ABOUT NAFL

The oldest association of freight
logistics service providers in the Middle East


I am very delighted to serve as a President of NAFL, First and foremost, I would like to thank HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, our Honorary Patron for all his unconditional support to us over the 24 years and his trust in me and our New Board. I also would like to thank all our members who have trust in my work over the years WHEN I SERVED AS Secretary General and now as President. I assure them all, that I will do my utmost best to always offer our members the best value added services through their membership. I will be introducing new services, events, trainings and introduce cost effective suppliers for our members to ensure the members achieve their corporate objectives and also get cost reductions for their organizations.

Through it all, our association keeps focused on meeting its mission by advocating on your behalf, providing the education and vocational training your employees need to raise the service standards, and building an engaged community of like-minded professionals and creating business platforms to obtain increased business networks for our members. I assure them all, that I will do my utmost best to always offer our members the best value added services through their membership. I will be introducing new services, events, trainings and introduce cost effective suppliers for our members to ensure the members achieve their corporate objectives and also get cost reductions

I will also strive to get you the relevant business contacts to enhance your work in the region. This association has been serving the needs of its members since it was incorporated 24 years ago. I and my board will be building on the strong foundation laid by previous national boards and the presidents who came before us. We aim at delivering Excellence through smart Education and training in addition we will all work on raising the standards in our industry by creating awareness on cargo insurance, liability insurance, Health Insurance, contracts with clients and standard freight terms and conditions.

I assure you we will be the one-stop training and association for most of your corporate needs training and introduce cost-effective suppliers for our members to ensure the members achieve their corporate objectives and also get cost reductions for their organizations.

I will also strive to get you the relevant business contacts to enhance your work in the region. This association has been serving the needs of its members since it was incorporated 24 years ago. I and my board will be building on the strong foundation laid by previous national boards and the presidents who came before us. We aim at delivering Excellence through smart Education and training, in addition, we will all work on raising the standards in our industry by creating awareness on cargo insurance, liability insurance, Health Insurance, contracts with clients and standard freight terms and conditions.

Certificate program re-design and updation with new competency assessments, improved exams and new textbooks for both International Transportation & Trade and Essentials of Freight Forwarding. Successful transition to virtual classrooms. Development of new delivery models and partnership agreements with reputed universities across the country means registration in the NAFL course is available on many platforms. Having JV’s with Global universities for the e-learning courses has also been taking place and is an excellent way for you to advance. We have e-learning courses by Harvard University, Princeton, Berkely, and MIT all at your fingertips online.

We have recently also introduced with FIATA an exchange program on an e-portal. I promise all our valued members and advisory board that I will ensure we deliver the top world class training courses not only for the freight and logistics industry but even other related industries. Our main focus is to enhance standards by high quality hands on training and on the job experience at your convenience. I will ensure I am up to your expectations and will do my best to achieve your corporate objectives through NAFL membership. I will ensure I work on offering you more value added services via this membership and solve any industry problems. I am also working on high profiles events, networking platforms and global events. I will be working on various value added training courses both freight related and management.

I am also working on opening job opportunities for your graduates and UAE nationals. I will also focus on CSR and working with special needs persons to assist and offer job opportunities through our members and also to support these schools and students. I have introduced a new green initiative for recycling and hope our members do not waste any materials and can sustain our environment. I will also focus on creating synergy between us and all the UAE cities where by we can showcase and utilize all the opportunities available in all the UAE and assist our members and potential freight/logistics investors to utilize them. I have the nationalization initiative to sponsor UAE students to take freight courses at our Association as part of our CSR activities and also to attract more talent in the industry.

I will strive to be in line with our governments strategies and will ensure we work as partners to enhance the standards in this industry. We will also work on smart services, innovation and bringing in FDI into the UAE. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Our Rulers for also supporting women to have leadership positions as it has really impacted my life and my confidence at work.

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