PROGRAMME - 26th April 2019
|Welcome: An introduction from Air Cargo News|
Supply and demand - the challenge for airlines
Peter Gerber has been the chairman of the executive board and chief executive of Lufthansa Cargo since May 2014, having started his career with Lufthansa in 1992 in human resources and legal department.
As of 1997, he was the manager responsible for the area of corporate settlement, fees and charges and between June 2001 and 2004 Gerber was appointed project manager responsible for the group-wide result safeguarding programme “D-Check”.
From June 2003 to August 2011, Gerber was responsible at Lufthansa for the “Air Transport Initiative for Germany”. Additionally, he was responsible for strategic corporate development in 2004. From December 2004 to May 2009, Gerber took over corporate industrial relations and social security departments for the Lufthansa Group and was appointed to the executive board of Lufthansa Cargo with responsibility for finance and human resources in June 2009.
Market update: Is the air cargo boom coming to an end?
Marco Bloeman, Managing Director, Seabury Consulting
E-commerce: A Pandora’s Box or White Knight for airlines?
Session Sponsored by -
Panel discussion -
Fatih Ciğal, Senior Vice President, Cargo Marketing, Turkish Airlines
Ross Marino, Senior Vice President – International Airport Operations, dnata
Brendan Sullivan, Head of eCommerce and Cargo Operations, IATA
Brexit: The challenges and opportunities for airfreight
Speaker and Q&A session:
Airports, airlines, and ground handlers: Talking the same language or lost in translation?
Nick Platts, Head of Cargo, Heathrow Airport Limited
Steven Verhasselt, Vice President Commercial, Liege Airport
Steven Polmans, Head of Cargo, Brussels Airport
Freight forwarders: The challenge of digital start-ups and facing capacity constraints
Boris Pernet, Chief Executive, Upply
Moritz Claussen, Co-Founder, cargo.one
Jan van Casteren, Vice President, Flexport
08:30 Registration & welcome
09:15 Conference - morning session
13:00 Conference - afternoon session
16:15 Conference concludes
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Polar Thermal Packaging is an innovator in passive cold chain logistics for air and road transport. Currently for the air freight industry, we supply reusable, high integrity liners for LD3/ LD7/and LD9 configurations for foods, pharma and medical supplies Just launched, the Polar Pod range of pallet shippers has been introduced to complement our multi-trip systems and were developed to reflect customer demand for a single use, modular protection that provides supreme performance. Polar Pods combine a number of technologies ensuring safe transport, by land and air, of perishable products in either ambient, chilled or frozen applications.
Securitas is the leading global security services provider, specialising in protective services. We blend people, technology and knowledge to deliver best-in-class security services for airports, airlines and aviation-related businesses. Our range of aviation security services includes:
- Passenger, baggage and cargo screening. We are the UK’s first and only government-certified FREDD (Free Running Explosive Detection Dog) provider
- Patrols - through paperless technology, officers can instantly report and resolve security weaknesses
- Access point security
- Vehicle checkpoint security
- Aviation contingency and support - we can provide fast, contingency support in the areas of: passenger and staff search areas, vehicle control and search, vehicle and foot patrols, CCTV support vehicles and exit search regimes.
SEGRO is a UK
Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), and a leading owner, manager and developer
of modern warehouses and light industrial property. It owns or manages 7
million square metres of space (75 million square feet) valued at £11 billion
serving customers from a wide range of industry sectors. In the UK, SEGRO has a leading market position around
South East airports, including Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted. It is the
largest provider of industrial and cargo space in the Heathrow area with 110
customers across 18 estates, including the airport’s airside cargo facilities,
Heathrow Cargo Centre and the BA World Cargo Centre. Key customers
include BA, WFS, Air Canada, Rolls Royce, FedEx, DHL, Swissport and DB
The expansion of Heathrow provides SEGRO with the fantastic opportunity to deliver world class facilities for cargo and freight handling, both in terms of quantity, quality and efficiency, that will enhance the productivity of its customer base and the wider air cargo supply chain.