The International Air Transport Association (IATA) established in Havana, Cuba in 1945 is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. Airlines transport over 52 million metric tons of goods a year, representing more than 35% of global trade by value but less than 1% of world trade by volume. That is equivalent to $6.8 trillion worth of goods annually, or $18.6 billion worth of goods every day. (www.iata.org)
FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations founded in Vienna, Austria in 1926 is a nongovernmental, membership-based organization representing freight forwarders in some 150 countries. FIATA’s membership is composed of 109 Association Members and more than 5,500 Individual Members, overall representing an industry of 40,000 freight forwarding and logistics firms worldwide. (www.fiata.com)
PIFFA (Pakistan International Freight Forwarders Association) is a non-profitable organisation established in 2005 representing more than 500 companies based in Pakistan providing Land, Air, Ocean Combined Transport and other Logistics services (www.piffapk.com)
LCCI established in 1923 aims to represent its members and contribute to the nation's economic development through the promotion of trade and industry. LCCI acts as a bridge between the government and the business community. It plays an important role in policy formulation by maintaining a constant interaction with the relevant authorities. (www.lcci.com.pk)
The Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry enjoys singular distinction of being the premier Chamber of Pakistan, representing the mainstream of economic activities by virtue of its location in the industrial and commercial hub of the country. Their vision is to improve the business environment and economic well-being of Pakistan, specially the Karachi city, by providing value to members and becoming the most respected and relevant voice of the business community. (www.kcci.com.pk)
Air Cargo Agents Association of Pakistan is an Association of IATA (International Air Transport Association) approved agents. The above Association was formed in 1993. Their members are approved by IATA and work within the parameters prescribed by IATA. (www.acaap.org)
The Company has an exclusive franchise agreement with Aramex – One of the leading Courier and delivery space service provider based out of the UAE. UNS has the exclusive rights to provide all kind of logistic services on behalf of Aramex in Pakistan. Aramex being the leader in Courier & Delivery space in the Middle East, home to one of the largest diasporas of Pakistanis, there is significant potential for the Company to grow its courier business via the steady referral and deferment business of Aramex.