Association advises customs agents to adopt int’l best practices

Alhaji Olayiwola Shittu, the National President of the Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANCLA) on Monday advised freight forwarders to work in line with international best practices by networking.

Shittu, who gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos urged customs agents to take advantage of the business opportunities embedded in Breakbulk conferences across the world.

The ANLCA president said that the trends of businesses now demanded a lot of networking for growth and sustainability and being conversant with what obtained in other climes.

“The essence of the Breakbulk conference is to ensure that the freight forwarders go beyond their immediate microcosm level of their operations.

“It will also help to expand their horizon and enable them to know what happens internationally to absorb what they call international best practices.

“It is for them (freight forwarders) to be able to do networking which is modern in our business because we are talking of international trade and best practices,’’ he said.

Shittu added: “ANCLA has always been in the fore-front of pushing for an enabling business environment, which is the reason for appreciating what Breakbulk is doing to educate people on business opportunities.

NAN reports that Breakbulk runs business conferences and exhibitions to bring projects to the knowledge of business owners across the world and seek the needed resources for them

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