Panama- The seventh edition of “World Cities Forum Y Logistics Platforms“will be held in Panama of 18 to 20 of october close with the presence of more than 40 specialists of Latin America and Europereported this Monday the Chamber of Commerce Industries Y country agriculture (Cciap).
With the theme of “Green Logistics and the Artificial intelligence (AI) in the Supply chain management”, the forum seeks to promote “a Balance” between economic development of the industry and the environmental Protection and its environment, detailed in a statement one of the main employers of the Central American country.
The event has an act openingconferences masterfulround tables, expert panels, business conference and an area of exhibition.
There will be experts of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Spainand representation of companies or institutions such as Port of Manzanillo International Terminal (MIT), Maersk, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP).
The President of Logistics Business Council (COEL), Edgar Urrutia, highlighted that the forum will allow the reunion with “Colleagues from the logistics sector interested in the development of sustainable logistics policies, following the global trend of finding efficiencies in the supply chain, the reduction of packaging materials and the transition towards the use of renewable energy.”
This international event “It will be the showcase to position Panama as the most important logistics platform in the regional market, due to its privileged geographical position,” said the president of the Cciap, Marcela Galindo.
this with the “so that the industry maintains the growth, dynamism and innovation that have characterized it, both for the country’s competitiveness, as well as its economic and business development, moving towards a logistics country culture”he added.
Panama hosts the Interoceanic Canal of the homonym, through which he passed in 2021 2.4% of world maritime tradeas well as a series of ports on its coastlines Atlantic and Pacific that mobilize cargo from countries around the world and the largest free zone in the American continent.
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The forum account with the support of Ministry of Commerce and Panama Industries (Mici), the Authority for the Investment Attraction and the Export Promotion (Propanama), the Panama Maritime Authority (AMP), the Panama Tourism Promotion Fund (promtur), Tocumen International Airport, Terminal Manzanillo International Y Panama Ports Company. EFE
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