Main page



FIATA, in French «Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimilés», in English «International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations», in German «Internationale Föderation der Spediteurorganisationen», was founded in Vienna/Austria on May 31, 1926

FIATA, a non-governmental organisation, represents today an industry covering approximately 40,000 forwarding and logistics firms, also known as the «Architects of Transport», employing around 8 — 10 million people in 150 countries.

FIATA has consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (inter alia ECE, ESCAP, ESCWA), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), and the UN Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL).

It is recognised as representing the freight forwarding industry by many other governmental organisations, governmental authorities, private international organisations in the field of transport such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Union of Railways (UIC), the International Road Transport Union (IRU), the World Customs Organization (WCO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), etc. In summary FIATA is the largest non-governmental organisation in the field of transportation. Its influence is worldwide.


The TT Club is the international transport and logistics industry?s leading provider of insurance and related risk management services.

Established in 1968, as a mutual association, the TT Club specialises in the insurance of liabilities and equipment for multi-modal operators. Customers range from some of the world?s largest shipping lines, busiest ports, biggest freight forwarders and cargo handling terminals, to companies operating a handful of vehicles. With so many different categories of customer around the world, the TT Club has learned to work closely with brokers to tailor insurance packages that meet individual needs.

Having developed in step with the multi-modal industry, the TT Club is recognised as an independent industry forum, liaising with national and international trade and government associations, including FIATA, IAPH and ICHCA.

Since its inception, the TT Club has grown steadily in terms of premium income, at an average rate of 10% per annum for the last 20 years. Customer loyalty has been an essential factor in this growth. Indeed, more than 90% of Members stay with the TT Club at renewal each