- December Virtual Event
December 17, 2020
11:30 am - 12:45 pm
You must register to attend.
Attendance links will be emailed to registered attendees on 12/11.
TOPIC: Come hear Brandon Fried, Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association "Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now and the Road Ahead"
The pandemic has certainly had an astounding impact on our industry, providing an education none of us could have ever learned in a classroom. Join Brandon as he discusses how COVID has affected the freight transport business these past few months, our current situation, and what we can expect in the upcoming year. He will also look at what the next Presidential administration has planned for trade policy, infrastructure, and cargo security in the near future. Register today because you don't want to miss this lively and informative discussion!
Speaker: Brandon Fried
Brandon Fried was appointed to serve as the Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association in November 2005. Brandon has more than 25 years of experience in the air freight industry. He started his career as a sales representative in Los Angeles. He then moved to Washington, D.C. where he began, owned and operated the Washington office of a global freight forwarder specializing in time definite air cargo transportation.
In 2000, Brandon joined the Airforwarders Association and was elected as Chairperson in 2001, serving for two consecutive terms. In August 2005 he sold his company interest and began consulting air cargo companies on business strategy and management practices until his appointment as Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association.
Brandon represents the Association on all security matters and was recently named by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to serve on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) working group in counsel to the Transportation Security Administration. Brandon has also been appointed by U.S. Department of Commerce Acting Secretary Rebecca Blank to serve on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Brandon holds a Masters in Business Administration and lives in Chevy Chase, MD, with his wife Kim and two children, Evan and Jordan.