Cool Logistics announces 2012 programme

Antwerp, Brussels:  Shifting perishables trade and demographic patterns, global logistics competitiveness and critical issues of cold chain transport costs, capacity and infrastructure will all be on the agenda at Cool Logistics Global, returning to Antwerp on 24 to 26 September.

  • Key themes include:
  • The changing face of global perishables markets: production, sourcing, supply and retail Global perishable transport flows: who’s moving what, where, when and how?
  • Refrigerated container shipping : managing new structural risks, costs and constraints The landside dimension: transport and infrastructure at both ends of the perishables pipeline
  • Defining & benchmarking global perishables logistics competitiveness Maintaining the cold chain from first to last mile: ownership, responsibility & relationship

Book online at www.coollogisticsconference.com.

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  • Pharma and Biosciences Conference
    The Cool Chain Association Pharma and Biosciences Conference takes place on 23-24 September 2019 in Paris. Contact: www.caasint.com

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