TRANSPORT LOGISTICS BOOKS by ISSA BALUCH
In this book 'Past, Present & Predictions'
40-year industry veteran Issa Baluch
examines transport logistics innovations in great projects of the past, analyzes the challenges of today's dynamic industry, and shares his
vision for its possibilities in the future.
In this much-anticipated second volume on transport logistics, industry veterans Issa Baluch
and Charles Edwards make a compelling case for the starring role of transportation and logistics on the world's economic and social stage.
In this far-reaching and authoritative look at transport logistics, industry veterans Issa Baluch
and Charles Edwards show how the complex systems of moving and delivering goods all over the world - in all kinds of weather and over all types of obstacles - an boost the economies of countries large and small, fully developed or struggling to get there.
In the book's third and final section, Mr. Baluch looks at the future of the transport logistics industry, which will continue to evolve as a result of globalization, the digitalization of information, new technologies, rising energy costs, and changing trade patterns.
also presents railways as the ecofriendly freight solution of the future, especially in the Middle East and Africa.
is credited with pioneering the thriving sea-air combined transport freight business in the UAE.
He holds a Master of Business degree from the University of Hull (U.K.) and has completed numerous aviation, transport, and freight logistics programs.
Baluch was invited by the Harvard University to take part in the Advanced Leadership Initiative Program, which eventually made him a fully-fledged Senior Fellow in 2011.
In 1989, he founded Swift Freight International, which quickly gained a reputation as one of the top freight logistics providers in Middle East and Africa.
Baluch was president of the Dubai-based National Association of Freight and Logistics from 1992-2000, and was again re-elected to the post and served from 2010 to 2011.
He serves on the Board of Directors of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders' Associations (president, 2003-2005) and The International Air Cargo Association.
He has served on the Advisory Board of Dubai Logistics City, and the Marketing Committee of Dubai Flower Centre.
outstanding services to the international air cargo industry, Baluch
has so far received two Lifetime Achievement awards: in 2006 presented by Air Cargo News UK, and in 2013 presented by STAT Trade Times
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
He also works as an industry consultant, providing counsel and advice to supply chain organizations around the world.