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Shipping and Logistics Forum 2008

Middle East's emerging logistics and shipping industries are not only experiencing major challenges but also are being offered great business opportunities. Maritime industries are facing extraordinary change with the effects of globalization. Supply chains are stretching as globally sourced manufacturing grows, and shipping lines are busier than ever. The demands of world trade on global supply chains are increasing and logistics issues are and will continue to be a top priority. As such, the efficiency of port logistics is becoming an increasingly essential component in the worldwide flow of goods and services and port operators must strive to meet the rapidly expanding needs of customers.

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Hence, Fleming Gulf is duly proud to present Shipping and Logistics Forum (19th -20th February ’08) in Dubai (U.A.E.), as a unique annual gathering that will bring together heads of the Shipping and Logistics industry from region’s leading companies to address the key issues associated with current scenario and discover the latest strategies, solutions and technologies that can be implemented to ensure profitable operations and consistent performance for future.

The conference will analyze latest global transportation and logistics issues in the Middle East region and the impact on global shipping and trade. It will provide a platform for professionals & personnel from companies that import/export material overseas, containers liners, Shippers, agents, port and port infrastructure and shipping infrastructure to understand challenges and opportunities, as the Gulf coastal facilities become more hi-tech and efficient in nature.

Experts from the leading companies in the ever evolving industry will come together and put forward their issues and experiences in devising strategies for profitable business and ventures. Senior Level Management Executives from well renowned companies like DP World, GAC, Dubai Logistics City, Emirates Sky Cargo, Etihad Crystal Cargo, APL Logistics, SCLG, RAK free trade zone, Suez Canal container Terminals, JAFZA, FedEx etc will showcase the critical issues and concerns faced in their field of operations and strategies adopted to emerge as thriving market players. Hence, you’ll definitely take away practicable insights and benefit from the experiences of these industrial leaders.

Jumana Mashraqui, Senior Conference Producer of Fleming Gulf quotes, “Shipping and Logistics industry in the Middle East is one of the fastest growing sectors; and when we talk of Dubai, the fact that DP World has been awarded the best seaport in the Middle East for 11 consecutive years now cannot be ignored, hence making Dubai an ideal destination to host such an event. Our event would provide you with a platform to meet and interact with all the leading industry experts and get their insights into the current challenges and opportunities revolving around their respective businesses. The highlight of our events has always been the premier networking opportunities that it provides to interact with the peers of the industry from different markets, all under one roof. Therefore, this event would definitely be one amongst those which cannot be missed.”


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