Femke Sickler, a recent graduate of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, has won the IATA FACE-UP award for 2018.

Femke Sickler

FACE-UP is a competition for recent university graduates whose thesis covers the subject of innovation and transformation in air transport logistics (e.g. air cargo, supply chain management, mobility, IT solutions etc.).

 

It is great to see the next generation of air cargo professionals helping to drive the innovation that is needed in the global air cargo industry


Sickler’s thesis focuses on improving the air cargo value chain with regard to the acceptance process, trucking schedule and data communication. The award was presented at the 12th World Cargo Symposium (WCS) in Dallas.

Glyn Hughes, IATA's Global Head of Cargo, congratulated her on “an outstanding achievement.” He said: “It is great to see the next generation of air cargo professionals helping to drive the innovation that is needed in the global air cargo industry.”

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