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Key Moments from the Transport & Logistics Forum 2023

The Transport & Logistics Forum 2023, spearheaded by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines, Inc. (ICCPI) in partnership with Olacon Events was held last held August 17, 2023, from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM at the World Trade Center. In partnership with other chambers from Europe, including the Spanish Chamber- La Cámara, the French Chamber- CCI France, the British Chamber, and the German Chamber- AHK Philippinen, the one of a kind forum took center stage as a pivotal event within the annual Transport & Logistics Philippines Exhibition. This conference was sponsored by Philippine Airlines, Internation Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and Airspeed.

Stanley Ng, Lorens Ziller
President and COO of Philippine Airlines Capt. Stanley Ng with ICCPI Executive Director Lorens Ziller

The highly anticipated forum was positioned as the ultimate meeting place for manufacturers, suppliers, and buyers in the transportation and logistics industry and was an opportunity for industry professionals and stakeholders to converge and engage in vital discussions with industry experts and policymakers in the sector.

The forum hosted a series of presentations led by experts, thought leaders and government representatives, that focused on crucial topics such as Import/Export, E-Commerce, and Railways aimed to foster collaboration, drive innovation, and chart the course for the future of transportation and logistics. The attendees of the event were also given the opportunity to partake in a question and answer portion after each speaker presentation. These presentations delved into critical subjects such as optimizing import/export processes, harnessing the power of e-commerce in logistics, and driving advancements in railway infrastructure.

Michael Kurt Raeuber, Lorens Ziller
CEO of Royal Cargo, Michael Kurt Raeuber with ICCPI Executive Director Lorens Ziller

The list of esteemed speakers included the Chairman and Group CEO of Royal Cargo- Michael Raeuber, Chairman of Philippine National Railway-Michael Ted Macapagal, CEO of Trade Advisors- Atty. Anthony Abad, IT Director of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) - Reynaldo Mark Cruz, Chief Information Officer of Cybersecurity Philippines CERT- Gem Devanadera, Division Manager - Terminal Services Division Port Operations and Services Department Philippine Port Authority- Jenneliza Rebong, and President and COO of Philippine Airlines-Capt. Stanley Ng.

Reynaldo Mark Cruz, Lorens Ziller
IT Director of International Container Terminal Services, Inc., Reynaldo Mark Cruz with ICCPI Executive Director, Lorens Ziller

The forum recognized the significance of keeping pace with emerging trends, technologies, and best practices as the industry continued to evolve rapidly, the Transport & Logistics Forum 2023 aimed to address the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead, shaping the trajectory of the industry toward greater efficiency, sustainability, and resilience.

Anthony Abad
Atty. Anthony Abad, CEO of Trade Lawyers

This event was sponsored by Philippine Airlines, International Container Terminal Services, and Airspeed and hosted with media partners such as the Manila Times, Business Mirror, and Focus Philippines.

To gain further information about the Transport and Logistics Forum 2023, you may email or call +639175638633.


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