SPEAKER INTERVIEW - Christoph Schwarz
Can you give an overview of your conference topic/session?
European short sea shipping and intermodal to Asia: understanding the link between European short sea shipping routes to intermodal train connections to and from China and the benefit of collaboration
Why is this an important topic to discuss?
There could be an advantage for all involved parties if the markets strengthen their collaboration and we get a better understanding of each other
What can attendees expect to learn and discover from your session?
How a European short sea shipping line is operating and how they could be included in in intermodal transports from Asia to Europe and returning.
What do you think is the biggest issue being faced / discussed in your industry at the moment?
Automation and digitalization
What do you think the biggest challenge for the industry will be in 2018?
In Europe, it will be the ongoing shortage of truck and train driver
Why do you think events like Intermodal Asia are important for the industry?
It’s a good opportunity to connect with people and get an overview what’s happening in the market