JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Aug. 4, 2016) – Organizers today released the list of panel topics to be discussed during JAXPORT’s biennial Logistics & Intermodal Conference, which will be held March 20-22, 2017 at the World Golf Village Renaissance Resort in St. Augustine, Fla.
The 2017 conference will feature these five panel discussions sharing insights, solutions and successes:
The Shake Out from Shifting Ocean Carrier Alliances
Panelists will reflect on the recent ocean carrier realignments and how the new alliances will impact U.S. ports, shippers and cargo transportation providers.
The New Political Landscape and its Impact on the Maritime Industry
How will the new U.S. President and new faces in Congress, along with the evolution of the EU and other political forces, influence the world of cargo transportation in the next few years?
Big Data and Emerging Technologies in Transportation & Logistics
Join our panelists for a review of advances in supply chain technology and practical application for shippers, ocean carriers, rail, trucking and logistics providers.
Disruptions in the Finished Vehicle Supply Chain
The panel will share thoughts on how automakers and their transportation partners continuously work to reduce or eliminate disruptions in the auto supply chain – and why these challenges persist.
Outlook on Caribbean Trade
This panel will discuss Caribbean trade with the United States with a focus on Puerto Rico and Cuba.
Panelists will include senior executives from major ocean carriers, railroads, shippers and service providers, and a full listing will be released soon.
JAXPORT’s conference is designed for senior level executives in logistics and transportation, offering a unique opportunity to network with industry leaders and hear speakers from around the country discussing topics of interest to decision makers.
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