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Messe München brings first multimodal trade fair for logistics services to Singapore

Messe München brings first multimodal trade fair for logistics services to Singapore

Messe München is bringing its international logistics fair to Southeast Asia for the first time. 

From 1st to 3rd November 2023, the inaugural edition of the new trade fair for transport logistics and air cargo will gather key players in global supply chains in Singapore, including DP World, Dubai South, DHL, dnata, Changi Airport and Etihad. 

The event is well-timed, as established trade routes are increasingly shifting in the wake of global crises to find new ways to reliably connect global markets. Singapore and the entire Southeast Asian region are of particular relevance in this development, as the location is already one of the globe’s leading hubs and is likely to become even more dynamic in the future as an internationally trusted region from a geopolitical perspective.

The interest in the first transport logistic Southeast Asia is correspondingly high: “The current occupancy of two halls at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre already exceeds the originally expected size of the exhibition. We are currently planning to add a third hall,” Michael Wilton, CEO of MMI Asia, the regional subsidiary of Messe München, confirmed. 

With Singapore having historically been a major hub for trade to and from Asia, many of the world’s logistics service providers already have their branches and regional headquarters there. In addition, the Singapore shipper network is also strong. Many of the shippers that have a presence in the ASEAN region or throughout Asia are also present in Singapore. 

The three-day event will provide managers of supply chains and distribution networks with access to the companies providing these services and gives them the opportunity to present their services and products to the market.

“With Southeast Asia, we are expanding our transport logistic portfolio to include a new and very dynamic world region. This allows us to attract new customers and partners to our show and to help existing customers who are present at our events around the world to enter new markets in an emerging region,” Dr. Robert Schoenberger, head of transport logistic exhibitions, added.

Messe München is the organiser of the world’s leading events for the transport logistics and air cargo industry. transport logistic Southeast Asia is the latest in a series of leading trade fairs that includes India (Mumbai), China (Shanghai), Türkiye (Istanbul), South Africa (Johannesburg), the Americas (Miami) and the world’s largest logistics event and mother show in Munich.

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Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on Edward.Hardy@AirCargoWeek.com

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