Nominated at TIACA’s most recent board meeting at the opening of the Executive Summit in Budapest in November, Christos Spyrou, CEO and Founder of Neutral Air Partner (NAP), has joined the Board of Directors of TIACA (The International Air Cargo Association), which will next meet in Istanbul following the World Cargo Symposium.
At the end of 2019, TIACA announced the creation of a new membership category to allow small companies and startups to become TIACA members at a rate designed to reflect their size and financial capacity. Alongside this, the partnership concluded with Neutral Air Partner allowed NAP’s 250 members to automatically become TIACA members. Christos Spyrou’s appointment to the association’s Board forms part of this expansion and modernization drive. TIACA’s aim is to combine the strengths of all stakeholders, consolidate all concerns and priorities, take inspiration from practices in each sector and represent the interests of the air freight industry as a whole.
“Christos’s nomination is fully in line with our ambition to open up our association’s doors as widely as possible to all stakeholders in our industry. His unrivalled knowledge of air freight, coupled with his high level of involvement in our industry and his ability to bring people together, will help us achieve that ambition,” said Steven Polmans, Chairman of TIACA.
Christos Spyrou brings 30 years of experience in the air freight industry to TIACA’s Board. Both an entrepreneur and an expert in the sector, his specialist areas include advanced air freight consolidation management, neutral air freight wholesale, ULD utilization and equalization, gateway planning, networking, and effective selling & sourcing for the professional air freight broker and forwarder.
“For me, joining TIACA’s Board is a real opportunity to contribute on a global level to building the future of our industry. I would like to thank TIACA for its confidence in me, and I will devote all of my energy and expertise to serving our association,” said Christos Spyrou, CEO & Founder of Neutral Air Partner.
The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), launched in the early 1990s, is the only organization that represents all segments of the air cargo supply chain.
A not-for-profit association, TIACA supports, informs, and connects companies and organizations of all sizes with the aim of developing an efficient, modern, and united air cargo industry worldwide. TIACA aims to inform both the public and its members about the role and importance of air cargo, and latest industry and technical trends.
TIACA is governed by its trustee members, who in turn elect the Board of Directors to manage the organization and establish policies and programs for the good of its members and the air cargo community.
About Neutral Air Partner:
Neutral Air Partner is the premier global network of leading air cargo architects and aviation specialists. Our aim is to inject a greater degree of advanced air cargo expertise into the logistics industry, revive specialization, and to drive airfreight and express buying power across the air cargo supply chain.
The organization was founded in Hong Kong on 2016 by a group of logistics entrepreneurs and consultants sharing the common goal of creating an innovative platform of air cargo specialists, to service the logistics and aviation community. Our objective is to build competitive advantages through a platform of like-minded air cargo experts, customized cargo community tools, and by setting new standards of excellence for our business.
The network presently counts over 250 like-minded air cargo specialists from 150 countries (by invite only) dedicated to providing innovative air cargo solutions to the international freight logistics & aviation community, placing the group as one of the largest air cargo services providers worldwide.
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