UTİKAD met with the sector at the summit of economy and logistics

The third edition of the Economy and Logistics Summit, organized by UTA Logistics Magazine, took place at 14 May 2018 at the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel. Supported by UTIADAD as Bronze Sponsor, the Association of International Transport and Logistics Service Producers met the leading names of the economy and logistics sector.

At the summit where UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener made the opening speech and also moderated the main session, digital transformation, new opportunities in the economy and the agenda of the logistics sector were discussed. In his speech, Emre Eldener, President of UTIKAD, mentioned the developments in the Turkish logistics sector. We believe that we will grow even more as a sector and Turkish firms will strengthen their way to become global brands. Sektör

Many of the members of UTIKAD were awarded at the award ceremony, which was held at the end of the summit, where high-level names of government representatives, non-governmental organizations and different sectors were gathered.

The Association of International Transport and Logistics Service Producers met with the leading names of the economy and logistics sector at the 3rd Economy and Logistics Summit organized by UTA Logistics Magazine. Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, Ministry of Economy, with the support of the sectoral associations and associations 14 May 2018 at the Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel, the summit, UTA Logistics Magazine Editor-in-Chief Cem Kaçmaz, UTİKAD Chairman Emre Eldener and Civil Aviation General Manager He started with the opening speeches of his assistant Can Erel. The first main session was moderated by Eldener as Vice Chairman of UTIADAD and President of DEIK Logistics Business Council Turgut Erkeskin and UTIKAD Member of the Board of Directors İbrahim Dölen moderator and speaker, UTIKAD Member of the Board of Directors and Highway Working Group President Ekin Tırman and UTIKAD Former President Kosta Sandalcı moderator, UTİKAD Board Member Serkan Eren participated as a speaker.

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, said: er The business world, the economic life of the non-governmental organizations, 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 in both national and international platforms. De We are really pleased to see that our participation has increased every year, ”he said.


Emphasizing that the Turkish logistics sector attracted approximately 10 billion dollars foreign investment in the last 2 year, Emre Eldener said, N As a sector which has increased the cargo capacity by 4 and increased its container volumes, we have a positive appearance at first sight. In Turkey, the share of GDP in the logistics industry and logistics sector operations xnumx't percent is possible to say that reached the size of 14 billion pounds. In addition, 150 is a very important area of ​​employment for our country. Evaluating our advantageous position in the geography where we are located, strengthening our position in the global market and increasing the importance of our country is necessary in terms of market size and employment opportunities of the sector. Istanbul New Airport, the opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars route, the port investments of international companies, the liberalization of railways etc. In the light of developments, capacity opportunities to fulfill the requirements of logistics activities are attained. The most important goal of the Turkish logistics sector is to get as much share as possible from the logistics sector, which has reached $ 400 trillion dollars worldwide. N


International information related to the distribution by transport mode share Eldener, "is located in an important place for Considering that transported by sea of ​​90 percent of cargo worldwide 8 thousand 400 kilometers coastline of Turkey and the east-west and north-south trade corridors. Turkey in the maritime transport of data is about 2017 400 million tons in November until the end when examined cargo handled. As a result of China's operation as a part of a Belt Road project, it is possible to observe large increases in this data. On the other hand, the fact that our country has become a center of attraction for port investments and the construction of ports that allow the large cargo ships to berth will also trigger these increases positively. Road transport has always been a predominantly used type of transport compared to other modes of transport. The road transport network has developed from the past to the present, and the road transportation is preferred for providing flexibility in terms of transportation. In our country, which has one of the largest fleets in Europe, there are more than one thousand 800 trucks registered to the traffic according to TURKSTAT data olar. UTIKAD President Eldener also touched on air transport, em The General Directorate of Civil Aviation reports that our country's airline aircraft fleet is 540. When we examine the global data, we see that the 1 of the transport is carried out by the airline in terms of volume, whereas in the sense of value, this volume corresponds to 40. In the 2018 planned opening of the first phase of the new airport in Istanbul Turkey air transport field will be an important transshipment center. In addition to these modes of transport, it is necessary to mention the railway. In our country, we have companies that have the financial power to operate their locomotives and wagons with the liberalization of railway transportation. However, it is a fact that there is no uninterrupted railway line between the eastern and western ends of our country. Railway transportation, which is an environmentally friendly and economical transportation type, stands as a target to be realized for our country. Çevre


