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Steering logistics globally, Logimotion 2024 advisory panel meets in Dubai

3 Jun 2024

The inaugural Logimotion event will take place from 10-12 December 2024 at Dubai World Trade Centre

As Dubai’s logistics industry is forecasted to be worth US$31.41 billion by 2026, Logimotion aims to drive the sector forward and highlight Dubai’s position as a global logistics hub

The event’s expert advisory panel met last week in Dubai to address the key priorities for the highly anticipated industry event

Logimotion

Dubai, UAE: Messe Frankfurt Middle East, the organisers of Logimotion, a pioneering new event for the international logistics industry, held an advisory board meeting last week to outline the key priorities for the upcoming event, which will take place from 10 – 12 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

According to research, Dubai’s logistics industry is a significant and fast-growing sector of the UAE economy. Data from Mordor Intelligence has revealed it is forecast to be worth US$31.41 billion by 2026, up from US$19.65 billion in 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.41%. Adding to the country’s central position in the sector, the Government’s Dubai Silk Road Strategy aims to position the UAE and Dubai, more specifically, as a critical global trade and logistics hub along the historic Silk Road trade route, which connects Asia, Europe, and Africa.

Set to redefine the global logistics and mobility landscape, Logimotion is the first event of its kind and will coincide with Automechanika Dubai. The main features of the event include the Global Trade and Infrastructure Summit (GTIS) on the exhibition’s main stage that will address the complexities of global trade dynamics and the crucial role of infrastructure in the seamless movement of goods and people.

SCALEX will showcase supply chain excellence with keynote discussions from global industry experts, covering global supply chain networks and geopolitical influences on trade and logistics. The TransMobility Forum (TMF) will round out the event’s key forums, exploring the latest trends, challenges, and innovations in the transportation and mobility sector, focusing on integrated transport networks, smart cities, sustainable urban mobility, autonomous and Electric Vehicle (EV) ecosystems. 

Dishan Isaac

“Logimotion is dedicated to empowering the global logistics, mobility, and supply chain sectors by providing a dynamic platform for innovation, collaboration, and growth in Dubai's global logistics hub,” said Dishan Isaac, Exhibition Director of Logimotion.

“Our mission is to drive the industry forward through showcasing cutting-edge solutions, fostering meaningful connections, and facilitating knowledge exchange,” he added.

The event's esteemed advisory panel comprises industry leaders and experts representing the global mobility and logistics sectors, alongside prominent academics from Muscat University, Heriot-Watt University and Abu Dhabi University, who are shaping the industry's future workforce.

Members include Dr. Stephane Graber, Director General, FIATA International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, Mohsen Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer, Logistics District, Dubai South; Nadia Abul Aziz, President of the National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL); Emmanuel Augustin, Vice President of Supply Management, Dubai Airports; Nissrine Elqobai, Board Member, Supply Chain and Logistics Group (SCLG), and Stefan Schroder, Managing Director, LNC Logistics Network Consultants Gmbh.

During the discussion, the advisory committee shared valuable insights and recommendations regarding Logimotion's key features and sessions, as well as the priorities and challenges for the logistics and supply chain industries in the coming years.

Logimotion will encompass eight product areas: Warehousing, Supply Chain Management, Digital Solutions, Freight and Cargo, Outsourcing Services, Transportation and Mobility, Compliance and Infrastructure, and Consulting Services.

The event will provide a rare opportunity for key industry players to meet and help shape the sector’s future. Other topics on the agenda include Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain, warehouse automation, real-time tracking and monitoring, and digital supply chain platforms for visibility and efficiency. Delegates will also have the chance to hear from sustainability and green logistics experts as environmental concerns drive a shift toward greener logistics practices.

The complete list of Advisory Committee Members for Logimotion can be found here: Industry Advisory Committee (messefrankfurt.com)