The aim of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is to enhance the port of Rotterdam’s competitive position as a logistics hub and world-class industrial complex. We manage, operate and develop the Rotterdam port and industrial area. And therefore, we invest in the development of the existing port area, new port sites (Maasvlakte 2), public infrastructure and the handling of shipping. Together with our partners, we aim towards a multipurpose, sustainable, safe and attractive port that meets the high demands of society.
AGRO Merchants Group is the 4th largest and most international cold storage operator in the world, with 66 facilities in 11 countries across Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. AGRO is dedicated to delivering superior fresh and frozen food handling solutions through an international facility network using local market knowledge with a focus on customer care and sustainability. AGRO’s vision is to be the leading partner in temperature-controlled logistics for the global food industry, recognized for innovative thinking, commodity expertise and ability to integrate businesses, driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and respect for its rich heritage. For additional information, please visit AGRO’s website at www.agromerchants.com.
Fruit Logistica, the world’s leading international trade fair for fresh fruit and vegetable marketing, is held annually in Berlin, Germany. It is the traditional marker of the New Year in the fresh produce business, bringing together over 2,500 exhibitors from 84 countries and over 56,000 trade visitors from 139 countries. FRUIT LOGISTICA attracts a broad spectrum of exhibiting companies, representing all steps in the value chain from production to point-of-sale. This offers trade visitors the opportunity to gain an overview of the emerging trends, products and technologies in the industry, and forms an excellent platform for establishing and strengthening international business contacts. The event features a full conference and seminar programme.
Thanks to our over 82,000 employees in more than 1,300 offices, in over 100 countries, Kuehne + Nagel is one of the world‘s leading logistics providers. We are committed to providing customers of all sizes, in all locations, the transport services and logistics solutions that provide peace of mind through trusting partnerships built by our people. With more than 580,000 mt of perishable airfreight and 350,000 reefer TEUs shipped in 2018, the Kuehne + Nagel Group has proven itself to be a dominant player in the global perishable logistics industry.
Traxens drives digital transformation of the global supply chain. The company's breakthrough IoT technology, data science expertise, global logistics experience, and standards leadership unlock the value of real-time data generated from cargo assets shipped by sea, rail, and truck. Traxens is trusted by hundreds of global cargo owners, enabling them to reduce door-to-door transport costs, optimize their investments, and minimize risk. By partnering with the world's leading shipping lines, rail carriers, and smart ports, Traxens is helping all members of the global supply chain ecosystem improve decision making, operations, and customer services. Traxens is privately held and headquartered in Marseille.
APM Terminals is a part of A.P. Moller-Maersk and operates the most extensive network of port and integrated inland services in the world. APM Terminals is uniquely positioned to help both shipping companies and landside clients grow their businesses and achieve greater efficiency, flexibility and reliability in their supply chains. APM Terminals employs 22,000 professionals and manages a network of 74 terminals and over 100 inland service locations worldwide..
Klinge Corporation is the leading provider of specialized ISO refrigerated container equipment and generator sets in the world. Klinge’s customized designs include but are not limited to dual redundant systems, tank container heating and cooling equipment, pharmaceutical temperature control, military-specification refrigeration, explosion-proof refrigeration and heating, quick-thawing systems for meat processing, and equipment reaching temperatures down to -65°C (-85°F). Klinge’s skilled technical team and worldwide service network assist in making sure customer products can be supported around the globe.
SeaCube is setting a new course for intermodal transportation equipment. We are one of the largest purchasers and lessors of refrigerated containers in the world – technologically advances and innovative equipment solutions that safeguard cargo, improve services reliability, and help our clients reduce their carbon footprints whole increasing profitability. Combine all this with the proven ability of SeaCube’s experienced team of industry professionals to create customized financing programs, provide premier customer support, and deliver added value. That’s the SeaCube difference!
DLG is a leading transport company specialising in shipping fresh and frozen produce. A family-owned company for over 85 years, its European network provides intermodal solutions for transport by road, water, and rail. Its fleet includes facilities for reefer trailers, huckepack trailers, and 45ft reefer containers.
The Kloosterboer Group is a family-owned company with 95 years of experience in the handling of temperature controlled food products and is specialised in warehousing, stevedoring, forwarding, shipping, customs and logistics IT.. Kloosterboer develops and provides innovative and sustainable solutions in the supply chain for conditioned food products. The company is committed to long-term relationships and wants to make cost savings for its customers and increase the level of service With over 4,7 million m3 / 700.000 tonnes storage capacity spread across 15 locations and more than 900 employees, Kloosterboer is one of the leading companies in this sector.
Founded as Sea Containers in 1965, Seaco has over 50 years of leading change in the container leasing industry. Seaco is the world’s leader in leasing refrigerated containers, with a fleet of more than 165,000 reefers, including the latest high performance energy efficient refrigerated machinery and reefer box, with enhanced reefer box specifications, to help reduce damage and M&R costs for its end users. Seaco’s experience in the reefer sector drives excellence in build management, quality assurance and reefer depot repair procedures. Seaco is also one of the world’s largest container leasing companies by CEU, providing a fleet of approximately 2.3 million TEU across a diversified fleet of Dry Boxes, Reefers, Tanks, Dry Specials and Swapbody containers. Seaco provides new container equipment for leasing to 792 customers worldwide, delivering container equipment from 179 port locations across 49 countries, operating 420 third-party depots and supported by an established network of 200+ Seaco employees, providing expertise in regional and global container leasing.
Valenciaport is Spain’s leading Mediterranean port in terms of commercial traffic, mostly containerised cargo, due to its dynamic area of influence and an extensive network connecting it to major world ports. Valenciaport boasts a tightly-linked Port Community, due to innovative elements such as its Quality Mark and the valenciaportpcs.net technology platform, and comprising all public and private economic agents providing services through the ports of Valencia, Sagunto and Gandía. Valenciaport is not only a key element in promoting the Valencia Region abroad, but also the maritime gateway for production and consumer goods to and from the entire Iberian Peninsula.
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