Globalia media partner Breakbulk Europe 2023 smashes event records

The event has been a spectacular success after a record 10,445 industry professionals from across the supply chain came together for the three-day event at Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands

Breakbulk Europe 2023 took place at Rotterdam Ahoy in the Netherlands from June 6th to 8th, 2023, attracting an impressive number of industry professionals. The record-breaking event – that established a media partnership with Globalia Logistics Network – saw a total of 10,445 attendees, marking a notable 15% increase compared to the previous year. Representatives from over 126 countries participated in the three-day exhibition. While attendees from Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany dominated the event, countries like Turkey, Brazil, UAE, and Singapore witnessed remarkable growth in their participation.

“Breakbulk Europe stands out as an exceptional platform that unites a multitude of industry professionals within a compact timeframe,” commented Juliana Gibbons, VP of Swire Projects, a renowned breakbulk specialist. According to Gibbons, this event offers a highly influential business prospect that goes beyond traditional networking. It serves as a dynamic stage for companies to showcase their offerings, including products and services, to a diverse audience.

Breakbulk 2023
Breakbulk Europe 2023


The two gargantuan exhibition halls at Ahoy hosted 534 exhibitors from across the breakbulk supply chain. The Breakbulk Global Shipper Network, a worldwide network of shippers involved in the engineering, manufacturing and production of industrial projects and cargo, also posted record high numbers, with 444 of its members in attendance – double the number that came to last year’s event.

“Over the years, Breakbulk Europe has consistently facilitated the formation of strong and enduring partnerships for us, and this year is no exception,” said Gelu Batrinca, chartering broker at MUR Shipping Romania. “It stands as an exceptional exhibition that unites a vast array of exhibitors and visitors spanning the entire supply chain, making it an outstanding opportunity to connect and collaborate.”

Over 150 participants enjoyed an inspiring session at the Women in Breakbulk Breakfast, while innovation and technology played a primary role at the all-new Breakbulk Futures Zone, an experience-based space featuring products and services from industry innovators. Moreover, DHL Global Forwarding hosted a series of thought-provoking and engaging panel sessions, where speakers debated hot topics from nuclear power and offshore wind to air cargo and the role of ports in supply chain efficiency.


Globalia Logistics Network partners with the logistics news magazine Cargotalk

Cargotalk is an Indian logistics news magazine with an extensive national and international circulation

Globalia Logistics Network, one of the best freight forwarders network with coverage in 189 cities across 124 countries, establishes a media partnership with Cargotalk. Cargotalk is a platform for news related to multimodal logistics, warehousing, and the supply chain industry. It allows independent freight forwarders to showcase their services and achievements to an international audience. The magazine which was first published 20 years back, presently has a circulation of 20,000 printed copies. The online version of this magazine has an even greater circulation reaching over 400,000 readers.

Globalia media partner-Cargotalk
Globalia media partner-Cargotalk

This magazine for independent freight forwarders includes numerous sections like news, opinions, and interviews, and reports that allow the supply chain professionals to keep tabs on the most relevant news in the sector. Additionally, this journal also comes with a separate Award Talk section plus a dedicated Guest Column. In this column they publish pieces written by industry experts.

Their meticulous distribution process of this magazine make sure that it reaches its readers on the right date and time. Moreover, special issues of Cargotalk are circulated at all important cargo and logistics conventions.

Globalia encourages all members to take a look at their website and download the Cargotalk app from Play Store and App Store.

Globalia media partner Group Futurista hosts the “Future of Digital Logistics” webinar

The webinar was sponsored by Platinum sponsor, Kinaxis, a leading operational software company that presents solutions to intelligently control the digital supply chain

Globalia’s media partner Group Futurista organized a webinar on “The Future of Digital Logistics”. Kinaxis a leading operational software firm sponsored the webinar. During the course of the webinar, many experts discussed several topics on contemporary digital logistics. Jeffrey Peterson of Tenneco, discussed the future of global trade providing valuable input on the advancements in supply chain security.

Globalia media partner-Group Futurista
Future of Digital Logistics webinar

Additionally, Patrick Van Hull, industry thought leader of Kinaxis offered insights on improving customer experience and its impact on supply chain. Harshad Kanvinde of Slalom spoke about interesting innovations and developments in digital logistics. He also emphasized on the importance of an agile and cost-effective supply chain.  

Moreover, the webinar brought several other important trends to the spotlight. There were discussions on the growth of e-commerce in the post-pandemic era. Furthermore, there were discussions on the impact of the pandemic on the creation of new value chains and consumer behaviour on e-commerce platforms. Lastly, the event closed with an interesting panel discussion between Harshad Kanvinde, Global Practice Head of Supply Chain at Slalom, Christophe Suizdak, Global Senior Manufacturing Director at Cytiva and Kai Althoff, CEO of 4flow. They discussed the leading global trends in digital logistics.