President 2015

APT PRESIDENT MESSAGE

Since more than 40 years, APT, the Association Professionnelle des Transitaires, regroups all major freight forwarders and plays a pivotal role in the transportation and clearing of cargo and express courier for the business community and for individuals as well. We act as facilitators of the international trade for Mauritian exporters and importers.

Furthermore, we add value to the supply chain. Several of our members have their own CFS Warehouse.

To be able to offer to our customers a first-class service, we have to rely on the unflinching support of all stakeholders in the logistics chain, namely the MRA Customs, Mauritius Network Services and Mauritius Cargo Community Services Ltd which are responsible for the exchange of information, documents and validation of declarations of the freight forwarders.

We also act as an interface for the business community with all ....(read more)

Friday, 12th Jan 2018

Council meeting

The latest Annual General Meeting of APT

The Professional Association of Freight Forwarders (‘Association Professionnelle des Transitaires’) held its Annual General Meeting on the 23rd March 2017, in the presence of the director of Customs, Vivekanand Ramburun, at the headquarters of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

The President of APT, Gupta Gopaul called for closer cooperation between the members of the association and the customs services to achieve a highly transparent working environment.

He added that APT acts as a facilitator of international trade and plays a critical role in the transportation and clearance of goods not only for the business community but also for individuals.

He expressed his thanks to the Ministry of Finance and the Director of customs for the due consideration they gave to APT’s request to bring amendments to section 119A of the Customs Act 1989 and to section 19 of ....(read more)

Wednesday, 5th Apr 2017

Sea transport

APT attended the FIATA World Congress 2017

The president of the Association Professionnelle des Transitaires (Professional Freight Forwarders Association) of Mauritius, Gupta Gopaul felt privileged to attend the 2017 World Congress of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders (FIATA) which was held at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
Several thought-provoking issues impacting global logistics had been discussed by high-calibre speakers, shedding light on the latest changes, innovations and paradigm shifts in global logistics.
The challenges in the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) stood out as one of the key themes that drew the attention of the audience of more than 1 000 participants coming from over 76 countries.
In her presentation, Ms Ana Hinojosa, Director, Compliance & Facilitation at the World Customs Organization, highlighted the dual objectives of the World Trade Organisation in rolling out ....(read more)

Saturday, 13th Jan 2018