Let the Industry Know You are a Leader in Transport and Logistics

If you are interested in unrivalled branding opportunities, making key strategic partnerships with top 3PLs and their customers and increasing your market share why not become a sponsor or exhibitor at the 2016 3PL Summit?

Please contact Arjun Kumar, Toby Spencer or Ross Ingram from our business development team to hear how you can be involved:

Arjun Kumar on +44 207 375 7531 or akumar@eft.com

Ross Ingram on +44 207 375 7505 or ringram@eft.com

Toby Spencer on +44 207 375 7168 or tspencer@eft.com

To find out more about how you can personalise your sponsorship and exhibition package to meet the needs of your business click here

Platinum Sponsors

Prologis Read More

Prologis, Inc. is the global leader in logistics real estate with a focus on high-barrier, high-growth markets. As of June 30, 2016, the company owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 666 million square feet (62 million square meters) in 20 countries. Prologis leases modern distribution facilities to a diverse base of approximately 5,200 customers across two major categories: business-to-business and retail/online fulfillment.

syncreon Read More

syncreon is a global provider of advanced supply chain services that can be tailored to create unique solutions for our customers. We offer a full range of 3PL and 4PL services in an asset-light business model to provide inbound, outbound, fulfilment, transportation management, and aftermarket logistics services. We have developed long-standing customer relationships and have served the premier brands within the Technology and Automotive industries for over 40 years.

• 100~ sites
• 20+ countries
• 12,000 employees
• Global footprint shipping to 100+ countries
• Over $40 billion of client product managed annually


Charter Sponsor


JDA Software is the leading provider of end-to-end, integrated retail and supply chain planning and execution solutions for more than 4,000 customers worldwide. JDA's unique solutions empower its clients to achieve more by optimizing costs, increasing revenue and reducing time to value so they can always deliver on their customer promises.

With unwavering customer passion and unmatched industry expertise built on a rich heritage of growth, innovation and market leadership, JDA is laser-focused on creating customer value and making businesses more efficient, sustainable and profitable.


Host City


Venlo is a vibrant city with a rich history, a dynamic present and a great future. A city that’s a good place to work and to live. Venlo has five economic spearheads: logistics, the high-tech & manufacturing industry, agribusiness, the inner city and tourism. Cradle 2 Cradle is also very important for our region.

Venlo is an historical logistics hotspot because of the Romans who lived here 2000 years ago, and nowadays Venlo is famous nationally and internationally as a Logistics Hotspot. Not only because of its favourable location between Rotterdam, Antwerp and the German Ruhr area, but also because of the huge amount of knowhow, the multimodal transport facilities, the available space and logistics expertise which are the cornerstones of Venlo’s strength in logistics.

You can’t miss Venlo!


Gold Sponsors


Every business has its supply chain planning puzzles. Some of those puzzles are large. Some are complex. Some seem impossible to solve. Since 1997, Quintiq has been solving each of those puzzles using a single supply chain planning & optimization software platform. Today, approximately 12,000 users in over 90 countries rely on Quintiq software to plan and optimize workforces, logistics and production. Quintiq has headquarters in the Netherlands and the USA, and offices around the world.

For more information, visit www.quintiq.com or follow Quintiq on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn and YouTube.


Silver Sponsors


Ekol Logistics is a logistics operator which began its operations in 1990 in Turkey. With compound annual growth of 25% Ekol now has €500M in annual sales, a multinational staff of 6,500+, more than 750,000 m² of distribution centres in 14 countries (Turkey, Germany, Italy, Greece, France, Ukraine, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Romania, Hungary, Spain, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Iran and Poland), one of Europe’s widest logistics networks supported by Europe’s largest exclusively owned fleet, and is listed among the pioneering suppliers of integrated logistics services in Europe.

Ekol offers: transportation, warehouse management, foreign trade and supply chain management solutions across Hi-Tech, automotive, textile, FMCG, health, industrial and more. With 5 of their own Ro-Ro vessels, 5,500 of their own vehicles and a strong network of rail connections, Ekol can offer truly intermodal solutions which provide many environmental, financial, social (for drivers) and operational benefits.

Ekol’s real differentiator though is it’s 120 person R&D department. Well-funded and solely focussing on innovation, it enables Ekol to become a true partner and innovator for all customers.


