In brief: The Logistics Emergency Teams
The Logistics Emergency Teams (LET) comprises four global logistics and transportation companies: UPS, A.P. Moeller Maersk, Agility and DP World.
The LET partnership is facilitated by the World Economic Forum since 2005 and it is now entering its twelfth year.
During this time the LET has provided support to the Logistics Cluster, led by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), during emergency responses to large-scale humanitarian crises.
The Logistics Cluster is a coordination mechanism that helps to ensure an efficient and effective emergency response. It comprises humanitarian actors committed to addressing logistics needs in humanitarian contexts by ensuring coordination, information management and, where necessary, by coordinating access to logistics services.
The LET has responded to 12 major emergencies and provided essential information to the Logistics Capacity Assessments (LCAs) process to help humanitarians prepare emergency responses. The Logistics Cluster supported more than 512 humanitarian organisations in 2017.