Tuesday 27th Jun 2017 - Logistics Manager

WFS takes seat on Cargo iQ board

Worldwide Flight Services is to be represented by interim chief executive officer – Europe John Batten on the board of Cargo iQ, the not-for-profit membership group supported by IATA with the mission of creating and implementing quality standards for the worldwide air cargo industry.

Batten was previously an observer to the Cargo iQ Board of twelve airline and forwarder representatives. “Cargo iQ has a vital role to play in continuing to drive improvements in the industry,” he said.

“It is an exciting time to be joining the Board as we take next steps towards the launch of our Smart Data project, and new audit and certification scheme, and I am looking forward to working with the team for the roll out of these important developments.”

More than 80 Cargo iQ members worldwide, including airlines, forwarders, ground handlers, IT companies, and airports collaborate to measure success and continuously improve the value of airfreight for customers.