in the United Kingdom in 1919 and granted a Royal Chartered in 1926. CILT Hong Kong (www.cilt.org.hk) was set up in 1968 and is one of the CILT global chapters. CILT is a dynamic and forward-looking organisation with its vision is to be recognised globally as the first choice professional body for the Supply Chain, Logistics and Transport Industry. Currently, the membership of CILT Hong Kong is around 1,800 and broadly ranges from experienced senior manager to junior staff in the industries of shipping, logistics, airline, railway, road, public transport, government, educational institutes and consultancy.
Founded in 1966 as the Association of Hong Kong Air Freight Forwarding Agents (AHAFA), the Hongkong Association of Freight Forwarding and Logistics Limited (HAFFA) is a non-profit making organization which promotes, protects and develops the carriage of goods (by different modes of transport), and the businesses of cargo forwarding agents, cargo forwarders and logistics service providers in particular. Representing many sectors of the freight logistics industry, HAFFA membership consists of both local and international companies of all sizes. Now with about 320 corporate members, which handle a significant percentage of air freight, sea freight and contract logistics in Hong Kong, HAFFA acts as an authoritative voice for the industry.
The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), a non-profit organization, is a unique forum that unites global manufacturers, logistics providers, freight carriers, law enforcement agencies, and other stakeholders with the common aim of reducing losses from international supply chains. TAPA is moving quickly and effectively, promoting a worldwide security standard, sharing crime intelligence with its members and law enforcement partners and launching practical initiatives. The Incident Information Service (IIS) is a database of freight crimes occurring against the industry and TAPA members. The database stores incidents such as crimes of hijacking, robbery, warehouse burglary, fraud, theft from facilities and thefts from and of the vehicle & load.
In 1961, The Federation of Hong Kong Industries created the Freight Joint Committee which lead to the creation of the Hong Kong Shippers’ Council in 1967 and became a government-subvented organisation in 1976.
Consisting of 16 trade associations, the Council serves to protect and promote the interests of Hong Kong exporters and importers, traders and manufacturers in matters relating to the transportation of merchandise by sea, land and air.
Additionally, the Council works to maintain a level playing field between shippers and service providers, such as shipping lines, airfreight carriers, logistics service providers and freight forwarders.
The Council represents Hong Kong shippers overseas and is a member of regional and international shippers’ councils, including the Global Shippers’ Alliance, the Asian Shippers’ Alliance, the Asian Shippers’ Council, the Cross Strait Shippers’ Alliance, the Federation of ASEAN Shippers’ Councils (FASC).
Together, these organisations work side-by-side in shaping the regulatory environment on issues relating to the shipping and transportation of goods on a local, regional, and global level.
FMFF (Federation of Malaysian Freight Forwarders) was established in 1987 as a National Logistics Association. In 2000, FMFF was recognised by Ministry of Transport as the National Association representing logistics in Malaysia and internationally
Collectively, FMFF has more than 1200 members nationwide in Selangor, Penang, Johor, Sarawak, Kota Kinabalu and Labuan. Selangor has the largest number of members, numbering 640..
FMFF is represented in many forums such as Trade Facilitation Working Group (MITI), regular Dialogues with MITI, MOF, MOT, Customs (Private Sector-Customs Liaison Meeting). FMFF is a member of the Port Consultative Committee of Federal Ports and have regular meetings and dialogues with the Port/Terminal operators and State Customs Authorities.
FMFF also sits on the Advisory Board of MOHE (Ministry of Higher Education) on Vocational Training.
FMFF is also a member of FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarding Associations), FAPAA (Federation of Asia-Pacific Air Cargo Agents) and AFFA (Asean Federation of Forwarders Association).
FMFF endorses relevant Conferences, Seminars, Training programs by Conference organizers and other Training providers that updates and enhance relevant knowledge and expertise in logistics.
FMFF is also committed to implement a sustainable capacity development program for its members and the logistics industry at large by conducting the Foundation Course in Multi-modal transport and FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding. Presently, FMFF is collaborating with Malaysian University of Science & Technology in conducting the FIATA Diploma program and with UTAR (Centre for Extension Education) for the Foundation course.
Established since 1973, Singapore Logistics Association (SLA) envisions to represent Singapore logistics with a mission to promote professionalism and excellence of the logistics industry.
As a trade association and strong fraternity advocate, its membership of 545 business entities offers a diverse scope of logistics and logistics ancillary support services.
SLA fulfills its objects in close collaboration and engagement with logistics companies, academia, trade associations, business partners, government agencies, international organisations and professionals.
SLA contributes to logistics capability building through its training arm, The Logistics Academy, a registered Private Education Institute that offers quality training and lifelong learning for the logistics workforce.