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Cross-border information flow: Trieste PCS

  Port Community Systems (PCS) generally start at a port – but they often don’t end there. The Port of Trieste is an excellent example of just how far a PCS can spread its network in its mission to drive an efficient flow of information and cargo. Two key factors make Trieste a ‘special case’ […]

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High demand: Los Angeles

  High demand: Los Angeles The Port of Los Angeles has been busy – that would be an understatement. There has been plenty of publicity about delays in delivering cargo and congestion at the port, the direct result of extremely high demand for all manner of imported goods in combination with issues caused by Covid-19. […]

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IPCSA: ‘family values’ for Single Window Operators

Money can’t buy friendship, but friendship can certainly deliver value! That’s the clear message from a discussion with Youssef Ahouzi, interim CEO and CIO of  PORTNET S.A. about the benefits of belonging to the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA). The Moroccan National Single Window, PortNet has been an enthusiastic and proactive member of IPCSA […]

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Air Cargo industry welcomes ICAO new Secretary General

        The appointment of Juan Carlos Salazar of Colombia as the new Secretary General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has been welcomed by FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), the Global Express Association (GEA) and the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA). Mr […]

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IPCSA ‘honoured’ to join the World Customs Organization’s Private Sector Consultative Group

The International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) is looking forward to sharing its experience and expertise as a new member of the World Customs Organization’s influential Private Sector Consultative Group (PSCG). IPCSA is honoured to join the PSCG, the working group that provides private sector input to the WCO’s work, said Richard Morton, secretary general […]

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IPCSA 10th Anniversary Webinar Summary

IPCSA 10th Anniversary Webinar Summary The remarkable achievements and advances of the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) were celebrated by members and supporters at a special Tenth Anniversary Webinar held in partnership with Port Technology International magazine. Speakers reflected on IPCSA’s transformation from a small European lobbying group founded in June 2011 to a […]

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Standardisation and harmonisation champion Nico de Cauwer receives IPCSA’s Piet Jan ten Thije recognition award

When Piet Jan ten Thije died before his time in 2014, leaving behind a wife and young family, his colleagues at the International Port Community Systems Association (IPCSA) wanted to honour his memory. Hence the Piet Jan ten Thije recognition award was set up in honour of a much loved and respected vice-chairman of IPCSA, […]

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10 years of collaborating with the Global Community

IPCSA Founding Members reflect on a decade of achievements – and consider plans and priorities for the future Foreword: Hans Rook, chairman, IPCSA C’est le ton qui fait la musique: this centuries-old proverb reminds us to pay attention to the way in which we act in society. It isn’t only what we say that’s important […]

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End to End Supply Chain – A wider view: MGI focuses on the whole community

End to End Supply Chain – A wider view: MGI focuses on the whole community A major focus in the world of logistics is having clear information in advance on the goods that will arrive at the terminal tomorrow and further ahead, says Dominique Lebreton, member of the executive board at Marseille-based MGI, which is […]

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Taking the broad perspective: Kale Logistics

Taking the broad perspective: Kale Logistics Connectivity and collaboration are key to a true ‘community’ system: that’s the basis on which India’s Kale Logistics operates. “Our analysis shows that while 20% of stakeholders are responsible for 80% of the transactions through a Port Community System, it’s important to remember that 80% will be much smaller, […]

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