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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.
Ports of Spain, the Spanish Ports Organization in charge of regulating and coordinating the country’s 46 commercial ports, showcases the infinite possibilities that Spanish ports offer. Spanish ports boast over 85 million m2 of land and areas of deposit, cold stores with nearly 2 million m3 of capacity, more than 305,000 linear metres of quays, and regular connections with the main ports of the five continents making them the perfect place for perishable commodities. Around 86% of imports and 60% of Spanish exports as well as 122 million goods in transit pass through our ports.
Emerson Transportation Solutions has over 35 years’ experience in transport refrigeration and climate control which gives us unparalleled knowledge of the refrigeration cycle, supplying the cold chain with the best-in-class components and solutions. We supply components such as Copeland Scroll™ compressors and solid-state controllers in two-thirds of the marine refrigerated containers sold each year, where Emerson also provides suction line hermetic filter driers, thermal expansion, solenoid valves and moisture indicators. Our REFCON and ProAct™ transport solutions provide vessel, terminal, and enterprise-level monitoring systems to lines and operators, allowing 24/7 monitoring, management and analytics of perishables, protein and other valuable cargos.
Globe Tracker specialises in supply chain visibility telematics and sensor data solutions enabling our customers to drive ROI benefits, improve performance, increase customer retention and add new revenue streams in key supply chain verticals, all integrated into a single integrated platform. Our hardware and software agnostic web-based cloud solutions offer flexible and future-ready sensor based telematics solutions that can be tailored to meet specific customer needs to all specialised supply chain verticals.
MSC offers tailor-made end-to-end refrigerated transport solutions with one of the world’s largest and youngest reefer container fleets. We have a dedicated team of over 1,000 reefers specialists, who understand the latest reefer standards, procedures and equipment. Decades of experience in reefer cargo means we recognise the importance of global port coverage, equipment availability and reliable scheduling. But what really sets us apart is our customer service. MSC’s deployment of the most advanced technology and assets ensure fresh cargo arrives in the right condition at the right time.
Trusted by some of the biggest names in the business, ORBCOMM’s IoT solutionsconnect over 600,000 transport assets in complex global supply chains. Our remote container management solutions help drive more profitable operations by filling traceability gaps and enabling real-time tracking and two-way control of refrigerated containers across road, rail and sea.
Our actionable data helps shipping lines, terminal operators, carriers, cargo owners and others achieve proven ROI by protecting loads, increasing asset utilization, reducing claims, minimizing pre-trip inspection costs, ensuring regulatory compliance, expediting distribution at ports, enhancing worker and crew safety, helping build customer loyalty and more.
TRAXENS delivers the world’s most exhaustive, precise and timely information about containers in transit anywhere in the world using breakthrough technology and Big Data techniques. This information provides all stakeholders in multi-modal transport the opportunity to improve costs, optimize investment, and offer premium services.
Wireless Maritime Services, LLC (WMS) is a joint venture between AT&T and Global Eagle Entertainment that specializes in maritime communications including cellular voice, text, data, Wi-Fi and Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity.
The first independent cold chain monitoring center in the world. Our solutions takes away your concerns about your assets, such as refrigerated containers, tank containers and gensets. Our platform receives data from 3rd party telematics devices and integrates with your ERP, TOS or other IT systems. Our platform composes data-driven decisions to optimize strategic, operative and financial elements in the cold chain. In case of issues our operation center can act 24/7 to solve the problems. In case of urgent matters, for example a malfunction at a reefer container with a high value cargo, we are able to arrange assistance to fix the problem on the spot. We have a global service network to cover all areas.
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.
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
With 80,000 employees at more than 1,000 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT based integrated logistics solutions. With more than 580,000 mt of perishable airfreight and 250,000 reefer TEUs shipped in 2017, the Kuehne + Nagel Group has proven itself to be a dominant player in the global perishable logistics industry.
IDENTEC SOLUTIONS AG, was founded in Lustenau, Austria, in 1999 and is a global provider of wireless solutions guaranteeing visibility to improve efficiency, safety as well as security in challenging industrial operating environments. Sector-specific applications based on robust radio technology are in use in the Oil & Gas, Marine & Ports, Mining & Tunneling sectors, as well as Smart Factory applications. IDENTEC SOLUTIONS is headquartered in Austria with regional offices in Australia, the USA, Norway, Germany and sales representatives in the UK.
