Key trends to watch at Intermodal Europe 2016

25/08/20160 CommentsSEO SEO
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You cannot miss some events this year if you are interested in getting up to date information about the future of container industry. Intermodal Europe 2016 (15 -17 November) is one of those occasions. Not only because it gathers some of the most important players in the global shipping industry, but also because of this year the event is taking place in Rotterdam, (Netherlands), home of the largest and smartest port in Europe.

Without a doubt, the Port of Rotterdam is a perfect scenario for Intermodal Europe 2016 due to its innovation ecosystem. As a leading port, in Rotterdam, you will find the latest technology trends related to sustainable energy generation, automation, modern infrastructure and design, startups and the list goes on.

This year, Tim Power, Head of Maritime Advisors at Drewry will discuss the ‘World Outlook for the Container Shipping Market’, followed by Mike Garratt, who will present an analysis of European container shipping market.

Another relevant topic of this event is the wave of consolidations and alliances between container lines. Michel Looten, Director of Maritime at Seabury Cargo Advisory will examine how these changes can help carriers continue with their operations in spite of the market pressures.

Intermodal Europe 2016 promises to deliver the trends in international trade, container shipping strategy, and transport logistics with the support of more than 70 experts from all over the world.Container innovation is also one of the most interesting topics that this event will focus on with conferences about “Big Data Tracking and Internet of Things”, “Cold Chain Solutions” and “Container modification and innovation”.

“With a dramatically changing business landscape, our three-day conference programme will provide executives with the practical tools they need to stay ahead” explains Sophie Ahmed, Event Director. “They’ll be discussing the hottest topics in the industry which I’m sure will spark insightful debate and provide attendees with knowledge that can be applied to future business strategies.”

The exhibition brings together over 140 exhibiting companies, thousands of professional visitors and numerous exhibition features, including an outdoor container park.

If you want to participate or attend Intermodal Europe 2016, you just need to register on the event’s website here.

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