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‘Connect, then compete’ says port director

Port of Rotterdam’s Emile Hoogsteden tells Cool Logistics Global operators must collaborate to improve efficiency

The international perishable shipping business must work harder to safeguard future growth by improving connections in order to streamline the supply chain for products including fresh fruit and vegetables, delegates attending the annual Cool Logistics Global conference in Rotterdam have heard.

Opening the conference, the Port of Rotterdam’s director of containers, breakbulk and logistics, Emile Hoogsteden, said that while competition between stakeholders including terminal operators and shipping lines remained an essential ingredient in international trade, greater collaboration and inter-connectivity would become increasingly necessary in years to come.

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