CREFFPON to embark on mobilization visit to freight forwarding, logistics associations


Pursuant to its mandate as voluntary organization aimed at salvaging the noble profession, strengthen the administration of its regulatory council towards attaining optimal regulations and leaving no stone unturned towards the enthronement of professionalism in the freight forwarding sector, the Congregation of Registered Freight Forwarding Practitioners of Nigeria (CREFFPON) has outlined an itinerary of visitation and mobilization to freight forwarding associations and critical stakeholders.

The two weeks familiarization cum mobilization program is aimed at bringing to the fore professional issues militating against the well-being of the professionals and those that have choked and threaten the profession itself and to solicit the corporation of all and sundry in this regards.

According to a statement by Mr. Edwin Chukwudire-Obi, the essence of the visitation was in recognition of the vital roles each of the associations has played in the industry, hence its spreads and networking was apt towards achieving priorities.

The second essence, Obi said, was a mark of respect especially in the reality of the fact that a tree does not make a forest more so in a huge Industry like the maritime sector of the economy while the third was in the propagation of “an injury to one is an injury to all” maxim implying, that “what affects me affects you.”

He disclosed that CREFFPON, in its visitation itinerary, shortlisted the following associations; Maritime Integrity, Edo Maritime, Owerri Freight Forwarders, P. M. A. L, Odua Maritime, IFFA, Maritime Stakeholders, Maritime Advocacy, Igbo Maritime and Maritime Pillars.

Others are; Okigwe Maritime, Abia Freight Forwarders, APPFLON, NAGAFF, ANLCA, AREFFN, NCMDLCA and NAFFAC.

“At the end of our visitation, we shall have a course to keep the practitioners abreast with an agreed program of actions”, he said.

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