|[February 05, 2014]
Hessen, Germany, to participate in the MODEX Supply Chain Conference, Atlanta, GA, 3/17-3/20/2014
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Hessen Trade & Invest will participate in the annual MODEX
Supply Chain Global Conference, Atlanta, GA, 3/17-3/20/2014 to
meet with North American manufacturing, supply chain, and
logistics-related companies interested in doing business in Europe.
Trade & Invest, the lead economic development agency for
Germany's state of Hessen, offers cost-free services to
support executives throughout their decision-making process, site
selection, and establishing a subsidiary in Germany. To arrange an
introductory meeting at MODEX, please contact Kristina L. Garcia at Kristina.Garcia@hessen-agentur.de
or tel: 212-703-5566.
Hessen, Germany-Europe's center for logistics, mobility, and innovation
is first choice for expanding logistics businesses overseas. Investors
profit from Hessen's excellent transportation infrastructure, including
Germany's largest international airport in Frankfurt, terminals for
tri-modal cargo handling, and Europe's densest and most central autobahn
and rail network.
Airport has 4,555 weekly direct flights to 295 destinations
worldwide, as much as 130 freight flights, and over two million tons of
air cargo per year. No wonder 15 of the "top 100 logistics companies"
worldwide are already based in Hessen. Companies include Amazon.de,
Schenker Logistics, SEKO Logistics, FedEx Express, TNT, UPS and
A major logistics cluster is in the Rhein-Main region with Europe's
largest airfreight center, Cargo City, offering easy access to
all major European seaports with its 280 logistics companies. Another
major logistics cluster is in North Hessen, with the Freight Village (GVZ),
in Kassel, offering the best cut-off-time for next day deliveries in
Germany and six first class commercial sites for logistics for low-cost
acquisition and operation.
Hessen, a leader in logistics-related R&D and qualification offers
related training and degrees at the Academy for Logistics Bad Hersfeld,
University of Kassel, and University of Darmstadt. Additionally, the
center of excellence, HOLM (House of Logistics and Mobility), next
to Frankfurt Airport, truly underlines the state's commitment to the
In Hessen, new technologies and innovative concepts are created to
improve the mobility of people and goods - in terms of transportation
and job creation. Great emphasis is put on supply-chain agility and
management, which is why leading North American logistics professionals
are likely to find Hessen as their perfect match at this year's MODEX
Supply Chain Conference.
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