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BIFA’s Clive Broadley is the new president of CLECAT

12-11-2009 11:12 AM CET | Logistics & Transport

Press release from: British International Freight Association

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) (bifa.org) welcomes the appointment of Clive Broadley as president of CLECAT, the Brussels based European Association for forwarding, transport, logistic and customs services.

CLECAT’s membership consists of the majority of national freight forwarder associations throughout the EU and its prime purpose is to guard and promote the freight forwarding sector’s interests at European level.

Mr Broadley takes over from Jean-Claude Delen who has stepped down as a result of his recent election as president of FIATA.

Managing director, International Division of Meachers Global Logistics, Mr Broadley can boast over 40 years of experience in the freight forwarding and logistics arena. A previous chairman of BIFA, he currently serves on the trade association’s Board of Directors.

BIFA Director General, Peter Quantrill said: “Clive’s appointment is important as it helps to strengthen BIFA’s influence and involvement in this organisation and facilitate contacts with important stakeholders, for the benefit of our members.

“It follows the recent election of Christine D’Arcy, Chair of the BIFA Legal and Insurance Policy Group as Vice President of FIATA, joining the Extended Board, and the appointment of BIFA’s Executive Director, Robert Keen as Chairman of the FIATA Working Group Sea and thus Vice Chair of the Multimodal Transport Institute.”

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) represents UK companies engaged in the international movement of freight by all modes of transport. A not-for-profit organisation, BIFA is funded by subscription and run by its members for members. It operates with a full-time Secretariat, which administers and manages the Association’s affairs. BIFA provides an effective and proactive organisation dedicated to improving standards of professionalism within the logistics and supply chain industry.

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