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Countdown to Green Logistics Expo, the international sustainable logistics exhibition

Numerous leading companies and prestigious speakers will be taking part in the conferences accompanying the event from 7 to 9 March The countdown is on to Green Logistics Expo, the International Sustainable Logistics Exhibition taking place from 7 to 9 March 2018 at Fiera di Padova, an innovative expo bringing together leaders in intermodal transport, industrial logistics, e-commerce and services to the city. Organised in four sections – Intermodal Transport, Industrial Logistics and Real Estate, E-Commerce and City & Logistics – Green Logistics Expo will be taking a systemic look at themes affecting the entire logistics chain, initiating a...

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Logistics in the food industry in the spotlight at Green Logistics Expo. A partnership with sector leader Number1

Logistics in the food industry will be playing a leading role at Green Logistics Expo, with a dedicated specialized area. Particularly important is the partnership with one of the sector’s leaders, the Number1 Logistics Group, engaged in implementation of a series of top level conferences and workshops. At Green Logistics Expo, logistics companies specializing in the food sector will therefore be able to find solutions and services for the various product categories – groceries, beverages, fresh and refrigerated goods, fruit and vegetables and meat – and will be able to learn about future trends in the sector. Logistics managers...

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Transport and the human factor. Apart from means of transport and technology, people are still the heart of the transport system

Together with technology, means of transport, platforms, research and organisational factors, Green Logistics Expo never loses sight of people. People in fact are still at the heart of logistics organisation, both as the “beneficiary” of the entire process, given that the goods are destined for them, and as the operator vital to ensure functioning of the system. Thanks to the commitment of its exhibitors, Green Logistics Expo is dedicating a number of moments of reflection and instruction to the “human factor” during three events on Thursday 8 and Friday 9. The first meeting examines the relationship between “economic value...

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The city, driver of competitiveness. Ideal city or patch up?

Will the city to be built by 2030 in the north of Saudi Arabia by Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman be the millennial version of the ideal city? According to the announcements, it will be known as Neom and will be completely sustainable, smart, technological and co-participated. Powered by the sun and the wind, it will be a city of innovation in all sectors, from production, energy, research and mobility to entertainment. Investments amounting to 500 billion dollars have been allocated to this city of the future the size of Sardinia, to be built on the shores of the...

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E-COMMERCE: THE ANSWERS TO THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS

Not just a specific exhibition area, but also a morning and an afternoon conference session dedicated by Green Logistics Expo to the phenomenon that is revolutionising the entire distribution sector – e-commerce. Particularly instructive is the graph of the USA situation proposed by Massimo Marciani during the Sos-Log conference at Milan’s Bicocca University on 16 November, examining the trend in the three most important distribution channels (online, supermarket and neighbourhood shops) between 1992 and 2017. Neighbourhood shops are in free fall, while supermarkets were for the most part stable between 2007 and 2014, then began to decline. Online distribution,...

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