24th ANNUAL LOTHAR KLESTADT SCHOLARSHIP
Sponsored by - NY/NJ Foreign Freight Forwarders & Brokers Association, Inc.
WHO CAN APPLY? Employees of firms that are members of the NY/NJ Association, their spouses and children,
who live and work in the New York/New Jersey membership area. They must be currently enrolled or new students
pursuing an undergraduate degree at an accredited two or four-year College in the USA (High school senior or older).
Past winners are ineligible.
WHAT MUST I DO?
Prepare a written essay between 850 and 1,200 words on the following topic:
Discuss the effects of global shocks such as natural disasters, war threats, nuclear accidents,
global health emergencies and pandemics, most recently the COVID-19 (Corona Virus)
on the world trade system. Are logistics suppliers, such as freight forwarders, customs brokers,
ocean and air carriers, increasingly vulnerable to these disruptions?
How can the logistics industry better mitigate and manage these shocks?
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