"Over 100 exhibitors will be showcasing the latest container transport and logistics products at Intermodal Europe 2012" says Event Director Sophie Ahmed.
JadeWeserPort, Germany’s first deep sea container port, opened on 21 September 2012 and will be exhibiting. "The most important feature of the newly opened JadeWeserPort is the tide independent 18 metre depth that enables JadeWeserPort to call ultra large container ships at any time." says Dr. Jan Miller, CEO of JadeWeserPort Logistics Zone GmbH & Co KG.
The opening of JadeWeserPort has been eagerly anticipated, with Intermodal Europe 2012 also dedicating a conference session to it.
Visitors to Intermodal Europe will see the launch of GreenCat’s new Cat4RailOperator software, which supports the operational needs for companies transporting cargo through their own rail network with their own rail equipment. With an active development roadmap, it combines the stability of a standard product with constant innovations such as 3D terminal views, embedded BI (Business Intelligence) and graphical rail planning.
Logistical Automation, supply chain software and fleet management company GreenCat will also be exhibiting the new ATX (Android Telematics Xchange) on-board computer. The ATX is designed to help haulage companies to efficiently and flexibly manage day to day business. The unique feature, according to GreenCat, is the Android platform, which ensures optimum flexibility for the user.
John Evans International will be demonstrating several new products including CDS1421, a Container Depot Management System; JEIOnce, container inspection using smartphones; InCab, a system for fork truck drivers handling containers; and Control, a leasing program for medium sized container fleets.
John Evans will also be showing the 20-20 SeaCell Container, which the company claims is the only 20ft container capable of loading fifteen Euro pallets (1200 x 800mm), four more than standard, or twelve ISO pallets (1200 x 1000mm), two more than standard.
Transport refrigeration company, Carrier Transicold will be exhibiting its new NaturaLINE™ unit, the world’s first container refrigeration system to use the natural refrigerant CO2, along with the PrimeLINE® unit, which has achieved a new distinction in sustainability, becoming the first container refrigeration system with a UL Environment validation for recyclability. As validated by UL Environment using its Environmental Claims Validation Procedure 2789, the PrimeLINE unit is 93 percent recyclable.
Intermodal Europe exhibitor Tianjin Dowill Paints and Chemical Company, a Chinese-American joint venture company, has recently run successful trials of waterborne paint on 200 units of BEACON 40′ containers in CXIC Huizhou and 200 units of DONGFANG 40′ containers in DONGFANG Nansha.
Daikin will be promoting its new energy efficient, low-power, high-performance, ZESTIA container refrigeration machine. The company recently reported that Cronos, also exhibiting, has become the first customer worldwide, taking delivery of 500 units for a contract with Japanese carrier MOL and over 5,000 ZESTIA units have been ordered since its launch.
Crane Composites, who recently carried out a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study, which proved its Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) panels to have a significantly lower environmental impact over 304 Stainless Steel, when used as a lining for seagoing shipping containers is exhibiting.
Exhibitor GlobalTrak has developed Active Tracking and Fuel Monitoring Solution for fuel transporters, VersaFuel, to provide a new dimension of security and visibility for tanker fleets. Celebrating its 50th anniversary, intermodal freight container company, TAL International, is exhibiting as well as provider of Inventory Resource Management Services, Globe Tracker.
Provider of Intermodal Leasing and Operating software, Real Asset Management (RAM), is launching three new products at Intermodal 2012. Workflow4000 (Business Event Monitoring) and Intelligence4000 (Business Intelligence Reporting) are new modules, both complementary to the core Rental4000 (intermodal leasing) and Monitor4000 (tank operating) systems. The third new product is EDI4000 (Electronic Data Interchange solution) which can be used as a standalone product or as an enhancement to the Series4000 transport modules. "EDI4000 is not just an additional facility for our customers," explains Nicola Byers, Real Asset Management’s marketing manager, "but a product that provides data validation at source and two-way communication, eliminating EDI messaging charges."
"Intermodal 2012 is the ideal place to launch the new products," continues Nicola Byers. "With so many industry professionals in attendance, it makes sense to demonstrate the software and answer questions face to face."
LEGHORN-PERFRA, part of the Leghorn Group, manufacturer of mechanical and electronic security seals, will present its EPR Fast Lane Station -RFID Gate System, at Intermodal Europe.
Klinge will be exhibiting new and improved explosion-proof dual refrigerated shipping containers, launched in the summer. In addition to this line of products, Klinge also released a line of new explosion-proof ATEX compliant equipment this summer that is been designed for safe operation in offshore and other hazardous locations.
Having launched new environmentally friendly water borne coatings into the container manufacturing process, container paint specialist, Mega Coatings will exhibit.
The exhibition and conference runs for three days and includes over 50 conference sessions to be held during the event, from 27-29 November at the RAI in Amsterdam. Visit the Intermodal conference programme page on the website (www.intermodal-events.com) to see an up to date list of exhibitors, speakers and topics, including a complete timetable for the free-to-attend event. For further information about Intermodal Europe 2012, to register or to exhibit, visit http://www.intermodal-events.com.