UZBEK INTERNATIONAL FORWARDERS ASSOCIATION
 
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NEWS ASSOCIATION

Coming Events and Forthcoming Exhibitions

 

1. "UIC / FIATA Market Place Seminar 2017".
March 13-14, 2017, Duisburg (Germany).
www.uic.org

2. "FIATA Headquarters Session".
March 31 - April 2, 2017, Zurich (Switzerland).
www.fiata.com

3. "FIATA World Congress 2017".
October 4-8, 2017, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
www.fiata.com

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Information technologies for the transport sector

The Association participates as a partner in realization of joint efforts and actions in the framework of eINTERASIA project. The main purpose of ongoing efforts and actions of partners is the transfer of research results and best practices in the field of information technology and business - models for their adaptation, dissemination and application at the regional level.

The partners are: Riga Technical University (Latvia), University of Bremen, Fraunhofer Institute (Germany), Transport consulting company «Logitrans Consult Ltd» (Estonia), company “Mitsoft"(Lithuania), Astana Innovations, Bisam Central Asia (Kazakhstan), Uzbek International Forwarders Association and Tajik Technological University.

The general concept of the transfer of information technology includes the following components:

• Capability Maturity Transfer Model

• Small exhibition (Showrooms) as a means of demonstrating innovative technologies in visual form for potential users.

• Models and software and hardware platforms based on virtual reality technology to solve various design and engineering problems using methods of spatial design in 3D modeling.

Currently, based on the general concept of transfer of information technologies works web portals www.einterasia.com and www.einterasia.eu in the Internet for users and performers of transport, forwarding and logistics services for freight transportation using intermodal transport, imaging technology components of technical solutions based on models of virtual reality in 3D and technology of digital signature.

According to the concept of transformation, the European partners are developers and providers of distributed technologies and models. Local partners from the region provide support in the dissemination of technologies and models, adapting to the local environment specialists.

If you have any questions you can contact us by phone numbers:

+99871 1405107; Fax: 998 71 1405106.

e-mail: info@uifa.uz

In order to facilitate the use of eINTERASIA portal resources provides guidance to the user. User_Guide_ENG.pdf

We ask users to fill in the attached evaluation form to assess the feasibility of the portal in the field of transportation of goods and send to the Association management to transfer to the developers in order for further summarizing, analyzing and making changes to the portal program.

Evaluation form for filling.

 

The final conference of the eINTERASIA project

On August 27th, 2015 in Almaty University of Management were organised a final conference at the regional level to discuss the results of the transfer of innovative IT solutions and technologies, knowledge and models in the region.

You can get information about the conference by visiting www.bisam.kz or e-mail: victoria@bisam.kz.

 

 

 

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Capacity building and sustainable development of Forwarders Associations in Central Asian countries

IN FOCUS

Study tour and training session for capacity building of SMEs – freight forwarding companies from Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan (9 – 18 of November 2010 in Bulgaria)

EDITORIAL

Welcome to the CA FORWARDERS NET newsletter. In this publication we will promote the activities related to the implementation of the last project of working package.

The training session was developed with the major contribution of LNBB, Berlin Brandenburg Logistics Netz.

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Important events and meetings during the study tour:

 

Training session for capacity building of project final beneficiaries.

Place of venue and date: Park Hotel Moskva, Sofia (9 – 12 of November 2010)

Main subjects of training:

- Organizational development (structure and processes) of European freight forwarding companies. Possibilities for optimization. How to develop the most suitable organizational chart. Case study – group work;

- The concept of International Multimodal Transport (IMT). Different types of international conventions covering the transport of general cargoes and dangerous goods in the different modes of transport and its combinations. Executions of import, export and transshipment via the IMT modes. Applicability and use of FIATA document and forms in international transport and trade.

- Seller/buyer contract terms. New regulations of delivery terms INCOTERMS 2010. Selling of services, marketing, publicity, inquiries and booking, etc.;

- The structure of European Freight Forwarders Associations and legal regulations;

- Foreign trade and transport – successful examples and result of reforms;

- Quality Management Standards 9001:2008. Environmental Management Standards ISO 14000:2004;

- Online freight exchange – modern tool in business communication;

- PPP model of networking Organizations;

- Transport liabilities and insurances related to international transport;

- Objectives and development of the rail – ferry transport in the Black Sea and the Baltic Sea.

 

Study tour – places of venues

Press Conference at Bulgarian Telegraph Agency, 11 of November 2010

The press conference has enjoyed great public interest and was attended by most important mass media. The projected objectives, achievements and positive aftereffect were reported by project partners and was published by 17 newspapers and journals.

