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London, 12 July 2018
TOC Europe, the world's leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June.
London, 25 June 2018
TOC Europe – Your Global Container Supply Chain Event
TOC Europe is the global meeting place for ports, terminals, shipping lines, 3PLs & shippers. TOC Europe is part of a global portfolio of events that bring together stakeholders of the container supply chain to learn, debate and network.
London, 19 June 2018
Operators of container supply chains have been urged to prepare for different future industry scenarios by embracing digitisation and focusing on trends at work in the B2C sector. Presenting the TT Club’s analysis of box shipping 25 years from now, Brave New World – container transport in 2043, at last week’s TOC Container Supply Chain conference in Rotterdam, the insurance firm’s risk management director, Peregrine Storrs-Fox, said almost every respondent surveyed agreed that the industry would be transformed as a result of the digital revolution in wider society.
London, 18 June 2018
The era of large-scale consolidation among the major container carriers is likely at an end, delegates at last week’s TOC Container Supply Chain event in Rotterdam heard.
Lars Jensen, chief executive of SeaIntelligence Consulting, said the largest carriers were now reaching a scale that meant any further consolidation wold likely be impeded by competition authorities.
London, 14 June 2018
The disconnect between container ports and the industry that supplies its equipment could be partially bridged by a new joint initiative between the Federation of European Private Port Companies and Terminals (FEPORT) and the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA).
The two groups are to form a joint working group to develop common standards across the terminal industry, which, despite the ubiquity of container technology, has for decades been plagued by complexity and different technical...
London, 13 June 2018
Efforts to curtail the supply chain of counterfeit goods should be part of the everyday practice of supply chain service providers, delegates at the TOC Container Supply Chain conference in Rotterdam heard this morning.
Incorporating a “Know Your Customer” (KYC) principle into the Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP) group of major shippers, shipping lines and freight service providers should also help government agencies, such as customs authorities, join the battle.
London, 12 June 2018
Two of Europe’s largest container gateways, Rotterdam and Hamburg, today revealed that they have been involved in ‘unprecedented levels of collaboration’.
Joyce Bliek, director of digital business solutions at Rotterdam, told delegates at the TOC Container Supply Chain event in Rotterdam: “In the last couple of months Hamburg and Rotterdam have shared port call data to try to optimise port calls of the shipping lines in the North Europe area.