Sponsors and Partners
Globelink West Star Shipping LLC, a group company of CWT Globelink Group in Singapore, has established itself as a notable figure in the international freight forwarding and logistics sector since its inception in 1989. Located in Dubai, its robust presence is particularly evident in the Middle East. With a network comprising over 130+ offices in 30+ countries, complemented by more than 50+ international partner network, Globelink West Star epitomizes global connectivity. Its strategic positioning in key areas such as UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia enhances its reach and amplifies its worldwide service capabilities, particularly in the middle east region.
This expansive infrastructure is adeptly managed by a dedicated team of over 750+ professionals based in the UAE, offering wide range of services, encompassing both sea and air freight for import/export, customs brokerage services, proficient cross-trade solutions, warehousing, distribution and 3PL services.
Globelink West Star’s versatility is evident in its provision of specialized logistics services, catering to sectors like auto, project, hospitality, and exhibition logistics. With substantial warehousing and distribution capacities further solidify its role as an all-encompassing logistics service provider.
As a measure of our performance matrix , we handle over 120,000 TEUs , over 20 million kgs of air freight and manage in excess of 75,000 customs documents annually.
Globelink West Star’s commitment to high quality customer focused services, supply chain security and trade compliance and environment sustainability in business operation, has garnered significant recognitions and certification, such as Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) certification from Dubai Customs, quality management system and environmental excellence in business operations are affirmed by ISO 9001:2015 & ISO 14001:2015 accreditations from Tuv Nord, Netherlands.
Globelink West Star’s contributions to the logistics sector have been acknowledged by the Government of Dubai, with recognition as Gold Member of the World Logistics Passport , our organizational ethos that prioritizes employee well-being, has been validated by “Great Place To Work” certification as well as “Best Work Places in the Middle East”. At the heart of our operations is a state-of-the-art and industry proven ERP system, indicative of Globelink West Star’s commitment to technological innovation as part of other strategic business objectives.
FIATA PLATINUM PARTNER
The Zakat, Tax and Customs Authority undertakes to collect Zakat, taxes and customs duties achieving the highest level of taxpayers’ compliance in accordance with the best practices by providing high-quality services. The Authority is also responsible of organizing and managing all activities related to customs operations and ports, in order to achieve the highest level of compliance, productivity and competitiveness. This aims to enable the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on becoming a global logistics hub by trade facilitation and protecting national security. In addition, the Authority will make sure not to jeopardize or interfere with the powers and responsibilities of other entities while making all possible efforts to achieve its objectives.
Brussels Airport is one of the most important airports in Europe. In 2022 the airport welcomed almost 19 million passengers, compared to 26.4 million passengers in 2019. The airport also has an important cargo activity with 776,000 tonnes of cargo transported in 2022. Brussels Airport caters for the specific needs of business travellers and holidaymakers alike, on intra-European as well as long haul flights. In 2023, it connects Belgium directly with 200 destinations worldwide, offered by 70 airlines.
The airport also offers a leading cargo platform, specialised in the transport of pharmaceutical products, perishable goods, e-commerce and live animals. Brussels Airport is the most important pharmaceutical hub in Europe with the largest surface of temperature-controlled warehouses.
Brussels Airport is project leader of Stargate, a programme within the EU Green Deal, and works together with a consortium of 21 partners to develop innovations and initiatives for an accelerated transition to a greener aviation by 2026, focused on three main areas: a further decarbonisation, improving the quality of the local environment and promoting a modal shift.
Brussels Airport is the second most important economic growth pole in Belgium, good for 24,000 direct and 40,000 indirect jobs and is operated by Brussels Airport Company. Its shareholders are the Belgian State (25%) and a consortium of private investors (75%). Follow Brussels Airport on Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram and Facebook.
With an overall throughput of 287 million tonnes per year, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is a critical hub in worldwide trade and industry. The port is a crucial link for the handling of containers, breakbulk and for the throughput of vehicles. Port of Antwerp-Bruges is home to 1,400 companies and accommodates the largest integrated chemical cluster in Europe. The port provides, directly and indirectly, a total of around 164,000 jobs and generates an added value of 21 billion euros.
