• Atlas Breakbulk Alliance’s (ABA) members refrain from back-selling to each other’s customers both at country of origin and country of destination

  • ABA’s members commit to contribute to the goals of the network as outlined in the concept details

  • ABA’s members commit to support as much as possible the running programs offered by the network i.e. insurance programs, breakbulk incentive programs …

  • ABA’s members commit to honour the rules and regulations set by both the network and FIATA in respect of the usage of the “Atlas Line” house bills of lading.

  • ABA’s members commit to honour the rules and regulations set by the USA Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and from any other national or international shipping, forwarding or maritime association.

  • ABA’s members commit to reply to all sales leads within 72 hrs, freight inquiries within 48hrs, if possible even within 24hrs.

  • ABA’s members commit to pay their membership fees and any other dues linked to ABA’s programs or conferences not later than 30 days after invoice date.

  • ABA’s members commit to attend ABA’s annual Conference.

  • ABA’s members commit to work closely together in a friendly family atmosphere respecting each other’s culture, religion and political situation.


Everything seemed to fit just right for me and my business. So I joined without further hesitation and have never had any regrets doing so. Thanks to Atlas, I did not make overseas partners but friends for life!

Chadd Blunt – United Kingdom