Profiles

Mission

Being the freight forwarders’, consolidators association that successfully promotes the development, welfare, and integration of its members as well as the preservation of their interests.

Goals

  • Strengthening the international freight transportation trade
  • Maintaining a constant communication program with affiliates
  • Strengthening the agencies’ presence and participation in the country
  • Promoting business encounters between affiliates and national and international companies
  • Reporting on investments and the establishment of new business firms in the country
  • Providing periodical training to the members of the international freight transportation sector

National Memberships

ACACIA participates in national chambers and fora, including:

  • Cámara de Exportadores de Costa Rica (Costa Rican Chamber of Exporters)
  • Consejo Director, Ventanilla Única de Comercio Exterior, órgano adscrito a PROCOMER (Board of Directors, Single Foreign Trade Desk, a unit affiliated to PROCOMER, the Costa Rican organization promoting foreign trade)
  • Comisión de Líneas Aéreas de Carga (Freight Airlines Commission)
  • Comisión IATA (International Air Transportation Association Commission)

International Memberships

  • ACACIA is also an active member of ALACAT, the Federation of National Associations of Freight Forwarders in Latin America and the Caribbean, which in turn is affiliated to FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders.
  • Federacion centroamericana de Agencias de carga y Logistica. (FEDECARGA).
  • FIATA (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations).

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Board of Directors

Board members are elected to serve for two years. Our last election took place on November 4th, 2011. And were elected the following members:

Alejo Aguilar Barzuna President  
Marianella Jimenez Vicepresident  
Betty Torres Secretary  
Kattia Vargas Treasurer  
Norman Nuñez Vocal I  
Josue Calvo Vocal II  
David Arias Vocal III  
Lic. Roy Thompson Legal Adviser  
Gabriela Acosta Executive Manager  
Licda. Marianella Hidalgo Accounting Advisory  
*The Prosecution is independent of Board of Directors
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