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Perishable logistics features at logitrans 2015

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October 15, 2015: The ninth edition of "logitrans, International Transport Logistics Exhibition" will take place November 18-20, 2015 at the Istanbul Expo Center.

The trade show presents a broad spectrum of products and services along the entire value chain in logistics, telematics and transport and is an ideal bridge between the markets of Europe, Asia and Russia.

For the first time the show will feature "PeriLog, An International Conference on Supply Chain Management of Perishable Goods". It will focus on the themes of transport and storage of perishables and cool-chain logistics. The first part of the conference, organized by BVL International, The Global Supply Chain Network, Germany, is dedicated to "Temperature Control of Perishable Goods". In the second part, on Friday, November 19, the core theme is "Save Fuel or Food—Potentials for New Green Business Opportunities".

Both companies and end consumers are very concerned about sustainability—and the logistics sector is also increasingly demanding greater sustainability. Two key goals compete here: avoiding waste and reducing CO2 emissions. At PeriLog experts from all areas involved will be addressing this conflict and talking about concepts, solutions and new business models.

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 the Logistics Alliance Germany is putting on a lecture entitled "Organizing Logistics—Breaking New Ground Together: The Importance of Infrastructure Projects for Turkish-German Logistics Co-operation." Turkey is continuing to expand its role as a logistics hub between the EU and Asia. At the same time the German logistics industry is offering tailor-made solutions for the partners in Turkey. This forum by the Logistics Alliance Germany aims to bring these partners together.

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, BUV, the Federation of Entrepreneurs' Associations, Germany, will look at the subject of "Railway Transportation and Hinterland-Connections—Development, Potential, Capabilities". In response to the increasingly international character of the logistics business, Turkey is planning greater integration between the different transport routes. In this context rail offers significant potential. The country is planning to procure around 2,500 new freight wagons and to electrify its the network and locomotives.

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