Exertis Supply Chain Services, part of the DCC plc group with annual turnover of €12.5billion, operates right across the Supply Chain to stream line the supply side activities of numerous internationally renowned brands, creating competitive advantage in their market. We are one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing technology distribution and specialist service providers operating international centres of excellance in Europe, the USA and Asia. Our tailored solutions are designed to assist customers overcome their challenges and ensure that products and materials are in the right place at the right time. Our range of services allows our clients to reduce inventories, lower distribution costs and speed up product introductions. We have a proven track record of working with our customer brands to understand their specific challenges and then quickly developing and implementing tailored solutions across Sourcing, Procurement, Global Logistics, Value Add Activities, Inventory Financing and Consumer Services.

Freightex Read More

Freightex provides road transport services across Europe. Its customers include the major 3PLs as well as global brands in manufacturing, food and drink, automotive and retail. Its web-based platform allows customers and suppliers to transact electronically and is consistently ranked best in class. The company continues to invest in technology and has recently made significant developments in mobile applications and GPS integration. Freightex’s head office is in Dover and it has two other UK operations centres as well as branches in Poland and Hungary.


GateHouse Logistics Read More

GateHouse Logistics A/S is a wholly owned subsidiary of the GateHouse Group. Its logistics systems track over 200,000 units each day in ships, trucks and planes. The firm’s flagship the ghTrack Platform provides transparency and visibility of all assets and deliveries throughout the entire supply chain. Users of GateHouse’s unique data aggregation services are the world’s leading transport companies and retail/wholesale companies and manufacturers. ghTrack is hardware agnostic and compatible with all telematics systems. The unified data stream can easily be integrated in any business system. Visit www.gatehouselogistics.com

Gebrüder Weiss Read More

With over 6,000 employees, 150 company-owned locations and a provisional annual turnover of 1.28 billion euros (2015), Gebrüder Weiss ranks among Europe's leading transport and logistics companies. In addition to its core business of overland transport, air & sea freight and logistics, the company also operates a number of highly specialised industry solutions and subsidiaries under the umbrella of Gebrüder Weiss Holding AG, based in Lauterach (Austria). This includes logistics consultancy firm x|vise, tectraxx (industry specialist for hi-tech businesses), inet-logistics (software solutions for TMS transport management), dicall (communications solutions, market research, training), Rail Cargo (railway transport) and the Gebrüder Weiss parcel service GWP, a shareholder in the Austrian firm DPD. This bundling of services allows the Corporate Group to respond to customer needs quickly and flexibly. Having implemented a variety of environmental, economic and social initiatives, the family-run company with a 500-year history is today a pioneer in sustainable business practices.


Gebrüder Weiss Corporate Communications
Bundesstraße 110, 6923 Lauterach, Austria
T +43.5574.696.2169
F +43.5.9006.2173


Why Choose Jabil

Business disruption across multiple sectors is accelerating at record pace. Getting increasingly innovative products to market quickly, reliably and securely continues to separate winners from losers in markets around the world.

And that’s why some of the world’s best-known brands partner with Jabil. Built on a foundation of empowered employees in 90 plants in 24 countries, Jabil focuses on helping customers with the world’s leading global manufacturing and design services.


JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a professional services and investment management firm offering specialised real estate services to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying and investing in real estate. A Fortune 500 company with annual fee revenue of $5.2 billion and gross revenue of $6.0 billion, JLL has more than 280 corporate offices, operates in more than 80 countries and has a global workforce of more than 60,000. On behalf of its clients, the firm provides management and real estate outsourcing services for a property portfolio of 4.0 billion square feet, or 372 million square meters, and completed $138 billion in sales, acquisitions and finance transactions in 2015. Its investment management business, LaSalle Investment Management, has $58.3 billion of real estate assets under management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit www.jll.com.


Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE:LXFT US) is a leading provider of software development services and innovative IT solutions to a global client base consisting primarily of large multinational corporations. Luxoft’s software development services consist of core and mission critical custom software development and support, product engineering and testing, and technology consulting. The Company has over 10,000 employees across 27 offices in 16 countries in North America, Mexico, Western and Eastern Europe, and Asia Pacific. Luxoft has an operating headquarters office in Zug, Switzerland and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Logistics and transportation practice is rapidly developing to be one of the Luxoft deep business expertise’s. The Practice successfully im¬plemented numbers of projects for the leaders in the industry. For more information, please visit www.luxoft.com.


