UTIKAD at the Top of Economy and Logistics for the Second Time

UTIKAD was at the summit of Economy and Logistics for the second time: The second edition of the Economy and Logistics Summit organized by UTA Logistics Magazine took place at 5 April 2017 at Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel. International Transport and Logistics Service Producers Association UTİKAD'ın also supported by the sponsors at the summit, the leading names of the economy and logistics industry met.

UICAD Chairman Emre Eldener's opening speech and also moderated the main session at the summit, the logistics sector's problems and solutions to the expectations from the logistics sector of the real sectors were laid to the table. Touching on the developments in 2016 in his speech, UTIKAD President Emre Eldener said:'n We suggest that 2017 will be a challenging year for the sector in collecting the provisions of logistics services and we recommend that all logistics workers manage their risks properly and develop sustainable business models N.
Many of the members of UTIKAD were awarded at the award ceremony, which was held at the end of the summit where the top representatives of the public representatives, non-governmental organizations and sectors came together.

The Association of International Transport and Logistics Service Producers UTİKAD met the leading names of the economy and logistics sector at the second edition of the Economy and Logistics Summit organized by UTA Logistics Magazine. Supported by the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Economy and sectoral associations and associations, 5 started the summit at the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel in April. . The first main session was moderated by Eldener and the Vice President of UTIKAD Logistics Business Council President Turgut Erkeskin and UTIADAD former chairman Kosta Sandalci moderator, UTIKAD and TÜRKLIM Board Member İbrahim Dölen attended the summit.

In the opening speech of dikkat Strong Logistics for Competitive Economy değişim slogan, UTIKAD Chairman Emre Eldener made a general evaluation of the Turkish logistics sector and pointed out the difficult period of the sector in 2016.

Emre Eldener, Chairman of the Board of Directors of UTIKAD, emphasized that the exchange of ideas and mutual understanding is a great gain for all stakeholders within the scope of the Economy and Logistics Summit, where the representatives of the state and the private sector come together at the highest level. and the most effective use of the social responsibility denominator provides both individual and social benefits. In the business world, the organization provides solutions to the common problems of the companies producing the same sector in a single hand, providing solutions with the common mind and sharing these solutions in the public sector. . It paves the way for development and stability on both national and international platforms, Hem he said.

UTIKAD CONTINUES EFFICIENT EFFICIENCY
UTIKAD as representing Turkey logistics sector and their members in the best way at the national and international levels, to contribute to the sector's international standards and sustainable growth, Chairman of the development of the association members UTIKAD stating that they continued to work in order to carry out support activities Eldener, "UTIKAD last year 30. year. Turkey and internationally by land, air, sea, rail, combined transport, which is working with more than a thousand 50 424 producing logistics services provider, we have become a non-governmental organization that gathers under the same roof. There are also ports, airlines and warehouses among our members. Üy

Stating that there has been a growth in the logistics sector since 2011, Mr. Eldener said, X But unfortunately, it was not possible to reach the targeted amounts during 2015 and 2016 years. We were hoping to survive the effects of 2015 at 2016. However, both the extraordinary situations in our own country and the political crises in the surrounding geographies made it impossible to meet our targets in 2016 Ancak.

ATTENTION TO THE IMPORTANCE OF COORDINATION IN LOGISTICS
However, the president of UTIKAD stated that they are hopeful for the 2017 year targets and said, lu The need for inter-ministerial coordination is at the top of the sector's needs. For example, when we say logistics centers; The ministries of Transport, Maritime and Communication, Economy, Customs and Trade need to be fully discussed. Therefore, there may be some delays in the processes. Especially in the development plan, where the sector is considered as the priority sector, the coordination in logistics is of great importance. Özellikle

THE PROBLEMS IN THE CUSTOMS WERE ON THE AGENDA
Emphasizing that one of the priority issues of the sector is the problems experienced in customs, Eldener said, una Customs related issues concern all components of our sector. We have problems that we expect to be solved, such as the transition to the Single Window system, the completion of the digitalization process and the global integration of the logistics processes. We expect the new Customs Code to be enacted in a way that will create a more productive working environment in the coming months. We are also expecting that the EU Customs Union update will bring a relief to European road services in particular Ayrıca.

