Ben Radstaak (1955) studied physics and chemistry at Utrecht University and received several vocational marketing degrees. He started his career in 1977 in industrial and international marketing research and consultancy, mainly in B2B markets. In 1988, Ben joined Holland International Distribution Council (HIDC) where he was responsible for Research and Development.
In 2003, Ben Radstaak became the Managing Director of Air Cargo Netherlands (ACN), the united association of the Dutch Air Cargo Industry. Its members represent all parties in the air cargo supply chain: airlines, forwarders, ground handlers, trucking companies, airports and various providers of more or less related business services.
The main goal ACN is to maintain and support the prominent role of the Netherlands in the air cargo industry with the ambition to position Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as 'Preferred Air Cargo Gateway’ of Europe. To achieve that goal, ACN is constantly striving for smarter ways of working together in the air cargo chain and better business conditions for air logistics and related companies in the Netherlands in general and at Schiphol Airport in particular.