The organisation representing the air cargo industry in Belgium may be only two years old but it already has a respectable track record. The association is working at full speed on various projects. They are doing this together with cargo industry partners, each contributing their own expertise and perspective.
“Cooperation within our community is very good”, Geert Keirens, the Director of ACB says. “The sense that it is all about shared interests means that we are all putting our shoulders to the wheel in order to achieve our objectives.” After barely two years ACB has more than 150 active members and the ACMAB and BAFI, formerly the Airlines’ and Forwarders’ organisations have been fully integrated into the ACB.
“Digitalisation is a priority on our agenda. The BRUcloud developments are being closely followed internationally: recently Brussels Airport received the ‘Information Technology for the Air Cargo Industry Award’ at Air Cargo China in Shanghai. That is a real boost for the BRUcargo stakeholders, our partner Nallian and for the ACB”, Geert says.
Geert proudly speaks about the first Innovation Forum that ACB organised with the title ‘Take a digital fl ight to the future and get inspired’. “Speakers from both within and outside the industry shone a light on innovative subjects and trends in the supply chain. That the government is also attaching importance to this theme was evidenced by the fact that Minister de Croo, whose portfolio includes digitalisation, closed the Forum.”
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