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The themes, topics, and discussions are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the international market issues and technical challenges that are being faced today,
The conference sessions at Intermodal Asia will provide you with the latest intelligence and knowledge on key industry topics and provide you with an opportunity to join the discussion and discuss topics directly with market-leading experts.
Overview of the Container Shipping Market: this forum discuss likely future trade movements, current supply and demand, possible future sector consolidation, and new technologies impacting the global market.
China Container Industry Sustainable Development Forum: reviewing the practices of the shipping industry as the climate emergency becomes increasingly urgent, and showcasing technologies designed to create a green supply chain through safe production and energy saving initiatives.
Alternate Uses for the Shipping Container: This forum brings together an experienced panel to discuss all aspects of the repurposed shipping container from design and modification to cost and feasibility.
Smart & Sustainable Ports & Terminals: discussing the emergence of sustainable technologies in ports and terminals, including case studies from pre-existing infrastructure and an analysis of the costs associated with 'going green'.
Cold Chain: with new technologies emerging, companies face the challenge of constantly updating their supply chain processes. The Cold Chain forum will address aspects of both the market and innovative technologies.
Belt & Road Initiative: a forum dedicated to the trade routes uniting China with the rest of Asia and beyond. Part one will feature senior representatives from ports and terminals, part two will provide a discussion on road and rail freight.
Tank Container Forum: This forum brings together an experienced panel to discuss: the transportation of liquid chemicals, food and other products; storage and logistics solutions; the global tank container market; intermodal development opportunities and LNGs.
Smart Containers: how new technologies are creating greater transparency and encouraging increased profitability, efficiency, and resilience. An update on IoT-enabled containers as well as a glimpse into satellite tracking.
New Digital Container Solutions: assessing progress so far and looking to the future for platform collaboration and digitization in container logistics, with a focus on disruption of the existing market.
Container Construction and Design: highlighting key developments in the design and manufacture of containers and container parts, including flooring and sealants.
SISI Perspective on Container Shipping in China: hosted by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute: a focused discussion on today’s issues and challenges within China’s shipping and intermodal market.
The Industry Leaders Strategy Summit brings together leading experts within the Container Shipping and Intermodal Industry to discuss strategic global issues and trends within today’s market, providing an international platform to facilitate discussion, debate and business networking.
In collaboration with the Global Smart Container Alliance (GSCA), Intermodal Asia will host a day-long discussion on how increasing automation and digitalization across the supply chain will ensure an increased competitive edge for the future, and how new technologies are creating more transparency in the supply chain, whilst encouraging greater profitability, efficiency, security and resilience.