Exhibitions / Congresses

16th Annual Breakbulk Conference & Exhibition

United States, New Orleans - 7th to 9th September 2005
This year we have made some major additions to the program that are aimed at providing attendees with the best perspective of the breakbulk transportation industry.

The second day of panels will include a wrap-up by one of the nation's top economic forecasters. Dr. Nariman Behravesh will provide first-hand insight into what changes in global finance and trade the world's leading economists are expecting in the near future.

This year's program includes regional panels covering South America, the Middle East and China, plus panels addressing important issues such as Export/Import Compliance, Port Congestion, Cargo Security, Loading and Lashing, Logistics Planning with the Federal Government, Tracking Project Cargo and the Future of Labor.



Attendees will hear views from a host of top-level executives, including: John Gundersen, Senior Director of Global Supply Chain Contracts and Facilities at Newmont Mining Corp., and Terry Soderstrom, Director of International Trade Compliance at Halliburton.
Date(s)
7th to 9th September 2005
Venue
New Orleans Marriott
Lauren Fiochetta, Tompkins Robotics
Robert Gibbons, Wiferion
Bill Byrd, Toyota Material Handling
Dan Kossow, Toyota Material Handling
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Fact of the week

From 1912 to 1948, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting, and music as part of the modern Olympic Games. Art works were required to be inspired by athletic endeavors. After heated debate about their place in the games, the art events were eventually removed. The 151 medals awarded were officially stricken from the Olympic record.

In the Virtual Expo

SMS RI Multi-colour Print & Cut Industrial Labelling System
This unique in-house label printer manages all your customised label printing - the most user-friendly and efficient print & cut system ever. Easy to use, reliable, produces durable signs and labels.

Inside Forkliftaction

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Fact of the week

From 1912 to 1948, gold, silver and bronze medals were awarded for literature, architecture, sculpture, painting, and music as part of the modern Olympic Games. Art works were required to be inspired by athletic endeavors. After heated debate about their place in the games, the art events were eventually removed. The 151 medals awarded were officially stricken from the Olympic record.