18 October 2021

CLECAT Freight Forwarders Forum 2021

Registration is now open for this year's Freight Forwarders Forum, which will take place on

25 November 2021, 14.00-17.30h

Building sustainable and resilient supply chains

The 2021 online edition of the Freight Forwarders Forum brings together industry representatives from the freight forwarding and logistics sectors and European law makers in a constructive dialogue on the way forward to ensure that European supply chains are sustainable and resilient.

The Freight Forwarders Forum will feature four panel sessions, which will address current priority issues for the freight forwarding and logistics industry, including the COVID-19 crisis and lessons learned, how to achieve zero emission logistics in accordance with the EU's vision, as well as the role of digitalisation and how the industry can reap its benefits for more efficient operations.

Confirmed speakers include:

Magda Kopczynska, Director for Waterborne Transport, DG MOVE, Dr Matthias Bauer, Senior Economist, ECIPE, Kathrin Brost, DHL Global Forwarding Vice President, Global Head of GoGreen Program, Angie Farrag-Thibault, Project Lead, Clean Trucking - Road Freight Zero, WEF, Peregrine Storrs-Fox, Risk Management Director, TT Club, Alan Lewis, Technical Director, Smart Freight Center, James Hookham, Director, Global Shippers’ Forum, Anne Sophie Fribourg, Director of Ocean Freight Development, Bolloré, Norbert Kouwenhoven, Strategy and Innovation Advisor, Dutch Customs Administration, Matthijs van Doorn, Director Supply Chain & Logistics, Port of Rotterdam, Jens Roemer, Regional Managing Director, a.Hartrodt, Rudy Hemeleers, Director, 51Biz Luxembourg

The programme is available here.

If you would like to attend the forum, please register here.

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CLECAT’s Freight Forwarders Forum takes place once a year, offering the freight forwarding and transport policy communities an occasion to discuss policy and business issues affecting the logistics, freight forwarding and customs services sector.  The event combines high-level policy discussions between the policy makers and industry representatives with thought-provoking presentations.