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Mr. Issa S. Baluch

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FIATA

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FIATA

Zurich,

Switzerland

Company Description

FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations was founded in Vienna, Austria on May 31, 1926. It is a non-governmental organization that today represents an industry covering approximately 40,000 forwarding and logistics firms, em ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chairman (Non Executive)

Freight Reach Services LLC

Affiliations

Board Member
Air Cargo Trader LLC

Management and Advisor
First Hectares Capital

Advisor
Bifasor

Leadership Fellow
Global Express Africa

Senior Fellow
Advanced Leadership Initiative Program

Member
Presidency

Committee Member
Cool Chain Association

Industry Fellow
Kenan Institute for Private Enterprise

Founder
Swift Freight International L.L.C.

Board Member
The International Air Cargo Association

Founder
Akili Inc

Senior Fellow
Harvard University

Advisory Board
Dubai Flower Centre

Founder
National Association of Freight and Logistics

Education

Associate of Science

Technology

Master's degree

Business

University of Hull ( UK )

Web References (164 Total References)


Air Cargo Trader Airline Representative - About Air Cargo

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Issa Baluch Board Member
Issa Baluch is credited with pioneering the thriving sea-air combined transport freight business in the UAE.
Mr. Baluch started as tally clerk at Gulf Agency Company in Dubai in 1973, rising to general manager. In 1989, he founded Swift Freight International, which quickly gained a reputation as one of the top freight logistics providers in the region.
Mr. Baluch has served in several boards of national and international industry trade associations including The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) where he also served as President. He also currently serves as Chairman of FIATA's Logistics Academy.
He is Chairman of US-based Africa Atlantic Holdings Ltd., an agricultural development company currently installing a 10,000-hectare commercial agriculture park and franchise farming system on the shores of Lake Volta in Ghana, West Africa.
He became a Fellow in the Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) at Harvard University in 2011 and a Senior Fellow in 2012. He is currently engaged in projects in Africa concerning agriculture, as well as oil and gas, in conjunction with the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also works as an industry consultant, providing counsel and advice to supply chain organizations around the world.
He is the recipient of two Lifetime Achievement awards: in 2006 presented by Air Cargo News UK, and in 2013 presented by STAT Trade Times
Baluch is the author of Transport Logistics: Past, Present and Predictions, which is available in four languages; and the recently launched, Transport Logistics: The Wheel of Commerce.
Mr. Baluch holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Hull (U.K.) and has completed numerous aviation, transport, and freight logistics programs.


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Chairperson of FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA)
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Mr ISSA BALUCH Chairperson of FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA)
Issa Baluch is Chairman of African Agribusiness Knowledge Centers (AAKC), a US-based non -profit organization that provides a financially, socially, and environmentally sustainable farming system in Ghana that is scalable, builds capacity, and is globally competitive. Issa serves on the Board of FIATA, Air Cargo Trader LLC & Bectrum Investment International LLC. Issa is the author of two books: Transport Logistics: Past, Present and Predictions published in 2005 and Transport Logistics: The Wheel of Commerce, published in 2010.


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Mr ISSA BALUCH

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Mr ISSA BALUCH Chairperson of FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA)
Issa Baluch is Chairman of African Agribusiness Knowledge Centers (AAKC), a US-based non -profit organization that provides a financially, socially, and environmentally sustainable farming system in Ghana that is scalable, builds capacity, and is globally competitive. Issa serves on the Board of FIATA, Air Cargo Trader LLC & Bectrum Investment International LLC. Issa is the author of two books: Transport Logistics: Past, Present and Predictions published in 2005 and Transport Logistics: The Wheel of Commerce, published in 2010.


First Hectares – Early Stage Infrastructure Finance for African Agribusiness & Forestry

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Issa Baluch, Chairman
A 37-year veteran of the global freight and logistics industry, Issa founded the Swift Group in Dubai and led the organization to expansion in more than 40 countries throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Asia. He was President of FIATA, the international federation of freight forwarders associations. More recently, Issa co-founded AKILI, the non-profit African Agribusiness Innovation and Leadership Initiative, and was a Senior Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative at Harvard University.
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Issa Baluch, 2015/17 Chairman, FIATA Logistics Academy

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Founded in 2014, the FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA) arose from the hearts and minds of some truly dedicated people at FIATA, including Chairman Issa Baluch. Issa Baluch FLA is unique in the world, offering the global logistics marketplace an array of online courses aimed at developing and enhancing the transportation arts, which in 2016 continue to expand and develop at a frenetic pace. FLA offers education online to the masses at little or no cost. Here, Mr. Baluch, who continues his stewardship in this groundbreaking initiative explains: "The FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA) is where FIATA's vision to provide its membership and the logistics sector at large with 'One Knowledge Source for Global Logistics' lives. "FLA continues going strong and growing in 2016 with the goal of taking center stage in FIATA's ambition for a stronger, education-based logistics industry worldwide," Issa said.
A Better Idea
"FLA has come a long way, having begun just a few years ago in 2014," Mr. Baluch said.
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"The truth is," Mr. Baluch declared, "we have just begun on our journey-so whether you have potential for an air cargo or logistics career, or are just wondering how far you might advance in the logistics industry, come and be a part of FLA as a student, mentor, or extension," Issa Baluch said. "FLA strives to be an internationally grounded, sustainable, and professionally world recognized resource for the development of individuals who will add value to the management of supply chains."
On The Road Again
"In the last year, FLA has been on the road and we have visited several countries in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe," Issa said.
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"The reliance of other sectors, be it tourism, manufacturing, etc., all depend on logistics," Issa Baluch said.

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