The ambition for Port of Antwerp-Bruges is clear – to become the world’s first port that reconciles economy, people and climate. As well as growing in a sustainable way, the Port also aims to focus on its unique position as a logistics, maritime and industrial centre and to take the lead in the transition to a circular and low-carbon economy. Together with the port community, customers and other partners, Port of Antwerp-Bruges is actively seeking innovative solutions for a sustainable future. High on the agenda is its responsibility for the environment and the surrounding society.
TT Club is the established market-leading independent provider of mutual insurance and related risk management services to the international transport and logistics industry. TT Club’s primary objective is to help make the industry safer and more secure. Founded in 1968, the Club has more than 1100 Members, spanning container owners and operators, ports and terminals, and logistics companies, working across maritime, road, rail, and air. TT Club is renowned for its high-quality service, in-depth industry knowledge and enduring Member loyalty. It retains more than 95% of its Members yearly, some of which have been with the Club since 1968.
Flanders Investment & Trade (FIT), is the key point of contact for international business in Flanders – Belgium’s northern region – and beyond. We believe that facilitating international trade makes the world go round by creating new jobs, enabling the exchange of knowledge, and accelerating innovative research and development.
We play a key role in developing Flanders as a digital trade player and logistics hotspot by facilitating the ambitions and plans of our Flanders-based and international companies and organisations.
Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world’s trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally.
With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103,000 employees spanning 75 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future.
We’re rapidly transforming and integrating our businesses – Ports and Terminals, Marine Services, Logistics and Technology – and uniting our global infrastructure with local expertise to create stronger, more efficient end-to-end supply chain solutions that can change the way the world trades.
What’s more, we’re reshaping the future by investing in innovation. From intelligent delivery systems to automated warehouse stacking, we’re at the cutting edge of disruptive technology, pushing the sector towards better ways to trade, minimising disruptions from the factory floor to the customer’s door.
Loadsure is the InsurTech solution to the global underinsurance crisis. We’ve combined groundbreaking AI and industry expertise to create a service that goes beyond conventional cargo insurance: holistic freight protection. Our powerful technology utilizes real-time data to deliver accurately-priced freight insurance in 40 seconds or less, making Loadsure the first platform that enables brokers to profitably offer single shipment coverage.
LGG is the 6th Cargo Hub in Europe and the 21st Airport in the world. Daily connections to Africa, Americas, Asia and Middle East giving premium choices of flight to all over the world. LGG cargo community focuses on Perishables, Pharma, Express/E-commerce , outsized cargo and live animals.
Top of that a newly digital strategy enables faster and transparent communication between partners including local authorities from LGG.
The flexibility of the airport with 24/7 operations, dedicated infrastructure and specialized procedures plus the perfect geographical location enable the cargo to arrive at final destination faster.
Cargo-rail connections from and to China with LGG and an European air and road network have turned LGG into a global multimodal cargo hub with a fast growing freight forwarder footprint
The LGG Humanitarian and Health hub is growing from the foundations and long experience of rapid response freighters from LGG to where help is needed.
The General Administration of Customs & Excise is part of the Federal Public Service Finances.
Customs is responsible for protecting society and promoting international trade by managing the external borders and ensuring the security of the logistics chain.
We are committed:
– to ensure the safety of citizens
– to protect the financial interests by collecting and controlling import duties, excise duties and VAT upon importation
– to protect against unfair and illegal trade and promote legitimate economic activities
– to increase competitiveness through digital working methods and accessible electronic environment.
To carry out these tasks, we cooperate nationally and internationally with other public authorities and mainly other law enforcement services in the fight against fraud, organised crime and terrorism.
The excise authorities are responsible for the collection and control of:
– products subject to excise duty in Belgium
– excise goods (harmonised at Community level), i.e. energy products, alcohol and alcoholic beverages and manufactured tobacco.
“If you have any questions about your customs formalities, feel free to visit our stand at the FIATA World Congress in Brussels. Our staff will be happy to help you!”
