Wednesday 29. May 2013 - The Premier Event for the Global Forest Products Logistics Industry

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announces port tour information for PPI Transport Symposium 20 (TS20). TS20, the longest running conference and exhibition dedicated to the global forest products logistics industry, will take place October 28-31, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland.
The port tour is one of the most highly anticipated events of the biennial Symposium, and this year will feature a tour of the Port of Baltimore facilities, as well as downtown Baltimore and its historic district. During the tour, which will be held Monday, October 28 from 3-5 p.m., attendees will network with peers while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as they cruise on one of two luxurious yachts, the Catherine-Marie and the Raven.
At TS20, RISI’s well-regarded economists will present two-year outlooks for key segments of the global forest products logistics industry and will discuss important trends, issues and opportunities for worldwide markets.
In addition, leaders from all areas of the global forest products logistics industry will share their experiences in case study presentations and roundtable discussions that will cover the unique challenges and opportunities of specific regions, including North America, Europe, South America and Asia.
Organized by RISI, in association with the International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA), the event focuses on the issues surrounding the worldwide transport, materials handling, and distribution of forest products. This year’s conference program will take a look at the challenges and opportunities facing the industry from a regional perspective. Each session will explore the unique situations facing the four corners of the industry, plus a global market overview presentation and a discussion about how the emerging biomass market is impacting the logistics industry.
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