TOC Americas 2011 Panama Begins

The TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference will be held November 15-17 at the El Panama hotel, Panama City.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

With the theme of "Redefining the logistics scene in the region," the three-day conference will seek to discover a source of revenue for the much-needed infrastructure improvements throughout the region, to understand the connectivity of land transport networks, and to develop strategies for coping with continuing increases in the volume and size of ships.

On the schedule for today: "A day of lectures on economic and market outlook for containerized trade in the Americas, the strategies of shipping services to facilitate trade and routes to market," reports Prensa.com.



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