Club, Pune —an initiative by Mr.Anand V. Paranjape—Exim Management Services, in
2016 to bring together all Industry Players—viz, NVOCC’s, Shipping Lines, LCL
Consolidators, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Transporters, ICD/CFS Operators
and other ancillary players on a single platform to collectively take up common
problems effecting all players in their day to day activities & promote
good trade practices.
January 2018, Exim Integrated Club, Pune conducted its 2nd Get
Together at Hotel President attended by more than 100 individuals from trade
consisting of CHA’s, Freight Forwarders, LCL Consolidators, ICD’s, Shipping
Lines, NVOCC’s & transporters.
Mr. Vinod Sharma– President,
Pune Custom House Agents Association (PUCHAA), gave insight about present
scenario of freight forwarding industry in Pune. He emphasized on
utilizing present ICD sets ups in Pune and togetherness of all stakeholders to improve
good trade practices in Pune. He also
informed that PUCHAA had extended registration to all members of the
trade—NVOCC’s, Freight Forwarders, Shipping Lines, Transporters etc., instead
of only Licensed Customs Brokers—A first time in India.
Mr. Shantanu Bhadkamkar, Chief
Guest, gave insight about what is happening in EXIM Industry Globally, shared
current trends & updates on international platform like formation of
FILA—Federation Of Indian Logistics Associations, Port Community System (PCS
2.0), & UNCTAD’s TFA (Trade Facilitation Agreement). He also stressed the
need of such a platform to resolve local issues and highlight them to the
respective parent associations so as to get them represented at National level. He further stressed that
such a platform should be extended
to all Port/ICD Cities to encourage a collective collaboration on resolving
local issues, assisting, guiding, supporting & generate good camaraderie
between all stakeholders.
Integrated Club falicitated Mr. S. Y. Ranade of M/s S Y Ranade, for his
contribution to EXIM trade for over two decade & celebrated his
achievements. The members approved the registration of Exim
Integrated Club. Special Awards were also distributed to those who have been
very active in various activities of the group. The event was co-sponsored by
Pota Global Logistics India Pvt. Ltd.