LogiChem EU 2020

17 - 19 March, 2020

De Doelen ICC Rotterdam

Folkert Bloembergen, Deputy Executive Director at Smart Freight Centre

Folkert Bloembergen


Deputy Executive Director
Smart Freight Centre

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Conference Day Two - Wednesday 18th March 2020

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020


10:20 AM Panel Discussion: What steps are chemical producers taking to drive greater sustainability and profitability?

·         How are increasingly sophisticated EDIs between customers and suppliers increasing transparency across the E2E supply chain in regards to life cycle analysis and co2 footprint?
·         How are real-time connections to inventory and increasing traceability from source to final product enabling producers to take a more sustainable and focused response to customer CSR and green compliance expectations?
·         How can increasing the levels of data exchanged between producers, customers and suppliers increase the use of  intermodal transports as well as opportunities for pooling and shared mobility in the near future?
·         What measures can be taken to ensure on-going sustainable transportation KPIs are achieved?

11:40 AM Case Study: How is one of the world’s leading ports integrating the latest technologies to accelerate sustainability in maritime logistics?

  • How are LSPs and the maritime leaders  mitigating delays and what new technologies are on the table to aid sustainable solutions?
  • How can chemical supply chain and logistic leaders work closer with the maritime community to avoid increased costs, reduce bottlenecks and lower overall strain on existing capacities?
  • What impact will the new regulatory restrictions have on ocean carriers and customers in the chemical industry?
  • How can shippers and their carriers find a happy medium between the need for greater sustainability vs higher costs and constrained capacities?

Conference Day Three - Thursday 19th March 2020

Thursday, March 19th, 2020


10:00 AM Fireside Chat: How are Europe’s chemical leaders tackling the challenges of infrastructure weakness to increase intermodal transport opportunities for the chemical supply chain?

  • How is the EU working to increase multimodal transport use ahead of Horizon 2020?
  • What incentives, infrastructure and digital developments are already making a difference to current constraints in freight capacities?
  • How are countries across Europe strengthening their rail networks in a bid to reduce dependency on the roads?
  • How can chemical producers from SMEs through to major producers take advantage of these developments within their supply chain strategies?