Nulogy is the pioneer and leading provider of contract packaging software systems globally. Nulogy has won industry and technology awards for its innovative use of technology to automate processes, improve responsiveness, and increase competitiveness for its clients. 

The company’s cloud-based solutions connects Brands, Value Added Service Providers, and Suppliers to reduce costs, enhance customer service, improve compliance and quality, and increase revenues throughout the supply chains around the world.

Every day, millions of consumer products are processed by Nulogy’s software across a broad range of market segments including food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, high-tech, and hard goods.

Sealed Air
Sealed Air Read More

Sealed Air Corporation creates a world that feels, tastes and works better.  Our portfolio of widely recognized brands, including Cryovac® brand food packaging solutions, Bubble Wrap® brand cushioning and Diversey™ cleaning and hygiene solutions, ensures a safer and less wasteful food supply chain, protects valuable goods shipped around the world, and improves health through clean environments. Sealed Air has approximately 25,000 employees who serve customers in 175 countries. 

Sealed Air’s Product Care Division resolves the demanding protective and specialty packaging challenges of our ever-changing world through tailored, practical solutions. Across a wide range of industries, we apply our expertise to maximize performance and efficiency while also reducing the amount of energy and raw materials needed to get precious assets through the distribution chain safely and securely.  To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.


Bronze Sponsors

Inspired-Search Read More

Inspired-Search is a specialized executive search organisation for (senior) professionals in logistics, supply chain, transport, operations and manufacturing. Inspired-Search maintains a close relationship both with customers and a large network of professionals and specialists. Besides our own extensive database we also use social media in full extend and with our market intelligence we are able to create an excellent match between professionals and organisations.

Inspired-Search has its basis in many years of experience in logistics and supply chain management and a great interest in the, increasingly important, role of leadership in the supply chain. This combination makes Inspired-Search a valuable partner for executive search and selection of excellent and inspiring professionals for both permanent and interim positions (Inspired-Professionals).

Currently Inspired-Search has own offices in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Rio de Janeiro and Singapore.
www.inspired-search.com | info@inspired-search.com

KLG Europe Read More

KLG Europe is one of the most reputed family-owned transport and logistics service providers in the Netherlands, with a background that demonstrates consistent growth through time. We have a history that started in 1918, our business today is characterized by dynamic business growth and international coverage. KLG Europe has offices in the Netherlands (3), Great Britain (1), Romania (7) and China (4). KLG Europe offers a complete range of services that cover the complex supply chain needs – from road, intermodal transport, air and sea/ocean freight to extensive warehousing, value- added services and customs and documentation facilities.


Logicor is one of the leading real estate companies in Europe focusing on the ownership and operation of modern logistics and distribution warehouse properties. Logicor currently owns 13 million square metres of space in key markets along the European supply chain.


ORTEC is one of the world’s leaders in optimization software and analytics solutions. We make your business more efficient, more predictable and more effective.

ORTEC develops stand-alone, custom-made and SAP® embedded advanced planning and scheduling software, generating insight into the performance of your business at the strategic, tactical and operational levels. Optimizing everything from fleet routing & dispatch to pallet & space loading, workforce scheduling to warehouse control and delivery forecasting to network planning.

ORTEC software is built on 30 years of experience. With 15 offices strategically located across 4 continents, we can deliver solutions on a global scale. Always underpinned by local know-how and service.

ProAct International
ProAct International Read More

ProAct International is a software solutions provider working at the leading edge of global supply chain management. One integrated, seamless supply chain solution, consistent across all modes, markets and geographies.

ProAct's Enterprise Supply Chain Manager (ESM) solution is based on a unique technology that allows the seamless planning and execution of complex, highly collaborative, multi-modal supply chains. Our process optimization technology is dynamic and proactive, and responds ProActively to a perpetually changing supply chain environment.

ProAct's Enterprise Supply Chain Manager (ESM) is a suite of totally integrated supply chain functionality that offers any user, be they 3PL, LLP, 4PL or OEM a significant competitive and technological advantage across multiple market sectors.


TRAXENS was created with the vision of transforming transport and logistics by automatically creating and communicating position and condition data from cargo in transit. Created in 2012, TRAXENS has created breakthrough technology to bring down the cost of tracking and monitoring all types of shipping containers: reefer, dry, tank and more. TRAXENS original hardware and software technology, innovative business plan and strong management team have attracted two of the world’s three largest shipping lines as customers and as shareholders. CMA CGM and MSC have both backed the company which means that TRAXENS’ Smart Container solution is supported by companies transporting 25% of the world’s containerized cargo.


