Intermodal Freight Transport: Innovations and Relevant Solutions Summit

Intermodal freight transport takes advantage of different modes, such as convenience, speed, cost, reliability, and predictability. Thus, it can offer more efficient transport solutions, driven on by the growing trend towards digitalization. The forthcoming event will be devoted mostly to transportation, logistics, and supply chain management, becoming a platform for establishing new contacts to enhance business for all stakeholders from different countries. It will cover key industries as well as all modes of transportation including sea, road, rail, air, and inland waterways.

Join us in Hamburg for two days of practical workshops and inspiring case-studies discoursing the future of intermodal freight transport!

Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit:

  • Freight intermodality: emerging challenges and promising opportunities
  • Current situation and major trends: new quality of interaction between carrier and shipper
  • Importance of rail and port connections for multimodal transport regarding operational issues
  • Developing multimodal infrastructure including terminals, hinterland access, and last-mile accessibility: investment plans and best practice
  • The Belt and Road Initiative: creating a boost for international trade
  • One Belt One Road: future scale of thriving logistics network
  • How to keep funding sources diversified?
  • Availability of finance: commercial bank loans, ABS supported financing, private placement, Chinese lease, and green funding by the European Investment Bank
  • Digitalization and blockchain technology shaping the business: impact of constantly increasing the speed of information and thriving communication technology
  • The Internet of Things and how new developments in IT will make supply chains resilient and agile
  • Leveraging digital technologies to optimize the market: IoT, Big Data, and satellites for smart tracking
  • Blockchain as the key factor ensuring security through transparency in the supply chain
  • Synchromodality and the future of the integrated supply chains
  • Fleet connectivity advancement in Europe: developing technology to make supply chains more efficient, less costly, and environmentally friendly

Who Should Attend:

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Managers specialising in:

  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Freight Forwarding
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Rail Freight
  • Sea Freight
  • Port Management and Operations
  • Container Leasing
  • Finance / Private Equity
  • Internet of Things, Big Data and Trucking
  • The Belt and Road Initiative / One Belt One Road

Cargo owners and shippers, representing different sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Agribusiness
  • Chemical
  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • FMCG
  • Food & drink
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Construction
  • Aerospace
  • Energy
  • Perishables