NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of project cargo and traditional breakbulk cargo logisticians will take part in the Breakbulk China Conference & Exhibition 2013 from March 12 th to 15 th at the Intex Shanghai & Sheraton Shanghai Hongqiao. The theme for this year's event is Targeting Sustainable Growth .
Keynote Xianfang Ren, senior economist for China regional service, economics and country risk at IHS Global Insight's Beijing office, will discuss how China's new leadership intends to leverage urbanization to achieve the country's ambitious economic transformation, and its implications for other sectors. Ms. Ren will make her remarks during her keynote speech, " China's Economic Transformation Under the New Leadership," at 9:35am Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Breakbulk China Conference & Exhibition held at the Sheraton Shanghai Honqiao Hotel.
Network with over 5000 Breakbulk & Project Cargo LogisticiansThe exhibition will bring together 150 exhibitors and will attract over 5000 breakbulk and project cargo logisticians from all over the world. The Breakbulk China Exhibition is where shippers have the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with the leading specialized carriers, freight forwarders, ports, terminals, packers and equipment companies who have the expertise and resources to handle oversized cargoes with unique handling techniques.Professional Formation ActivitiesEducational & strategic activities to be held during 12 th-15th March will be commiserate with one's experience including the Main Breakbulk China Conference Program (Strategic/ Executive Level), the PLS Heavy Lift Technical Workshop (Advanced), the PPG Certificate in Project Forwarding (Elementary to Intermediate) and Breakbulk Education Day (Elementary). Simultaneous translation in English & Mandarin is available for most sessions. The 14 th-15th March Executive Conference topics will range from How the Breakbulk/ Project Cargo Market is Affected by China's Focus on Sustainable Growth, An Overview of Indonesian Breakbulk and Project Developments, and a Five-Year Forecast of Asian Industrial Development. There will also be a session on the Development of the MPV Fleet and an honest discussion of Price or Quality? Which Wins a Tender? On 13th March, the Heavy Lift Technical Workshop taught by trainers from Proven Logistics Solutions of Houston, TX USA will provide in-depth, solutions-based training as managing heavy-lifts can be very complicated and challenging. As an ISO accredited course, the Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management scheduled on 12-13th March is designed to appeal to new project forwarders who seek to fast track their skills. The Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management will be taught by trainers from the Project Professionals Group of Queensland, Australia. Breakbulk Education Day for students and industry freshmen held on 13 th March will be divided into sessions: Why Breakbulk & Container Carrier Operations Differ, A Selection of Transportation Case Studies, Bottlenecks in the Breakbulk Supply Chain , Interactive Internet Solutions for the Supply Chain, How can Risk Management Lower Transportation Costs? Breakbulk Education Day will also include Lessons from Recent Graduates and a Career Fair. Register before 12 th February and receive early-bird discounted rates for the Breakbulk China Conference & Exhibition. Register at www.ubmconlinereg.com/BBA13/cn/ or refer to www.breakbulkevents.com for more information. Breakbulk China is one of three annual breakbulk and project cargo transportation conferences & exhibitions organized by Breakbulk Events, a division of UBM Global Trade, alongside Breakbulk Europe (Antwerp Expo May 13-16 2013) & Breakbulk Americas (Ernst N Morial Convention Center, New Orleans LA USA September 24-26 2013). Breakbulk Events also organizes smaller Congresses & Workshops in South Africa, Brazil, Turkey & India. www.breakbulk.com SOURCE Breakbulk Magazine & Events