Eldener, who touched on the studies on the liberalization of railways, said: ile This year, network assignments will be made. In 2018, the private sector will start to transport railroads effectively. However, our existing railway cargo carrying capacity has not changed, some renovations have been made on the lines but the new line has not been constructed. This may cause capacity problems in the near future, Bu he noted.

E-TRADE FOCUS ON THE GROUP
In 2017, UTIKAD President emphasized that the support for the first time in the logistics sector and the preparation of the preliminary preparations for the new airport will be at the forefront of the sector in terms of both infrastructure and legislation. Mevzuat We evaluate the opportunities and threats created by the use of developing technology and the We will continue to contribute to the development of their work and visions in line with the new ways of doing business. Today, we are going to discuss the effects of the much talked about industry 4.0 to the logistics sector. I would like to draw your attention to the fact that today, in Korea, every 100 worker is using the 4 robot in production and this rate is constantly increasing. The hourly cost of a factory worker in Germany is 40 Euro, while the hourly cost of a robot is around 5 Euro, which is even less costly than a worker in China. So in the coming years in the world

We are waiting for big changes in the way we do business, we should definitely not miss this train. Taking into account the changing conditions of the sector and the demand from e-commerce companies, we formed an e-Commerce Logistics focus group within UTIKAD, we started working with our members and other stakeholders on this issue. Sektör

2017 WARNED FOR THE YEAR
. Logistical needs in different sectors from automotive to food, retail to e-commerce will also be discussed in parallel sessions today. I hope that this evening we will all return to our homes as we have expanded our vision a little more. In addition to this, we anticipate that the logistics services provided to customers will be a challenging year for the collection of their provisions, and we recommend that all logistics managers manage their risks correctly and develop sustainable business models. Bunlar

Orhan Birdal, Deputy Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, expressed their satisfaction from the summit. In Our 2023 year is our goal, by reducing the share of the highway within the total transportation, shifting it to railway transportation as much as possible, thus diversifying the modes of transportation by encouraging integrated transportation, thus transferring the weight of the highway to other modes, taşıma Birdal said. he said he had no chance of success. Birdal, up to 2023 years in line with Turkey's export target in recent years showed rapid development of logistics, said that even the targeted acceleration.

Emre Eldener, Chairman of the Board of Directors of UTIKAD, moderated the first session on a Expectations from Turkish Economy, New Markets, Achievement Strategies and Logistics Sector Ekonom. UTIKAD Vice Chairman and DEIK Logistics Business Council Turgut Erkeskin the "Turkey's Point at which the Maritime Freight Transport, Opportunities and Challenges" undertaking UTIKAD this session moderated and TÜRKLİM Board Member Abraham Dölen, participated as a speaker at the same session. UTIKAD the former president of Costa Rica and FIATA Honorary Member of the Boatmen "in Turkey's Railway Strategy Current Situation, Problems and Solutions" in which he directed the session discussed.

PARALLEL SESSIONS RESPECT
In addition to transport sessions, the real sector and the logistics sector come together and share the current developments and expectations in parallel sessions, Hazardous and Chemical Substances and ADR, Retail and Distribution Logistics, Food and Cold Chain Logistics, Project, Heavy Load and Energy Logistics, Textile and Ready-to-Wear Logistics, Automotive and Subcontracting Logistics, e-Commerce Logistics was held under the headings.

UTİKAD MEMBERS WAS AWARDED
Many UTIKAD member companies were awarded at the gala dinner and award ceremony held after the summit. Sertrans International Transport Corporation, one of the member companies of UTİKAD, received the A.Ş Logistics Company of the Year esi award. Ahmet Mosul, CEO of the 'Logistics Entrepreneur of the Year' award. At the summit, İDO Istanbul Sea Buses Industry and Trade Inc. The an Logistics Friendly Institution of the Year ü award is given by Barsan Global Lojistik A.Ş. received the 'Logistics Exceeding Borders' award.

Konsped International Transportation Ltd. Sti. Mete Tırman, founder and General Manager, former board member of UTIKAD, was granted the Lifetime Logistics Award. He received his award from former chairman of IFİKAD and Honorary Member of FIATA Kosta Sandalcı.

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