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09-01-2020

Gold Medallion Upgrade, Increased Coverage

The current pandemic crisis has negatively affected many members in every world region. Delayed payments by shippers and consignees have inevitably led to unavoidable defaults on the part of cargo agents and this has imposed serious financial hardship on everyone.  Read more »


10-17-2018

GAA 4th Annual Conference is one for the books!

GAA 4th Annual Conference is one for the books! The Global Affinity Alliance convened in Cape Town, South Africa this year for its fourth – and arguably its most successful – annual conference yet! Cape Town’s unique location made for an exciting, memorable networking conference that many will be talking about for years to come. “This was one of our  Read more »


09-14-2018

Network Looks to Cape Town to host 4th Annual Conference

Despite doubts regarding Cape Town’s water crisis, the Global Affinity Alliance is proud to confirm that the location for its 4th Annual Conference will remain unchanged. Thanks to quick thinking lawmakers and the regions Hospitality Property Fund, the hotel venue has confirmed that the construction of desalination plants will make water a non-issue for the 300+ members planning to attend  Read more »


12-13-2017

About Brazil’s Customs strike

Last week, Brian Majerus attended the FCBF’s Conference of The Americas where one of the speakers was asked a question about the strike which is affecting Brazilian Customs. Here is what we learned. How long have they been striking? The strike is now entering its seventh week with no end in sight. In November, the Journal of Commerce posted this  Read more »