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Seen TransRussia 2017’s amazing business programme?

TransRussia 2017, Russia’s leading transport and logistics exhibition, is just under a month away. Running between 18-20 April at the Crocus IEC in Moscow, it brings together the great and the good of the Russian transportation sector. The event is the perfect place to network with leading service providers, government officials and other important industry figures.

The show has more to offer than just a venue to meet, and make, business contacts. It is also a place to grow your knowledge and get up to date with the latest topics and trends affecting Russia’s logistics and transportation services.

TransRussia 2017 boasts a far reaching business programme, packed with seminars, conferences and presentations, making it an indispensable learning resource for logistics professionals. Let’s take a look at the talks taking place as part of the event this year.

Transport & Logistics Conference for Carriers & Cargo Owners

Date: 18 - 19 April 2017
Time: 12.00 – 18.00
Venue: Pavilion 1, Crocus Expo IEC

TransRussia’s carrier and cargo owner-focussed conference serves a vital purpose. It is a fantastic platform where major players share their experiences working in the industry, discussion of how to improve logistics efficiencies and optimise supply chains. 

2017’s conference is spread over two of TransRussia’s three days and covers numerous topics of high interest to all cargo operators and carriers intending to break into Russia. It is split into several sessions to allow for maximum discussion and the sharing of ideas:

•    18 April 2017 10:30 – 11:55– Plenary session: The development of transportation in Russia: Trends, perspectives & limitations – Kicking things off is a lengthy session covering some big issues including the status of Russia’s transport market, opportunities to improve the competitiveness of rail freight, problems and solutions in Russian freight transport and more. 

•    18 April 2017 13:00 – 14:30– Discussion session: Cost of container transportation in 2017-2018: expectations and main factors – Up for discussion in this session are trends in the shipping market, increased Russian Railway tariffs, the need for fleet renewal and more of the container sector’s hot topics.

•    18 April 2017 15:00 – 16:30 – Thematic Session: Improving the efficiency of international road transport in the condition of Eurasian economic integration – Organised alongside the International Road Transport Union (IRU), this session will examine how Russian and Eurasian road transportation services and links can be improved in the face of greater regional economic coopeartion.

•    19 April 2017 10:30 – 12:30 – Session 1: Logistics today & tomorrow: The requirements of cargo owners and operators – This session deals with how freight handlers’ operations have evolved over the last five years, the trials of the future and how the industry is ready to cope.

•    19 April 2017 12:30 – 14:00 – Session 2: “The last mile”: Delivery to the buyer – Want to learn more about how your business can step up its fulfilment, intercity delivery and last-mile delivery operations? Be sure to visit this conference session.

•    19 April 2017 14:30 – 16:00 – Session 3: Round table: Freight owners & Carriers: Optimising interaction  - Discover the best ways freight owners and transporters can improve their business relationships at session 3 of the TransRussia Conference for Carriers & Cargo Owners.

Massive figures from Russia’s transport and logistics industry will be speaking at this conference. Guest speakers include Deputy Minister of Transportation Nikolai Asaul, Innokenty Alafinov, First Deputy Chairman of Russian Highways, and President of The Guild of Forwarding Agents Semen Reser.
You can learn more about this conference, or register your interest in attending, here.

Other business programme events to check out at TransRussia 2017

While the conference for carriers and cargo owners dominates proceedings, there is plenty on offer for logistics professionals at TransRussia this year. 

IT Solutions in Logistics & Transportation Conference 

Date: 18 April 2017
Time: 11:00 – 15:00
Venue: Pavilion 1, TransRussia Conference Hall 3, Crocus Expo IEC

IT and transport are already closely linked, and are on the cusp of inseparability as the years go by and technology improves. If you are the head of IT services of a transport and logistics company, or work for a company that provides solutions for the sector, this is the conference for you. Topics being discussed this year include:

•    How have customers’ requirements of solution providers have changed over the past decade
•    Which IT services are in the highest demand by the industry today
•    The biggest sector-related IT projects underway in Russia and the CIS at present
•    Challenges facing the IT market in the transportation industry throughout 2017-2018

Get more information on the IT Solutions in Logistics & Transportation Conference here.

TransRussia 2017 exhibitor seminars and presentations

Date: 18-20 April 2017
Time: 10:30 – 18:00
Venue: Pavilion 1, Crocus Expo IEC

TransRussia’s many exhibitors will have their own chance to hold training workshops, give presentations and hold round table talks throughout 2017’s show. If you are visiting, this is another way to get more interactions and networking opportunities with exhibiting companies and potentially grow your business leads. 

The “Open Discussion” interview studio, something of a TransRussia tradition, is back for 2017’s event. Industry-specific journalists and mass media will be here to meet directly with CEOs, directors, sector experts and more to take the pulse of Russia’s transport and logistics industry – and provide media exposure for companies in attendance this year. 

Finally, presentations of cutting edge technologies will be taking part throughout Pavilion 1 in a dedicated “Transport Information Technologies” section. Head there to learn more about the latest solutions and services being developed here.

You can find more information on the seminars, exhibitions and presentations at TransRussia 2017 here.

If you would like to learn more about TransRussia’s business programme, you can always contact us to get all the information you need.


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