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9/3/2010 - ANNOUNCEMENT OF COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN XLA AND NITL

ANNOUNCEMENT OF COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT BETWEEN XLA AND NITL
Kansas City, Mo. – July 29, 2010 – The Express Delivery and Logistics Association (XLA) is pleased to announce a cooperative agreement with the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL). 

NITL, created in 1907, is the leading organization for the freight transportation industry representing shippers and all transport modes including air, ocean, rail and surface. XLA is the voice of the expedited air delivery, international postal and logistics industry. 

The agreement details the participation of XLA within the TransComp Exhibition, NITL's annual conference. TransComp, which will be held in November 2010 at the Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center, brings together more than two thousand shippers with leading freight transport companies. This year, XLA will host a dedicated Air Cargo Pavilion within the Exhibition Hall that will allow the interaction of shippers with carriers and air expeditors. XLA member companies will also have sponsorship opportunities within the conference. 

Bruce Carlton, President & CEO of NITL stated "All transport modes are critical channels for getting goods quickly to market. The air freight expertise of XLA and its members and the creation of a dedicated Air Pavilion will greatly enhance the value experience for all TransComp attendees". 

Jim Conway, Executive Director of the XLA commented "This is truly a win-win situation. Shippers, carriers and expeditors will be able to centrally meet and discuss air freight needs and capabilities. We are honored to partner with NITL and excited to participate at such an outstanding event". 




XLA is the voice of the express delivery, postal and logistics industry. The Association is driven and focused on providing targeted member service and best in class advocacy on the issues that impact your bottom line. XLA members represent all aspects of the express delivery, postal and logistics industry, from "industry members" who are engaged in the expedited, door to door delivery of high priority shipments both domestically and internationally. To our airline and consultant members, to associate members who provide services and products utilized by the express operators.


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