Lanyard Sponsor

Gondrand Read More

150 Years of Gondrand - A rich history at the heart of Europe.

In 2016 Gondrand celebrates its 150th anniversary.

The Swiss-based Gondrand Group offers tailor-made logistics and transportation solutions worldwide, with a strong presence throughout Europe and in China and a dedicated global network of partners. Our strengths include logistics for the automotive, machinery, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. We also focus on logistics for events and fairs, as well as international forwarding and customs processing. We continue to demonstrate the same dedication to serving all our customers, personally and worldwide, as we have since 1866.


Delegate Bag Sponsor

C.H.Robinson Read More

Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is one of the world's largest third party logistics (3PL) providers, with 2015 gross revenues of $13.5 billion. We provide freight transportation and logistics, outsource solutions, produce sourcing, and information services to over 46,000 customers through a network of offices in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

C.H. Robinson Europe and its affiliates form one of the leading freight forwarders in Europe with a dynamic network of offices across Europe. Our motivated, multilingual and customer-focused employees apply their local knowledge and expertise to every transport challenge and build strong, personalised relationships with the customers they serve.


Badge Sponsor

Smart Logistics Centre Venlo
SMART Logistics Read More

SMART Logistics Centre Venlo is a unique overall concept in which businesses work together with the government and educational institutions to strengthen the European logistic hotspot. Within SMART Logistics Centre Venlo, parties unite to optimally facilitate existing logistics companies and those still to be established. Businesses take the lead.

The Venlo region is a Top Logistic Region with excellent intermodal facilities (rail road and barge) which excels in warehousing and logistics:

  • European Hotspot
  • Lowest Landed Costs
  • 100% Logistics DNA

It is therefore not surprising that a large number of international logistics service providers have chosen to locate in this region. Furthermore, the region has prestigious logistics SMEs. This combination of companies encourages an innovative environment and a strong economic framework for a key logistics hub where businesses want to locate.


Water Bottles Sponsor


MPO is the leading SaaS for Customer Chain Control.

In order to win the upcoming global competition, "the delivery is as important as the product". The MPO cloud software provides customer driven order optimization over supply chains for flexible delivery at lowest cost.

For each customer order the MPO software platform orchestrates the configurable supply chain activities over multiple parties.

MPO provides end to end Planning, Execution, Finance and Analytics over E-Commerce, Distribution, Sourcing and Returns.

MPO is used by leading brands and logistics service providers for millions of orders to meet unique customer requirements.

User references in E-commerce and Logistics include Wehkamp, Kramp, E-Bay, CEVA, DSV and Geodis.


Networking Sponsor


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Exhibition & Meetings Sponsors


Three leading European companies have formed a partnership relations designed to provide the shippers of high value consignments across European borders highly secure logistics road transport solutions.

The strategy is to have the right trailer designs , with the latest technology in rear door locking systems (Maple Fleet Services), advanced telematics for tracking and tracing (Novacom), and road transport logistics services that deliver every time (DFDS Logistics).

All three partners are long term members of TAPA EMEA (Transported Asset Protection Association).


DSV is a global supplier of transport and logistics services. DSV’s service portfolio encompasses all supply chain solutions from design through freight forwarding & -management, brokerage, warehousing, distribution, value added services to information management and e-business support.

With more then 700 own locations the Group is established in 60 countries all over the world serving accounts in over 110 countries, making DSV a truly global player. Via professional and advantageous overall solutions a worldwide yearly turnover of more then 6 billion Euros is realised by the Group’s 22,000 employees.

The Group focuses on supply chain solutions and services for the High-Tech, Healthcare, Automotive, Retail & FMCG and Industrial business segments.


We Are Flex
We are 200,000 highly skilled innovators, working across 100 sites in 30 countries to create a smarter, more connected world. In design, manufacturing, distribution, and aftermarket services, Flex has established itself as a global leader without equal, helping customers big and small solve the challenges of the connected age.