Family-owned Remant houses three reefer logistics companies each with specialized teams of reefer architects: Remant Cool, Lancaster and foodcareplus. The Remant reefer group is the single largest temperature-controlled freight nominator in the Benelux. Remant Cool works for the captains of the frozen food industry and differentiates itself in the design of intermodal products helping sustainable supply chain forward. Lancaster offers reliable temperature-controlled shipping services to food companies trading with the African continent. foodcareplus focuses on supply chain design and execution for the fresh produce, bakery and dairy sector. Remant embraces a new logistics model: an ideal balance between in-house innovation and motivated people while building extended partnerships with various perishable logistics stakeholders.
Beginning with our predecessor company, Carlisle Leasing, SeaCube Containers has been recognized around the world as a leader in refrigerated transportation equipment. SeaCube and its associated companies, acquires, owns, manages and lease all types of containers which are essential to the global containerized cargo trade. However, we have been, and remain today, among the leaders in refrigerated equipment. That’s why our aim is to be our customer’s first choice for refrigerated equipment around the globe. With decades of experience, a global footprint, and a highly trained and experience team, SeaCube takes great pride in serving the world’s largest shipping lines.
Thermo King is the global leader in solutions for temperature-controlled transport, supplying the world market from 11 production facilities and over 800 distributors worldwide. The company offers a wide range of refrigeration and heating units for vehicles of all sizes, as well as airborne and ocean-going containers. The Thermo King Global Marine Solutions division built the world’s first reefer unit in 1956 and has been recognised as the leader in technology and product innovation. The MAGNUM PLUS refrigerated container unit is the most energy-efficient yet the most powerful reefer on the market. It is also the only refrigeration unit capable of maintaining any temperature between -40C and +30C in any ambient conditions, preserving quality and extending product shelf life. Engineered to transport high value cargo like sashimi-grade tuna or sea urchins, the SuperFreezer’s extreme-low holding temperatures (down to -60 degree C) preserve the ‘just caught’ freshness, taste and texture. Additionally, Thermo King’s extensive genset portfolio allows for premium temperature experience until the end destination. The new SG-4000 genset is the only CARB-compliant solution on the market requiring no additional emissions system. Thermo King has long agreed with the experts … colder is better.
AGRO Merchants Group was founded in January 2013. Along with its financial partner, Oaktree Capital Management, AGRO Merchants currently owns and operates over 7.5 million cubic meters of temperature-controlled warehouse and distribution space in the U.S, UK, Austria, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Australia, Brazil, Chile and the Netherlands.
Carrier’s transport refrigeration equipment and cold chain tracking & monitoring businesses play a vital role in the protection and preservation of our global food and pharmaceutical supplies.
DP World London Gateway is the most integrated logistics hub in the UK, comprising a state-of-the-art deep sea container terminal and 9.25 million sq ft of logistics services space for distribution and manufacturing. The container terminal is plugged into an unrivalled global shipping network it uses sophisticated port technology to load and unload ships, trucks and trains faster and more reliably. The Logistics Park is the smartest place to grow your logistics operations – and your business. Managed by a team of experts who can work with you on bespoke solutions to your supply chain and property needs, the Logistics Park is fast, flexible and unlimited when it comes to opportunity. DP World London Gateway is on the doorstep of London and has outstanding connectivity by road, rail and sea to the UK and Europe.
The Kloosterboer Group is a family-owned company with 85 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 3 million m3 / 500.000 tonnes storage capacity spread across 12 locations and more than 600 employees, Kloosterboer is one of the leading companies in this sector.
The Award is kindly sponsored by Martico, Reefer Solutions, a leading freight forwarder. Specialists in the management of any type of load at controlled, refrigerated or frozen, Martico covers the entire logistics chain and exporhttps://martico.com/?lang=ents and imports reefers by sea, land and air.
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.
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 and equipment sales solutions.
Visbeen 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.
Robert F. Sappio, CEO, Seacube Containers