FRUIT LOGISTICA 2020
2020 marks the third anniversary of the Luxembourg Pavilion showcasing Luxembourgish know-how as well as products and services at FRUIT LOGISTICA, the leading industry get-together for perishables and fresh produce businesses.
From February 5th to 7th 2020, Arthur Welter, Cargolux, LuxAirport and Grosbusch Fruit & Vegetables will join the “Fresh Hub Luxembourg” national pavilion organised by the Ministry of the Economy and the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce.
FRUIT LOGISTICA is a perfect base for networking with key decision-makers and attracts over 75,000 visitors and 3,000 exhibitors. The fair provides a complete overview of the latest innovations, products and services at every level of the international supply chain.
Luxembourg has an important role to play in a growing business
With its high value adding services, Luxembourg certainly has a role to play in the specialised fruit and vegetables sector. Dedicated companies offer professional cargo handling for sensitive produce and cool zones. Next to the extensive road feeder system, Luxembourg provides specialised players with modern warehouses like those at Grosbusch and Arthur Welter and dedicated hubs like the Cargocenter at the airport and the new multimodal rail platform in Bettembourg.
70% of the EU market can be reached within one day
Moreover, fast lane solutions are readily available, as time and cost-efficiency play a crucial role. Arthur Welter’s pre-loading team at Luxembourg’s airport guarantee the preservation of the cool-chain with their trucks ready to quickly load goods and distribute them from the airport the last mile in temperature-controlled vehicles. The multilingual service at the airport and easy access to customs and release agencies allow for tailor-made solutions compliant with clients’ needs.
Over the past two years, more than 6.4 billion kilos of fresh produce have been transported globally via air. Top commodities are fresh food, perishable non-foods, frozen and cured foods. Cargolux alone shipped over 400.000 tons of perishables over the past five years.
Join us for a round-table and a booth party on 6 February
The national presence at this fair underlines the recognition of Luxembourg as a diversified logistics hub. To raise awareness and facilitate networking, the pavilion will organise a round-table on perishables as well as a booth party on February 6th. Please click on the blue register button to sign up for the round table. Below are details:
Roundtable – Perishables and logistics 2025: Luxembourg Why not?
Customers from national carrier CARGOLUX Airlines – celebrating 50 years in 2020 – will present current challenges to be shared in an open discussion.
- Challenges and trends 2025
- Overview of the perishables processes and logistics services
- External factors and specific issues
- Learnings over the last 40 years in air cargo handling of perishables
Participants and invited guests:
- Xavier Ripoll, Sales & Marketing Director, ABLE Freight Services Inc
- Franco Nanna, Director Global Logistics at Cargolux Airlines
- Goy Grosbusch, Director, Grosbusch Fruits and vegetables
Moderator Daniel KOHL, Trans. A. Welter and Malik ZENITI Cluster 4 Logistics Luxembourg.
Putting Luxembourg on the map
By joining forces and building a national pavilion with public and private players, Luxembourg strives to position itself as an ideal central European hub for agricultural perishables, non-food and ultra-perishables.
Come and visit us at FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin. You can find us in Hall 21, Stand D02.
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For more information, please contact:
Attaché, International Affairs – Russia, CIS, Europe (North/East/Central)
Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce
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