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Total Profile joined the Congress on 21 January 2010: working together avoids empty trips

How intelligent can a responsible company contribute to a cleaner environment and a better output for the whole  process chain!
The transportation of empty containers and deriving with empty vehicles is a thorn in the side of everyone in the container-sector. Because of the complexity of the process, container flows are not enough optimized. The outcome of this is an inefficient use of containers, but also of means of transportation.    The AZV has succeeded to make up a special panel of outstanding people from the container-sector.

Under the direction of Paul Swaak, they are going to discuss over this subject.

  • Where are the problems?
  • Which improvement potentials are there?
  • How can the cooperation be improved and intensified?

The advantages are verifiable and relevant for all parties:

  • improved productivity,
  • reduced congestion,
  • corporate responsibility,
  • sustainability,
  • reduction of CO2 emissions.

Participants of the panel are:

Mr. Andre Toet, Chief Operations Officer at the Rotterdam Port
Mr. Jan Westerhoud, President ECT
Mr. Joop Mijland, Director Intermodal Europe at CMA-CGM
Mr. Peter Sierat, General Director at Transport en Logistiek Nederland
Mr. Johan Korsmit, Director Ocean Freight at DHL Global Forwarding
Mr. Olav JM Vissers, Senior Manager Logistics Vroom & Dreesman
Mr. Dick van den Broek Humphreij, General Director loading organization EVO