International Logistics

Monday
June 20
3:00 pm3:30 pm
Port of Baltimore Theatre, Grand Ballroom
The acceleration to digital, further fast-tracked by the pandemic, has put increased pressure on retail’s supply chain, making it imperative for businesses to rethink their operations with agility, resilience, and out-of-the-box strategies. To support changing consumer behaviors and drive profitability, retailers and brands have to adjust their networks and build a shared, scalable, hyper-efficient and sustainable supply chain.
Tuesday
June 21
9:45 am10:15 am
Room 26B
As global trade management becomes more challenging in the face of rapidly changing regulations, customs requirements, and compliance issues, keeping goods moving efficiently across supply chains is getting tougher. In this session, our panelists will share best practice advice on building effective cross border strategies to achieve competitive advantage in global markets.
Tuesday
June 21
9:45 am10:15 am
Room 25B
Ocean carriers and container terminals are doing their part to help retailers, brands and others reduce their carbon footprints. Learn what they are doing, what questions you should be asking and how you can leverage their sustainability stories to improve your own sustainability story. 
Tuesday
June 21
2:15 pm2:45 pm
Room 25B
One of the biggest challenges in the supply chain for retailers and cargo owners has been the volatility in the ocean market and the significant decline in contract performance. As rates and fees have skyrocketed, what can retailers do to secure rate predictability and performance reliability? Hear from experts about what to expect in the future of ocean contracting and how forward-thinking retailers are shifting their strategies. 
Tuesday
June 21
3:00 pm3:30 pm
Room 26A

Global events and existing threats have now combined to create the most volatile cyber risk landscape yet known. Adam Isles from security and risk advisors Chertoff Group will show how to develop cyber best practice through an understanding of the implications of the war in Ukraine, the latest trends in cyber extortion, and what governments, customers and insurance carriers now expect.

Tuesday
June 21
3:00 pm3:30 pm
Room 26B
Supply chain disruptions happen all the time. The pandemic has shown that the supply chain as a whole, especially the nation's ports, need to be better prepared for future disruptions. As retailers reevaluate their overall supply chains, the ports will play a critical role in the success of a retailer’s distribution of its goods. From the ability to manage congestion to sustainability initiatives, retailers are viewing ports more than ever as key strategic partners.