On behalf of the customs agents and freight forwarders fraternity in East Africa and my own behalf, I take this opportunity to welcome you to the third Global Logistics Convention in the East Africa. The Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA) is honored and proud to partner with Rwanda Freight Forwarders Asociation in hosting this global event in the heart of Africa, in the beautiful city of Kigali in Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills. The Convention will take place on 29th-30th August, 2019 at the iconic Kigali International Convention Centre.
This year under the theme “LOGISTICS; THE ENGINE OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT”, the Convention will offer a unique opportunity for professionals in the transport and freight logistics sector from all over the world to share best practices, engage with transport and logistics policy makers, interact with a wide range of stakeholders as well as learn emerging trends, developments, opportunities and threats to the sector across the globe. It is therefore the place to be for every freight logistician.
The activities of the convention have been carefully selected to offer delegates especially those from outside Rwanda professional and social memories of a lifetime.The convention will offer unique industry focused high level panel discussions, very enriching plenary and break-away sessions by top notch industry and public experts, Business to business/business to Government sessions, a rich Logistics Exhibition, Cocktails, Gala dinner and Tours in the beautiful land of 1000 hills. It is therefore an opportunity for everyone to come and taste what Rwanda and the East African region offers.
In this convention, Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association (RWAFFA) has partnered with the government of Rwanda, leading development partners and corporates to ensure all delegates are accorded the highest level of hospitality in the true African sense.
I can’t wait to see you all at the convention.
The Global Logistics Convention is an annual freight logistics event of the Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations (FEAFFA). The Convention has been held successfully in the last two years, first in Tanzania in the year 2017 and last year in Kampala, Uganda. The summit is hosted by Federation of East African Freight Forwarders Associations members in the respective East African Partner States., This year, the summit will be held in Kigali - Rwanda and is therefore being organized by Rwanda Freight Forwarders Association (RWAFFA) and Rwanda TransportersAssociation, in collaboration with various Rwanda Government agencies and Private Sector Federation (PSF).read more
The event offers a unique opportunity to share best practice in trade and policy, to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, and to redefine, the changing roles, responsibilities and emerging trends in the development of Transport and Trade Logistics as a driver for productivity and competitiveness.
It will bring on board participants from top performing countries in Logistics (based on LPI). It provides an opportunity for the public, private sector, development partners and the civil society to promote mutual understanding and create a shared course of action. It also comes as at time when the Continental Free Trade Area for Africa is beginning to take shape
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