Tue 2 March & Thu 4 March
Ghent
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Allard Castelein

Allard Castelein

Port of Rotterdam
Maarten van der Valk

Maarten van der Valk

Danser Group
Erich Staake

Erich Staake

Duisport
Johan Grootkarzijn

Johan Grootkarzijn

Samskip
Daan Schalck

Daan Schalck

North Sea Port
Alex Van Breedam

Alex Van Breedam

Tri-Vizor
Adina Vălean

Adina Vălean

European Commission
Christian Drenthen

Christian Drenthen

DB Schenker
Stefan Lechtenböhmer

Stefan Lechtenböhmer

Wuppertal Institut
Annika Tibbe

Annika Tibbe

Cargill
Friedrich Lehr

Friedrich Lehr

Port of Vienna
Sofie Bracke

Sofie Bracke

City of Ghent
Martin Corner

Martin Corner

Volvo Cars
Eva Savelsberg

Eva Savelsberg

INFORM
Kai Rauprich

Kai Rauprich

KTL Kombi-Terminal Ludwigshafen
Nicolas Gindt

Nicolas Gindt

SNCF Rail Logistics Europe
Anton van Beek

Anton van Beek

DOW Benelux
Fred Compeer

Fred Compeer

Kloosterboer Logistics
The European Conference on the future of inland transport, terminals and ports

Thank you for a succesfull 14th edition Ports & Hinterland Europe

Times of crisis lead to further consolidation, optimalization and rethinking business. What we need are resillient, green and connected supply chains and hinterland logistics products, the pandemic makes this even more urgent. Creativity, collaboration and digitalization is what the logistics sector actually needs for sustainable growth and new opportunities. Plenty of topics we discussed at the C-level Ports & Hinterland Europe 2021 in Ghent, Belgium on the 2nd and 4th of March.

Thank you speakers, partners and participants for making this online edition a success!

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“Ports and inland terminals should realise that they play an important role to consolidate flows. This role will be even more important to support the evolution of logistics towards the Physical Internet”
Alex Van Breedam
Moderator and supply chain futurist

Download the presentations - online platform

One advantage of an online event is that we have opened The Ports & Hinterland online platform a week before the conference and is still open untill 10 March. All participants can meet up virtually already and make a connection. At this all in one platform you can , meet up, make appointments, discuss topics, ask questions and download the presentations. Hope to meet you online!

Thank you to all speakers Ports & Hinterland Europe 2021

  • European Commissioner for Mobility and Transport Adina Vălean
  • Daan Schalck, CEO North Sea Port
  • Allard Castelein, CEO Port of Rotterdam
  • Erich Staake, CEO Duisport
  • Sofie Bracke, Alderman for Economics, Trade, Sport and Port City of Ghent
  • Christian Drenthen, Board Member for Land Transport DB Schenker
  • Martin Corner, Global Head Supply Chain Management Volvo Cars
  • Stephan Lechtenböhmer, Director Future Energy and Industry Systems Wuppertal Institut
  • Annika Tibbe, Supply Chain Director Starches, Sweeteners & Texturizers Europe Cargill
  • Friedrich Lehr, CEO Port of Vienna and President EFIP
  • Anton van Beek, President Dow Benelux
  • Eva Savelsberg, Senior Vice President Logistics Division, Member of the Board INFORM GmbH
  • Nicolas Gindt, Head of Strategy SNCF Rail Logistics Europe

    Chairman of the day is Supply Chain Futurist Alex Van Breedam, CEO Tri-Vizor
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Host port 2021: North Sea Port

The Ports & Hinterland Europe conference 2021 now moves to North Sea Port. It is the number 3 port in Europe for added value in the amount of 14.5 billion euros. As a central hub in Europe, multimodality and diversification in the types of goods transported are our the ports chief concerns. Thanks to our central location in Western Europe, businesses and their trade partners are able to optimally serve the European hinterland. You are welcome in Ghent!

Background

Curious about the previous editions of this event?

"The future of European logistics will be about Digitalization, Sustainability and Collaboration"
Christian Drenthen, Board Member for Land Transport
DB Schenker