Day 1 of the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference kicked off yesterday with over 70 industry experts speaking on the topics of global trade, economic development, supply chain management best practices and even shared their thoughts on the current trade war situation between the U.S. and China.
“ALMC remains committed to its goal: to provide a forum for learning, sharing and exchange among some of the biggest players in the industry, and to help chart a path forward. The event
also highlights Hong Kong’s role as the region’s logistics and maritime hub,” HKTDC Executive Director Margaret Fong said.
Many of the common themes featured during the plenary sessions focused on the Belt and Road Initiative and what’s being implemented as a means of strategy and proactivity in an evergreen market. A total of eight sessions were planned for day 1 to offer a variety of topics for each company and involvement within the logistics and trade industry, highlighting blockchain technology solutions and hyperloop technology in the age of digitization and technology.
Global industry leaders such as Karen Reddington, President of FedEx Express, provided granular-level business operation tips, noting that it is imperative that we keep the trade sector, “As open and as fair as possible.”
Tech demo sessions were also conducted featuring some of the industry’s newest devices, providing solutions in cold supply chain and more. There are more than 150 one-on-one business matching sessions coordinated for tomorrow’s plenary session and exhibit from companies such as LOGFLOWS, Arwin Technology, FreightAmigo Services, Neosen Energy HK and Swivel Software Limited.
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