Global Logistics 2019

Kings Place, Kings Cross, London | 17-18 September 2019

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113 days


Benefit from an EARLY BIRD discount before 30 June 2019!

FTA is introducing a two-day conference covering regulatory, technology and market developments in the management of ocean shipping, air cargo and international land transport contracts. The conference is aimed at importers and exporters - international shippers of cargo and their forwarders, carriers and service agents.


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10 reasons to attend

  1. Share your views, expectations and experiences on managing international supply chains with your global peers
  2. Update yourself on key policy developments that could affect your costs, decision making and legal obligations
  3. Discuss the market and economic forces and factors that are shaping global trade
  4. Learn about new techniques and technologies that are available to improve your control and oversight of your supply chains efficiency
  5. Meet your peers managing ocean, air freight and land transport contracts from around the world
  6. Influence global transport policy makers and regulators on current issues under review in safety, security, environment, trade procedures
  7. Connect with over 200 professionals in Global Logistics: shippers, forwarders, carriers, brokers, suppliers, regulators, decision makers
  8. Contribute your thoughts, ideas and experiences to conference discussions and workshops
  9. Discover new advances and opportunities in supply chain management
  10. Experience the collective wisdom of fellow professionals confronting the challenges and opportunities in global trade



Full event

Member*: £400 £300 + VAT

Non-member: £500 £400 + VAT

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Day 1

Member*: £225 £175 + VAT

Non-member: £275 £225 + VAT

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Day 2

Member*: £225 £175 + VAT

Non-member: £275 £225 + VAT

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* Member of FTA, GSF and other partnering associations


Programme highlights

Call for papers

Sponsorship opportunities

Visitor information


The conference will run in twin parallel sessions

  1. Plenary sessions:
    • The state of global trade & logistics
    • Global logistics markets: developments & forecasts
    • Digitalisation of global trade & logistics
    • Global shippers’ reports
    • Asia – Europe Overland Services
    • Environmental impacts & obligations of global logistics
    • Cargo Security
  2. Partner workshops:
    • Incoterms 2020
    • Dangerous goods
    • BREXIT update and breakdown
    • ‘Global Britain’
    • Professional qualifications and development for international trade & logistics skills

The event programme will also incorporate the annual meeting of the Global Shippers Forum: The Shippers Voice in a Carrier-dominated World as well as open networking and connection-making sessions.

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