All these positive developments, as well as 2017-in terms of the logistics industry in 2018 years one of the most important steps 'government grant' is that it Eldener underlines, "after UTIKAD the logistics industry through our relationships we strengthen the Ministry of Economy of tourism were able to tell that it is Turkey's second largest exporter of services . As a result of our mutual negotiations, the incentives for our sector were opened. Last year, we took part in the FIATA World Congress with the trade committee formed by UTIKAD within the scope of the fair supports. This year, we continue our efforts to form a trade delegation as an association. Thanks to the initiatives of the Ministry of Economy, we continue to represent our Turkish logistics sector more strongly in international platforms. In addition, for the Brand Support Program and Turquality, our companies provide the necessary conditions. Thanks to these support programs, companies that carry out marketing activities abroad with limited facilities will have the opportunity to introduce themselves. Turquality coverage will accelerate branding and growth in the sector. Turkey will provide greater visibility of the brand in the global market. The industry representatives will have completed the institutional development of strong institutions, which included not only support this program will contribute greatly to Turkey brand.

In this way, global integration will be achieved and we will see in the coming years as originating in Turkey a global actor in many companies in the logistics sector. Because the knowledge of our country's logistics sector and trained manpower is also sufficient. In our sector, the executives of the future, who see themselves as a citizen of the world, who follow global developments and who are open to development, continue their duties successfully. Such an important and qualified work force in the logistics sector is an important opportunity for our country. In Turkey, logistics services can be provided in global standards. In this framework, UTIKAD works to ensure that its members continue to operate in better conditions. With our representation function in national and international institutions, we continue to represent our members, especially the Turkish logistics sector. Ulusal

All transport modes in separate sessions discussed the issues on the agenda UTIKAD Chairman Emre Eldener, "Turkey's Economy from the window of that Direction of Economy and Digital Transformation" was made on the main moderator of the first session.


Moderated by UTIKAD Board Member and TÜRKLİM Chairman Ibrahim Dole his "Turkey's Point at which the Maritime Freight Transport, Opportunities and Challenges" Deputy Chairman of the participating UTIKAD Board as a speaker in the panel and DEIK Logistics Business Council Turgut Erkeskin, the logistics sector tariff restrictions. Erkeskin, X Ministry of Customs and Trade published by the General Directorate of 'Ardiye Fees at the airport' starting with the circular, then the industry's circulars in the circulars published in order to put an end to the discussions in the logistics sector brought to the logistics sector, 10 March 2018 dated Official Gazette ' The Law on the Amendment of Certain Laws for the Improvement of the Investment Environment was published. With the interventions that constitute the legal infrastructure of the ceiling charges to the service items of the Transportation Organizers, public administrations have brought base and ceiling fees to the transportation sector, which is a commercial activity. However, we think that public intervention in wages that should be determined within the freedom of trade is not correct. Such interventions do not comply with the principles of free economy. As a result of these interventions, we can foresee that the investment environment will deteriorate Bu.

In addition, UTIKAD Board Member and Highway Working Group President Ekin Tırman moderated the panel “Logistics of Dangerous and Chemical Materials and ADR Session AD, Vice Chairman of UTIADAD and President of DEIK Logistics Business Council Turgut Erkeskin Kim Project & Heavy Load and Energy Logistics ve panel. . 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.


Many UTIKAD member companies were awarded at the gala dinner and award ceremony held after the summit. While the company was awarded the il Logistics Company of the Year isi award from Sertrans International Transportation Corporation, the founder and owner of Barsan Global Logistics, Kamil Barlın won the N Logistics Entrepreneur of the Year ard award. Horoz Logistics Inc. received the 'Logistics Exceeding Borders' award. Borusan Lojistik Ford Otosan Cooperation was awarded the, Logistics Project of the Year Bor. On behalf of Borusan Lojistik, İbrahim Dölen received the award from UTIKAD Board Member, TÜRKLİM Chairman of the Board and Borusan Logistics General Manager.

Turkish Airlines Cargo Assistant Turhan Özen received the ü Logistics Profession of the Year es award from the President of UTIKAD Emre Eldener.

Reibel Transport and Trade Inc. Founder and General Manager, Arif Badur, former board member of UTIKAD, received the Lifetime Logistics Award. Badur received his award from Can Erel, the Assistant General Manager of Civil Aviation.

UTİKAD Vice Chairman, FIATA Senior Vice President and DEİK Logistics Business Council President Turgut Erkeskin was awarded with FI Contribution to Logistics of the Year UT. Erkeskin was given the award by Former President of UTIKAD and Honorary Member of FIATA Costa Sandalcı.

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