FFFAI meet Shipping Minister to discuss reduction in transaction cost and dwell time

With a view to improve the ease of doing business at grass root level enabling reduction in dwell time in EXIM trade and to discuss strategic and operational issues currently faced by customs broking industry. The office bearers of the Federation of Freight Forwarders Association in India (FFFAI) headed by its Chairman, AV Vijaykumar met with Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Shipping and various other ministry officials in New Delhi.

The association presented the issues of customs brokers and freight forwarders before the minister for reduction in transaction cost and dwell time by improving infrastructure at various ports and Inland Container Depots (ICDs); increasing connectivity with ICDs and gateway ports and enhancing costal cargo movement.