 

Visit to the port of Varna, 15 of November 2010

Varna is the largest and comprehensive Bulgarian port handling over 8 million tons of cargoes per year. The port is a convenient bridge for the cargo flows between Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Caucasus, Middle Asia, the Middle East and the Far East. Varna is a multipurpose port with modern facilities and specialized quays working round the clock. It handles all types of cargo, including liquid. However, the typical feature of the port is the handling of grain, containers, chemicals and general cargoes.

 

Visit to the port of Bourgas, 16 of November 2010

Bourgas is the second largest port in Bulgaria and is in close proximity to Serbia, FYROM (Former Yugoslavia Republic of Macedonia), Greece and Turkey. The Bulgarian railways network and the Bulgarian national road system link Bourgas to major industrial inland points of the Balkans. Bourgas offers a large port facility, which can accommodate various ships and is close to a modern commercial airport.

 

 

Visit to Municipality of Bourgas, 16 of November 2010

The delegation was received personally by the Deputy Mayor responsible for Division “Transport, Territorial planning and investment project”.

Visit to M&M Air Cargo Service Bulgaria LTD

The delegates were acquainted with internal organization, operational procedures and type of services in European Air Cargo freight forwarding company, located at Sofia Airport Terminal.

Bulgaria has two major ports on the Black Sea, Varna and Bourgas.

Both act as East – West transport corridor gateways of Bulgaria.

 

                                 

To read about past events click here

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The Declaration
 of participants of a Regional round table of national associations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

 

Tashkent

October 19, 2007

The participants of a Regional round table - further Parties:

- being based on the agreements of countries - participants of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) about strengthening and development of regional economic cooperation and with the purposes of the further expansion of trade-economic relations between the Central Asian countries;

- expressing deep interest in mutually advantageous cooperation, development of regional relations in sphere of transport in SCO and EurAsEC framework;

- marking the importance of practical interaction of national associations in sphere of transport of countries of the Central Asian region;

- with the purposes of consolidation of efforts on creation of favorable conditions for transport maintenance of international trade in region;

Came to uniform opinion on necessity:

1. Creation of Regional organization with the provisional name Regional association of international forwarders of countries of the Central Asian region (RAIF);

2. Strengthening of regional relations, expansion of information interchange and work experience, improvement of professional skills of specialists in sphere of transport and transport-forwarding activity;

3. Joint preparation and realization of projects heading for formation and development of transport-forwarding services market;

4. Strengthening cooperation between national associations of countries of the Central Asian region;

5. Acceptance of joint actions on unification and simplification of procedures of moving of cargoes (goods) through borders;

6. Exchange of experience with the international organizations.

The parties have ratified the purposes and tasks of Regional organization and structure of temporary Working group.

The parties have accepted the offer of UIFA (Uzbek International Forwarders Association) about acceptance on themselves of duties on coordination of activity of Working group and decision of organizational questions.

The parties express GTZ gratitude for financial support and technical assistance in creation of Regional organization and offered program of actions on its strengthening.

The parties declare that created Regional organization is open for connection of any other associations recognizing its purposes and tasks.

The Declaration is signed on October 19, 2007 in Tashkent in one copy in Russian.

 

For Association of National Forwarders of Kazakhstan

(signature) N. Isingarin

 

For Association of International Forwarders of Kyrgyzstan

(signature) V. Kim

 

For Association of International Forwarders of Tajikistan

(signature) B. Eshonov

 

For Uzbek International Forwarders Association:

(signature) Kh. Matchanov

 

For the Eurasian union of participants of foreign trade activities:

(signature) B. Zulpibekov

 

For Association of transporters of Kyrgyzstan

(signature) T. Shabdanaliev

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Memorandum on Cooperation and Joint Activity between Uzbek International
Forwarders Association and Bulgarian National Forwarders Association NSBS

 

Uzbek International Forwarders Association established and acting under the current Laws of Republic of Uzbekistan, hereinafter referred to as UIFA in the person of Mr. Kh. Matchanov, acting on basis of Regulation on the one side and Bulgarian National Forwarders Association NSBS established and acting under the Law of the Republic of Bulgaria, hereinafter referred to as the BNFA, in the person of Mr. G. Minchev, acting on basis of Regulation (Statute) on the other side, hereinafter conjointly referred as the Parties expressing the interest in partnership cooperation have concluded the present Memorandum on the following:

 

Section 1

 

Present Memorandum is concluded by Parties aimed to promote mutual support of institutional development process of two Associations by partnership and cooperation way, also to legalize the interrelationships of contracting parties upon subject of mutual cooperation and associated interrelationships with the objectives of joint cooperation in solution of regulation (statute) tasks, strengthening mutually beneficial relationships, increase service level of Associations and obtaining purposes of transport-forwarding sector development as well as trade sector.

