Logistics 2030 – Boosting decarbonisation through innovation
The Alliance for European Logistics held the 8th European Logistics Summit in Brussels on 19 October 2016. You can find the press release here and AEL’s recommendations for innovative solutions towards a sustainable logistics industry in Europe here.
Participants discussed the contribution of logistics to the decarbonisation of Europe. The EU logistics sector promotes a holistic approach to decarbonisation focusing on efficiency, thereby contributing significantly to meeting emissions reduction targets. The Summit focused on discussing innovative solutions that can boost decarbonisation and promote the EU’s competitiveness.
Mathieu Grosch – President of the AEL – opened the Summit, with a rich panel made up of top industry representatives and high-level EU policymakers.
15.00 – 15.20 Registration and coffee
15:20 – 15:30 Welcoming introduction by Mathieu Grosch, AEL President
15:30 – 15:45 Keynote speech by Violeta Bulc, Commissioner for Transport
15:45 – 16:00 Keynote speech by Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL
16:00 – 17:00 Panel discussion moderated by Melinda Crane
- Henrik Hololei, Director General of DG MOVE
- Wim van de Camp, MEP, Member of TRAN Committee
- Lóri Tavasszy, Freight Transport and Logistics Professor at TU Delft
- Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL
- Markus Rosemann, Head of Logistics and Order Fulfilment of SAP
- Philippe Miret, CEO of Michelin Global Solutions
17:15 – 17:45 Discussion and Q&A with participants
17:45 – 18:00 Concluding remarks by Mathieu Grosch, AEL President
18.00 – 19.00 Cocktail Reception