A Global Partner With Scale and Vision
In today’s marketplace, demand for smarter, more advanced solutions is growing exponentially. To meet the complex technological and logistical challenges of this new age requires the right partner at every step. With extensive experience across virtually all industries, Flex has the unique vision and capabilities to improve speed, efficiency, and cost effectiveness throughout the entire life cycle of a product. With access to a vast global footprint, Flex brings our customers closer to the markets they serve, creating a supply advantage almost anywhere. Add in our Sketch to Scale platform and our market-leading, SaaS-based global supply chain, and the merits of Flex become undeniable.

For more information visit www.flextronics.com and www.theintelligenceofthings.com


GEODIS is a Supply Chain Operator ranking among the top companies in the field in Europe and the World.  GEODIS, owned by SNCF Logistics, which in turn is a business line of the SNCF Group, is ranked as the number four logistics provider in Europe and number seven at a worldwide level. GEODIS is also listed as a “Leader” in Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant of Worldwide 3PLs. GEODIS’ reach includes a direct presence in 67 countries and a global network spanning over 120 countries. With its five Lines of Business (Supply Chain Optimization, Freight Forwarding, Contract Logistics, Distribution & Express, and Road Transport), GEODIS manages its customers’ Supply Chain by providing end to end solutions enabled by over 39,500 employees, its infrastructure, its processes and systems. In 2015, GEODIS recorded €8 billion in sales.


MacAndrews and Company Ltd
MacAndrews and Company Ltd Read More

MacAndrews and Company Ltd today is a multimodal supply chain logistics specialist. 

MacAndrews is committed to a Supply Chain Approach where we strive to streamline cost-effective transport solutions with fast transits, saving our clients money with procurement, warehousing and distribution. 

Our strategy is to link our operations as closely as possible, exploit synergies between them and thus achieve added value in the services we provide. 
Our bespoke services help our customers and partners meet their logistics and environmental goals. 

MacAndrews is part of the successful CMA CGM group, the world's 3rd largest container shipping company. Entrust us to create a sustainable transport for your intra-European business. 

MacAndrews has operated since 1770, offering reliable logistics for centuries, and has reacted quickly to modern EU initiatives allowing us to better support the sustainability endeavours of our customers in the 21st Century and beyond.


Raben Group (your CEE specialist) have 1 000 000 m2 of strategically placed warehousing space, suitable for many different types of products, a fleet of more than 6 000 vehicles of various types and 7 500 employees with the sole focus of delivering the highest quality rendered services.

Raben Group is a logistics operator which flexibly adjusts provided services to the needs of Customers, guaranteeing top quality of services which include:

  • contract logistics,
  • warehousing,
  • international distribution,
  • domestic distribution,
  • comprehensive logistics service for fresh products (from +2°C to +6°C): Fresh Logistics,
  • sea and air freight, intermodal transport.

Raben Group offers services in throughout the whole of Europe thanks to Raben companies and partners located in 10 countries. Access to the offered services is guaranteed by more than a hundred modern distribution centres and terminals in the territory of Europe.

Detailed information about Raben Group in the territory of: Czech RepublicEstoniaHollandGermanyLithuaniaLatvia, PolandSlovakiaUkraine and Hungary.

More information at www.raben-group.comwww.freshlogistics.com.pl

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Toby Spencer

Toby Spencer

Head of Business Development
+44 (0) 207 375 7168 (Global)
+1800 814 3459 x7168 (US)
+1866 996 1235 ex.7168 (CAN TF)
Email: tspencer@eft.com

Ross Ingram

Ross Ingram

Director of Business Development
+44 (0) 207 375 7505 (Global)
+1800 814 3459 x7505 (US)
+1866 996 1235 ex.7505 (CAN TF)
Email: ringram@eft.com

Arjun Kumar

Arjun Kumar

Director of Business Development
+44 (0) 207 375 7531 (Global)
+1800 814 3459 x7531 (US)
+1866 996 1235 ex.7531 (CAN TF)
Email: akumar@eft.com

2016 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • prologis
  • syncreon

Charter Sponsor

  • jda

Host City

  • venlo

Gold Sponsors

  • Quintiq

Silver Sponsors

  • ekol
  • Exertis
  • Freightex
  • GateHouse
  • gebruder-weiss
  • Jabil
  • JLL
  • Luxoft
  • Nulogy
  • Sealed-Air

Bronze Sponsors

Lanyard Sponsor

Delegate Bag Sponsor

Badge Sponsor

Water Bottles Sponsor

Networking Sponsor

Exhibition & Meetings Sponsors

  • dfds
  • DSV
  • Flex
  • geodis
  • macandrews
  • Raben