Customaite is a global SaaS solution that automates complex customs declarations, revolutionizing the process with the power of artificial intelligence. Our software seamlessly integrates with your existing Customs Declaration Software, ensuring an end-to-end digital and paperless experience. With Customaite, Customs Declarants can focus on their expertise rather than tedious data entry tasks. Our advanced technology processes unstructured orders like emails, PDFs, and scans, converting them into pre-filled declarations, saving time and enabling declarants to prioritize customer service and customs expertise. Our user-friendly interface enhances the declarant’s experience, streamlining the customs declaration process. Clients can achieve over 50% efficiency gain with our solution. By automating manual efforts and leveraging AI, Customaite ensures accuracy, consistency, and efficiency while reducing the risk of errors. Embrace digital transformation, optimize resources, and elevate your customs declaration process with Customaite
EN – Eye Security, founded in 2020, is a cybersecurity and insurtech company that makes cybersecurity accessible for European businesses on a subscription basis. With a growing team of security and insurance experts, Eye Security offers a high-quality, all-in-one security product with protection and cyber insurance. Eye Security operates in Europe directly and through its strategic partners and has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany: https://bit.ly/3ZfdHi1
NL – Eye Security, opgericht in 2020, is een cybersecurity- en insurtechbedrijf dat cybersecurity toegankelijk maakt voor Europese bedrijven op abonnementsbasis. Met een groeiend team van beveiligings- en verzekeringsexperts biedt Eye Security een kwalitatief hoogwaardig, alles-in-één beveiligingsproduct met bescherming en cyberverzekering. Eye Security opereert in Europa zowel direct als via haar strategische partners en heeft kantoren in België, Nederland en Duitsland: https://bit.ly/3R1mmSU
FR – Eye Security, fondée en 2020, est une entreprise de cybersécurité et d’insurtech qui rend la cybersécurité accessible pour les entreprises européennes sur la base d’un abonnement. Avec une équipe croissante d’experts en sécurité et en assurance, Eye Security offre un produit de sécurité tout-en-un de haute qualité avec protection et cyberassurance. Eye Security opère en Europe directement et par le biais de ses partenaires stratégiques et possède des bureaux en Belgique, aux Pays-Bas et en Allemagne: https://bit.ly/3qMPS4l
Pledge provides software solutions to empower freight forwarders to support their customers in meeting their sustainability goals. With its intuitive self-serve platform and open API, Pledge brings accessibility and transparency to freight emissions measurement, reporting and offsetting, allowing businesses to offer these services without increasing their operational costs.
Pledge is accredited by the Smart Freight Centre (SFC) for its adherence to the Global Logistics Emissions Council (GLEC) framework and is ISO 14083 aligned.
Our innovations and global technology enable and empower the world’s supply chains. We are a force for good, improving productivity, connectivity and resource usage for over 18,000 of the world’s logistics companies across 174 countries, including 44 of the top 50 global third-party logistics providers and 24 of the 25 largest global freight forwarders worldwide.
We invest relentlessly in product development, building the best technology and prioritising highly scalable, long-term solutions. Our breakthrough software solutions are renowned for their powerful productivity, extensive functionality, comprehensive integration, deep compliance capabilities and truly global reach.
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Dockflow is the world’s first Logistics Enablement platform, helping freight forwarding teams take control over their container shipments.
The platform offers powerful tools to automate carrier milestones, track demurrage, and create notifications. It also features a customizable customer portal and sensitive cargo monitoring capabilities.
Join Dockflow today and enter the future of freight forwarding!
The Grimaldi Group, headquartered in Naples and wholly owned by the Grimaldi family, is a multinational logistics group specialised in the operation of roll-on/roll-off vessels, car carriers and ferries. It employs 18,000 people (onboard and ashore) and operates a fleet of over 140 modern, technologically advanced ships. These vessels are deployed on regular lines belonging to a global network that connects over 140 ports in more than 50 countries and 5 continents. The maritime connections are the core of an advanced logistics chain, which includes over 20 port terminals owned/operated in 12 countries as well as road transport companies.
CO2logic joined the South Pole Group in 2021, forming the world's largest climate solutions provider and carbon project developer.
Together, they advise and support companies and institutions worldwide in defining and implementing ambitious and integrated sustainability strategies, to meet the climate challenge.
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