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City aviation academic delivers research presentation in Croatia supported by the Research Centre for Systems & Control

Senior Lecturer and Programme Director of the MSc Air Safety Management, Dr Ivan Sikora, presented a paper at the University of Zagreb’s International Scientific Conference (Science and Transport Development ZIRP 2016) titled “Perspectives on the Croatian 3PL Industry in Acquiring International Cargo Flows”.
by John Stevenson (Senior Communications Officer)

Ivan Sikora in Zaghreb for the 3PL conference

On April 12th 2016, City aviation safety academic, Dr Ivan Sikora, presented a paper, “MARS – A Fresh Look at Risk Assessment Modelling and Effective Safety Data Communication”, at the University of Zagreb's (Croatia) International Scientific Conference on Science and Transport Development (ZIRP 2016). The Conference was organised by the University’s Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences.

Themed “Perspectives on the Croatian 3PL industry in acquiring international cargo flows”, the conference explored the present position of the Republic of Croatia in the context of international cargo flows. The global third-party logistics business is estimated to be valued at £1tr a year.

Ivan Sikora in Zaghreb for the 3PL conferenceERASMUS discussions

Papers submitted as either first or co-author by Dr Sikora included: Di Gravio, G., et al “Safety assessment for Air Transport Management change,” (published in the scientific journal of traffic and transportation, PROMET); Rabadia H and Sikora I “Customising Risk Assessment for Operation in a Challenging Environment”; Short J,, and Sikora I “Hazard Identification in Part-145 Approved Maintenance Organisations”: “The Management of Risk Attitudes”; Sikora I, et al “MARS – A Fresh Look at Risk Assessment Modelling and Effective Safety Data Communication”.

While at the University of Zagreb, Dr Sikora met with the Dean of the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, Professor Hrvoje Gold, and several department heads on issues regarding a possible ERASMUS agreement between City and the the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Definition
Third Party Logistics (3PL)

A 3PL (third-party logistics) is a provider of outsourced logistics services. Logistic services encompass anything that involves management of the way resources are moved to the areas where they are required. The term comes from the military.

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