 

Section 2

 

Parties will implement the following instruments for cooperation

Development of transport and forwarding service market according to international requirements;

Development and concerted usage of new effective technologies providing increase of transportation security, ecological and informational safety in transport complex;

Arrangement experience exchange between the personnel of UIFA and BNFA;

Exchange of experience and methodology in membership involvement process – entering Association as a member;

Raising the skill level of national staff in transport-forwarding activity;

Performance of consulting services to each other;

Conduction of joint researches in transport and transport-forwarding sphere;

Exchange of information;

Joint conduction of conferences, seminars, participation in regional and international activities;

Elaboration and implementation of joint projects;

Familiarization with successful realized projects of BNFA and UIFA, the possible implementation of projects in region;

Arrangement of internships;

Arrangement of training seminars;

Arrangement of various trainings aimed to increase professional skills;

Exchange of experience in enhancement of normative-legal base;

Assistance in elaboration of new legislative and normative acts directed to enhance transport-forwarding sphere;

Development of multimodal (combined) freight transportation;

Exchange of experience in forwarding services;

Development of transport-forwarding activity and logistics;

Effective development of international transport corridors network, including additional attraction of transit freight flow;

Exchange of experience in removal of bureaucratic barriers and simplification of freight forwarding procedures;

Other, non statute-prohibited cooperation forms.

Section 3

 

This Memorandum on Cooperation represents general framework understanding of cooperation principles and joint activity.

This Memorandum states intentions of Parties and does not impose obligations to Parties.

Parties are to conclude separate agreements upon each project, where the terms of cooperation to be determined.

 

Section 4

 

This Memorandum does not charge any obligation to one of the Parties providing any data and information that is prohibited or restricted in accordance with legislation. Any data or information provided by one of the Parties is to be used only in accordance with objectives stipulated in this Memorandum and are to be kept under confident terms. If data or information is not conforming by Parties, each Party providing data or information is to reserve right of property.

 

Section 5

 

Any press releases, statements or other information bulletins related to terms of present Memorandum are subject to prior approval by both Parties. Parties will make an effort to soonest achievement of agreement on content and date of issue of all press releases and statements. Each of Party is to give own agreement or refusal during 5 (five) working days.

 

Section 6

 

Official addresses of the Parties to direct notifications as follows:

 

Uzbek International

Forwarders Association:

Tel.: + 998 71 140 51 07

       + 998 71  252 24 62

Fax: + 998 71 256 57 50

E-mail: uifa@trans.com.uz

Address: 40, Rashidov St., 100029,

Republic of Uzbekistan, Tashkent city

Bulgarian National

Forwarders Association:

Tel.: + 02 946 12 14

Fax: + 02 944 53 04

E-mail: nsbs@bitex.com

Address: 2A Trakija St., Fl. 5, Ap. 11

1504, Republic of Bulgaria, Sofia

 

Section 7

 

This Memorandum was drawn up in Russian and English languages, in 4 (four) original duplicates, 2 copies for each Party and have identical validity.

The Memorandum will come into force on the date of signature and is valid until Parties decide to dissolve it.

Dissolution of Memorandum does not entail abrogation of Agreements on separate projects.

 

Chairman of Uzbek International

Forwarders Association

(signature) Kh. Matchanov

Chairman of Bulgarian National

Forwarders Association

(signature) G. Minchev

 

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Letter ¹ 05/9422 of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Republic of Uzbekistan
dated 23.05.2005

  Uzbek International
Forwarders Association

Sending for the information the note of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan ¹ 5/11-878/03 dated 27 April 2005 concerning the accession of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transport for Development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia Corridor.

The appendises on 2 pp.

The first deputy Minister
(signature)

Republic of Azerbaijan
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
¹ 5/11-878/03

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan presents its compliments to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the States Parties to the Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transport for Development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia Corridor and referring to its note No. 5/11-1426/03 of 12 September 2003 has the honour to further inform the following as a depositary of the Basic Multilateral Agreement (BMA).
The Azerbaijani side agrees on the accession of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the BMA.
Thus, all States Parties of the Basic Multilateral Agreement have expressed their agreements with regard to the intention of the Islamic Republic of Iran to become its Party.
Therefore, the "Basic Multilateral Agreement" according to its article 14 shall come into force for the Islamic Republic of Iran 30 days after depositing the document on its accession by the Depositary.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the States Parties to the Basic Multilateral Agreement on International Transport for Development of the Europe-the Caucasus-Asia Corridor the assurances of its highest consideration.

Baky, 27 April 2005 (seal and signature)

Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the
States Parties to the Basic Multilateral Agreement
on International Transport for Development of the
Europe-the Caucasus-Asia Corridor


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