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Multimodal supply chain event, MEGATRANS, will be returning to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre on 1-3 April 2020.
Last year’s event saw Australia’s supply chain and logistics industry together under one roof for the first time.
“We’re excited to announce the return of MEGATRANS,” said Exhibition Director, Simon Coburn.
“Once again, we will connect all facets of the logistics and multimodal freight industry in one place – with an integrated exhibition, conference and social program.
“We look forward to showcasing the latest developments and innovations in one of Australia’s most important industries,” he said.
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Many businesses marked the event to launch new products, communicate with others in the industry and to network with delegates and exhibitors alike.
Attended by senior leaders, decision makers and business owners, the event was a rare opportunity for the industry to unite and discuss common challenges and developments across the entire supply chain.
For the first time, MEGATRANS2020 will also take place in conjunction with the specialised bulk handling expo, Australian Bulk Handling Expo 2020. The two events will be held side-by-side, with one ticket entry into both exhibitions.
The conference will showcase the latest in artificial Intelligence , robotics, automated racking, telematics and route optimisation, warehouse automation, intelligent fleet systems, blockchain, Internet of Things, big data and advanced analytics.
For more information contact or to exhibit, visit: www.megatrans.com.au
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