Swiss Shippers' Forum 2021

January 27 & 28, 2021 (Online-Forum)


As every year, the Swiss Shipper’s Council organizes the Swiss Shippers' Forum at the end of January. This year for the first time online.

Under the title "The new normal - what does the future hold?" they have put together an interesting forum for Swiss foreign trade. The participants will be able to take important information for their daily work from the 4 different topic blocks. 

Swiss Shippers' Forum - Interlaken

29 and 30 January 2020

The yearly forum of the Swiss Shippers' Council, our related association. The main topic of this year "Force Majeure" is about the risks of international trade. This subject will be explained by renowned experts and discussed in a panel. 

Air Cargo Day 2020

Wednesday 26 August  2020

IG AirCargo 10th Anniversary at the Museum of Transport (Verkehrshaus) Lucerne, General Assembly, Musemu Visit, Forum-Conference, Networking & Dinner Cruise

This year’s Air Cargo Day is a firework of highlights combining the Jubilee of our Association, the presentation of the 2nd Air Cargo Logistics Study, the Air Cargo Forum and the introduction into the Logistics Exhibition at the Museum of Transport in Luzern.

About 120 members and guests attended this year event at Lucerne's Verkehrshaus.

Forum Logistikcluster Region Basel

Wednesday 20 November 2019

Euroairport BSL/MLH is responsible for the Basel region logistics cluster initiative. Next November the 9th edition of the Cluster Forum will take place, to which we would like to invite all IG Air Cargo members. This year's motto is: "Aviation and airfreight". Don't miss this interesting event, there will certainly be good inputs.

Forum IG Air Cargo - Section Geneva

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Some 25 members of IG Air Cargo attended this event on October 30 taking place in the restaurant of the halle fret. David Sauv (Manager digital cargo, IATA) presented an interesting insight into the development of IATAs new approach in the future digital world. Instead of sending messages from one stakeholder to another, they are preparing a central data center acting as exchange platform for all data and information. More information on IATA ONE Record webpage:

Thereafter, Peter Somaglia and Fernando Inacio presented the activities and projects of the interest group Air Cargo Switzerland on national and international level (PDF below) followed by a tasty BBQ with intensive discussion in a relaxed atmosphere.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any additional information or a briefing about planned activities in 2020.

Pharma Logistics Day in Basel

Wednesday 25 September 2019

Logistik & Megatrends

Various exhibitors will meet at Messe Basel (Hall 2) and present their products and services. In addition to this, there will also be various presentations. Check the flyer and website for more info.

IG Air Cargo Webinar: Corona challenges Air Freight

Tuesday 05 May  2020 - 13:15 to 14:00h

Upon the initiative of GS1 Switzerland, IG Air Cargo, Gian Alessi and Peter Somaglia we organized a live talk on the Coronavirus challenges to Air Freight

Topic:    Corona challenges Air Freight
Moderation:    Thomas Bögli (GS1 Switzerland)
Language:    Swiss German dialect

Description: Peter Somaglia, President of IG Air Cargo Switzerland and Gian Carlo Alessi, Cargo Manager of EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse discuss the impact of the passenger lockdown on global air cargo supply chains. 

Swiss Export Tag 2020

Wednesday 10 June 2020

Global Trends - Ideas to Inspire - The question of the meaning of leadership in companies in the future will become increasingly urgent in the coming years. Digitalisation is creating new facts. Participation is suddenly becoming possible in the business environment and in society in ways that have never been possible before.

IG Air Cargo General Assembly 2019

Wednesday 15 May 2019


The 2019 General Assembly of the Interest Group Air Cargo Switzerland, took place as usual in Bern. The venue was hosted by DEZA (Direktion für Entwicklung und Zusammenarbeit), the Swiss Federal Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Easter Event Section Geneva 2019

Thursday 16 April 2019


The GVA section of the Interest Group Air Cargo Switzerland organizes for the first time an Easter Event for its members, featuring Easter eggs and other season's goodies.

Thirty guests attended the event, including all the new members. It was a great opportunity for exchange between the committee and members and a very good atmosphere prevailed.

Winter Event Section Zurich 2019

Thursday 14 Februar 2019

This year The traditional Winter event, for the first time, it took place in the tent located at the Sport Center Schluefweg in Kloten near the Airport.

After a lively Apéro with good opportunities to exchange information and to get to know new colleagues, Thomas Müller presented the plans and ideas of Zurich-Airport for the next 10 to 20 years. Surprising for most participants was the incredibly long time between start of planning and actual realization of such projects.

Air Cargo Day Switzerland - Flughafen Zürich

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Logistik & Megatrends

Wie stark verändert die Digitalisierung unser Geschäft? Welche Einflüsse haben Big Data und geopolitische Entwicklungen auf die Logistik? Wie werden wir den Bedürfnissen des Konsumenten 4.0 am besten gerecht und welche neuen Herausforderungen ergeben sich auf dem Arbeitsmarkt? Solche Fragen und viele spannende Antworten von ausgewiesenen Referenten erwarten Sie am diesjährigen Branchentreffen der Logistiker.